• Wasco County Election Results as of 8:30 p.m.
    Link to official site: https://results.oregonvotes.gov/ResultsSW.aspx?type=CTYALL&cty=24&map=CTY North Wasco County School District 21 Zone 1 Rebecca Thistlethwaite 112 Erica Flores                         99 Mary Morehouse            77 North Wasco County School District 21 Zone 3 David Jones                        125 Maggie Rocha                    80 North Wasco County School District 21 Zone 5 Bethani Studebaker        209 Josh Farris                           124 Sherry Perry                       30 […]
  • Hood River County Election Results (as of 8:15 p.m.)
    Link to official site: https://results.oregonvotes.gov/ResultsSW.aspx?type=CTYALL&cty=25&map=CTY Hood River County 14-65 Five-Year Local Option Yes                         2,307     48.7 No                          2,433     51.3 Hood River County 14-66 Prepared Food and Beverage Yes                         1,973     41.5 No                          2,783     58.5 Hood River County School District Board Position 1 Chrissy Reitz       567 Stephen Shwiff 126 Loran Ayles         110 Port of Hood River Pos. 4 […]
  • HR County Commission Approves STR Ordinance
    Hood River County Commissioners concluded a nearly two-year effort to approve modifications to the ordinance regulating short-term rentals.  By a 4-1 vote, the Commission approved the second reading of an ordinance that includes modifying residency requirements to meet state law, eliminating the cap on the number of STR’s allowed in the County and instead establishing […]
  • HR School District Staff Answering Boundary Transportation Questions
    Hood River County School District Superintendent Dan Goldman says district staff has answered questions it received from the school board on some transportation issues surrounding recommendations to change elementary and middle school boundaries.  Goldman indicated that a presentation to be made to the board at its Wednesday night meeting includes solutions to activity bus issues, […]
  • White Salmon Working On New Land Use Plan
    The City of White Salmon is working on a new comprehensive land use plan.  Mayor David Poucher says they have contracted with a firm to help develop it.  Poucher says they decided to do a new plan rather than make revisions to the current one, and bringing it more in line with what is happening […]
  • Not Many Contested Local Seats In Klickitat County
    There will not be many contested races in Klickitat County this fall as the filing period for local offices came to a conclusion.  One contested race will be to succeed White Salmon Mayor David Poucher, who is not seeking re-election.  Current City Councilor Marla Keethler is opposed by Douglas Charters for that office.  Three people […]