According to a March 1 press release from the Hood River County Health Department, efforts to repair the cracked spring box of the Oak Grove Water company are continuing and that it has no plans to pursue enforcement actions against the company.
“Cataclysms On the Columbia,” a lecture on the Missoula Floods, one of the greatest geological events to ever have occurred in North America, is presented Feb. 26 at Columbia Gorge Community College Indian Creek campus.
The Washington Trails Association is hosting two weekends of volunteer trail work at Coyote Wall in the Columbia River Gorge. Volunteers are sought to help with trail restoration and maintenance.
The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easier for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring through planting trees.
Hood River County Forestry still has some “finishing touches” to do in the area, but for the most part operations on the Clematis Timber Sale are complete.
Residents still unable to drink tap water after E. coli bacteria contamination found
Chris Reitz would just like to be able to drink from her tap again without first having to put the water on the stove and boil it.
For his dedication to local recreation, Art Carroll of Hood River recently won his second state award in just over two years.
Ocean Kuykendall, one of 15 teachers in the Mid-Columbia region to receive a $3,000 grant from Confluence Project’s Gifts from Our Ancestors, gathered 180 middle school students to hear Native American voices of today share how their culture, customs and the Columbia River continue to be a strong current in their lives.
One of the greatest geological events to ever have occurred in North America was given the name the Missoula Floods. Join the Columbia Gorge Earth Center on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Springhouse Cellar Winery to learn about one of the great forces that shaped the landscape of the Gorge, as well as the incredible story of J. Harlen Bretz and his discovery of the floods.
Large coastal quake would likely have minimal direct impact on county
The good news for Hood River residents is the effects in Hood River County of a large earthquake off the Oregon coast might not keep you up at night
Mount Hood’s iconic beauty and recreational opportunities bless the Hood River Valley. Her glaciers and snow packs supply precious water for irrigation and her springs provide almost all of the domestic drinking water.
In Cascade Locks, future use of Oxbow Springs pending
Some of the first specific steps needed to secure water resources for a proposed Nestlé bottling facility are now under way for the City of Cascade Locks, despite a roller-coaster of leadership.
Local researchers are key players
CORVALLIS — As the brown marmorated stink bug spreads across the state, Oregon State University is studying how to use bug-on-bug warfare to stop this crop-damaging pest.
Indian Creek Stewards has been chosen to receive SOLVE’s 2012 Citizenship Award. SOLVE board members were honored the award at the Hood River City Council’s Jan. 28 meeting.
Two more presentations remain in the Columbia Gorge Earth Center’s third annual Sense of Place lecture series. The next event happens Feb. 19 with Scott Burns and Marjorie Burns presenting “Cataclysms on the Columbia: The Great Missoula Floods.”