Warming Shelter — A training session is planned Jan. 15 from 7-9 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ninth and State streets. The training is open to anyone 18 or older. Visit hoodrivercares.org for details.
Hood River County School District Board of Directors meets tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Hood River Valley High School Library.
Extension agent seeks declaration of emergency
A Wasco County horticulturalist is warning cherry growers that a perfect storm of unusually warm November weather followed by a sharp drop in temperatures may wreak havoc on their fruit trees for up to two years.
The Ron Tonkin Family of Dealerships, which has served Portland for half a century, recently acquired Bob Stone Freeway Auto Center in The Dalles.
A public hearing regarding a subdivision proposed for the west side of Hood River will be held Wednesday.
Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released a new management plan for Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
As of Jan. 1, all burning permits issued by Oregon Department of Forestry in the 2014 calendar year have expired.
Retailer files notice of intent to appeal with state agency over store expansion
Just over a month after it was made, a decision rendered by the Hood River City Council on whether Walmart should be allowed to expand its Hood River store has been appealed at the state level.
OSSA also honors Sgt. Casteneda, Dep. Harvey, with Lifesaving Awards
Hood River County Sheriff’s Office received individual as well as collective honors from the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association.
THE DALLES — Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents Culture a la Carte, an evening presentation on the topic of Braceros of the Pacific Northwest, Saturday, Jan. 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy an optional dinner for $15, served at 6 p.m., followed by the free presentation at 7 p.m.
Non-profit’s members look at challenges and opportunities in goal of feeding the Gorge
Gorge Grown, champion of local growers and improved nutrition and access to quality food in the region, hosted a wide-ranging discussion on “feeding the Gorge” Thursday.
First of two public meetings on park proposal held Tues.
Hood River County and conservation groups want to turn an area around a popular waterfall near Dee into a public park and are looking to the public for input on the plan.
pFriem Family Brewers hosts “Oregon Breweries” author Brian Yeager for lunch, book signing and question and answer, starting at noon Sunday.
The Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival comes to Hood River Jan. 14, with a free showing of the festival’s nine video pieces starting at 7 p.m. at Double Mountain Brewery.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Roxie as the program’s adoptable pet of the week and describe her as follows: