It's time to get your picks in for the Hood River News weekly football pick'em contest.October 31, 2012 10:58 a.m. read more..
It's time to get your picks in for the Hood River News weekly football pick'em contest.October 31, 2012 10:58 a.m. read more..
In a letter sent to the Port of Hood River Monday, Naito Development informed the Port commission it was at an impasse with Friends of the Hood River Waterfront and intended to submit a revised plan to put a recreational cable park into the Nichols boat basin.October 30, 2012 4:40 p.m. read more..
A new service is being provided by Opportunity Connections that will help your employees offer better customer service to people with disabilities.October 30, 2012 4:01 p.m. read more..
Hood River County Christmas Project registration dates start Nov. 9 in Hood River, Nov. 12 in Odell and Nov. 15 in Parkdale. Cascade Locks sign-up day will be Nov. 28 for baskets of food and gifts to be delivered Dec. 21-22.October 30, 2012 3:59 p.m. read more..
Soroptimist International of Mount Adams and Rotary of White Salmon-Bingen invite the public to “Stay Smart, Stay Safe: Learn About Human Trafficking,” to be held at Skyline Hospital, the lower level meeting room, from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8.October 30, 2012 3:58 p.m. read more..
Golfers raised a total of $500 for FISH food banks in the second annual Hood River Care Center Antique Golfer’s Championship tournament on Sunday, Oct. 7. The event was a nine-hole scramble with four-person teams and at least one person on each team was 70 years of age or older.October 30, 2012 3:53 p.m. read more..
This week this column starts off with a personal note.October 30, 2012 3:48 p.m. read more..
We have been having an ongoing conversation at the office about the seeming reduction of interpersonal communication skills among the younger generation. Younger generation is a fairly sweeping generalization since coworkers run the gamut from their 20s through 60s, but in general writing and speech skills seem to be declining in those we encounter. Most concerning is that speech and writing skills are integral to expression and communication of feelings and values.October 30, 2012 3:47 p.m. read more..
The prayer that opens this raucous, fairytale musical offers a decidedly modern twist to praising God. Not to give too much away, but think “OMG” sung in the highest, most endearing Valley-Girl-Speak ever — like, for sure!October 30, 2012 3:43 p.m. read more..
The youngest and oldest, least and most experienced runners displayed serious determination Saturday as the Hood River Valley High School girls cross country team ground out a thrilling victory in the District meet at HRVHS.October 30, 2012 3:37 p.m. read more..
When Friends of the Hood River Waterfront first heard about the settlement proposal for Nichols Basin that was advanced by Arthur Babitz and Jon Davies, we were encouraged and excited about the potential to shelve plans for the cable park and instead focus on a restoration and water access enhancement plan.October 30, 2012 3:32 p.m. read more..
Ginger Swanson, a broker with Windermere/Glenn Taylor Real Estate, has been named the Realtor of the Year by the Mid-Columbia Association of Realtors. Swanson, who is licensed in both Oregon and Washington, works out of the company’s offices in Hood River, Bingen and Stevenson.October 30, 2012 3:13 p.m. read more..
Oregon breweries claimed a total of 23 medals at the 2012 Great American Beer Festival held Oct. 11-13 in Denver, Colo.October 30, 2012 3:06 p.m. read more..
Veterans and former veterans and their immediate families will be offered a free class in driver safety during the month of November. The AARP is offering this free class in recognition of their service to our country.October 30, 2012 2:55 p.m. read more..
Good news for those of you who love trick-or-treating with the young’uns: The free Heights Safe Halloween event will still be offered this year at the Hood River Armory on the Heights Halloween evening, 5-7 p.m. The Heights Business Association, the City of Hood River and Hood River Lions are hosting the event.October 30, 2012 2:45 p.m. read more..
Ballots are coming in at a pace of about 500-600 per day, according to Hood River County Elections Coordinator Kim Kean.October 30, 2012 2:41 p.m. read more..
Gorge Youth Tackle Football League action wrapped up last weekend with the league championship tournament in Goldendale. The league consists of two age groups with teams from throughout the Gorge. In the 3rd-4th grade league, the championship game came down to two Hood River teams fighting for the title after beating teams from The Dalles, White Salmon, Stevenson and Goldendale.October 26, 2012 3:35 p.m. read more..
