U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden has introduced a bill that would create a grant program for repairing and replacing outdated bridges.
Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley will hold town halls in Hood River, Wasco and Multnomah counties on Sunday, Jan. 14.
The Port of Hood River has hired a new specialist as it takes steps toward replacing the interstate bridge.
Washington state Representative Gina McCabe (R-Goldendale) will hold round-table discussions Jan. 3-4 throughout the 14th Legislative District in advance of the 2018 legislative session. McCabe said the meetings are important tools for residents to directly engage with their government and fellow community members.
Measure 101 question approaching public on 2017 ballot
SALEM — A tax on insurance companies and some hospitals to provide health care for low-income Oregonians goes before voters next month, even after it was approved by the Legislature and signed by the governor during the 2017 legislative session.
A long-delayed land swap on Mount Hood that sets out areas for commercial development and protected forest land has cleared Congress.
A special election will be held throughout Oregon on Jan. 23 on Measure 101, which “approves temporary assessments to fund health care for low-income individuals and families, and to stabilize health insurance premiums,” according to the referendum text. It also will provide “temporary assessments on insurance companies, some hospitals, and other providers of insurance or health care coverage.
A public survey about a proposed countywide sales tax got a lukewarm reception.
Oregon Supreme Court Justice Thomas Balmer, administers the oath of office Wednesday to House Rep. Jeffrey Helfrich of Hood River.
A Hood River man has been appointed Oregon House District 52 representative.
Three finalists have been named in the search to fill a vacant District 52 seat in the Oregon House.
Three events on Saturday honor veterans who have served the United States.
State Representative Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) announced Friday he would retire from the Legislature effective Nov. 6.
City council and staff will meet for their annual goal-setting session, on Saturday, Nov. 11 at Hood River Library, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Community members gathered Wednesday afternoon at Jackson Park for a rally and march to Hood River City Hall in support of DACA Dreamers (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and to encourage the passage of a clean Dream Act in Congress.