Paper lanterns enthralled the crowd at the Dec. 13 downtown holiday tree lighting event, but it will be the last year the Chamber of Commerce sets the flame-lit ornaments aloft, according to Chamber Executive Director Mike Glover.
Lynn Burditt, area manager for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area (Forest Service), announced new employees in three positions:
The month of December is only a few days old, but Hood River already has one weather record in the books.
This year, fall chinook have returned to the Columbia River in numbers that astound sportsmen and fish biologists alike.
The active fall chinook run has brought many spawning salmon to the sandy shores of the sandbar and the Hood River, which writhe and die upon the shoals after completing their reproductive duties.
Three Forest Recreation Trails Committee member’s terms are due to expire on Jan. 1.
The City of Hood River issues autumnal reminders regarding leaves, sidewalks, drains, and branches:
On Sunday, Nov. 3, Indian Creek Stewards and community volunteers picked up about 10 cubic yards of garbage, including an armchair, propane tanks, and a lot of plastic along Indian Creek in the area from 12th Street to the Union Street substation.
Although we’ve yet to see any flakes fly in Hood River, Mother Nature is already busy dumping plenty of snow up on Mount Hood.
Sister City residents band together in post-storm recovery
Summer is over and the arrival of fall is something I greatly anticipate, especially in Japan.
The Indian Creek Stewards group is holding a clean-up along a section of Hood River’s Indian Creek on Sunday, Nov. 3, from noon to 3 p.m.
When the Port of Hood River had new deck panels installed in 2004, they were supposed to last a generation.
Local volunteers and organizations will be conducting a leisurely and social-oriented river clean-up at the USFS boat launch in BZ Corners, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and ending at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 26.
County Planning’s 3-2 vote means Board of Commissioners will have final say
The fate of Barrett Park now lies in the hands of the Hood River County Board of Commissioners after the Hood River County Planning Commission failed to make a decision on the park during a public remand hearing Wednesday night.
Hood River’s Farmers Conservation Alliance springs from FID efforts to help fish
In 1996, a historic flood turned the Hood River into a muddy torrent that wiped out roads, rail lines, and a portion of the Powerdale Dam facility.
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