The Dalles Mayor Steve Lawrence has started a new monthly recorded mayor’s report, which is distributed to local radio stations and posted on the city’s website. His March report outlines past an upcoming meetings and events. But the mayor also used this new bully pulpit to chide one local medium about its reports on the city’s Feb. 4 goal setting session:
“Unfortunately, The Chronicle did not understand the give and take nature of the discussions, and responded with an incorrect interpretation. Councilors share opinions, and when they feel something is in the best interests of the city and the community, they are free to express them, whether it comes from a personal bias or not, as long as there are no ethical violations, which there were not.”
Hear the full report below.