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Cell tower dispute back before county

The conflict over a proposed 100-foot cell tower in west Hood River has resurged.

Hood River City Council will review bag rules

Hood River City Council will consider issuing a proclamation declaring April 1-8 as Sexual Assault Awareness Week. This dovetails with a variety of events in schools and the community planned for early April.

Two taxes: HR County moves on excise tax, discusses NORCOR bond

A sparse turnout met Hood River County Board of Commissioners’ first hearing on a new construction excise tax.

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Yasui Day celebrated March 28 at Capitol

Family members from Hood River will be in attendance March 28, and one will participate with song, as the Oregon Legislature observes the first full Minoru Yasui Day at the Capitol in Salem.

Sen. Ron Wyden plans town hall March 25

‘Indivisible’ group calls Walden to town hall in April

Oregon U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will hold his annual Hood River County town hall on Saturday, March 25.

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Ballot will bring races

Voters will enjoy a variety of widely-contested races on the May 16 Hood River County Special Districts ballot.

County holds excise tax hearing Monday

Hood River County Board of Commissioners are set for a busy meeting Monday, where the public will get a chance to weigh in during several hearings targeting construction and business ordinances.

Local races emerge as vote filing deadline nears

Voters will see races in all three Port of Hood River Commission positions up for election May 16.

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Standing for Trump

“March 4 Trump” supporting President Donald Trump happened March 4 at Overlook Memorial Park on State Street, attended by about 20 people. Organizer Loran Ayles said, “The event was actually one of only two nationally sanctioned events held in the entire state of Oregon.

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STR meeting in Cascade Locks Thursday

Cascade Locks Planning Commission will consider an ordinance regulating short-term rentals (STRs) and accessory dwelling units at a meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 at City Hall, 140 WaNaPa St.

Filing deadline comes on March 16

The filing deadline for the May 16 Hood River County Special Districts election ballot is just about here.

Elections: Carlstrom files for HR Port seat

Filing deadline is March 16

A familiar Hood River name, though new to politics, will appear on the May 16 Hood River County Special Districts election ballot.

County appoints Bailey to Gorge Commission

Commissioners kick off business code update

Commissioners settled on choices for appointed government positions and took steps toward a series of legislative code updates.

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Bag Ends: Hood River law reducing plastic takes effect Wednesday

“Paper or plastic?” is now an obsolete phrase at Hood River’s largest stores.

Merkley holds town hall Saturday

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley will hold town halls in Hood River, Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties on Saturday.

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