Hood River Middle School defeated The Dalles Middle School in a nail-biting league final that went to shootouts after a 4-4 tie.
Hood River County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell by 0.2 percentage point in June to 5.2 percent, which was good enough to rank as Oregon’s lowest, just below Benton County’s 5.3 percent.
Wilson Street neighbors are protesting the cutting of two black walnut trees on the site of a new multi-family housing development near 12th Street.
Tim Snyder has been hitting the streets and handing out business cards to let people know about his dream project of establishing the Underground Music Station — a music lesson, rehearsal and recording space conveniently located in downtown Hood River.
The Columbia River Gorge is home to an unusual population of pikas, possibly the most adorable harbingers of climate change.
“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Except for bears — bears will kill you.”
1. To keep toxic chemicals out of my body. Even though we’ve been assured that the tiny amounts of pesticide residue present on our fruits and vegetables won’t hurt us, we do know that tiny amounts add up over time. These toxins tend to get stored in our fat, our liver and our brains. The fewer toxins inside me the better.
All HR County Forestry trails closed to OHV use; Indian Creek hosts Bob Hanel Memorial tourney; Youth summer running group meets twice a week; Veatch plays part on U18 state champion team
A busy summer at the Hood River waterfront continues this weekend with two wind-related events, and if forecasts hold true, they’ll escape the occasional “if you schedule it, it won’t blow” curse.
Re-think venues; Keep calm; Spay feral cats; Old menu meets new
During the summer, blood donations typically drop off dramatically as donors go on vacation and schools close, but the need for blood never takes a holiday.
Percy Jensen of Hood River served as Port Commissioner from 1973-1993. He recently wrote this short history of how the Event Site came to be built and developed into the centerpiece of the windsurfing culture in the Gorge.
Lavender DAZE returns; ‘Power Trio’ at River City July 26; more
The waiting room of The Gorge Green Cross, Hood River’s first medical marijuana dispensary, looks like any other.
A Hood River man has been sentenced to 60 days in jail, 24 months probation, and ordered to obtain a mental health evaluation after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting horses in the Oak Grove area.
A plan to construct a hotel and retail development near the Hood River Waterfront took a big step forward Tuesday night when the Hood River Planning Commission voted to approve a conditional use permit for the project, despite objections from a local citizen group who say the project is improperly sited.
Pigs live where Stephanie Pickering’s garden used to be, but that’s okay with her.
Monday judging kicks-off week of activities
The grounds are ready – are you?
The hum of summer comes from many sources, and the waterfront is a major one.