Politics



Election 2018

The bulk of ballots for the Nov. 6 election will be mailed on Oct. 17 to registered voters in the county. Voter registration deadline is Oct. 16 for new registrants and current voters with a change of address or other update to their registration information.

October 13, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Mark Johnson hired as CL Port lobbyist

The Port of Cascade Locks Commission has hired Mark Johnson as the Port Government Affairs Manager. As Government Affairs Manager, Johnson will lead Port efforts to influence legislation to benefit the Port and the community of Cascade Locks.

October 6, 2018 midnight read more..


Election 2018

Beginning Oct. 11 through Oct. 25, informal individual coffee/happy hour gatherings with candidates running for Mayor and City Councilor will be hosted at Kickstand Coffee & Kitchen.

October 6, 2018 midnight read more..
 

‘To eliminate negative impacts, additional revenue is needed’

Hood River County has scheduled two workshops on the county’s budget issues: One in the community building of the County Fairgrounds in Odell on Oct. 24, and a second in the Hood River Valley Adult Center on Nov. 8. The intent of these workshops is to educate the public on the complicated budget issue, answer questions and give residents a chance to provide input on potential solutions.

September 29, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Volunteers bring voter registration to gathering places

Bilingual registration events this week included Walmart on Monday and Lake Taco on Tuesday, which was National Vote Registration Day. On Wednesday, volunteers will be at Columbia Gorge Community College from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday at INB bank from 4-6 p.m., and on Sunday, at Streets Alive on the Heights from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

September 26, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Tittle challenges Cramblett for CL mayor

Kathy Tittle filed this week for election to the position of Mayor of Cascade Locks. She will seek to unseat Mayor Tom Cramblett, who has filed to serve a fourth term. The Nov. 6 General Election ballot will also see races for the three open city council positions in both Hood River and Cascade Locks.

August 29, 2018 midnight read more..


City puts coin into parking study

Parking and housing, two major bywords of city business in the past three years, dominated discussion Monday at Hood River City Council, which took a major step forward on the former and a measured step on the latter.

August 29, 2018 midnight read more..


Port evaluates success of waterfront parking plan

With summer coming to a close, the Port of Hood River’s Board of Commissioners reflected on the inaugural months of its paid waterfront parking plan and agreed that, aside from some minor problems, the plan’s implementation is going well.

August 29, 2018 midnight read more..


Gorge Commission accepting input on ‘Gorge 2020’

The Columbia River Gorge Commission gave the Hood River County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) a status update on “Gorge 2020,” its National Scenic Area Management Plan review process, at the BOCC’s work session last Monday.

August 29, 2018 midnight read more..

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