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Johnson, Walden win election

In Nov. 6 Hood River County Elections results, Mark Johnson and Greg Walden trailed in voting in their own communities but won re-election in their districts in voting Nov. 6.

Voting ends, lawn signs go on

The election is over, but the work of the election signs is not.

Nov. 6 vote is at hand

Voter turnout stands at just over 50 percent, with 5,782 of the 11,700 ballots turned in to County Elections as of Friday morning.

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Port to vote on entering cable park lease discussions Nov. 14

A cable park in the Nichols boat basin is back on the table. Following a contentious Tuesday night meeting the Hood River Port Commission decided to hold a vote on whether to enter into negotiations for a cable park in the basin Nov. 14.

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Election Results — Johnson, Walden prevail Local Option passes by wide margin; Cramblett wins Cascade Locks Mayor race

In Nov. 6 Hood River County Elections results, Mark Johnson and Greg Walden trailed in voting in their own communities but won reelection in their districts in voting Nov. 6.

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Ballots are streaming into Hood River County Elections

Oct. 31 is final day voters should plan to mail their ballots

Ballots are coming in at a pace of about 500-600 per day, according to Hood River County Elections Coordinator Kim Kean.

CORRECTION: Walden to seek NRCC chairmanship

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.

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Election Choices: Our recommendations on Ballot Measures

To simplify your 2012 general election vote, here are recommendations from the Hood River News on the nine ballot measures that will be decided Nov. 6. (Information in italics comes from the Voter’s Pamphlet.)

Council candidates Q and A

Council candidates Q and A

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Time to vote

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.

Walden to seek NRCC chairmanship if re-elected

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.

Ballots mailed Friday

Look for your ballots in the mail as early as Saturday for the Nov. 6 general election.

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Wal-mart requests city hearing on LUBA remand

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.

Elections approach

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.

Parks and Rec appealing Commission Barrett Park decision

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.