Voting gets easier with auto signup

Voting statewide will become even more convenient in 2016. Starting Jan. 1, Oregon Motor Voter, the state’s new voter registration law, will take effect and automatic voter registration will be available to those who are eligible to register to vote and apply for an original, renewal, or replacement license, permit, or ID card at the DMV. Once someone applies for a license, they will receive a card and a pre-paid postage return envelope from the Oregon State Elections Office.

Shaniko election ends in a tie vote

A recent Shaniko election is proof every vote counts.When 16 of the city’s 21 registered voters decided whether to impose a five year local option levy for fire protection last Tuesday, the result was an 8-8 tie.

Magill files for sheriff seat

Chief deputy ready to lead local agency

Walden ‘stunned’ by Boehner move

Oregon Republican is rooting for Paul Ryan to take position

Wyden stops in TD for annual town hall

Topics range from pot laws to education, foreign policy

Journalist hops into county political race

Nichols says 42 years in the field has given him insight

Stauffer files for re-election

Judge Janet Stauffer has filed for a second six-year term as Circuit Court Judge of the Seventh Judicial District. Since May of 2010, she has served citizens in Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam and Wheeler counties.

Huffman looks back at 2015 legislature

The Oregon Legislature adjourned its 2015 session a little more than two weeks ago and Rep. John Huffman, R-The Dalles, is pleased about making progress on several issues despite his party’s minority status.

McAllister wins D21 seat

Incumbent re-elected to board

Polls close tonight

Parking available at Fifth Street entrance of courthouse

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D21 Board: Challenger

Frederick frustrated by District 21’s lack of leadership

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D21 Board: Incumbent

McAllister emphasizes learning to read at early age

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Merkley honors YouthThink

Senator given lei in return

More Democrats could help voter registration bill

Secretary of State Kate Brown is hopeful odds have improved to licensed drivers to voter rolls

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Walden talks oil trains, jobs

Federal official stops in TD for 75th town hall


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