Emily Fitzgerald


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General assignment reporters.

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Prepping for winter weather

The weeks after Halloween are when both Hood River city and county’s public works departments take the time to make sure that all of their equipment is ready for winter.

November 17, 2018 midnight read more..

McLeod-Skinner loses to Walden, but will keep moving forward

Though she lost the U.S. Representative District 2 race to incumbent Rep. Greg Walden (R) on Nov. 6, Jamie McLeod-Skinner said that by narrowing the gap in some of the district’s major counties, she proved that it is possible to go up against the 20-year incumbent.

November 14, 2018 midnight read more..

Nationwide ‘Nobody is Above the Law’ protests reach Hood River

Crowds organized in Hood River, The Dalles and around the country Thursday evening to protest Matthew Whitaker’s appointment as acting Attorney General, a move that put him in charge of overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential foreign meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

November 14, 2018 midnight read more..

‘Full investigation!’

According to Indivisible Columbia Gorge, the local organizer, over 100 protesters attended from Hood River, Trout Lake, Mosier and Parkdale.

November 10, 2018 midnight read more..

Public involvement group meets on bridge project; inspection confirms bridge needs replacing

The first meeting of a public involvement group marks a monumental milestone for the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge Replacement Project, but there is still a long way to go. Efforts are still being made to involve The Columbia River Intertribal Fishing Council (CRIFC) and, meanwhile, a recent bridge inspection only confirmed what many in the community already know: The bridge needs to be replaced, and soon.

November 10, 2018 midnight read more..

Blackburn and Johnson talk issues at Rotary

Hood River’s two mayoral candidates, incumbent Mayor Paul Blackburn and city council member Susan Johnson, took part in a candidate forum at Hood River Rotary Club’s Nov. 1 meeting to answer questions.

November 3, 2018 midnight read more..

First Budget Workshop a success, second is Nov. 8

Hood River County held its first Budget Workshop at the Fairgrounds Community Building in Odell last week; and a second, identical workshop will be held at the Hood River Valley Adult Center next week. The Hood River Valley Adult Center is located at 2010 Sterling Place in Hood River. For more information, contact Hood River County Administration at 541-386-3970, or email administration@co.hood-river.or.us.

November 3, 2018 midnight read more..

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