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.
Should be done by the end of the month
A welcomed addition to the Hood River Waterfront is quickly taking shape, and with a finish date of the end of February, the new river access at the west end of the Hook will be ready for windsurfers, kayakers and stand-up-paddlers who come out of the woodwork in droves as winter winds down and the river-recreation season rapidly approaches.
In a historic agreement — nearly 18 months in the making — Klickitat County will devote planning staff time to help the Columbia River Gorge Commission process land use applications within its borders.
A first-hand account of wild double rescue on Mount Hood
JAN. 31, 2015: Erik Broms was climbing down from the summit of Mount Hood Saturday morning when two climbers roped together came plummeting down the mountain, right at him.
Lack of snowpack exposed an ugly mountainside scene, but a group of Scouts quickly dealt with it.
There’s still hope, but as dismal winter continues, water worries grow
For those who have been snow dancing, it may be time to learn some new steps.
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.
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