Bridge toll tie-ups; Clearcut sidestep; more
I won an award and haven’t even bragged about it to my brothers.
Who doesn’t want their cell phone to have a strong signal, with lots of bars?
A fine example; Thankful; New bridge needed; more
Our community responded with overwhelming enthusiasm last week after the Hood River News asked for items of need for our fire crews and emergency responders.
History Lesson; 9-11-01, more
It’s all too easy to do Monday morning quarter backing as to what should have been done. The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is a complex mosaic of ownership and management responsibilities. The 292,500 acre land base includes wilderness, state parks and national forest lands and about 50 percent of the scenic area in private ownership. Management of scenic area lands is divided between the U.S. Forest Service, Columbia River Gorge Commission, counties and state and federal agencies such as State Parks and Bonneville Power Administration.
‘Illegal’ battle, Snap-ing to it, Poor notice
Although Donald Trump had pledged to reverse Obama’s executive orders on immigration during his presidential campaign, the president had softened and showed some “heart” for the DREAMERs protected under DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. However, the president has callously decided to terminate the irenic DACA program that temporarily deferred deportations for nearly 800,000 young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children. The president’s final decision on DACA was delivered on Sept. 5 by the Attorney General Jeff Sessions, one of the leading opponents of DACA. Sessions emphasized that the government will no longer accept new applications from undocumented immigrants to shield them from deportation.
A few months ago, here’s what former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murphy had to say about the populace in the United States:
Things are confusing, with smoke filling the air and cool temps inverting like fall on the heels of summer heat.
Businesses threatened; Walden must work for planet; more
Thank you, responders.
The thing that scared many folks in our community the most about a Trump presidency has happened.
Prevent suicide; Drive safely; more