Brun, Johnson, Cornelison leading Hood River council vote getters
Initial election results show Paul Blackburn defeating Greg Colt by a wide margin in the race to succeed mayor Arthur Babitz.
Cascade Locks Council write-in effort in place for Buzzy Nielsen
Tuesday is the day General Election ballots must be turned in by 8 p.m.
Nystrom, Johnson, Thomsen, Bruce Colt, Blackburn share their views
State Legislature candidates gave their view of Oregon’s problems, and possible solutions, in a forum Thursday in Hood River.
Colt and Blackburn tackle topic of development at Dog River debate
For most elections, “It’s the economy, stupid,” that is often the key issue.
On the Nov. 4 ballot, West Side Fire District voters will be asked to determine a request by the district board for its first Local Option levy over and above the standing property tax levy.
Join Greg Colt, Paul Blackburn for Wednesday debate
Mayoral candidates Greg Colt and Paul Blackburn face off tonight, Oct. 22, in a debate at Dog River Coffee, a follow-up to an exchange between the two men (see sidebar below) at last Thursday’s Hood River Rotary joint appearance.
Assertions include conflict of interest, by Blackburn, and inexperience, by Colt
Sparks flew and no one got burned, but the heat was felt Thursday when Paul Blackburn and Greg Colt appeared before Hood River Rotary.
Full responses from Oct. 18, pages A7-8
Lone joint appearance before Nov. 4 election
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Hood River, took on his democratic challenger, Bend businesswoman Aelea Christofferson, in a debate Sunday evening in Sunriver.
HR candidates start ‘Office Hours’ café appearances Thursday; forum added Oct. 23
General Election ballots go out Friday to 11,270 voters in Hood River County. Expect it in the mail Saturday or Monday.
Mayor candidates Greg Colt and Paul Blackburn were mailed nine questions from the Hood River News. Their answers are below.
The final day to register as a new voter in Hood River County is Tuesday, Oct. 14.
Judge Karen Ostrye received overwhelming support in a poll of local attorneys asked to choose between incumbent Ostrye and opponent Timothy B. Ferrell.
Mayoral debate on Oct. 22, ‘Office Hours’ events start Oct. 16
Voters in the City of Hood River will be able to hear directly from mayor and council candidates in two public events.
After it failed due to a subpar voter turnout in May, a measure that would charge Cascade Locks electric customers a fee to support the city’s fire and EMS department is heading back to the ballot this November.
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