Gorge Owned, local contractors offer incentives
With support from Northwest Solar Communities, Gorge Owned (GO!) is working with local solar contractors to offer discounted, bulk rates on solar panel installations to Gorge homeowners in Klickitat, Skamania, Wasco and Hood River counties.
A local citizens group opposing a proposed Walmart superstore in The Dalles has appealed for a second time a wetlands permit issued to the retail giant.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Larry as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
Hood River Hostel opens next month on Clearwater Lane, off West Cascade, for individual guests or groups.
Map, website, and cooperative spirit blend in new group
The ale-liance is ready to pour together.
City council hears detailed appeal on affordable housing
The chronic issue of affordable housing received a thorough airing Monday at City Council, and a sense of progress was evident to the council and those who presented on the issue.
Hood River Chamber of Commerce members gathered at the Columbia Gorge Hotel on Friday for the group’s annual Membership Appreciation dinner. Many members came decked out in their formal best in keeping with the evening’s prom theme.
Genevieve Scholl joined the Port of Hood River staff on Jan. 12 as Special Projects Manager.
Matthew Joyce opened Freshies Bagels and Juice on Nov. 1, 2014 — without any previous knowledge of baking — and business is booming. Located in the former Hood River Bagel Co. store, earnings are up 25 percent over the last eight months than in all 12 months of the previous year.
The Hood River Bridge’s lift span has not been setting correctly and an engineering firm contracted with the Port of Hood River believes it has discovered why.
Legislation would create taskforce, fund more employees
The Gorge may be renowned for its beauty, but the law that protects the area, the National Scenic Act, and the entity that implements it, the Columbia River Gorge Commission, aren’t always so visible.
The Rockford Community Grange 501 is celebrating the New Year as the renewed owners of its 92-year-old Grange Hall building.
Join your friends and neighbors in the Gorge by tracking each species you count in both Hood River County and Klickitat County throughout 2015, now through Dec. 31, 2015.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Alice as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
My mother Jyl (pictured above) was an innovative and audacious cook way back before it was cool.
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Latest blog posts
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- Remembering grandma’s 8-track still a key note for Mare Wakefield
- Orchestra benefit features Sam Baker Aug. 24