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Mosier evaluates critical water issues

Maintaining regional watersheds remains a critical factor when it comes to supporting Wasco County infrastructure, particularly in Mosier’s watershed. That’s according to District Watershed Coordinator Anna Buckley, who told the Board of Commissioners March 19 about some of the biggest problems that currently inhibit the area watersheds’ efficiency and what the councils are doing to address those issues.

Rubber wristbands show pollution in air, water and food

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University scientists have created a fashion accessory that doubles as a pollution detector.

Mother and daughter charged with robbery

A mother and her 20-year-old daughter have been charged with third-degree robbery after allegedly stealing less than $100 worth of automobile fuses from Walmart and using physical force against an employee of the store during the theft.

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Downtown businesses ‘need relief’ from construction impacts

City responds to merchants’ State Street concerns

City officials pledged to take steps to respond to merchants’ complaints that the Urban Renewal Project in downtown Hood River is hurting business.

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Parks and Rec plans Indian Creek Trail connection

Although it’s not exactly the route they were looking for, the Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District has applied to the City of Hood River Planning Department to extend a portion of the Indian Creek Trail that lies behind the Columbia Gorge Community College Indian Creek campus.

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City councils take different tacks on marijuana

On April 14, CL talks moratorium; HR puts issue on agenda

By 4-2 vote, Hood River City Council took a measured step Monday toward an official action on requesting a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits.

McIsaac’s Store remodels

PARKDALE – Just in time for spring, remodeling of McIsaac’s Store is complete.

Despite guidelines, local banks not ready for marijuana businesses

Banks in and around White Salmon will not yet be opening their doors to the multiple local businesses that have applied for licenses to sell, process, or produce marijuana.

Cascade Hearing moves

Cascade Hearing Center will move to a new office, located on the Heights at 1814 Belmont St., on March 31. The new site provides easier access with free and handicap-accessible parking, as well as an updated floor plan that will provide better accessibility inside our new office.

Traffic Control Class offered March 29

Cheryl Rohan of Crestline Construction, The Dalles, will teach a traffic control (flagging) class March 29 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Crestline Construction office, 3600 Crates Way, The Dalles.

State Street update: City, Crestline host status meeting on Wednesday

Dust, pedestrian access, and signage issues, and the potential of summer street work, are among the topics expected to be addressed on Wednesday in a morning meeting about the downtown Urban Renewal Project.

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On Highway 35 Curtis Homes builds new HQ with a view

Cameron Curtis, owner of Curtis Homes, has announced the construction of the company’s new office at 403 Highway 35 in Hood River, directly across from Tum-A-Lum Lumber, near Highway 30.

Program to help struggling homeowners expands to Hood River County

The economy and the housing market may be recovering in Oregon, but not every homeowner has stopped feeling the effects of the Great Recession that began over five years ago.

Things to do during spring break

Discovery Center Scavenger Hunt;Spring Extravaganza at The History Museum; Thomas, more at the Hood River Library