Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort has named Charles Jake Bolland as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Meadows Chairman and CEO Matthew Drake made the announcement, saying, “It gives me great pleasure to promote Jake to this position. Jake has an exceptional understanding of our operations and financial structure. He also possesses the core values and solid leadership qualities to help guide and support our outstanding management team. With day-to-day operations in Jake’s very capable hands, I can focus more on future growth opportunities for our company.”
Six-month moratorium would affect new businesses
No new marijuana businesses will be permitted in Klickitat County’s unincorporated areas until a six-month moratorium lapses or is called off by county commissioners.
City of Cascade Locks officials say they have found a way to help move along a Nestlé water bottling plant that has been in a state of arrested development for years due to appeals from environmental groups.
FISH food banks and Hood River Christmas Project delivered food to needy residents in time for Christmas, and schools are out for winter break but the holiday canned food drive goes on.
From Dec. 12 to Jan.5, 2015, the Hood River Police Department and Hood River County Sheriff will be conducting a DUII enforcement period. The purpose of this campaign will be to focus on people driving under the influence of intoxicants. This is in cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This will be the first of several high visibility enforcement efforts throughout the year. There will be a higher number of officers on patrol during these enforcement periods.
New research is showing that it is more important to improve the way we respond to stress than it is to try to eliminate stress in our lives. For this reason, yoga, meditation, and breath practices are key to training the nervous system how to respond to the realities of daily life with less stress-inducing reactivity.
A significant milestone was reached this week on the construction of the new FISH Food Bank building.
Budget to stay mostly flat; increases had been earmarked for oil, coal train issue
A year after its executive director warned the agency was on the “verge of collapse” due to a lack of funding, the Columbia River Gorge Commission will not be receiving the financial boost it had hoped for.
Food banks receive pre-Christmas boost
The serious business of food delivery certainly had a humorous side.
Increase larger than last year’s
Garbage rates will be going up again in January following a decision from the Hood River County Board of Commissioners to approve a request for the increase from Hood River Garbage.
Blue Cheer and a Red Opel: Claudia Lane’s poster collection is full color rock history on display at 301 Gallery through Dec. 24
Who says if you remember the ‘60s you weren’t there?
Over 350 kids aged 9 to 14 from schools all around the Gorge showed off their robotic talents the last two weekends.
Boeing/Insitu has granted Hood River County School District $10,000 for middle school math coaching and professional development, district math coach Jane Osborne announced.
Cristina Garcia and Megumi Mosaka Moehlman Hosaka, both seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as November Students of the Month. Each student was presented a check for $100 at a recent Lodge meeting at the Hood River Elks No. 1507.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Lolo as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows: