The April 21 Hood River Republican Central Committee gathering was part GOP meeting, part debate, and it held its share of lively moments. At Hood River Valley Adult Center, a crowd of mostly retirees gathered, a table filled with juice and coffee on one side of the room, tables covered with lawn signs, brochures and other campaign material on the other, and four speakers up front.
Check mail this weekend; ballots expected by May 1
Check your mail in the next few days: the distinctive long envelope with the pink “Election” logo should arrive no later than Monday.
A stalled land exchange between the U.S. Forest Service and Mt. Hood Meadows ski resort inched forward this week.
The scenic waterfall realm that will become Punchbowl Falls Park has passed into Hood River County’s hands.
City Council will continue taking testimony, and then begin deliberations, on the protracted subject of short term rental (STRs) regulations when it meets Monday.
Hood River County Republican Central Committee will be hosting a meet and greet program for the Republican candidates who are vying for the office of Oregon governor in the May 17 primary election.
Hood River elected leaders and environmental advocates on Tuesday called for the Port of Vancouver to end its lease on a proposed Columbia River oil terminal.
Drums and voices rang out from WaNaPa Street as two sides faced off over a voter measure aimed at water bottling corporations such as Nestlé.
A rule set for cell towers goes back to Hood River County Board of Commissioners later this month.
Cascade Locks considering a resolution opposing 14-55, the Nestlé-blocking voter measure.
Klickitat County Democrats will host an April 4 candidate forum for State Lieut. Governor at the White Salmon Grange Hall, 1085 Main Street, White Salmon. It begins at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 8:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend, and the event is free.
Students observe Minoru Yasui Day on March 28
Seventy-four years ago, the United States government placed a curfew on all west coast people of Japanese heritage in response to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
State Rep. Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) of Dist. 52 will be hosting a town hall at Dog River Coffee, 411 Oak St., March 30 to give a brief overview of the 2016 legislative session and to hear about issues from local citizens.
Oregon Secretary of State Jeanne P. Atkins has released the final list of candidates to appear on the 2016 Democratic and Republican Presidential Primary ballots for Oregon’s May 17 primary election.
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