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..
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..
As of Tuesday morning, the Long Hollow fire had burned 34,451 acres of brush and grass south of Dufur and is 75 percent contained.August 1, 2018 midnight read more..
Hood River County, in partnership with Sustainable Northwest, Pacific Power, and the Oregon Clean Power Cooperative, welcomes the public to the Hood River County Health Department building, 1109 June St., on July 31 at 11 a.m. for the ribbon cutting event for a new 24-kilowatt rooftop solar array.July 25, 2018 midnight read more..
It has been a 20-year tradition for members and friends of the Washington Butterfly Association to gather for a butterfly study weekend at some location in the state, and sometimes even just over the border into Oregon or Idaho.July 4, 2018 midnight read more..
Thunderstorms rolled through much of Oregon on Wednesday, igniting several fires in Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) Central Oregon District.June 23, 2018 midnight read more..
One lane of eastbound Interstate 84 is closed Thursday morning at Mitchell Point, three miles west of Hood River, as firefighters contain a fire, approximately half-acre in size, that started at about 3 a.m. Thursday.June 21, 2018 9:58 a.m. read more..
Join the Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District and OSU Extension Service from 2-5 p.m. on June 28 for a free community workshop on irrigation water management.June 20, 2018 midnight read more..
Fire season is back in Oregon. Too soon, it seems, for residents still recovering from last year’s devastating Eagle Creek fire. That fire, first reported Sept. 2, 2017, after a teen set off fireworks during a burn-ban, burned 50,000 acres in the 90 days it ran loose and though it has been fully contained, has yet to be completely extinguished.June 20, 2018 midnight read more..
Emily Martin, Cascade Mountain School director, was recently recognized by The Garden Club of America as the 2018 Elizabeth Abernathy Hull Award winner for outstanding contribution to the environmental education of youth.June 16, 2018 midnight read more..
PORTLAND — The June Water Supply Outlook Report from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service predicts water shortages across much of Oregon this summer. Unseasonably warm temperatures in May, combined with a drier than normal snow season, will mean significantly low streams in many areas.June 13, 2018 midnight read more..
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