Ballots are due May 21 for the Hood River County Special Districts election.
Meet the candidates:Parks and Rec District Ballots are due May 21 for the Hood River County Special Districts election. In one race, four people are running for two open positions on the board of the Hood River County parks and Recreation District.
State Senator Chuck Thomsen (R-Hood River) will hold a town hall, hosted by Turtle Island Foods on Friday, May 17 to discuss his outlook on Salem progress and take questions and feedback from anyone in attendance.
This Saturday: Dr. Frank Toda and Janet Hamada will be guest speakers
SALEM—Rep. Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) will be hosting an in-district town hall on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. to provide a legislative update, focusing specifically on K-12 and higher education issues.
Small but potent is the “bug” that could become the Oregon State Microbe, the first designation of its kind in the U.S.
CASCADE LOCKS —Chuck Thomsen and Mark Johnson of Hood River held their first joint town hall meeting Thursday at the Port Pavilion Building, a gathering attended by 25 people.
The names are in. Filings concluded Thursday for the May 21 Special Districts election in Hood River County. Ballots will be mailed in a little over a month.
March 21 is the deadline to run for office
March 21 is the filing deadline for the May 21, 2013, special district election.
Two Hood River-based Republican representatives recently joined forces in an effort to pass a tuition equity bill for undocumented students in Oregon.
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., recently pledged to extend the Secure Rural Schools program for at least another year, hoping to buy time to craft a long-term solution for replacement of lost timber harvest funds and blocked tax revenue for rural communities. The legislative pair currently chair two powerful committees in the Senate and represent some of the hardest hit timber-reliant counties in the country.
Rural hospitals to average bed use instead of having daily cap
Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital and other hospitals like it across rural Oregon could soon have a little leeway in how they manage their patient loads.
Topics include coal, forest funds, gun violence and bullying
Students got to know the issues, and got to know the legislator, in Friday’s classroom Q-and-A with Rep. Greg Walden.
The “new” council has abruptly changed in Cascade Locks. Randy Holmstrom, Mark Storm and Brad Lorang have left the council, submitting their letters of resignation to city hall, one week after their first public meeting with a newly elected mayor and two new council members.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., fielded questions ranging from reductions in military funding to “heavy handed” labor regulations and gun control at Monday’s town hall meeting in The Dalles.
The deciding vote in what is likely to be a precedent setting land use decision was cast by someone who didn't even expect to be voting when she walked into the city council chambers.
Incumbent stays by three votes following recount
Laurent Picard will be back on city council in January.