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Sales Tax: County gets mixed results from survey

A public survey about a proposed countywide sales tax got a lukewarm reception.

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A new House Rep

Oregon Supreme Court Justice Thomas Balmer, administers the oath of office Wednesday to House Rep. Jeffrey Helfrich of Hood River.

Hood River man appointed to House Dist. 52 seat

A Hood River man has been appointed Oregon House District 52 representative.

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House District 52: Counties will select from three candidates

Three finalists have been named in the search to fill a vacant District 52 seat in the Oregon House.

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11th hour, 11th day: Saturday Observances honor veterans

Three events on Saturday honor veterans who have served the United States.

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Mark Johnson resigns House, takes job with business group

State Representative Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) announced Friday he would retire from the Legislature effective Nov. 6.

Hood River City Council holds goal setting Nov. 11

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.

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Marching for ‘A Clean Dream’

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.

Democrats host Dist. 2 forum Saturday

Hood River County and Wasco County Democrats host a voter forum Saturday for Democratic candidates who have announced they will run the Oregon’s Dist. 2 Congressional seat, now held by Greg Walden (R-Hood River).

Mosier names new city manager

The City of Mosier has selected Colleen Coleman as the new City Manager.

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Recycling in Oregon ends, for now

City Council moves on in-lieu proposal, first steps for Rand-Cascade

Recycled materials in Oregon are heading to landfills.

Good Governance award goes to Hood River

LOC honors city for outreach program

The City of Hood River was presented the 2017 Helen and Alan Berg Good Governance award at the 92nd Annual League of Oregon Cities (LOC) conference last week in Portland.

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City Council hones new ‘in-lieu’ fee

Gov. Brown to visit CL, HR on Friday

The pendulum-like “in-lieu” fee issue took another swing Monday after a lengthy discussion by Hood River City Council.

CGWAN hosts voter registration events Tuesday

Columbia Gorge Women’s Action Network (CGWAN) will join more than 2,500 partners nationwide Tuesday in actively observing National Voter Registration Day.

Parking and Children’s Park top city council Monday agenda

“In-lieu parking” tops a wide-ranging agenda for Hood River City Council when it meets on Monday.

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