Small business owners and farmers have been some of the hardest-hit by the tough economy, and those who stay afloat increasingly worry they won’t be able to pass on their enterprises to the next generation. In liberal Oregon, of all places, a measure will be on the ballot this November to ease the burden by eliminating the state’s death tax.October 26, 2012 3:22 p.m. read more..
Wild & Scenic Film Festival returns to Hood River; Film Preview for “Cold”; Celebrate Halloween weekend at Maryhill Winery Oct. 27-28; Battlecorn at Everybody’s; NANDA visits Hood River Nov. 1; Halloween scream at Pfriem; Entertainers needed for Christmas project benefitOctober 26, 2012 2:48 p.m. read more..
Hood River County Library District is celebrating Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Leave a note of remembrance for a dead loved one at an altar at the Hood River Library, then come to a fiesta at the Parkdale Library Nov. 1, from 5-6:30 p.m.October 26, 2012 2:43 p.m. read more..
It's time to get your picks in for the Hood River News weekly football pick'em contest.October 23, 2012 4:48 p.m. read more..
Concert rock violinist Aaron Meyer and guitarist Tim Ellis will be arriving back in Hood River Saturday to share a fully orchestrated performance alongside the Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta.October 23, 2012 3:27 p.m. read more..
Oregonians who have something to say about how fame, celebrity, infamy and pageantry shape American culture are invited to submit an essay or article for Oregon Humanities magazine’s spring 2013 issue on the theme “Spectacle.”October 23, 2012 3:25 p.m. read more..
Remember the days when our math teachers said there was something special about even numbers? Well, even numbers were certainly special for Josh Worth and AJ Sutton at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last week. Josh rolled an even 800 series in the Tuesday Nite Mixed league and AJ blasted a perfect 300 game in the Wednesday night Fraternal league.October 23, 2012 3:14 p.m. read more..
Focusing intently on the Columbia River Conference championships, Hood River Valley High School cross country traveled east over the weekend to race in the Wildhorse Invitational near Pendleton. The race — the last of the regular season for HRV — is used to fine-tune runners and varsity lineups before Saturday’s district race (held this year in Hood River).October 23, 2012 3:13 p.m. read more..
Bud Pounders wipes the sweat off his hands and grabs a bright blue ball from the carousel. He’s bowling in loafers, not the tri-colored slick-bottom shoes designed for sliding across the hardwood; but for his between-the-legs delivery style, this footwear is ideal.October 23, 2012 3:10 p.m. read more..
Welcome to Halloween Week. Don’t try to fool me, this holiday always seems to fall right around the time Home Depot puts up Christmas decorations, which, by the way, happened several weeks ago. I was there, in early October, watching perplexed customers get distracted by displays of Santa lawn ornaments and “energy efficient” 5,000 LED pre-lit trees.October 23, 2012 2:46 p.m. read more..
Funkship Columbia, Halloween benefit at The Pines Oct. 26; Flamenco in The Dalles Oct. 29; Halloween party at Civic Oct. 27; Music at Gallery 301 Oct. 26; Tony Furtado at CEBU Oct. 26; Cookbook author Lynne Curry visits the Gorge Oct. 25-26; Rich Wilkins plays Oct. 27; Halloween dance; diabetes benefit Oct. 27October 23, 2012 2:41 p.m. read more..
“You should be afraid of the dark” is the fitting theme behind the annual Haunted House for Muscular Dystrophy Association.October 23, 2012 2:18 p.m. read more..
Columbia Center for the Arts presents the inaugural Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival running over three days Oct. 26-28 at four venues throughout downtown Hood River. Films will be shown at Columbia Arts, Andrew’s Skylight Theater and on Saturday evening a special screening at Springhouse Cellar Winery.October 19, 2012 2:08 p.m. read more..
The Hood River Aquatic Center was a full house last weekend during the Hood River Valley Swim Team’s annual autumn meet. The three-day event brought more than 300 kids to town from across the Northwest. Representing Hood River were 44 swimmers, all of whom achieved a best time in at least one individual event and many of whom swam in their first-ever meet.October 19, 2012 1:48 p.m. read more..
The Hood River Valley High School water polo team racked up a 15-4 win over Reynolds High School in its first home game at the Hood River Aquatic Center on Oct. 8. While the two teams played a fairly close game during the first half, the Hood River team plowed past the visiting team in the second half, benefiting from the superior conditioning achieved by practicing in one of the few pools in Oregon that is deep on both ends.October 19, 2012 1:46 p.m. read more..
