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Letters to the Editor for March 25

Position 5 candidate; Sense and sensibility; Punchbowl parking lot?; more

Letters to the Editor for March 21

No oil trains; No public hedging

Hood Plate: Put pitons on special plate for the mountain

Flags Lowered: David Frohnmayer

She stands there, patient, dedicated, and stately, never wavering, save her undesired glacial melting.

Young Voices: Juniors subject to Smarter Balance ‘test run’

As a junior in high school, graduation requirements are on the mind. One thing that is very close at hand is the new standardized state test, Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium or SBAC for short.

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: Still jammin at 50: photos prove it really happened

It seems like yesterday I was celebrating birthday number 40, but to me time feels like it’s speeding by at a faster rate. I mean, it seemed like I just blinked my eyes and the last season of Downton Abbey was already wrapping up. What was that, anyway, a total of six weeks?

Letters to the Editor for March 18

Not convinced; Enlightenment; Cut swearing; more

Sunshine and Rights: An illuminating ‘media conspiracy’ protects the public’s interests

Each spring for 10 years now, a vast media conspiracy has rolled across the hills and plains of this nation. Journalists of every stripe – cartoonists to commentators to hard news reporters – have been in on it. And not just journalists, but politicians, educators and librarians, as well as members of nonprofits and civic groups.

ANOTHER VOICE: When it comes to words, ‘We are all invited to the Feast’

My husband and I enjoyed yet another year celebrating the Hood River Library and its role in our community March 7 during the Feast of Words fundraiser.

Letters to the Editor for March 14

Question price on carbon; Carbon tax ‘practical’; Contact legislators; Help Oregon’s K-12 Kids

Stop Scree: The slippery slope of school funding

Any hiker knows the feeling of climbing on scree.

Young Voices: Julia Skwarczynski: Taking on the world, one language at a time

Every high school student has a talent, something interesting about them, or perhaps a little quirk to them. Some students are talented in math, some in science, but there are very few students who know and are learning more than four different languages. Whether she is up at the mountain skiing or in a classroom studying, sophomore Julia Skwarczynski is always trying her best to achieve the goals she has set for herself and have success in the future.

Letters to the Editor for March 11

Blessed Hood River; Growth and goodness; ‘Common Core Cluster’

Young Voices: ‘I trained hard and was prepared for this moment’

Wrestling is the world’s oldest sport and is a test of the determination and toughness of its competitors.

Letters to the Editor for March 7

Meet Rob Brostoff; Tell it to the UN; more