City Council action: Schultz hired as new interim manager
The debt dispute between the City of Hood River and Ryan’s Juice is all but over.
A pillar of fire rose over Odell Monday night as flames devoured 10,000 plastic fruit bins on Diamond Fruit property at AGA Road and Odell Highway. Firefighters came from every department in the valley, deploying 12 tenders and engines including the Tower 3 from Hood River Fire Department. The fire was reported at about 7:20 p.m. “It looked like a Roman candle, flames sticking straight up,” said Pat Roy, who lives on AGA Road directly across from the fire.
In partnership with nonprofit organizations in their communities, Windermere Real Estate offices in the Gorge are hosting Windermere’s annual “Share the Warmth” coat and blanket drive.
The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum has expanded into its new building bringing the total display area of the museum to over 100,000 square feet.
Karen Lewis received a hearty round of applause when she began her job as activities coordinator at Providence Down Manor this September. Literally.
A county recommendation to cut hours from a deputy district attorney position was voted down by Hood River County commissioners during their regular meeting Monday night.
Large-scale department store back on Heights for first time in 13 years
The first thing to know about Thursday’s grand opening of Bealls store in Hood River is that nearly 100 people waited in 40-degree weather, some slipping into the foyer for warmth, to be the first in the doors of Hood River’s newest store at 9 a.m.
The three-year-old federal case against Hood River entrepreneur Jim Cole reached a landmark Wednesday at U.S. Federal Court in Portland.
City may take legal action if not resolved by Nov. 25
A dispute between Ryan’s Juice and the city of Hood River over a back sewer debt is still simmering in council chambers and may head toward legal action if the situation is not resolved to city council’s satisfaction by Nov. 25.
The Hood River County Planning Commission didn’t take long to deliberate Wednesday night on whether a proposed cell tower would stand or fall.
CASCADE LOCKS — As innovative as The Puff Factory would be (article, A1) two other development proposals by the Port of Cascade Locks are even closer to reality, according to Gary Rains, the Port’s economic development director.
The holidays are coming, and Hood River is preparing for the local festivities.
Port of Cascade Locks, Odell orchardist want to build freeze-dried fruit plant by 2015
CASCADE LOCKS – An Odell orchardist is looking at a Cascade Locks location for her new business, “The Puff Factory,” a 26,000-square-foot plant that will use a unique freeze-drying technique to transform Hood River fruit into snack products. Plans are to employ 30-50 people.
Friday’s annual event benefits Christmas Project
Your turn, Fashionistas.
$8,500 raised for MDA is best in the event’s history
Hood River Fire has once again done a great job of scaring up funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.