Mark Reynolds and Mark Johnson discuss their views for candidacy.
An estimated 14,000 ballots – a county record – go out Wednesday, meaning they will arrive in homes in the next few days, at the same time as the new quarterly property tax statements from Hood River County
Gorge Ecumenical Ministries (GEM), an interfaith organization composed of representatives from area faith communities and churches, invites community members to attend voter forums in White Salmon and Hood River this month for political candidates.
All four candidates for three open positions on Hood River City Council spent the morning together Oct. 8 at Saturday Market greeting voters.
Hood River County Administrator Jeff Hecksel has begun to settle into the county’s top post.
Rep. Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) has gathered more campaign funds than his competitor, Odell Democrat Mark Reynolds, in the hotly contested Oregon House District 52 race.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Columbia River tribal members dressed in traditional regalia came to the Oregon State Capitol on Wednesday to protest persistent attempts to bring a Nestlé water bottling plant to Hood River County, where voters rejected the plan in a ballot measure in May.
Hood River City Council meets Monday at 6 p.m. and will hold a hearing on proposed additions to Title 5 of the Municipal Code, which sets down licensing, fee and registration requirements for operating short-term rental properties in the city.
Hood River County Board of Commissioners on Monday tagged the end of their deliberations on rules for short term rentals outside of city limits.
‘We know we dodged a bullet,’ Mosier mayor says during five-hour session in The Dalles
Perhaps just two or three years ago, Union Pacific Railroad’s plan to add roughly four miles of new track in the Columbia River Gorge near Mosier probably would not have sparked much of a fuss. But times have changed.
Labor Day is nearly here, and that means the elections season will begin in earnest.
On a night when a local builder decried “the critical lack of affordable housing” and called for city action on the issue, Hood River City Council adopted short term rental regulations a year after the issue came to dominate its docket.
The Port of Cascade Locks Commission swore in its newest member Thursday, Dean Bump.
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Also: big changes coming in local transit services
Will Norris is the new finance officer and assistant city manager for the City of Hood River.