About 60 people attended a “Lights for Liberty” protest Friday evening in front of The Dalles post Office in opposition to conditions faced by immigrants in detention facilities.
U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon), Patty Murray (D-Washington), Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) have announced that, with unanimous support, the U.S. Senate has passed the Columbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act.
Senior U.S. Senator of Oregon, Ron Wyden, held a town hall July 1 in Sherman County at the Grass Valley Pavilion to talk with citizens about their concerns. Topics included rural broadband, agriculture, veterans, green energy, health care, Iran, North Korea and hemp production.
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.
Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) stressed the need to improve the progress of nuclear waste cleanup at the Hanford Site during a hearing before the Energy and Commerce Committee May 1.
Editor’s note: The three candidates for Zone 1 on the D21 school board, Mary Morehouse, Rebecca Thistlethwaite and Erica Flores, bring a variety of motivations to their decision to run. Following is a summary of their statements, made either to the Chronicle or at a recent candidates forum hosted by the Wasco County Republican Central Committee. Each was asked why they ran, what skill set they bring, and what their vision
is for the school district.
Editor’s note: The Chronicle is profiling the 13 candidates for the six open positions on the D21 school board. This installment features unopposed candidate Dawn Rasmussen in Zone 2.
The Chronicle is profiling the 13 candidates for the six open positions on the D21 school board. This installment features unopposed candidate Dawn Rasmussen in Zone 2.
The Chronicle is profiling the 13 candidates for the six open positions on the D21 school board. This installment features Maggie Rocha and David Jones, who are seeking the Zone 3 position.
After voting in support of making the Mueller investigation report public on Thursday, Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) returned to Oregon for a town hall meeting in The Dalles March 15, where his vote was met with applause.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will hold town halls in the Gorge March 15. The day will begin with a town hall 8:30 a.m. at the Hood River Armory, 1590 12th St., Hood River, followed by one in The Dalles at 11:15 a.m. at the Civic Auditorium, 323 E. 4th St.
A judge ruled the regional jail’s contract to house immigration detainees does not violate state law, but its practice of notifying federal officials of the release dates of foreign-born prisoners does.
Bilateral trade negotiations have begun with Japan, the top importer of the soft white wheat grown in the mid-Columbia, wheat growers in Wasco and Sherman counties heard Feb. 4.
In November, educators and school children got a champion. The homeless got an advocate and environmentalists got a steward. But perhaps the people most happy with Gov. Kate Brown’s re-election reside in Oregon’s union shops.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden fielded wide-ranging questions from students and community members at Dufur School Tuesday, and in response to one, said attorney general nominee William Barr considers presidents “royalty” and above the law. “In his actual own words, he pretty much thinks the president is royalty,” Wyden said of Barr at the town hall meeting.
Due to changes in the calendar for the House of Representatives announced Jan. 15 by Democratic leadership, Representative Greg Walden’s (R-Hood River) town halls originally scheduled for Baker, Wallowa, Union, Umatilla, Morrow, Gilliam, Hood River, and Wasco counties the week of Jan. 21 will be rescheduled, according to a press release.
Oregon Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) will hold town halls in Dufur Jan. 22 and Hood River Jan. 21. Meetings will also be held in Benton, Linn, Clackamas, Polk, Jackson, Josephine, Multnomah, Crook, Jefferson and Deschutes counties, according to a press release from Wyden.
Due to changes in the calendar for the House of Representatives announced today, Jan. 15, by Democratic leadership, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) town halls originally scheduled for Baker, Wallowa, Union, Umatilla, Morrow, Gilliam, Hood River, and Wasco counties the week of Jan. 21 will be rescheduled for later dates and announced accordingly.
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