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Community Notes for May 6

Community notes for May 6: City Council meeting postponed, Leos' bottle drive, Immigration 101.

Special Districts Election Candidate Q and A

Ballots should arrive by this weekend for the May 16 county-wide Special Districts election. (Call County Elections at 541-386-1442 if it does not arrive by today, May 3.)

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Hood River Port, Parks candidates meet public

Tuesday’s candidate forum kicked off the 2017 Special Districts Election season with a lively, though fireworks-free discussion among 16 of the 18 total candidates running for Port of Hood River Commission and Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation Board.

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Special Districts Election Candidate Q and A

Ballots should arrive by this weekend for the May 16 county-wide Special Districts election. (Call County Elections at 541-386-1442 if it does not arrive by May 3.)

Herrera Beutler addresses healthcare

Healthcare took center stage in Thursday’s telephone town hall with Washington state’s Third Congressional District Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler. The issue was the common denominator among caller questions, and ranked number one in a phone survey of suggested congressional priorities.

Hood River County election ballots are in the mail

Ballots are heading to county voters Wednesday.

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CGCC board hears pleas for Sanctuary designation

Speakers in Hood River add to last month’s testimony in The Dalles

You cannot learn when you are afraid. That was the core message delivered by students, instructors, tutors, and community members to the Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Directors.

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Crowd blasts Walden at Hood River town hall

Walden’s hometown audience held back nothing during a tense town hall meeting Wednesday.

HRMS plans for town hall congestion - and civics lesson

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will hold town hall meetings Wednesday in Hood River and The Dalles.

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‘Citizen town hall’ raises dozens of questions for Greg Walden

He wasn’t there to hear, but Gorge residents had plenty to say to Rep. Greg Walden.

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‘I’m there to listen’: Greg Walden previews town halls

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will hold town hall meetings Wednesday in his hometowns, Hood River and The Dalles.

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Walden town halls in Hood River, The Dalles April 12

Walden announces town hall meetings next week.

Senate committee approves Mt. Hood Land Bill

A bill seeking to resolve a protracted land dispute on Mount Hood found success in a Senate Committee last week, which will bring the matter to the Senate floor for a vote.

Mid-Columbia Council of Governments hires Meriwether

Former Hood River County administrator comes out of retirement

David Meriwether is stepping into an interim director role at MCCOG, replacing Bob Francis.

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City vows partial Children’s Park reopening by Memorial Day

Children’s Park laborers from 1993 and active users of 2017 pressed for answers Monday in a community meeting convened by officials of the City of Hood River, which owns and operates the park.