They may have been wearing bright pink (in honor of Big Pink breast cancer awareness night) from head to toe, but the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls volleyball team was all business (well, mostly) Thursday evening against Hermiston.October 19, 2012 1:44 p.m. read more..
On a five-game winning streak and undefeated in the Columbia River Conference, the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls soccer team is poised to claim the league title at the end of the month.October 19, 2012 1:44 p.m. read more..
It was a good week for Hood River Valley varsity boys soccer. With only two weeks left in league play, the team needed to pick up key wins against The Dalles and Pendleton to stay in the running for the Columbia River Conference title and propel its state ranking into the top five. After Thursday’s win HRV moved from eighth to fifth in Oregon 5A rankings, which is increasingly important as seeding for the state playoffs approaches.October 19, 2012 1:43 p.m. read more..
Due to the current and forecasted weather, the Oregon Department of Forestry, The Dalles Unit, terminated its Regulated Use Closure effective at 6 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time, Oct. 15. This affects all lands protected by ODF within Hood River and Wasco counties.October 19, 2012 1:41 p.m. read more..
The four finalist candidates for the permanent City Administrator position will be in town Oct. 26 and 27. The community is invited to participate and assist the City Council, according to interim city administrator Paul Koch.October 19, 2012 1:38 p.m. read more..
Oregon State Police troopers are continuing the investigation into Tuesday afternoon’s fatal traffic crash that resulted in the death of 18-year-old Savanna K. Holloway, of Cascade Locks, along Highway 35 about 10 miles south of Hood River.October 19, 2012 1:08 p.m. read more..
It's time to get your picks in for the Hood River News weekly football pick'em contest.October 17, 2012 9:35 a.m. read more..
The threat of rain did not stop the supporters of the first Traffic Jam, Oct. 12-13 at Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum.October 16, 2012 4:28 p.m. read more..
Amalia Vasquez, a student at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, performed in “Trickster Tales,” a new play of American Indian stories by Kelley Zinge, during the college’s Raider Days homecoming celebration Oct. 5-6.October 16, 2012 4:26 p.m. read more..
PARKDALE — Visitors or locals can expect something they’ve never seen before at Kiyokawa Family Orchards in Parkdale.October 16, 2012 4:16 p.m. read more..
I taught two fermentation classes this week and in each of the classes, I posed a simple question to my students: “What would happen if you left a head of cabbage on your kitchen counter for six weeks?” Responses varied from, “it would rot,” “you’d smell it,” “it would be surrounded by a puddle of goo,” “it sure wouldn’t taste very good,” etc.October 16, 2012 4:14 p.m. read more..
The Gorge Technology Alliance invites everyone to its monthly featured event on Tuesday, Oct. 23, with speaker Jason Glaspey on the topic of how entrepreneurs and existing businesses can generate significant impacts by focusing on solving small problems with their business model.October 16, 2012 4:04 p.m. read more..
“Visits with Mrs. Picket” is a great book, rich with the musings of one of Hood River’s most prolific muses, Ruth McClain Guppy. It gives you a feel for our community through the eyes of a woman, a well-trained journalist, a mother, a humorist, an environmentalist and a historian.October 16, 2012 4:02 p.m. read more..
I first went to Cody Orchards Farm Stand because I know the owners, Glen and Donna Cody, having been Glen’s classmate at Hood River Valley High School.October 16, 2012 3:35 p.m. read more..
The feel of crisp autumn air in your face. The contrasting crunch and give of a juicy, ripe pear in your mouth. The stunning beauty of an unobstructed view across the valley. The joyful shrieks of children as they race to the pumpkin field and on through the corn maze.October 16, 2012 3:28 p.m. read more..
While talking cars only appear in the movies, your vehicle can still communicate using its own language. Sounds like squealing, thumping, hissing and grinding are all signs that your vehicle may be trying to tell you something, says the Car Care Council.October 16, 2012 3:22 p.m. read more..
With the first layer of rain in months finally on the trails this week, dusty-face gritty-teeth riding is over and fall riding season has officially begun. Get into the swing of the season Saturday with a work party on one of the best trail systems in the county.October 16, 2012 3:19 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley High School volleyball hosted its annual HRV Invitational Tournament Saturday. With home court advantage and momentum from recent wins against Hermiston and The Dalles-Wahtonka, the varsity girls went 5-1 in bracket play to advance to the championship rounds.October 16, 2012 3:15 p.m. read more..
