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‘Art of the Wild’ exhibit opens Aug. 1

An exhibit with an expansive number of connected special events comes to Columbia Center for the Arts next month.

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The Ale List: Friem celebrates 2nd anniversary Aug. 2

pFriem Family Brewers holds its patio grand opening as part of its second anniversary party from 2 to 10 p.m. on Aug. 2.

Mercado del Valle changes hours

El Mercado del Valle, located in the covered play area of Mid Valley Elementary in Odell, is changing its business hours.

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FISH food bank breaks ground on $1 million center to open late 2014

‘A true community project’

FISH food bank’s oldest and youngest servants joined in Monday’s groundbreaking for the Hood River food bank and warehouse center.

Gorge Commission urges moratorium on new fossil fuel transport in Gorge

Commission asks governors to impose hold until comprehensive risk assessments can be completed

After prompts from the public during recent meetings, the Columbia River Gorge Commission has taken a stance on oil and other fossil fuel transported by rail through the Gorge.

New weight limits for Bridge of the Gods

Decision will affect short haul trucks

In July of last year, the Oregon Department of Transportation restricted heavy trucks from crossing the Bridge of the Gods after discovering dozens of corroding bridge components that were in need of repair or replacement.

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Parks and Rec to hold public meeting on possible dog park

Hood Riverites love their dogs — so much so, in fact, that if things go as planned, Fido, Spot, and Rover may get their very own public park.

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Counselor Sam Graham passes along her love of summer camp

“Sam! Sam! You’re seaweed!”

Cycle Oregon 2014 launches in The Dalles

City will be the start and finish for Oregon’s biggest bicycle event in September 2014.

Radio Tierra receives $29,593 grant

Radio Tierra, KZAS, was awarded a $29,593 grant from the Meyer Memorial Trust this month.

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Hood River beats out Benton County for lowest unemployment

Hood River County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell by 0.2 percentage point in June to 5.2 percent, which was good enough to rank as Oregon’s lowest, just below Benton County’s 5.3 percent.

HR News wins advertising, news awards from ONPA

Hood River News advertising and news staffs gained 14 awards at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association annual convention in Salem last week.

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Neighbors protest tree takedown

Wilson Street neighbors are protesting the cutting of two black walnut trees on the site of a new multi-family housing development near 12th Street.

County purchases land to construct workforce housing

Plans for Cascade Ave. parcel in development

Hood River County is the new owner of a 2-acre parcel off West Cascade Avenue that the county says it intends to develop as much-needed workforce housing for the community.

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Tim Snyder wants to take his passion for music Underground

Tim Snyder has been hitting the streets and handing out business cards to let people know about his dream project of establishing the Underground Music Station — a music lesson, rehearsal and recording space conveniently located in downtown Hood River.