The bombing in Christchurch, New Zealand, is a shocking and sickening display of religious hatred and bigotry.
A city council is an extremely important body of local government and one that takes seriously the challenging issues facing its diverse constituency. It is that diversity that makes the city so great, but can also divide us.
Refundable tax creditsI have been surprised how recent news about people’s tax refunds often omits discussion of refundable tax credits. I shouldn’t be surprised. I didn’t know anything about them until I became a volunteer tax preparer. Like the news articles, I thought people got refunds b…
Miguel was supporting a wife and five kids in southern Oregon prior to his recent arrest by Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE). His youngest daughter was just learning to walk. His small business was thriving. I met with him last week at the Northern Oregon Regional Correction Center …
Last month, prior to the announced town hall in Hood River, we asked readers what they would ask U.S. Rep. Greg Walden if they were unable to attend the event. The questions dealt with a variety of concerns and ongoing issues.
On behalf of the Forest Service employees in the Columbia River Gorge, we thank everyone who stepped up to help and support our employees and the national forests during this challenging time.
If you’re hosting a Super Bowl party Sunday, be sure to add safety and common sense to your playbook before guests arrive. As hosts of a party, homeowners and renters could be liable for the safety of their guests — even after they leave the party.
At one point, I came across a page with a completed New York Times crossword puzzle from September, 2014. It was filled out in ink, without error, in the clear, distinctive handwriting of my mother...
Absolutely, the work of public educators remains as critical as ever towards fulfilling Dr. King’s dream of racial equality.
I think my documentary is the epitome of what it means to be American. I mean, what’s more American then freedom of speech? That’s the foundation of our nation’s history.
This year brings the 50th anniversary of a historic event. As July 2019 approaches, we’re asking readers to think about answering one or all of three basic questions about the moon visits and space exploration...
Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley unveiled a sweeping blueprint on Wednesday that he said will restore American democracy, outlining a series of proposals to take on voter suppression, gerrymandering, dark money and unequal representation in our democracy.
This fraying of the American fabric might not appear so threatening if we were capable of pursuing a healthy political dialogue; but that, too, seems increasingly out of reach.
It was another banner year for letters to the editor. Records that were broken in 2017 were broken again in 2018, helped by the election cycle and general discontent on a number of issues.
In December, many groups and publications select their person of the year. We don’t have an official award like that here, but if we did, I’d nominate Stu Watson of Hood River. To explain why, I need to remind us about Cincinnatus, whom I first learned about in my long-ago high school Latin class.
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