Letters to the Editor for Feb. 20

Gone; Telltale prints; more

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 17

Concerns; ‘Blunt reminder’

Yasui Day: Extend the honor to a brave advocate

Oregon Legislature is considering a proposal that is a deserving honor for the most stellar civil rights advocate in Oregon history.

Flags Lowered: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Gov. Kate Brown on Monday ordered all flags at Oregon public institutions to be flown at half-staff immediately until the day of internment in honor of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died on Feb. 13.

ANOTHER VOICE: Defense Dept. ‘leans forward’ on climate change and security

If you Google “arcane bureaucratic tool,” the Department of Defense Directive (DODD) should be high on the results list. That said, these little-known directives can be very influential in how the Pentagon conducts its day-to-day business. However, Robert Work, the Deputy Secretary of Defense, recently signed out a DODD that may just be the most meaningful climate-related document that Defense has released.

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 13

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 13.

Editorial: Pool Queue

Take a breath, and talk about, the public pool’s role in the community.

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 10

‘Wagging the dog’; Do research; more

School Bond: District crafts a solid plan to put before voters this spring

The Hood River County School District Board of Directors is poised to make a major decision for children tonight.

Flags Lowered: Seaside Police Sgt. Jason Goodding

Gov. Kate Brown has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Feb. 12, in honor of Seaside Police Sgt. Jason Goodding.

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 6

Cost of business; ‘Good Karma’; What if?; more

MAILS and Marijuana: Legislators right to work to stamp out a bad, old regulation

Great acronym, great move: the Marijuana Advertising in Legal States (MAILS) Act has made its legislative debut, courtesy of Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and their state counterparts, Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici.

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 3

ADA question; ‘Local’ sticker; Homeless concerns; more

Staying Alive: ‘AED’ is the latest example of many ways firefighters serve the county

Local firefighters found a fitting alternate meaning of the acronym AED — which officially means automatic external defibrillator, but now also stands for “Amazing Ellen Dittebrandt” for the firefighter (and artist, and athlete) who was a cornerstone of Hood River Fire & EMS and lead CPR instructor who tragically died in August 2014.

Letters to the Editor for Jan. 30

Choices; Get a shovel; more