Columbia Gorge Community College has just opened the gates for eligible high school students to apply for its best-kept secret: the Gorge Scholars program. Applications are being accepted until July 1 for this unique tuition-waiver program that awards students a chance to attend CGCC for up to two years and receive 18 college credits per term — for free.
During the evening of Feb. 12, Hood River County Sheriff’s Deputies were assisting with traffic control on Interstate 84 after a landslide closed eastbound lanes at milepost 61.
Hood River Valley Guidance and ASPIRE present Class of 2015 College Information Night for students and parents of HRV juniors, Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 6:30 p.m in the Bowe Theater. The presentation will be available in English and Spanish. Highlights include “Using Naviance as Your College Search Tool”; AdmissionsTesting” and “The Costs of College.”
Tickets available for Feb. 20 event
Gorge Soup has announced the finalists for the Feb. 20 Kids Gorge Soup event at Springhouse Cellar. The event will start at 6 p.m.
Downtown street work moves over; on Heights, work set back to March 3
Look for a big change in traffic in downtown Hood River starting Tuesday. .
That Hood River Bridge’s lift span appears to be in good condition following a routine mechanical and electrical inspection on Tuesday by engineers contracted by the Port of Hood River.
Locals, visitors find ways around the slide
The closure of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 has caused an odd situation for the residents of Mitchell Point Drive.
Fined for violating stormwater permit
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued a $5,365 civil penalty to Mount Hood Railroad Company for failing to monitor pollutant levels in the rail line’s stormwater — a violation of the company’s stormwater discharge permit.
Rick Dant, owner and operator of Inside Out Fitness, wants to help people. And that’s ultimately why the 50-year-old — his birthday is this month — quit his job as a critical care nurse to open up Inside Out Fitness, located at 15 Third St. in downtown Hood River.
Collette Vacations will be presenting a slideshow and information session on three upcoming tours coordinated by Hood River native Kay Lincoln. The free tour overview will take place March 5, 11 a.m.-noon at the Charburger Restaurant, 4100 Westcliff Drive in Hood River.
Searching for an event to share with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day Weekend?
Checking out materials from Hood River Library is now easier than ever with the library’s two new “self-check” stations.
Critics at Salem hearing include lobbyist for HR Distillers
SALEM — At an initial public hearing Tuesday, parties on all sides of the issue slammed a bill that seeks to alter but not end the state’s monopoly on liquor sales in Oregon.
Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum’s celebration opening its newest expansion Feb. 8 was well attended despite the inclement weather.
“Squeeze the Pig” was the rallying cry for a night of bacon and poetry on behalf of the Helping Hands Against Violence organization.
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