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Prepping for winter weather

The weeks after Halloween are when both Hood River city and county’s public works departments take the time to make sure that all of their equipment is ready for winter.

November 17, 2018 midnight read more..


Farmers dispose of hazardous waste

The Tri-County Hazardous Waste & Recycling Program held a farmers-only event at Hood River Garbage Service on Halloween to allow farmers to get rid of items such as unused pesticides and herbicides. Tri-County will hold another event specifically for households and businesses to dispose of waste on Nov. 16 in Hood River and Nov. 17 in The Dalles.

November 14, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Faults discovered on Mount Hood pose earthquake risk

A network of active fault lines have been discovered on Mount Hood, which pose serious danger to the cities of Hood River, Odell, Parkdale, White Salmon, Stevenson, Cascade Locks, Government Camp and the Villages at Mount Hood — as well as Portland — researchers announced Monday.

October 27, 2018 midnight read more..
 

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..


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