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Dear Readers: Thanks for Writing

Our Readers Write: Presenting Ackerman, Blue, through Zuehlke, Ann — Our Readers Who Write, 2016 edition.

Letters to the Editor for Dec. 24

CASA seeks funding, Drugs cause problems, more

Red Cross encourages adding ‘give blood’ to holiday checklist

As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.

Ready?: Facing, not fighting, the ‘annual crisis of love’

Is Christmas ready for you?

Letters to the Editor for Dec. 21

Glad tidings, Snowfall, more

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Stay ready for winter: American Red Cross issues cold weather and heating safety tips

While the Red Cross encourages you to stay off the road if possible, if you have to drive in snow or freezing rain, follow these tips about how to drive safely in winter weather.

Letters to the Editor for Dec. 17

I wonder, ‘Epitomize caring spirit’, more

Prep Talk: Emergency management takes step up

Presidential proclamation: Death of John Glenn

A total of 22 new community volunteers stepped up in the FEMA Integrated Emergency Management Course this week in Hood River.

You can always hang up: State Revenue issues ‘tax security’ tips

It’s IRS National Tax Security Awareness Week. The Oregon Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers — and tax professionals — to be security conscious with all tax information.

Here to Help: Christmas Project, Native Peoples

Kudos to the community for another season of giving.

Letters to the Editor for Dec. 14

‘I am afraid’, Rep. Walden can make a difference

Cascade Observations: Facing ‘the undeniable hurdles’ in our cultural understanding

Two days after the presidential election, a local high school teacher asked her students, mostly of Mexican descent, to make two lists: one list should focus on the students’ hopes, and the other on their fears. After making their lists, they gathered in a large circle and shared, one by one.

Presidential proclamation: Death of John Glenn

As a mark of respect for the memory of John Glenn, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag of the United States be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions, until sunset on the day of internment.

Letters to the editor for Dec. 10

Keep kids off drugs; Farm Film Fest

Standing Rock decision: ‘We will have no choice but to fight even harder’

Yesterday, the Department of the Army announced its decision withholding the easement required to allow the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under the Missouri River.