Hood River County Forestry Department requested and the Hood River County Board of Commissioners approved a temporary seasonal closure of gates on forest roads in the Northwest Area, Trails Program Coordinator Henry Buckalew reported this week.
Just as temperatures dipped close to freezing, Hood River Warming Shelter operations got underway this week.
Public invited to comment on Dec. 15
Drivers can park for free at most spaces at the waterfront year-round, but that’s likely to change.
Give the gift of the great outdoors this holiday season with an annual Oregon State Parks day-use parking permit.
Students of Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program under the direction of Pastry Chef Rainbow Trosper will be teaming up with Columbia Center for the Arts to bring eatable art to your holiday table this Dec. 21-22. Fresh Start will showcase a wide variety of pastries, confections and cakes that can be purchased at the arts center, or ordered in advance for pickup at the arts center.
Registration for the 2016 Hood River County Christmas Project will continue for families in need through Dec. 3.
Hood River Hobbies owners Miko and Zed Ruhlen have noticed a disturbing trend at their weekly Pokémon Club game sessions: Counterfeits.
Ever heard “The 12 Days of Christmas”?
Bonneville Power Administration operators are prepared for the energy anomaly that they see every Thanksgiving Day. They have planned for an unusual bulge, or peak, in the morning as millions of people across the Pacific Northwest gather to cook meals, which rely heavily on the use of ovens and other appliances. After the big meal, system operators will be on hand to ramp power down during the tryptophan drop off.
Despite shedding some jobs, Hood River County employment held firm at second best statewide.
pFriem brings home ‘Revelation’ trophy for Super Saison
The winners of the international 2016 Brussels Beer Challenge competition have been officially announced and out of all the beers submitted by American Breweries, pFriem Family Brewers took home the American Revelation — Fermentis Trophy for their Super Saison.
HR Council meets on Monday and Tuesday
Hood River City Council meets on two consecutive evenings this week — its regular meeting Monday and Tuesday’s special meeting held solely to consider passage of an emergency ordinance on Title 5. This pertains to rules for short term rentals in residential zones.
A Lake Oswego developer is seeking permits to build a 24-lot subdivision northeast of Odell, expanding an existing neighborhood.
Oregon Department of Transportation has found a light at the end of the tunnel in its endeavor to fully restore the Historic Columbia River Highway as a single trail.
Some 30 counties and cities in Oregon approved some type of marijuana businesses in last week's election, and officials in those communities now must establish rules for every step in the production and supply chain.
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