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Thomsen-Reitz recount looks certain, but not for a few weeks

By law, any vote result separating candidates by one-half a percentage point or less means an automatic hand recount. As of press time, incumbent Chuck Thomsen (R-Pine Grove) has 29,344 votes to Democrat Chrissy Reitz’s 29,086, according to the latest figures from the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office.

November 17, 2018 midnight read more..

Succulent fire

West Side Fire Department faces an unusual challenge Thursday when a small fire broke out in a back greenhouse at Good News Gardening on Tucker Road: How to save succulents and other house plants while dousing the fire underneath them.

November 14, 2018 midnight read more..

Hood River County Election results: Anna Williams wins Dist. 52 race

Anna Williams wrested the Oregon House Dist. 52 position away from Rep. Jeff Helfrich (R-Hood River), while Dist. 26 State Sen. Chuck Thomsen (R-Pine Grove) and his Democrat challenger, Chrissy Reitz, are locked at 50 percent of the vote each, in Nov. 6 General Election voting in Hood River County.

November 7, 2018 9:21 a.m. read more..

‘Nunsense’: Five Sisters put on a rollicking show at CCA

“Nunsense” stars Jennifer Harty as Sister Leo, Kathleen Morrow as Reverend Mother, Rebecca Stryker as Sister Mary Amnesia, Emily Vawter as Sister Hubert and Cynthia Yoshida as Sister Robert Ann. This is a show that showcases music, dancing, and even ventriloquism.

November 7, 2018 midnight read more..

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