Join Greg Colt, Paul Blackburn for Wednesday debate
Mayoral candidates Greg Colt and Paul Blackburn face off tonight, Oct. 22, in a debate at Dog River Coffee, a follow-up to an exchange between the two men (see sidebar below) at last Thursday’s Hood River Rotary joint appearance.
Assertions include conflict of interest, by Blackburn, and inexperience, by Colt
Sparks flew and no one got burned, but the heat was felt Thursday when Paul Blackburn and Greg Colt appeared before Hood River Rotary.
Full responses from Oct. 18, pages A7-8
Lone joint appearance before Nov. 4 election
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Hood River, took on his democratic challenger, Bend businesswoman Aelea Christofferson, in a debate Sunday evening in Sunriver.
HR candidates start ‘Office Hours’ café appearances Thursday; forum added Oct. 23
General Election ballots go out Friday to 11,270 voters in Hood River County. Expect it in the mail Saturday or Monday.
Mayor candidates Greg Colt and Paul Blackburn were mailed nine questions from the Hood River News. Their answers are below.
The final day to register as a new voter in Hood River County is Tuesday, Oct. 14.
Judge Karen Ostrye received overwhelming support in a poll of local attorneys asked to choose between incumbent Ostrye and opponent Timothy B. Ferrell.
Mayoral debate on Oct. 22, ‘Office Hours’ events start Oct. 16
Voters in the City of Hood River will be able to hear directly from mayor and council candidates in two public events.
After it failed due to a subpar voter turnout in May, a measure that would charge Cascade Locks electric customers a fee to support the city’s fire and EMS department is heading back to the ballot this November.
Democratic Legislative candidates Robert Bruce and Stephanie Nystrom will be in Hood River Sunday for a 6 p.m. gathering hosted by the Hood River Democratic Committee. The location is 4420 Riordan Hill Drive (corner of Country Club and Riordan– first house on the right).
Greg Colt will run for mayor in November.
On ObamaCare, the GOP leader claims president has even ‘spun up’ some Democrats
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden told ranchers from Wasco and Sherman counties July 3 that Oregon had once been offered more wolves from Idaho.
One of the best kept secrets in the Gorge was Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner’s visit July 2 to several locations including Hood River and Timberline.
A wildfire that began sometime early Wednesday morning on the site of an active timber sale on Hood River County Forestry Department timberland has been brought under control by fire crews.