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Perhaps Chris Corry’s approach to pandemic management is best summed up by the first words you find in his 2018 voter pamphlet and current website: “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’” 

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In May in conjunction with seven of our fellow Washingtonians, I filed lawsuit in federal court against Jay Inslee, in his capacity as Governor, over the statewide Emergency Declaration he implemented. Here is why I did so.We face a health crisis today not matched in the past century. Indeed…

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Your community needed you, and you responded with the same incredible generosity I’ve seen for years.

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Recently, a neighbor stopped by the house and commented on the roses I had planted on the walkway leading to the front door. While maintaining our distance, he asked about the white garden marker installed in the middle of the newly planted roses. I told him that it was a Tomb of the Unknown…

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization (EOCCO) and its partner, Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc., (GOBHI), are honored to join our providers throughout Eastern Oregon and beyond in raising awareness and bringing understanding to the significa…

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A coalition of environmental and fishing organizations have denounced the Trump administration’s latest effort to dismantle laws that protect clean water and public health.On April 16, the EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) revoked its own 2016 rule that ensures protective water stan…

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Now more so than ever, we are seeing how important a local, vibrant, healthy food system is. In March, Gov. Kate Brown deemed farmers markets “essential services”, just like grocery stores, during the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, Gorge Grown Food Network opened Hood River Farmers Market’s ou…

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During this coronavirus pandemic, access to accurate and trustworthy information in your community is as critical to life under quarantine and as sought after as hand sanitizer and face masks.Your local newspaper provides the news and information unique to your community. Where are the testi…

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We have all made terrific sacrifices around the country to flatten the curve and have finally begun to see some successes. As New York’s Gov. Cuomo has recently said, “The worst is over.” Here in Oregon and Hood River specifically, we are in the fortunate position of having relatively few co…

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Opinion page for April 8, 2020, Columbia Gorge News. With this edition, readers of all three papers will find a combined, weekly publication presenting news and information from throughout the Columbia River Gorge.

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Editorial cartoons, letters to the editor and local commentary—opinion page for Feb. 15.

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