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Ben and Benjamin: Same-name pair among newly-elected officials

Port of Hood River says goodbye to three commissioners

The Port of Hood River gave three of its five commissioners a sendoff Tuesday, marking an unusual transition: the majority of its commission left office June 30.

Citizen group rises to oppose Westside plan

A new citizen group has formed to oppose the proposed City of Hood River’s Westside Concept Plan.

Sliver-thin May race ballots are certified

The results are now official in the election marked by sliver-thin races.

Question ballots still to be counted

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.

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‘No’ on NORCOR bond, close races for Port, Schools

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.

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Hood River County election tally hovers near 25 percent

Voting deadline at 8 p.m. Tuesday

The voting deadline is 8 p.m. today, May 16, for the Special Districts election.

Election: Thursday will be last day to mail your ballot

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

Community notes for May 6: City Council meeting postponed, Leos' bottle drive, Immigration 101.

Special Districts Election Candidate Q and A

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.)

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Hood River Port, Parks candidates meet public

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.

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Special Districts Election Candidate Q and A

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.)

Herrera Beutler addresses healthcare

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.

Hood River County election ballots are in the mail

Ballots are heading to county voters Wednesday.

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CGCC board hears pleas for Sanctuary designation

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.

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Crowd blasts Walden at Hood River town hall

Walden’s hometown audience held back nothing during a tense town hall meeting Wednesday.

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