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Water in Cascade Locks: Move the meeting, please

The water question in Cascade Locks is a prime example for a need for a change of venue.

Another Voice: Nestlé’s water bottling plant would hurt Cascade Locks

Besides being an elected member of Cascade Locks City Council, I own and operate a business here. I write on my own behalf and that of my constituents who support Measure 14-55. We believe it is important that people understand some of the reasons that many, many Cascade Locks residents support a yes vote on Water Protection Measure 14-55 and why we oppose Nestlé’s proposed water bottling plant.

Letters to the Editor for April 6

Yes, that is, on 14-55; ‘Our future’; Agrees; more

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: Solo show, new book from keyboardist Martin Gerschwitz recalls classic-rock days

April 8 gig in The Dalles features touring musician who played with Iron Butterfly, Meat Loaf and Eric Burdon

If there’s one dream for musicians who enjoy the classic rock genre, actually playing in your favorite all-time band and contributing the quintessential sounds to their most popular songs probably ranks as number one.

Letters to the Editor for April 2

Local choice; Vote yes 14-55; ‘Great things’; more

Commanding Support: Congratulations to World-bound Occam’s Razor robotics team

Don’t call it remote control: these kids are in command.

Letters to the Editor for March 30

Civil dialogue; Goes too far; more

On Letters: 350 words or fewer, but keep them coming

The election season has begun.

ANOTHER VOICE: Why residents win with STR regulations

On March 21, the Hood River Planning Commission came out in overwhelming support of regulations on short term vacation rentals (STRs). After carefully studying housing data and hearing substantial public testimony, six out of seven commissioners heartily endorsed “The Portland Plan,” designed to preserve the livability of Hood River and help retain our limited housing for residents.

Cider guys’ open letter to the Columbia Gorge community

Sometimes bad things happen, and rather than pull you into despair, they lift you up. That is how we feel about getting called by Full Sail’s lawyer and told to change our name. The situation could have broken us were it not for you, the Gorge community — our family.

Letters to the Editor for March 26

CL needs jobs; ‘Rich’ response; ‘Remain calm’; more

JIM DRAKE’S ENTERTAINMENT BLOG: Local stories; jazz music combine for pod-cast format inspired show

Lyrics to songs usually tell stories, and music certainly can create feeling for those stories — but the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble is taking a new step in their repertoire by presenting original music integrated with pre-recorded narration during their live show.

Flags lowered: Victims of the attack in Brussels

Gov. Kate Brown ordered on Tuesday that all flags at Oregon public institutions be flown at half-mast until sunset on Saturday, March 26 as a mark of respect for the victims of the terrorist attacks in Brussels.

Letters to the Editor for March 23

Disrespectful; See Stuart art; Short term rental issue; more

STR progress: Commission gets down to business, should retrace steps on sub-renter idea

Slow, but specific, progress was made in Monday’s Planning Commission continued hearing on short term rental (STR) regulations. The commission meets again April 4 to continue deliberations on what is a laborious, minutiae-filled process.