SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Three environmental groups sued a state agency Thursday over the effects of the Northwest’s only commercial nuclear power plant on the water quality of the Columbia River. The Northwest Environmental Defense Center, Northwest Environmental Advocates, and Columbia Riverkeeper filed the lawsuit in Thurston County Superior Court against the Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council.
What do you remember about special family dinners at your house, or your grandparent’s house? This fall and winter, Nora’s Table restaurant is launching the Family Dinner Project. Send the restaurant your story of an important family dinner, complete with menu and recipes if you have them, and the restaurant will select six winning family dinners.
Oregon is famous for its food — for its long traditions in agriculture and fisheries, and also for its role in the movement to promote whole food in communities, schools, and home kitchens.
The Next Door hosted a ribbon-cutting for the new solar panel awning on Oct. 22 at its Hood River building, 965 Tucker Rd.
Full Sail Brewing Company’s Session and Session Black lagers were recently honored with gold medals at the 2014 United States Open Beer Championships.
Gorge Soup organizers announced Wednesday they are extending the application deadline for the next Gorge Soup to Monday, Nov. 3, at 5 p.m. sharp.
Parkdale resident Katrina McAlexander — or Trina, as she is commonly known — is in the process of purchasing Mt. View Orchards, and she couldn’t be happier.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Garth as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced this week the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought.
Gorge Soup is back, Nov. 11 for adults and Feb. 26 for kids
Local Lions Clubs once again increased their goal for student vision screenings to include all grades in all of the elementary schools and middle schools in Hood River County, reports Lion Heidi Venture.
Hood River writer Vikki Claflin has released her new book, titled “Shake, Rattle & Roll with It: Living and Laughing with Parkinson’s,” available on Amazon.com on Nov. 3.
While gorgeous mountain views, wild rivers, historical significance and much more all play a role in any conversation regarding tourism in the Columbia River Gorge, there is a new reason some tourists are visiting the area, particularly Washington state.
An appeal filed against Hood River County’s decision to approve the initial concept of a park and ride planned for use by Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort has been rejected by the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA).
Verizon grant will boost shelter outreach services for children
Childhood pleasures such as going to a playground, a swim in the city pool, or a visit to a museum are rare for children who have experienced domestic violence.