Environment



If Disaster Happens

The Port of Hood River added its name to the list of agencies that have adopted The Hood River County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan, a document that details the area’s prominent natural hazards and lays out mitigation strategies.

October 6, 2018 midnight read more..


HR Library offers Makerspace Programs

The Hood River Library District will debut Makerspace Programming in its remodeled space in the children’s area of the Hood River Library starting in October.

September 29, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Port to meet with FHWA on bridge replacement

The Port of Hood River needs a federal agency to take the lead on the bridge replacement project before it can move forward, and they’ll soon determine whether the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is willing to take that on.

September 22, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Hot dogs and hotter cars

Cooler temperatures might be right around the corner with the coming of autumn, but Hood River County is still in the summer season. And it’s been a hot one.

September 1, 2018 midnight read more..


Gorge Commission accepting input on ‘Gorge 2020’

The Columbia River Gorge Commission gave the Hood River County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) a status update on “Gorge 2020,” its National Scenic Area Management Plan review process, at the BOCC’s work session last Monday.

August 29, 2018 midnight read more..
  

‘Memaloose 2’ Fire 65 percent contained

The Memaloose 2 Fire is currently estimated at 167 acres and 65 percent contained, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) reported. Suppression efforts are now focused on strengthening containment lines and mopping up the interior of the fire.

August 15, 2018 midnight read more..
   

Firefighters battle South Valley Fire

Firefighters overnight “made good containment progress” on the South Valley Fire near Dufur, despite gusty and battling winds that remained strong through most of the night, according to fire officials’ statements issued Friday.

August 4, 2018 midnight read more..


Remembering the Forgotten Giant

One of the world’s foremost authorities on Mount Adams, Darryl Lloyd offers up his 70 years of hiking, climbing and photographing Mount Adams in his new book, “Ever Wild: A Lifetime on Mount Adams.” Columbia Center for the Arts, Waucoma Bookstore and Carpe Diem Books will host Lloyd for an author talk and book signing on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. in the CCA theater to celebrate the book’s launch.

August 4, 2018 midnight read more..

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