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Hood Riverite serves as Libertarian delegate at national convention

The Libertarian Party hopes to shake up the presumed Republican-Democrat contest for presidency, and Hood River’s Scott Scrimshaw has a stake in their fight.

City to start process for council seat appointment

Hood River City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday to take up the process of choosing a new member of council.

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Governor expected to discuss Mosier fire in HR tonight

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is scheduled to appear tonight at the Hood River Marina.

Care to serve? Resignations create local openings

Kateri Osborne-Lohr steps down from School District Board; and City Council must fill a vacancy

At the most recent board meeting, Superintendent Dan Goldman announced that Kateri Osborne-Lohr will be stepping down on the Hood River County School District Board of Directors.

McBride to serve dual role on port, county commissions

Double duty awaits Rich McBride. McBride, a Port of Hood River commissioner for five years, was elected last week to the County Board of Commissioners, a position that takes effect Jan. 1, 2017. However, his term at the port expires June 30, 2017 — that means six overlapping months.

Special meeting to deal with STRs, Picard successor

Hood River City Council will hold a special meeting in early June to address two topics: appointing a new council member to replace Laurent Picard, and wording of licensing rules (aka Title 5) on short term rentals.

Picard resigns from Hood River city council over STR issue

Recusal matter also affects Councilor Becky Brun,

Passage by City Council of a moratorium on new applications for short term rentals was just one development on Monday in this long-simmering controversy in the City of Hood River.

Cascade Locks city council continuing with Nestlé plans despite passage of 14-55

Cascade Locks City Council reaffirmed Monday they won’t back down from the Nestlé deal, despite the passing of a water bottling ban, Measure 14-55, during the primary election last Tuesday.

In Cascade Locks, Greg Walden talks forests, easements, USFS, and Trump

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden wrapped up a district-wide tour Friday with a sparsely-attended town hall at the Port of Cascade Locks’ pavilion.

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Water bottling ban passes, legal questions remain

Measure 14-55, which blocks large-scale bottling companies like Nestlé from tapping into county water sources, sailed through the May 17 Primary Election with 69 percent of votes.

On the Marks: Dist. 52 candidates talk next moves

Talk about the chance to Mark your ballot.

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Election results: water measure, school bond pass

Results are in for the May 17 Primary Election Ballot, which saw the victory of two countywide ballot measures, as well as a win for Mark Reynolds (D-Odell) as Democratic candidate in the House District 52 race to square off against Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) in November.

Walden to hold town hall in Cascade Locks

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will hold a town hall meeting Friday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Marine Park Pavilion in Cascade Locks.

Lyme advocates take fight for reform to capital

Lyme patients and advocates from across the U.S. will gather for a “We the People” rally at the U.S. Capitol on May 19.

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Hood River County bottled water measure passes

A measure banning large scale bottled water operations in Hood River County passed with nearly 70 percent support from Hood River County voters Tuesday evening.

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