Matthew Joyce opened Freshies Bagels and Juice on Nov. 1, 2014 — without any previous knowledge of baking — and business is booming. Located in the former Hood River Bagel Co. store, earnings are up 25 percent over the last eight months than in all 12 months of the previous year.
The Hood River Bridge’s lift span has not been setting correctly and an engineering firm contracted with the Port of Hood River believes it has discovered why.
Legislation would create taskforce, fund more employees
The Gorge may be renowned for its beauty, but the law that protects the area, the National Scenic Act, and the entity that implements it, the Columbia River Gorge Commission, aren’t always so visible.
The Rockford Community Grange 501 is celebrating the New Year as the renewed owners of its 92-year-old Grange Hall building.
Join your friends and neighbors in the Gorge by tracking each species you count in both Hood River County and Klickitat County throughout 2015, now through Dec. 31, 2015.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Alice as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
My mother Jyl (pictured above) was an innovative and audacious cook way back before it was cool.
A call for public input on a plan to develop a county park around Punchbowl Falls has been warmly received by area residents, hundreds of which have already provided feedback on what the future should hold for the popular waterfall near Dee.
Developer says timeline for music venue TBD
A music venue planned for construction in Dee can now move forward after a local land use watchdog group made the decision to not continue pursuing an appeal it had filed against the project.
It’s been said that certain individuals have a “heart of gold.” These people make a difference and enrich the community through their good works and selfless dedication. They act from the heart and are driven to help others.
The City of Hood River and Hood River County School District have vacancies on a variety of committees:
Hood River County Library District is candidates to run for its Board of Directors. The District was created by a vote of the citizens of Hood River County on Nov. 2, 2010, following the closure of the Hood River County Library, a department of Hood River County.
School District holds community forum on Jan. 22
Dennis McCauley, principal at Mid Valley Elementary, announced last week that he will be retiring from the Hood River County School District at the end of the school year.
Helping Hands Against Violence — Helping Hands operates two facilities that offer shelter and safety to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
City to file application, ODFW still on the fence
Cascade Locks took another step forward this week to bring Nestlé to the city by approving an application for a transfer of water rights that will ultimately help supply spring water for a proposed water bottling plant.