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Letter to the Editor: Vote Nerdin

To the editor: I have known Eric Nerdin for almost ten years. During this time, he has displayed a high level of commitment to our local youth programs. Eric has proven himself to be very dependable and willing to work very hard to accomplish any task that is put before him. Eric is well liked by peers and local youth. He consistently displays sound and solid judgement as long as I have known him.

D21 candidate forum Monday, May 13

Voters interested in hearing from candidates for the North Wasco County School District 21 school board are invited to a candidate forum on Monday, May 13 from 6-8 p.m. in the Wahtonka cafeteria.

Letter to the Editor: Backing Nerdin

To the editor: I am writing in support of Eric Nerdin for District 21 School Board. He has a vested interest in our schools and community.

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Oregon bill would make voter registration automatic

SALEM — Oregon’s chief elections official wants almost everyone with a driver’s license to be automatically registered to vote.

Fire board Pos. 2: Carmen Gronquist, stepping back

Carmen Gronquist filed for an open position on the Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue District board, believing it is important to volunteer for the community.

Fire board Pos. 2: John Willer, an independent view

In his college days before medical school, Dr. John Willer was a volunteer emergency medical responder and firefighter in Ohio.

School Board, Position 5: Nerdin, 'prepare students for life'

Eric Nerdin hopes to reclaim the North Wasco County School District seat he held for two years during the transitional time when The Dalles and Chenowith districts consolidated into North Wasco County School District 21.

School Board, Position 5: Aaron Bowman, 'seek out partnerships'

The story of Aaron Bowman’s decision to run for the North Wasco County School Board 21 seat being vacated by Brian Stahl stretches back to the birth of his son, who was born with multiple physical special needs.

D21 school board zone 2: Fredrick pulls out

The race to represent Zone 2 on the North Wasco County School District 21 school board is down to one. John Fredrick, the incumbent being challenged by Dean McAllister, dropped out of the race May 1.

Letter to the Editor: Support Wolfe

To the editor: I am currently an Engineer/Paramedic with Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue. I have been there and done that for 22 years. I am writing to endorse Bill Wolfe for MCF&R Board position 4.

D21 School Board zone 2: DeanMcAllister, digging into the issues

School board candidate Dean McAllister isn’t waiting to see if he’s elected before digging into the issues. The candidate to represent Zone 2 in North Wasco County School District 21 has been attending school board meetings, the Oregon School Boards Association trainings and the Achievement Compact Committee meetings.

MCFR Board: Bill Wolfe, On-the-job training

Bill Wolfe retired last year after 37 years with the fire district, and is now seeking a post on the Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue District board.

MCFR Board: Harry Larsen, Business skills

Harry Larsen is seeking his fourth term on the Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue board, but this is his first time facing competition for the post.

Election, School Board Pos. 4: Dave Jones, decade of board experience

As one of the original members of the North Wasco County School District 21 school board, Dave Jones says he hopes to continue to put his decade of experience and knowledge of the district to good use.

Election, School Board Pos. 4: John Nelson, a sense of commitment

If there is one thing voters can count on if they vote for John Nelson, he says, it’s his sense of commitment.

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