Thursday marks three decades since a reluctant President Ronald Reagan signed the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act into law.
A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday reached a tentative agreement with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF), signaling the end of a three-year court tussle over coal pollution.
Dozens rallied Tuesday at the Second Street overpass above Interstate 84 in Hood River, one of many coordinated protests against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, held in cities around the nation this week
It was standing room only at an energy sustainability workshop held in Hood River recently.
Developer has right to appeal or submit revised plan, following county’s decision
Citing safety concerns, the Klickitat County Board of Commissioners voted 2-0 in Goldendale on Tuesday to deny a rezoning application on a residential parcel in Dallesport.
A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday morning reached an agreement in court with Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad (BNSF) over coal dust pollution.
The Tar Sands Valve Turners — not a rock band, but a group of committed anti-fossil fuel activists — will speak Nov. 15 in the Pioneer Room at Riverside Community Church in Hood River. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m.
Hood River City residents may dispose of leaves at the City Public Works facility at 18th and May Streets. Disposal hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Wasco County objects to Union Pacific proposal
Following a Wednesday evening appeal hearing that stretched over five hours, the Wasco County Board of Commissioners reversed an earlier decision by the county’s planning commission and voted unanimously to deny Union Pacific’s application to add several miles of new track through the Mosier area.
A proposed dairy at the former Boardman Tree Farm property drew thousands of public comments before the extended round of public input ended on Nov. 4.
As you prepare for the coming winter season, be sure to buy a Sno-Park permit. This year’s Sno-Park season began Nov. 1 and runs through April 30, 2017.
On Sunday, Oct. 30, more than 50 people of diverse faiths, ages and backgrounds stood together in the rain at Hood River’s Waterfront Park to show their support for the struggle of indigenous people and their allies at the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota.
The Mount Hood National Forest Service has unveiled a draft environmental impact statement concerning a long-stalled Mount Hood land exchange.
Twelve teenagers from the newly formed nonprofit Columbia Gorge Company Dancers have their sights set on Florida this December.
RARE volunteer Marla Harvey leads county plan
Marla Harvey, a RARE AmeriCorps volunteer, has stepped into a newly created position: Hood River County’s energy and sustainability coordinator.
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