Election update: omitted transit, parks, library results
Ballot watchers will have their eyes on two close elections from the May 16 ballot: a two-vote margin between John Everitt and Svea Truax for Position 2 on the Port of Hood River Board of Commission, and a six-vote lead by Benjamin Sheppard over David Russo for Position 2 on the Hood River County School Board.
Early returns from the May 16 Special District Election show tightly contested races and a narrowly rejected operations levy at Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility.
Voting deadline at 8 p.m. Tuesday
The voting deadline is 8 p.m. today, May 16, for the Special Districts election.
Hood River County Elections Office mailed ballots to county voters at the end of April for the May 16 Special Districts Election.
Community notes for May 6: City Council meeting postponed, Leos' bottle drive, Immigration 101.
Ballots should arrive by this weekend for the May 16 county-wide Special Districts election. (Call County Elections at 541-386-1442 if it does not arrive by today, May 3.)
Tuesday’s candidate forum kicked off the 2017 Special Districts Election season with a lively, though fireworks-free discussion among 16 of the 18 total candidates running for Port of Hood River Commission and Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation Board.
Ballots should arrive by this weekend for the May 16 county-wide Special Districts election. (Call County Elections at 541-386-1442 if it does not arrive by May 3.)
Healthcare took center stage in Thursday’s telephone town hall with Washington state’s Third Congressional District Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler. The issue was the common denominator among caller questions, and ranked number one in a phone survey of suggested congressional priorities.
Ballots are heading to county voters Wednesday.
Speakers in Hood River add to last month’s testimony in The Dalles
You cannot learn when you are afraid. That was the core message delivered by students, instructors, tutors, and community members to the Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Directors.
Walden’s hometown audience held back nothing during a tense town hall meeting Wednesday.
Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will hold town hall meetings Wednesday in Hood River and The Dalles.
He wasn’t there to hear, but Gorge residents had plenty to say to Rep. Greg Walden.
Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will hold town hall meetings Wednesday in his hometowns, Hood River and The Dalles.