Ben McCarty

Digital Media Director for Eagle Newspapers

Ben McCarty worked for the Hood River News from 2006-13. During his time on staff he served as the sports editor, local news reporter and web producer/editor. He currently serves as the Director of Digital Media for Eagle Newspapers

Recent Stories

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HRV boys soccer in 5A state finals: What you need to know

The Hood River Valley boys soccer team is trying for a second straight championship (in its third consecutive trip to the finals) at Hillsboro Stadium this weekend.

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Naito hotel proposal remanded, again

LUBA decision a setback for waterfront development; Naito will continue pursuit of hotel and commercial building project

A proposed development of a hotel and commercial building on the Hood River waterfront has again been remanded to the Hood River city council by the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals.

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No ‘inappropriate expenditures’, but ‘sloppy’ bookkeeping at History Museum

Investigation of History Museum results in continued fiscal controls

Revenue-gathering restrictions imposed on The History Museum of Hood River County since early September will remain in place following the recent release of a report that found museum board members “appeared to intentionally circumvent” county-established financial controls when handling museum funds.

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The Road to London runs through Oregon

A peek inside the hope, happiness and heartbreak of the U.S. Track and Field

The venues that played host to the 2012 U.S. Olympic track and field trials are drenched in so much tradition that it practically drips from the brows of the competitors and plops in the raindrops falling on the Hayward Field grandstands.

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