Jim Drake's Entertainment Blog: Nick Moss’ ‘Root to Fruit’ CD celebrates roots, future of blues

I’m pretty sure the stage outside at Springhouse Cellar is an assemblage of pallets and possibly some old wine-barrel parts.

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 3

Supports education; More trains?; more

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Editor's Notebook: Home stretch in a stamp-strewn stroll through another age

As the year goes on, folks are trying to follow the script.

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 31

Vote for Gudman; Keep children safe; more

One driver's plea: School, and buses, are back – remember the rules of the road

With school starting this week, we again find children walking and riding their bicycles to school. Also those big yellow buses are on our streets and roads picking up and delivering children to and from home to school. While walking to and from the bus stop, waiting at the bus stop and crossing the street to get on the bus, these children are put at risk due to inattentive drives.

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 27

Beware; ‘Dissent’; more

School Time: Ask yourself: ‘How can I help?’

The school year seems to have snuck up on us. You just got back from county fair, the car is only just unpacked from that last trip to Lost Lake, and you’re scrambling for school supplies.

Another voice: Combating mental illness and drug addiction in our communities

Across Oregon, I’ve talked with many families who are struggling with mental illness and drug addiction. These touch every segment of our communities, no matter where you live or what you look like. Tragically, they often carry with them a major stigma in society, and help is hard to find. Fortunately, Congress is working in a bipartisan way to help solve these problems and offer relief to those who need help.

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 24

Consider CASA; Keep supporting; more

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 20

Slow down; ‘Slap’; ‘Birth only’; A nod to the dumbbell

Another voice: ‘The greenest corner in the richest nation on earth’

The fiery wreck of an oil train at Mosier is what galvanized many of us to sit on the Burlington Northern railroad tracks in downtown Vancouver on June 18. Twenty-one protesters, ranging in age from 20 to 84, were repeatedly warned of 90 days’ jail time and $1,000 fines for criminal trespassing. And still, we sat.

No to Trump: What Greg Walden should say

No one is under any obligation to carry a flag someone else has cravenly dragged in the mud.

Editorial: Keeping On

Long-standing business anniversaries are a sign of community’s success

Editorial: Sustained business enterprises are critical to the lifeblood of any community, and Hood River County is blessed with an abundance of long-standing businesses, often family-owned ones that span generations.

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 17

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 17.

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 13

CASA volunteers needed; Withdraw support; more