Writes Lori Duffy of Doug’s: ”Little did Doug Campbell and his windsurfing friends know when they started selling gear from their car the concept would still be going strong 30 years later!”
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Bill Block announced the appointment of Hood River native Margaret S. Salazar as Director of HUD’s Portland Field Office.
Hood River’s Patricia Vittoria, who creates hand-sewn dolls, is a finalist in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made contest. She is competing against up to 1,000 others from around the country for a chance to win $10,000 to grow her business, a spot in the Martha Stewart American Made market, and a feature on marthastewart.com, among other prizes.
Cody Colloton, 15, above center, won the $500 top prize in the annual Rock Paper Scissors competition sponsored by Andrew’s Pizza and Mr. Elive Productions Sept. 5.
PORTLAND — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prohibits hunting on Corps property between Celilo Park and the city of Arlington in Oregon.
The Oregonian — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has placed on hold its review of Ambre Energy’s application to build a coal shipping terminal on the Columbia River at the Port of Morrow near Boardman.
Earlier last week, Margie Lemberger greeted customers at Margie’s Pot Shop in Bingen with some unfortunate news.
A ballot initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state of Oregon hasn’t yet been passed by voters, but Hood River County will consider passing its own marijuana tax beforehand just in case they do.
With a small volunteer pool and faced with rising costs, the city of Cascade Locks is looking for a way to draw more volunteers to its Emergency Medical Services department.
Congratulations, and a caution, came from President Pat Hesgard of the Columbia Gorge Lions Club as the group last week reviewed the successful Sternwheeler Days 2014 event, the group’s annual major project.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is appealing Oregon’s recent decision to deny an application to build a coal terminal at the Port of Morrow, on the Columbia River.
SEATTLE (AP) — Environmental groups say they plan to sue the federal government for failing to ensure that regional oil-response plans don’t harm endangered species.
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson said they will not extend Friday’s deadline for resolving a dispute with the U.S Department of Energy over cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation’s most polluted nuclear weapons production site.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Lolo as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:
Idlewilde is the scene for fifth annual living history event
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