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STR meeting in Cascade Locks Thursday

Cascade Locks Planning Commission will consider an ordinance regulating short-term rentals (STRs) and accessory dwelling units at a meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 at City Hall, 140 WaNaPa St.

Filing deadline comes on March 16

The filing deadline for the May 16 Hood River County Special Districts election ballot is just about here.

Elections: Carlstrom files for HR Port seat

Filing deadline is March 16

A familiar Hood River name, though new to politics, will appear on the May 16 Hood River County Special Districts election ballot.

County appoints Bailey to Gorge Commission

Commissioners kick off business code update

Commissioners settled on choices for appointed government positions and took steps toward a series of legislative code updates.

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Bag Ends: Hood River law reducing plastic takes effect Wednesday

“Paper or plastic?” is now an obsolete phrase at Hood River’s largest stores.

Merkley holds town hall Saturday

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley will hold town halls in Hood River, Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties on Saturday.

Loyalty Honored

Senate unanimous on Feb. 19 resolution

State Sen. Chuck Thomsen, R-Hood River, has sponsored a resolution to recognize the historical significance of Feb. 19, 1942.

Trump wall, ACA repeal get Walden thumb’s up

Dist. 2 rep conducts ‘telephone town hall’

Keep elements of the ACA but not the ACA.

Leaders renew push for Mt. Hood land exchange

Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Representatives Greg Walden (R-Hood River) and Earl Blumenauer (D-Portland), introduced legislation this week to push forward a long-stalled land exchange on Mount Hood.

Zerfing steps into CL Council role

Carl Zerfing is settling into his first elected position: a member of Cascade Locks City Council.

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Oregon leaders react to Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Oregon’s congressional delegation split along party lines Monday in reacting to President Trump’s executive action on immigration and refugees.

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Women’s Stand brings national march to HR

‘People are looking at all of the issues’

The Hood River Women’s Stand on Saturday might never have happened had it not been for inclement weather. In fact, you might call it Plan B.

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Also Standing

The weekly Women in Black demonstration expanded Friday to 10 women giving silent witness to universal justice.

State Capital Page program seeks teen applicants for 2017

The Oregon House of Representatives and the Oregon Senate will once again be hosting students from around the state as part of the Honorary Page Program. This program is steeped in history and allows students to witness the legislative process in an up-close and personal way in a space of approximately six hours. In the last legislative session in 2015, over 400 students participated in the Senate and House programs.