Hood River County School District has benefitted since 2004 from funding of two prior local option levies. The latest proposed levy on the Nov. 6 ballot, Measure 14-48, also deserves a yes vote.October 16, 2012 3:06 p.m. read more..
Beginning Oct. 22, S&K Painting, the contractor for the repainting of the interstate bridge, will resume work. All painting, except on one of the bridge spans, has been completed. Weather may delay painting schedules. S&K's work on the bridge is expected to be complete by February 2013.October 16, 2012 2:49 p.m. read more..
Why does Oregon’s history rock? From the Oregon Trail to Portlandia, Oregon is full of fascinating, rich, and quirky stories that make up our state’s history. To tell these stories, the Oregon Historical Society and Clear Channel Outdoor are sponsoring the first ever “Oregon History Rocks Billboard Contest,” open to students across the state.October 16, 2012 2:42 p.m. read more..
The Oregon Department of Forestry, The Dalles Unit, would like to remind everyone living or recreating in the Gorge that a burn ban and regulated use closure are still in effect. Although the recent weather has been cooler and may provide some precipitation, it has not been enough to significantly reduce fire danger. Below are most of the closures still in effect for ODF-protected lands:October 12, 2012 3:31 p.m. read more..
The shift of the seasons has arrived, fall is in full effect and the heat of the summer is gone; along with most of the tourists. One might wonder how those people find Hood River, if it’s through social network, family members, or something else. Well, it’s a bit of all of them!October 12, 2012 3:23 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley volleyball got a taste of sweet revenge this week as they rallied to a 3-1 win at home Wednesday against The Dalles-Wahtonka. The Eagles, now 5-4 in league play, lost a disappointing 3-2 match on the road in their last meeting against the Columbia River Conference rivals.October 12, 2012 3:20 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley High School’s athletic Hall-of-Fame will induct its fifth class of former students and coaches at a banquet and fundraiser auction Oct. 27. The event is open to the public and, in addition to serving as an unofficial reunion for many, acts as a fundraiser for HRVHS athletic programs.October 12, 2012 3:18 p.m. read more..
Second-half tenacity paid off for the Hood River Valley varsity girls soccer team Tuesday afternoon. The Eagles, now 3-4-1 overall and 2-0 in league play, hosted the Hermiston Bulldogs in what was expected to be a competitive match between the Columbia River Conference’s top two teams. After a fairly even and scoreless first half and opening second half, the Eagles scored two late-game goals and stayed tough on defense to shut-out Hermiston and claim the conference’s top position.October 12, 2012 3:14 p.m. read more..
Providence Hospice of the Gorge offers ongoing grief support groups for children and teens. The groups are free and run September through May from 6-7 p.m., every other Thursday at the Riverside Community Church in Hood River. Pizza is provided and, if needed, gas cards are available to cover the expense of travel.October 12, 2012 3:08 p.m. read more..
The Hood River County 4-H Program is gearing up for the beginning of the new 4-H year. 4-H has played an active role in the lives of 4-H youth for more than 100 years in Hood River County!October 12, 2012 3:06 p.m. read more..
Buzzy Nielsen, director of the Hood River County Library, was recently given a “Gift of Family History” by the staff of the Mid-Columbia Family History Center in Hood River. The gift was two volumes of his compiled family history.October 12, 2012 2:41 p.m. read more..
Republican Mark Johnson made good on at least one promise when he went to Salem two years ago as state representative from District 52: that he would work on both sides of the aisle. That collaboration gets him high marks with many of his peers in Salem, and it’s just one reason the Hood River News is endorsing the incumbent in his bid to return for a second term in the state legislature.October 12, 2012 2:33 p.m. read more..
Portland — The four U.S. senators from Washington and Oregon and a Congressional representative have sent a letter to the U.S. Forest Service expressing strong support for a trail vision to connect Gorge communities to some of the most beautiful viewpoints in the famed National Scenic Area.October 12, 2012 2:06 p.m. read more..
Pinot Noir. Riesling. Syrah. Tempranillo. Gewürztraminer. Chardonnay. Zinfandel. These exotic pronunciations roll off the tongue with luxurious sensations, very much like the ultimate product of these fruits, after they’ve been pulled from the vine.October 12, 2012 1:56 p.m. read more..
