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State Treasurer: ‘Misguided’ tax reform plan harms programs, benefits super-rich

State Treasurer Tobias Read on Thursday issued a press release sharply criticizing the newly unveiled blueprint for a massive federal tax cut saying it would largely benefit the super-rich, while putting at risk key projects that benefit working families.

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 1

Glass house advice; Weakening America; more

Another Voice: Time to take action — approve Dream Act now

President Trump rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on Sept. 5. This means that thousands of DACA recipients like me are no longer able to re-enroll. After March 5, 2018, DACA permits will begin to expire and hundreds of young people will be without protection from deportation, a work permit, and a driver’s license

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 28 edition

Tree planting penance; Support soccer; more

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Happy Halloween: Safety first, indoors and out

Halloween festivities are sure to bring plenty of chills, thrills and fun gatherings to Northwest neighborhoods throughout the coming days.

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 25 edition

Make it happen; And now, Niger; Pro-liferation; more

Letters to the Editor for Oct. 21

Thanking the helpers; WACP flawed; more

Flood Alert: Heavy rains this weekend

Oh, we’ve seen fire and we will see rain.

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Yasui Legacy Project, Oregon Nikkei announce youth scholarship contest

The Min Yasui Legacy Project and Oregon Nikkei Endowment announced the Minoru Yasui Day Essay Contest on Oct. 19, in honor of Minoru Yasui’s 101st birthday.

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 18 edition

No upzone; ‘Pants-wetting’; more

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‘Sharing History’ at Museum tells the vital story of local Latino contributions

The creative spirit of Latino culture currently enlivens The History Museum. “Sharing History/Building Community” opened last week with the laughter of children, classic Latino folklorico music and dance, and dozens of visitors enjoying the new exhibition, as well as traditional sweets.

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 14 edition

Happy with trail work; Support Dreamers; more

Wyden joins colleagues urging gun violence research renewal

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., joined 26 of his Senate colleagues Oct. 11 in urging the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to renew a recently lapsed funding opportunity for firearm violence research.

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 11 edition

Bubble Boy; Death by federal silencers; more

Harvest Home: At the festival or along the valley, time to sample all the local goodness

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Hood River County is one of those blessed places where the harvest happens close to home, and we all have the opportunity to celebrate it.