Seen this week, six medium-sized birds whose yellow plumage is unusual, at least for the Heights.
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.
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.
A call for public input on a plan to develop a county park around Punchbowl Falls has been warmly received by area residents, hundreds of which have already provided feedback on what the future should hold for the popular waterfall near Dee.
SOLVE is accepting applications for volunteers to lead Earth Day projects for the 26th annual SOLVE IT event.
On Jan. 5, at approximately 6 a.m., Oregon State Patrol troopers from The Dalles Area Command were dispatched to Interstate 84 approximately 10 miles east of Arlington to check on a male subject who was reported to be walking down the middle of the freeway.
First of two public meetings on park proposal held Tues.
Hood River County and conservation groups want to turn an area around a popular waterfall near Dee into a public park and are looking to the public for input on the plan.
Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District holds its annual meeting Thursday at the Experiment Station offices, Experiment Station Road, south of Hood River.
Wyoming and Montana, two major coal states, will be allowed to participate in an appeal of Oregon’s permit denial for a Columbia River coal export terminal.
Budget to stay mostly flat; increases had been earmarked for oil, coal train issue
A year after its executive director warned the agency was on the “verge of collapse” due to a lack of funding, the Columbia River Gorge Commission will not be receiving the financial boost it had hoped for.
Meteorologists are warning of heavy rainfall throughout the Pacific Northwest, with potential for river flooding.
Council unanimously passes waterfront refinement plan
In what was one of its last actions of 2014, and for some, one of their last actions as city councilors, the Hood River City Council voted Monday evening to pass an ordinance implementing the Waterfront Refinement Plan, which sets down design concepts and zoning restrictions for future development at the Hood River Waterfront.
Citing threats to public safety and the Gorge economy, Hood River City Council passed a resolution Monday calling for a ban on coal and oil transports through the Gorge
Vista Ridge Trailhead off limits as groups push for more wilderness
After attracting controversy from environmental groups earlier this year, a compromise has been reached that will help move forward a thinning project proposed on Mt. Hood National Forest land west of Parkdale.
Feds: Nuke site cleanup request is too expensive; B Reactor historic park advances