The subject is boundaries in “An Evening of Four One-Act Comedies,” the 35th season opener for CAST, starting Oct. 11 at Columbia Center for the Arts. Three of the plays feature new directors. Explicitly or in nuanced ways, all four plays examine one or more types of borders — emotional, political, involuntary and designed — confronting the human condition.October 10, 2012 noon read more..
Columbia Center for the Arts will present the first Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival in Hood River on Oct. 26-28. Venues for the film festival include the 175-seat theater at Columbia Center for the Arts as well as Springhouse Cellar, and others to be announced.October 10, 2012 noon read more..
Nationally acclaimed author Duff Brenna will present a program Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hood River Library about his experiences in writing best-selling memoirs.October 10, 2012 noon read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Ryder as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:October 10, 2012 noon read more..
The tomatoes still hang heavy on the vine, but a quick perusal of The Oregonian this morning tells me a different season is upon us — advertisements for holiday bazaars fill three pages of the morning newspaper. ‘Tis almost the season for giving, for receiving and for overusing credit cards.October 10, 2012 noon read more..
The annual Gorge Fruit and Craft Show will be held at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell on Oct. 20-21. The show only hosts vendors from the four counties in the Gorge, and features produce, plants and flowers, wine tasting, gourmet food products, baked goods, arts and crafts and jewelry.October 10, 2012 noon read more..
Hood River Valley High School cross country traveled to Bend over the weekend to take part in the Oxford Classic, held at Drake Park. The race brings teams from across the west and was, as coach Kristen Uhler says, “a reality check.”October 10, 2012 noon read more..
We all watched as the salmon pulled Myron’s rod tip toward the water several times. Friend and guide Jack Glass suggested Myron set the hook; and in typical fashion, as soon as he did the massive fish took off downriver. Myron eventually turned and got the fish to the boat. It was our third chinook in what turned out to be a pretty good morning of back-trolling plugs in the Columbia River, just west of Bonneville Dam.October 10, 2012 noon read more..
Oregon and Washington fishery managers decided this week that the sturgeon retention season on the lower Columbia River above Wauna will not open Oct. 20 as planned.October 10, 2012 noon read more..
Rachel Shields has worn many hats in her 90 years: She’s been the director of Asbury Day Care Center (later Frankton), foster parent and missionary. She was appointed ombudsman in 1993 by Meredith Cole, Oregon’s long term care ombudsman, and named a delegate to the 1995 White House Conference on Aging in Washington, D.C., by Gov. John Kitzhaber. She also leads weekly Bible studies at Providence Down Manor.October 10, 2012 noon read more..
Last year’s Columbia Gorge Marathon drew close to 1,200 people to Hood River and the Gorge. For logistic and traffic purposes, the event this year, set for Oct. 28, will be capped at 1,000 runners. Organizers are expecting that cap to be reached and are excited to promote what is labeled as one of the most scenic marathon courses in the nation.October 10, 2012 noon read more..
Who invented kiteboarding?October 9, 2012 5:09 p.m. read more..
“Strong language from weak minds...” — taken from FacebookOctober 9, 2012 5:07 p.m. read more..
It's time to get your picks in for the Hood River News weekly football pick'em contest.October 9, 2012 4:36 p.m. read more..
The Hood River Valley football team got off to another slow start and this time it couldn't recover. The Wilson Trojans scored twice in the opening six minutes of the game and sprinted out to a 34-0 lead before beating the Eagles 41-16 at Wilson Friday.October 8, 2012 12:21 p.m. read more..
Do you have leftover paint, chemicals and batteries piling up in your garage? Bring those leftovers to a free household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot at Mosier Community School.October 6, 2012 noon read more..
The Plein Air Writing Exhibition is an annual writing festival that is special to the Columbia Gorge. Plein Air painting events (painting in the outdoors) happen in many locations — there is even a magazine devoted to it — but adding writers to the mix and showing creations from both groups of artists gives the Columbia Center for the Arts’ Northwest Plein Air Event added depth and texture.October 6, 2012 noon read more..
While working on a project this past week, I have watched one whole season of ”Hoarders” and one whole season of “Intervention” on my Netflix. I’m sad. I’m very sad to see so many hurting, hopeless, empty people all searching for acceptance, love and belonging. I call it being “heart hungry.”October 6, 2012 noon read more..
