City positions up for election

Information packets are now available for citizens interested in running for the following positions: mayor, councilor at large, and councilors Position 1 (west district) and 2 (east district). The positions will be elected at the Nov. 4 general election.

Letter to the editor: Thanks, Rotary

To the editor: Another Primary Election day has come and gone. Once again, Rotary volunteers staffed the ballot box in the street in front of the courthouse. Wasco County voters love their Rotarians and the convenience of not having to get out of their car to deliver their ballots to the county clerk’s office.

Letter to the editor: Thanks

To the editor: I write to thank the Republican voters of the 2nd District who overwhelmingly put their trust in me as the party’s nominee for Congress. I deeply appreciate your support and pledge to continue working hard for policies that will grow jobs and improve our economy, bring down our nation’s debt and get America back on track.

GOP team set for general

Richardson, Wehby to face Democrat incumbents

Runyon-Bailey face runoff

Commissioner Scott Hege secures another term.

Polls close tonight

Election polls will close at 8 p.m. tonight, May 20, and voters who did not receive a ballot, or have misplaced it, can come to the Wasco County Clerk’s office, 511 Washington Street, until closing to get it re-issued.

Letter to the editor: Vote Bailey

To the editor: We have witnessed Bridget Bailey develop from the school girl to the savvy business woman. She is getting our vote for county commissioner and we believe she deserves yours.

Letter to the editor: Vote Runyon, Hege

To the editor: We in Wasco County are Privileged to have two commissioners of the caliber of Scott Hege and Rod Runyon. These men are dedicated. They are experienced. They are knowledgeable. They are capable. They are compassionate about the people’s needs in our county.

Letter to the editor: Bailey enriches

To the editor: I recently had a home and studio built in The Dalles. This investment in the community has been enriched by meeting Bridget Bailey who is running for Wasco County Commissioner.

Letter to the editor: Re-elect Hege

To the editor: Wasco County voters have the chance to re-elect a candidate with a solid background and fresh ideas. Re-electing Scott Hege to Wasco County commissioner Position 1 will keep jobs and economic development as a top priority for all of Wasco County.

Letter to the editor: Support Bailey

To the editor: I support Bridget Bailey for County Commissioner because she fully demonstrates the intelligence and integrity to move the county commission toward innovative and creative solutions for many of the problems facing Wasco and other Oregon counties in our region.

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Spera is promoting change

Barney Spera knows it is unlikely that he will topple Republican Greg Walden from his Second Congressional District seat - but he is running to get his message out. "I decided to get involved in this election because I just got angry," said the Democrat from Ashland. "Money is power and power is money and I have no illusions about unseating Walden. But I would like to get a discussion going."

Letter to the Editor: Vote Runyon, Hege

To the editor: It is election time again in Wasco County and who better to vote for then true and tried candidates. I am voting for Rod Runyon and Scott Hege to serve another term as our County Commissioners.

Letter to the Editor: Vote Ferguson

To the editor: I am writing on behalf of Nora Ferguson regarding the position of County Commissioner position 1. I have gotten to know Nora quite well and can thoroughly vouch for her character and abilities. She has a pleasant and positive attitude and is a team player.

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Editorial: Send Conger to US Senate ballot

The story of Jason Conger’s path from homelessness to Harvard Law School is one to inspire any young person with the idea that a good education and a powerful desire can make anything happen — as long as the people continue to support those opportunities.


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