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Totem pole gift journeys through Gorge

Symbol of opposition to fossil fuel projects makes stop in Hood River

A crowd climbed aboard a flatbed truck Tuesday to touch a sacred object.

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Experienced roster bolsters HRV football playoff hopes

Having a talented group of 17 seniors is just one reason that the Hood River Valley High football team could enjoy some success throughout the 2015 season.

Sports briefs for Aug. 29

HRMGA hold club championship; Stock the Shelves Golf Scramble Sept. 13; more

Eagles cross country team laden with seniors looking to fly high this season

The Hood River Valley High School cross country team has been out there all summer, pounding the pavement, putting the work into their workouts. HRV XC head coach Brandon Bertram is confident that once the race schedule starts in earnest next month, all that hard work will pay great dividends.

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Walmart sells 16.3 acres to Ryan’s Juice

Walmart Corporation has sold a 16.3-acre piece of land west of Hood River to Ryan Holdings LLC, owner of Hood River Juice Co. and Ryan’s Juice.

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Cascade Locks brush fire contained

Crews from regional fire agencies contained a Cascade Locks brushfire on WaNaPa Street Thursday night.

Lorang Fine Art open house will be Oct. 4

Lorang Fine Art on WaNaPa Avenue in Cascade Locks announces it will hold its annual fall open studio starting at 11 a.m. on Oct. 4 as part of the Western Columbia River Gorge Fall Festival of the Arts (www.fallfestivalofthearts.com).

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Body of missing paddle boarder found in Columbia River

Law enforcement recovered the body of a missing paddle boarder Wednesday morning from the Columbia River, just west of Hood River.

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Lummi Totem visits Hood River

Gorge residents touch the 22-foot cedar totem pole carved by Bellingham carver Jewell James of the Lummi Nation, in its visit Tuesday to Hood River.

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Living with Smoke

Air quality: the clearest thing is that dangers continue

The famous crystal clear views of the Gorge have been little seen in the past three weeks, but the concern with our smoke-congested environs more for health than aesthetics – especially for the sake of the elderly, those with chronic diseases, and for children.

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Toward a healthier HRV: Health Center serves students this fall

Ribbon cutting takes place at 4 p.m. Aug. 27 on the newest health services facility in Hood River County.

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CL Port hosts Aug. 29 Bridge of the Gods walk

The Port of Cascade Locks will again partner with the Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) and the Friends of the Columbia Gorge to host a free Community Bridge Walk on the Bridge of the Gods on Aug. 29, at 8:30 a.m

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Lost hiker, 75, found safe at Laurance Lake

A 75-year-old The Dalles man was found in “good spirits” Sunday afternoon after a weekend lost in the woods near Laurance Lake.

Brian Stenberg returns to his roots as Horizon’s new A.D.

Sports have always been a family affair for Brian Stenberg.

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In its fifth running, Paddle Challenge is bigger than ever

Attendance at two-day Naish Gorge Paddle Challenge increases 50 percent since 2014

The wildfire smoke may have been thick, but it wasn’t able to smoke out the legions of stand up paddleboarders who came from all over the globe to compete in this year’s Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge.

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Cougar Creek fire creeps north

The Cougar Creek fire near Glenwood is scorching its way north — as of Tuesday, the fire was burning 35,000 acres.

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 26

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 26

Entertainment update for Aug. 26

Entertainment update for Aug. 26

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Gorge paddleboarders mourn 'lost brother’

Police believe missing paddler is likely dead, search now termed a 'recovery'

Brutal winds on the Columbia River took down a stand-up paddle boarder Friday afternoon, prompting an intensive search by law enforcement and volunteers.

Service announcements for Aug. 29

Judith Cunningham-Dittebrandt, Georgiana Sheirbon