March on Washington commemorates King march WASHINGTON — Alice Long planned months ago to use vacation time to travel from Huntsville, Ala., to the 50th anniversary events for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
Conservation groups are suing two federal agencies over a plan that allows logging in northern spotted owl and salmon habitat on private timberlands in Northern California.
Federal wildlife officials are back at the scrimmage line with a Hail Mary play they hope will provide added life support to the perennially struggling Northern spotted owl
West sees ‘culture of corruption’ A former Wasco County resident is using a new tactic to oust District Attorney Eric Nisley on grounds the elected official fosters a “culture of corruption.”
Dressed in a feather-coated suit, Gary West protests outside the Wasco County Courthouse Thursday morning.
Ballots in the May 21 special district election are due at the Wasco County Courthouse by Tuesday, May 21, at 8 p.m. It is too late to safely assure mail delivery at this point, so ballots should be hand-delivered to the Wasco County Courthouse at 511 Washington St. A drop box on East Fifth Street outside the courthouse is available for convenience. Ballots may also be turned in at Maupin City Hall on Deschutes Avenue from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee says the Internal Revenue Service’s improper targeting of tea party and conservative groups seems to be part of a culture of cover-ups and political intimidation by the Obama administration. The remark by Republican Dave Camp of Michigan came as his panel began a hearing on the IRS’s tough screening of conservative groups.
To the editor: I would like to encourage voters to cast a ballot for Eric Nerdin for the North Wasco County School District 21 School Board.
To the editor: I am writing this letter to encourage folks to elect Eric Nerdin to the Zone 5 position on the School Board.
To the editor: I wholeheartedly recommend John Nelson for school board.
To the editor: I have lived in the community for 23 years and of that 23 years I have known Eric Nerdin for 8 years. I am writing to endorse Eric for a school board position.
To the editor: We are supporting Aaron Bowman for election to the District 21 School Board and hope you will consider voting for him also.
To the editor: Our upcoming school board election is an important one. We are facing many changes and challenges in our schools. For this reason I believe continuity and knowledge of board members is extremely important. I would like to encourage you to vote for Dave Jones for school board in Zone 4.
To the editor: This letter is in support of John Nelson as Candidate for District 21 School Board, Zone 4. I have had the pleasure of working on the Start Making a Reader Today (SMART) Chapter with John for three years.
To the editor: As a retired firefighter, I would ask you to support Bill Wolfe for Fire Board Position 4. We worked together for many years and I think it would be helpful to have an actual firefighter helping to write policy.
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