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March 20, 1936 — A check for $40,492.25, for Pacific Power and Light company’s property taxes in Hood River County, was delivered to Sheriff Edick by Roderick McRae, district manager, last week. The company is the second largest taxpayer in the county, its payment representing 10.58 percent of the total taxes listed on the rolls by County Assessor Knox.

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YESTERYEARS: More veterans’ housing needed in City in 1946

The housing committee of the Veterans’ county council voted on Wednesday to petition the City of Hood River to seek 12 additional housing units, similar to the 26 veterans’ homes to be erected on the Mooney tract, corner of Belmont Road. Mayor Joe Meyer stated Thursday that the city has obtained the maximum allotment of housing units under the presents Federal Public Housing Authority, but that more will be requested if the current legislation before congress is passed authorizing additional expenditures for the housing program.

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