Ballots must be received by county elections offices by 8 p.m. on May 19 in order to be counted.
El Secretario de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos, Sonny Perdue, anunció hoy el Programa de Asistencia Alimentaria Coronavirus (CFAP). Este nuevo programa del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA) tomará varias medidas para ayudar a los agricultores, ganaderos y consumidores en respuesta a la emergencia nacional de COVID-19.
Attendees pass beneath sign at the Great American Beer Festival in the Colorado Convention Center in Denver on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Craft beer brewers from around the country have descended on Denver to offer their wares to festival goers as well as take part in competitions.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden announced April 16 he will have a live on-line town hall hosted by Town Hall Project, open to all Oregonians, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 17.
The federal grazing fee for 2020 will be $1.35 per animal unit month (AUM) for public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and $1.35 per head month (HM) for lands managed by the USDA Forest Service. The 2019 public land grazing fees were also $1.35.
The activist group Hood River Indivisible organized Thursday’s protest at Second and Oak streets in response to intensification of violence between the U.S. and Iran, which peaked with last week’s killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in Iraq by the United States military. The 4:30-5:3…
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is investing $7.4 million to help Oregon farmers, ranchers, and rural businesses lower their energy costs, according to State Directory John Huffman. The funding is being provided through the Rural Energy for America Program.
US Senator Jeff Merkley opened his town hall in The Dalles June 15, with three big issues facing the nation that he said keep him up at night: Corruption, underinvestment and carbon pollution.
Press Associations across the country and the News Media Alliance are seeking legislation to protect local news services. This video was presented in support of the House bill, H.R. 2054.
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released a cumulative report Friday identifying core strategies to addressing and preventing cybersecurity incidents.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., defeated Democrat Jamie McLeod-Skinner Tuesday night but credited his opponent for mounting a “relentless” campaign that earned more votes than any of his previous opponents. “No one’s run a more aggressive campaign against me than Ms. McLeod-Skinner — she worked hard and gave voters a choice,” he said.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., has been granted his request to have Harney County rancher Dwight Hammond Jr., and his son, Steven, pardoned by President Donald Trump. “Today is a win for justice and an acknowledgement of our unique way of life in the high desert, rural West,” said Walden on Tuesday morning when news broke that President Donald Trump had granted full pardons to the Hammonds.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Millions of Americans got health insurance through the expansion of Medicaid programs in 31 states under the Affordable Care Act. Though efforts in Congress to overhaul the law collapsed, many remain nervous as some Republicans, including President Donald Trump, say they haven't given up on repealing the law. People who work at hundreds of rural hospitals are also watching closely.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., said having a rifle-wielding gunman open fire during a congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning in Alexandra, Va., brought home the potential danger of serving in a political office. “This is evil, it’s horrible, it’s unacceptable,” he said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama's health care law, a package that would scale back the government's role in helping people afford coverage and likely leave more Americans uninsured.
The White House distanced itself Friday from a Department of Homeland Security draft proposal to use the National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants, but lawmakers said the document offers insight into the Trump administration's internal efforts to enact its promised crackdown on illegal immigration.
PORTLAND (AP) — Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports.
PORTLAND — An Oregon man has asked for a different federal judge to handle his non-jury trial on misdemeanor charges stemming from last winter's armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Duane Ehmer and his attorney said in a court filing late Wednesday that U.S. District Judge Anna Brown might not be impartial and should recuse herself.
WASHINGTON — Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for the first time in eight years.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., has been chosen to chair the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee, where some of the biggest legislative battles associated with a major shift in leadership will start.
WASHINGTON — A high-ranking Senate Democrat is pushing for more answers on why doctors and patient advocates with financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry came to serve on a panel that advises the federal government on pain issues. Sen. Ron Wyden says he is “even more concerned” about these apparent conflicts of interest after receiving a response from the National Institutes of Health, which vetted and selected the panel members. In a letter sent Thursday to the Obama administration’s top health official, Wyden requests a series of documents related to the pain panel, including financial disclosure forms filled out by its members.
While in Washington D.C. last week for the 2016 National Association of Counties Legislative Conference, Wasco County Commission Chair Rod Runyon received unexpected but good news: The county is being awarded a $291,780 grant.
WASHINGTON — There will be no benefit increase next year for millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees, the government said Thursday.
- State of emergency extended for TD
- Primary election results for Wasco County
- OSP seizes 30 pounds of meth
- Wasco County Pioneers of Year named
- Wearing a mask is ‘vital’ as HR opens up, says health department
- Fire damages MCMC building in Hood River
- Plans approved and in place for Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties
- Deaths for May 13
- HR School superintendent Sara Hahn-Huston resigns
- Klickitat Sheriff says Covid orders unconstitutional
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