Last week I received a letter from a Hood River retiree who chided me for typos and other journalistic deficiencies, and for my occasional practice of writing about that fact that I enjoy sending letters and postcards. That’s fine, happy for the feedback, and everyone is entitled to their opinion.
Rest ACHA: Trump and GOP need to give health care reform more time; Greg Walden must connect with his constituents
President Donald Trump said this week, “We have a chance to do something fantastic, to do something amazing,” referring to pending health care legislation, aka American Health Care Act.
How did Hood River County’s two state legislators get their start in politics?
The Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge opened on Dec. 9, 1924, when Calvin Coolidge was president. Within a year, 79,545 cars, 67 stage coaches, 3,920 livestock and 3,764 bicycles had crossed the river. In 1939, the lift span was installed after construction of Bonneville Dam. World War II began that year in Europe.
Oblige me while I weigh in on a letter to the editor published during my week of vacation at the end of February.
Local elections head into deep waters on May 16.
The words from 1980 echo today: the promulgation of Executive Order 9066 was not justified by military necessity and that the decision to issue the order was shaped by “race prejudice, war hysteria, and a failure of political leadership.”
Public Service: Education in good hands as Veldhuisen Virk leaves after 18 years of dedicated service
The hand-off looks like a solid one.
Shortages of tire chains or sidewalk ice melt are only part of the trying impacts of prolonged winter weather.
NEWS ITEM: “The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrived at the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station Tuesday after cutting a resupply channel through more than 60 miles of Antarctic ice. The Polar Star is America’s only operational heavy icebreaker that is capable of conducting the Antarctic resupply mission ...”
Thank you for the continued dedication of our newspaper delivery crew.
Let’s talk storm mobility.
Council should ratify the Sanctuary City resolution when it meets on Monday.
An open letter to Rob Mullens, University of Oregon athletic director.
New Year’s Eve is here, and with it plans to celebrate.