Letters to the Editor for Nov. 19

Unique opportunity; Bridge ills explained; more

Neighborly: Meadows deserves credit for decision

Mid-November, when most of us “think snow,” is a time of hope and anticipation of that return to hill, and the exhilaration and camaraderie of skiing and snowboarding on the slopes and trails of Mt. Hood and environs.

Round Table: Hand me down those comet harpoons!

As a rule, I don’t go in for Nascar and other macho stuff. Gadgets and gizmos bore me. It’s fine for other people, but I just try not to think about current masculine exemplars, such as long bearded guys in reality shows about duck calls.

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 15

Warming Shelter kudos; HRVHS offers service; Koch brothers targeting second district; Happy about vote

Rolling with a punch: Snowstorm didn’t hit as hard as the next one likely will

Did the snow step into our ring and act like a sparring partner?

ROUND TABLE: Going north, and south, on a snowy day

Does that fluffy stuff want to compete with the leaves for king of autumn splendor?

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Thank You, Veterans

The tolling of the bell served as a fitting start to Tuesday’s Veterans Day service at Anderson Tribute Center. Boy Scout Emilio Castenada rang a bell 11 times — for the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th Month, when the Armistice of World War I was signed — that moment that stands for the honor we give to all who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 12

Prevent suicide by veterans; Fall in the middle; more

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Round Table: Scar issue, and dissecting a cartoon about a cartoon

Choosing a cartoon (or two) for each issue of the Hood River News is one of the great pleasures, and challenges, of this job

Letter to the Editor for Nov. 8

Help with Warming Shelter; ‘Welcome back’; We need water rules; more

Ski parking: Meadows should explore all options

As the county’s largest employer, Mt. Hood Meadows is right to be looking for ways to meet its overall needs, serve its employees and clients alike.

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 5

Call for a light; Who wins?; Get vote out, but before the election

Christmas Project: Never too early to help

This is the post-Halloween zone when plans are made for Thanksgiving and even Christmas holidays. But some folks won’t have much for the holidays. The Hood River community has always stepped up to fill the gap through the giving campaign known as Hood River Christmas Project.

Round Table: Can I get a ‘withness’? The beautiful ritual of reading a poem a day

A daily ritual helps cradle the frazzled days, if you will.

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Round Table: Neither mild nor mean, a mayor’s race to savor

Mayor races I’ve covered in my 34 years in journalism have ranged from yogurt-takes-on-tapioca to acid v. bile.