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Land board sides with county in Dee

The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) upheld Hood River County’s decision on Monday to grant Apollo Land Holdings, LLC, an extension on their permit to establish an amphitheater on their property at the former Dee Mill site.

December 8, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Official 2018 General Election results

The 2018 General Election is officially over, and the results are in. None of the official results changed from the preliminary results issued the week of Nov. 6, although two races that many considered to be up-in-the-air were officially decided.

December 1, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Reitz ‘thankful for the experience’

The day before Thanksgiving, State Senate District 26 challenger Chrissy Reitz sent out a press release to thank the community for their support and to announce that she was formally suspending her campaign, effectively conceding to incumbent Senator Chuck Thomsen.

December 1, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Thomsen-Reitz recount looks certain, but not for a few weeks

By law, any vote result separating candidates by one-half a percentage point or less means an automatic hand recount. As of press time, incumbent Chuck Thomsen (R-Pine Grove) has 29,344 votes to Democrat Chrissy Reitz’s 29,086, according to the latest figures from the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office.

November 17, 2018 midnight read more..


Nationwide ‘Nobody is Above the Law’ protests reach Hood River

Crowds organized in Hood River, The Dalles and around the country Thursday evening to protest Matthew Whitaker’s appointment as acting Attorney General, a move that put him in charge of overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential foreign meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

November 14, 2018 midnight read more..


Walden wins race, House flips

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., defeated Democrat Jamie McLeod-Skinner Tuesday night but credited his opponent for mounting a “relentless” campaign that earned more votes than any of his previous opponents.

November 14, 2018 midnight read more..


McLeod-Skinner loses to Walden, but will keep moving forward

Though she lost the U.S. Representative District 2 race to incumbent Rep. Greg Walden (R) on Nov. 6, Jamie McLeod-Skinner said that by narrowing the gap in some of the district’s major counties, she proved that it is possible to go up against the 20-year incumbent.

November 14, 2018 midnight read more..
  

‘Full investigation!’

According to Indivisible Columbia Gorge, the local organizer, over 100 protesters attended from Hood River, Trout Lake, Mosier and Parkdale.

November 10, 2018 midnight read more..

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