Longview sublease denied, fight may continue
A proposed Columbia River coal terminal suffered what opponents called a “nail in the coffin” when a Washington commissioner denied a sublease to a piece of state-owned land the deal relies upon.
As the only Republican in the Oregon congressional delegation, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden has taken on a new role with a change in national leadership.
Waterfront merchants ask City to consider a plan to share off-street parking
The sanctuary city proposal and a revisiting of a parking meter decision highlight Monday’s agenda for Hood River City Council, meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
Maui Meyer came to Hood River for the surfing, and it is that verb, in an allegorical sense, he uses to describe his next phase of life. Meyer hopes to be appointed by the governor’s office to the Regional Solutions Team and plans to serve on the Rural Development Initiative, a non-profit group.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., has been chosen to chair the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee, where some of the biggest legislative battles associated with a major shift in leadership will start.
Maui Meyer honored Monday at his final commission meeting
Transitions in three layers took place Monday the Hood River County administration building.
The Port of Hood River is poised to apply for a federal grant in order to study replacing the aging Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge.
Destination: Cannon Ball, N.D. Two Mosier men are heading to the frozen plains this month to support the protesters at Standing Rock.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) has been selected as the next Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington, D.C.
Discussion on Hood River's sanctuary potential status has been postponed.
Public invited to comment on Dec. 15
Drivers can park for free at most spaces at the waterfront year-round, but that’s likely to change.
The Columbia River Gorge Commission will ask the Legislatures of Oregon and Washington for a budget increase in order to hire two new staffers — and finish an overdue management plan.
Zerfing certified as new Cascade Locks City Councilor
Hood River County Elections Department formally certified the Nov. 8 ballot last Wednesday. As a result, Carl Zerfing is officially the newest member of Cascade Locks City Council, in what has been designated Position 6, after his win in the write-in race.
Sanctuary: a place of refuge and protection — Merriam Webster. Sanctuary city: official status by a city as resisting enactment of federal immigration policies.
The Oregon Association of Nurseries is honoring Rep. Mark Johnson of Odell (District 52) and four other Oregon legislators as “Friends of Nurseries” for 2016. The five earned the recognition for working with the nursery industry to solve issues of concern.