The Oregon House of Representatives and the Oregon Senate will once again be hosting students from around the state as part of the Honorary Page Program. This program is steeped in history and allows students to witness the legislative process in an up-close and personal way in a space of approximately six hours. In the last legislative session in 2015, over 400 students participated in the Senate and House programs.
Fifty members of an Oregon National Guard unit with a presence in the Gorge travelled this week to Washington, D.C. to support the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.
The seemingly endless blanket of sparkling white snow on the ground exceeded the top rail of our deck this week, blocking the view of the brilliant white valley below.
Mayor Paul Blackburn, elected to a second term in the November General Election, takes the oath of office Monday prior to the City Council meeting. Looking on is the council’s newest member, Megan Saunders, who also took the oath from Judge Will Carey
Waterfront parking changes postponed
Long discussions of sanctuary city and waterfront parking at city council led to a planned resolution on the former and a delay in the latter.
Longview sublease denied, fight may continue
A proposed Columbia River coal terminal suffered what opponents called a “nail in the coffin” when a Washington commissioner denied a sublease to a piece of state-owned land the deal relies upon.
As the only Republican in the Oregon congressional delegation, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden has taken on a new role with a change in national leadership.
Waterfront merchants ask City to consider a plan to share off-street parking
The sanctuary city proposal and a revisiting of a parking meter decision highlight Monday’s agenda for Hood River City Council, meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
Maui Meyer came to Hood River for the surfing, and it is that verb, in an allegorical sense, he uses to describe his next phase of life. Meyer hopes to be appointed by the governor’s office to the Regional Solutions Team and plans to serve on the Rural Development Initiative, a non-profit group.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., has been chosen to chair the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee, where some of the biggest legislative battles associated with a major shift in leadership will start.
Maui Meyer honored Monday at his final commission meeting
Transitions in three layers took place Monday the Hood River County administration building.
The Port of Hood River is poised to apply for a federal grant in order to study replacing the aging Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge.
Destination: Cannon Ball, N.D. Two Mosier men are heading to the frozen plains this month to support the protesters at Standing Rock.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) has been selected as the next Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington, D.C.
Discussion on Hood River's sanctuary potential status has been postponed.