Organizations and elected officials with a shared interest in economic development throughout the Columbia River Gorge recently met in Hood River to go over ways the area’s five ports, towns, and organizations could work together within the National Scenic Area.
The AARP Tax-Aide program, administered by the AARP Foundation in cooperation with the IRS, provides free income tax assistance to low- and moderate-income taxpayers, with special attention to those age 60 or older.
In an effort to raise awareness and enroll individuals in Hood River ahead of the March 31 health insurance open enrollment deadline, the PacificSource Health Plans “Get Out, Get Covered Tour” will be holding two free sessions in Hood River on Tuesday, Feb. 11.
The Oregon Employment Department released its unemployment numbers for the month of December 2013 on Monday, which showed that the economy is still recovering at a slow but steady pace in the Hood River Valley.
A conservation group seeking wilderness expansion in the Mount Hood National Forest got a mixed response from Hood River County Commissioners last week after asking to a proposal that would designate well over 3,000 acres of national forest in the county as protected wilderness.
As February arrives, Hood River County’s backyard hill, Cooper Spur Ski Area, remains closed for lack of snow, but owner Mt. Hood Meadows stands ready for when the white stuff finally arrives.
People respond with positive and negative feedback on proposed amphitheater
In the Jan. 29 edition of the Hood River News, we ran a story about the DeeTour development: a concert venue proposed for the site of the old Dee lumber mill that is projected to draw upwards of 5,000 people for its larger events.
The Port of Hood River’s meeting room was packed Tuesday night with members of the public who came to weigh in on a proposal to develop a waterfront bike and pedestrian path planned for the west bank of the Nichols Boat Basin.
George Evans gets very excited about martial arts.
The weekly senior meals program at Mount Hood Town Hall had a special guest Jan. 23: a guest chef.
A record number of tuxedos — at least since the Roaring ‘20s — was seen Friday night at the Chamber of Commerce Membership Appreciation event at Columbia Gorge Hotel.
A landmark Hood River County distiller is selling to his larger neighbor.
Environmental group calls project ‘a significant assault’ on forests
A proposed U.S. Forest Service timber thin west of Parkdale has caught the eye of environmental groups and resulted in an outpouring of public comment from those concerned about the potential impact of the project — officially named “Lava Restoration.”
Local developer planning concert amphitheater at old lumber mill site
Will Dee become the premier outdoor concert venue in the state of Oregon?
Pressing news emerged from the annual Chamber of Commerce annual Membership event Monday.
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