We are fortunate to live in a wonderful, supportive and diverse community. In fact, in my three-and-a-half years of living in Hood River, I’ve been struck by your caring, neighborly and giving nature. Our willingness to try to understand one another, to learn from each other, and to honor and celebrate our cultural differences gives me great pride and fulfillment as your school superintendent.
Deposit containers; ‘What did you do’; more
Throughout Oregon, on Friday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m., houses of worship and fire departments are asked to observe the 21- second moment of silence and/or toll bells 21 times to commemorate the sacrifice of the Unknown Soldier interred at Arlington National Cemetery.
Common ground; Need plan; more
Veterans Day message from the VA
Veterans Day celebrates and honors the service, sacrifice, and enduring achievements of the nearly 22 million living Americans who served our nation in uniform — at home and abroad — during times of both war and peace.
Vote Johnson; Wrong road; more
Growing up in a Canadian family in the United States, it was never really in my blood to be political in any way. My parents have never been able to vote in this country, so the conversation didn’t come up much.
Hood River Warming Shelter, the winter service of the non-profit Hood River Shelter Services, faces an 11th hour search for a place that can serve as a shelter for homeless members of the community, from November through March.
Options; Walden’s failure; False support; more
It’s not often that a legislator comes face to face with the benefits of the policies he or she has passed into law. I had such an experience last month when I was able to address a room full of students at Columbia Gorge Community College, who are the first cohort of Oregon Promise students in the Gorge.
No votes; ‘Punchline’; Fair share; more
Respect legacy; Offensive; No on 97; more
‘Makes sense’; Free speech stolen; Shameful; more
For the past six years, hundreds of local volunteers have provided services to our neighbors who are homeless through the Hood River Warming Shelter.