• Both HR County Tax Measures Defeated
    Both of the tax measures Hood River County sought to deal with its budget woes went down to defeat in Tuesday night’s vote count.  Measure 14-65, a five-year local option property tax levy of 89 cents per thousand dollars of assessed property value for public health and safety, came closest to passage.  51.4% of voters […]
  • Hood River County Election Results
    Hood River County School District board chair Chrissy Reitz retained her seat on that panel.  Reitz received 780 votes to easily out-poll two challengers for position one.  Stephen Shwiff received 163 votes and Loran Ayles 159.  The lone contested Port of Hood River election was for position four, as Kristi Chapman had 2,528 votes to […]
  • Wasco County Election Results
    In Wasco County, there were four seats on the North Wasco County School District 21 board during Tuesday night’s election.  Rebecca Thistlethwatie retained the zone one position with 124 votes to 110 for Erica Flores and 92 for Mary Morehouse.  In zone three David Jones received 140 votes to 86 for Maggie Rocha.  In a […]
  • Cherry Fruit Fly Emerging
    Wasco County Oregon State University Extension says according to its models, the first emergence of the Western cherry fruit fly will occur on Saturday.  The model is based on work conducted in Dr. Helmut Riedel’s lab.  According to Ashley Thompson at OSU Extension, cherry fruit flies lay eggs about 6 to 7 days after emergence […]
  • May 21 Prep Sports Roundup
    Washington Class 1A Boys Golf Tournament Goldendale’s Luke Gerchak shot an 87 in round one on Tuesday at the Olympia Country and Golf Club.  That left him in a tie for 28th place heading into today’s final round.  The leader is Elias Malakoff of Seattle Academy with a 69. Today’s Schedule Oregon Class 5A Baseball […]
  • Wasco County Election Results as of 8:30 p.m.
    Link to official site: https://results.oregonvotes.gov/ResultsSW.aspx?type=CTYALL&cty=24&map=CTY North Wasco County School District 21 Zone 1 Rebecca Thistlethwaite 112 Erica Flores                         99 Mary Morehouse            77 North Wasco County School District 21 Zone 3 David Jones                        125 Maggie Rocha                    80 North Wasco County School District 21 Zone 5 Bethani Studebaker        209 Josh Farris                           124 Sherry Perry                       30 […]