Making the best of what Mother Nature brings: With a fickle snow year, Meadows is forced to get creative
The last time the News wrote about Mt. Hood’s snowpack was Feb. 4 of this year, and we, just like many others in the region, were hopeful that the typically prodigious snowfall months of February and March would help turn around what had been a dismal winter recreation season.
The Hood River nonprofit advocacy organization Envirogorge is renewing its Nature Space Awards for 2015.
Call it the zombie subsidy.
County commissioners authorized an application for a state grant to create a public park at Punchbowl Falls Thursday night.
The Hood River County board of commissioners will meet for a special work session at 5 pm Thursday March 19 to approve or deny designs for a county park at Punchbowl Falls, a waterfall near Dee. If approved, the county would apply for an Oregon state park grant.
The Washington Department of Ecology recently delivered the final oil transportation study to state legislators outlining key recommendations to improve public safety in response to the rapid increase of oil transportation through Washington.
The City of White Salmon has issued an enforcement letter to the owner of two lots on the south side of downtown Jewett Boulevard to abate the dangerous conditions and public nuisances that exist on the properties.
The Bingen City Council is considering an ordinance that would make overuse of water in circumstances of drought or water shortage punishable by fine or even jail time.
David McClure, of the Dave McClure, Co., and its subsidiary Hood River Woodworking, has made a name for himself over the past two decades he’s lived and worked in Hood River.
The Underwood Community Gardens begins its third season with all 21 garden spaces leased and a new Board of Directors: Sally M. Stillman, President; Molly Hamlin, Vice President; and Kirby Richards, Treasurer. Like most Community Gardens, UCG is a gardener-led organization that relies on all participants to enhance the community experience.
Is a riverfront park in White Salmon’s future?
Hood River became the second city in Oregon to adopt a resolution calling on the Oregon Legislature to enact laws creating a price on carbon as a means to stem global warming.
One fire jumped a creek, another came close to a home and a third nearly took out a greenhouse.
Climate change: HR council takes input on Monday:
A carbon pricing resolution, along with affordable housing, wastewater treatment plan funding, and public art, make for a busy Hood River City Council agenda on Monday.
Report shows increased oil going through the Gorge
The focus on oil trains running through the Gorge has largely remained on the Washington side, where the vast majority of crude, particularly coming from the Bakken formation in North Dakota, enters the National Scenic area.
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