Letters to the Editor for Aug. 22

Equal coverage for Sanders; ‘Drive safe’; more

Fire Time

Clouds regaled us in Friday’s post-dawn sky show, with banks, blankets and streaks of impressive collected vapor ranging from a puffy upright mitten to a fist-shaped thunderhead just over Fir Mountain.

Bicyclists, please remember rules and responsibilities

Bicyclists, please remember

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 19

Support workers; Dr. Carson for president; more

State Forester calls on Oregonians to prevent human-caused fires

“Wildfire activity in Oregon has escalated significantly since Friday, particularly in eastern Oregon,” said Doug Decker, Oregon State Forester.

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 15

Musical solution; Good news; more

Housing Needs: SNOYBO? More info, better terms needed in short-term rental question

On the short-term rentals debate, there’s good faith to be found on both sides of the question of what regulations, if any, should be added to the city’s existing licensing requirements for temporary rentals including vacation homes and short term rentals.

Another Voice: Rely on facts for a solution on housing affordability and vacation rentals

Hood River is an expensive place to live. Buying or renting a home is more costly than many other communities.

ANOTHER VOICE: Legal pot: now what? Down the rabbit hole?

Following the passages of Measure 91 and Senate Bill 460, medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon will begin limited cannabis sales to adult consumers on Oct.1.

Time to eat

Support orchardists: buy local

This is pear time.

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 8

Times change; Short term rental need

Hood River housing options are out of reach

The cost of renting or buying a home is increasingly out of reach for all of us. Our housing affordability challenge puts us at risk of losing what has made the Gorge, and our diverse hometowns, a wonderful place to live, work and play.

Another View: Diverse local economy depends upon housing availability to all workers

An incredibly important discussion is happening in Hood River city hall right now. Hiding behind the dry name “Buildable Lands Inventory and Housing Needs Analysis” is a study which raises fundamental questions about what kind of community we will have in coming decades. The report looks at the cost and availability of housing for our growing city over the next 20 years, and the picture it paints isn’t pretty.

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 5

Imagine this; Size doesn’t matter?; more