A bi-state cooperative plan by three Gorge communities, and a field trip, will be on the agenda Oct. 9 when the Columbia River Gorge Commission meets starting at 9 a.m. in the Port of Cascade Locks Bridge Tender House #3, 355 WaNaPa St., at the west end of the Port Marine Park complex.October 6, 2012 noon read more..
It wasn’t pretty, but it was a win; and after three losses and a tie, Tuesday’s 2-0 shutout of Pendleton was an important dose of momentum for the Hood River Valley High School varsity boys soccer squad as it moves into league play.October 6, 2012 noon read more..
The Eagles hung tough Thursday night, but the Columbia River Conference’s undefeated Buckaroos proved a little too much to handle. The 3-0 at-home loss brings the Hood River Valley High School varsity team to 5-8 overall and 4-4 in league play with four more matches in the regular season.October 6, 2012 noon read more..
Six Rivers is building a new generation of conflict resolvers.October 6, 2012 noon read more..
The Hood River County Board of Commissioners recently overturned the County Planning Commission’s decision to allow the Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District (the Park District) to begin development of Barrett Park. The Park District plans to appeal the decision to the state Land Use Board of Appeals and is seeking community support to help persuade the BOC to allow development of the park. The facts on Barrett Park are as follows:October 6, 2012 noon read more..
The Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation district feels that it is within its right to build a park on high value farmland in Hood River County and is now taking that fight to the next level.October 4, 2012 7:26 p.m. read more..
Hood River will have two fewer kite schools next year. At Tuesday's Port Commission meeting, the commission directed staff to move forward with a plan which calls for eight total waterfront school permits, with a maximum of five kite boarding schools.October 4, 2012 2:35 p.m. read more..
Get your picks in by Friday at 5 p.m.October 4, 2012 8:14 a.m. read more..
Several thousand runners from more than 100 schools across the West Coast swarmed Portland Meadows Saturday for the annual Nike Pre-Nationals cross country meet. Representing Hood River Valley High School were varsity boys and girls squads of seven, competing against fields of 105 and 146 runners in their divisions.October 3, 2012 noon read more..
Gorge winds are about to flip-flop for the season, and for the kiteboarders and windsurfers who recreate on the river for more than a few months every summer, a new east wind beach and launch awaits at the Port of Cascade Locks.October 3, 2012 noon read more..
Saturday’s packed Hops Fest was like a carnival for the taste buds.October 3, 2012 noon read more..
With the danger of falling boulders and other hazards a real threat, the Mosier Twin Tunnels trail, connected to the Mark O. Hatfield State Park above Hood River, will be closed to pedestrians and cyclists for up to a month or more.October 3, 2012 noon read more..
A ballot measure which seeks to limit the amount of money the city of Hood River can charge for land use decision appeals is cleared to try for a spring ballot.October 3, 2012 noon read more..
Theresa Perry from Hood River is the regional Governor’s Volunteer Award winner in the Outstanding Adult Volunteer (age 19-54) category and Sandra Fritz is the regional winner, from The Dalles, in the Outstanding Senior Volunteer (age 55 or better) category.October 3, 2012 noon read more..
The Children’s Trust Fund of Oregon announces the October release of the non-profit license plate, Keep Kids Safe. Oregon citizens are encouraged to purchase the license plate, which will generate a sustainable source of revenue for proven child abuse prevention efforts across Oregon’s 36 counties.October 3, 2012 noon read more..
The Sept. 19 edition of The White Salmon Enterprise reported that PacifiCorp would likely be lifting restrictions on the White Salmon River in a matter of days, following the recent completion of Condit Dam’s demolition.October 3, 2012 noon read more..
TROUT LAKE, Wash. — Firefighters working on the 17,000-acre Cascade Creek Wildfire, burning on the south and west flanks of Mount Adams, were watching the weather closely in anticipation of a dry cold front slated to bring strong, gusty winds Monday night and Tuesday.October 3, 2012 noon read more..
In the midst of the many destructive forest fires now occurring in the Northwest, one local forest is being actively re-grown to approximate forest conditions that existed back in 1923, at the site where PacifiCorp’s Powerdale Dam was built.October 3, 2012 noon read more..
While Oregon State Parks estimates that the Mosier-Hood River Twin Tunnels trail could be closed for another month and a half, organizers of the Columbia Gorge Marathon are not 'stressing just yet.'October 2, 2012 10:08 a.m. read more..
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