Hood River City Council race: Four in running for three positions
The four people running for Hood River City Council have come as close to running as a team as any opponents in recent memory.
Correction: Oct. 23 online and Oct. 24 printed edition of the Hood River News erroneously identified the organization Rep. Walden sought the chairmanship of. The text below reflects the correction.
Rep. Greg Walden recently told press-representatives that if re-elected in November he intends to seek the chairmanship of the National Republican Congressional Committee.
A plan to transform the Hood River waterfront and revitalize a vacant industrial area is in danger of falling apart before it even gets off the ground.
Look for your ballots in the mail as early as Saturday for the Nov. 6 general election.
City council to determine scope and process at Oct. 22 meeting
The contentious Wal-Mart expansion issue will be going back to the Hood River City Council.
Has been with county since 2001
Hood River county administrator David Meriwether has turned down a chance at the Deschutes County Administrator position and elected to stay in Hood River.
FYI: Candidates and issues in review
Perhaps the presidential debates have sparked renewed interest in politics for the average Hood River County resident. If so, the time to secure your right to vote is fast approaching.
The Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation district feels that it is within its right to build a park on high value farmland in Hood River County and is now taking that fight to the next level.
Naitos say they will withdraw cable park application only if Friends of Waterfront work out differences over hotel
A proposal which would shelve plans for a cable park in the Nichols boat basin and use Urban Renewal funds to build a waterfront esplanade and make environmental improvements to the basin was presented to the public for the first time at Tuesday's port commission meeting.
Decision due Dec. 4; the crux of issue is a saturated market and a crowded beach
Hood River will have two fewer kite schools next year. At Tuesday's Port Commission meeting, the commission directed staff to move forward with a plan which calls for eight total waterfront school permits, with a maximum of five kite boarding schools.
Judge Olson rewords measure after finding neither sides language meets state law criteria
A ballot measure which seeks to limit the amount of money the city of Hood River can charge for land use decision appeals is cleared to try for a spring ballot.
Plan calls for esplanade, public recreation access, habitat improvements through urban renewal money, proponents say hotel development would have to occur to make it happen
A proposal by a pair of elected officials could be a game-changer in the debate over the future of the Nichols Boat Basin on the Hood River waterfront.
Fire chief’s consulting contract to be extended three months while Cascade Locks hires personnel
The City of Hood River is ready to get out of the consulting business.
Rep. Johnson, challenger Nordbye speak at Arts Center
The first meeting between the two men running for Oregon House District 52 will be happen Sunday afternoon. Voters will hear the candidates speak and get the chance to ask them questions.