Ben McCarty

Digital Media Director for Eagle Newspapers

Ben McCarty worked for the Hood River News from 2006-13. During his time on staff he served as the sports editor, local news reporter and web producer/editor. He currently serves as the Director of Digital Media for Eagle Newspapers

Recent Stories

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Naito hotel proposal remanded, again

LUBA decision a setback for waterfront development; Naito will continue pursuit of hotel and commercial building project

A proposed development of a hotel and commercial building on the Hood River waterfront has again been remanded to the Hood River city council by the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals.

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No ‘inappropriate expenditures’, but ‘sloppy’ bookkeeping at History Museum

Investigation of History Museum results in continued fiscal controls

Revenue-gathering restrictions imposed on The History Museum of Hood River County since early September will remain in place following the recent release of a report that found museum board members “appeared to intentionally circumvent” county-established financial controls when handling museum funds.

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