Oregon State Police arrested two men Sunday in connection with the poaching of bighorn sheep along Interstate 84 in Gilliam County.
Gorge Owned (GO!) is accepting nominations for the sixth annual Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards, which celebrates people who are working on innovative, creative solutions to the environmental, economic and social issues facing the Gorge.
Join the Hood River Watershed Group on Saturday, April 2 for its Salmon Population Monitoring and Restoration Tour.
When the Hood River Watershed Group (HRWG) met March 22 for its regular monthly meeting, members and interested citizens — from Hood River and The Dalles — got a first glimpse of the Hood River Water Conservation Strategy, presented by Ed Salminen and Nicklas Christensen, Watershed Professionals Network, and Cindy Thieman, HRWG coordinator.
ODOT: plan ahead to allow enough time to meet the deadline
ODOT won’t extend the 2015-16 studded tire season past March 31. Studded tires are allowed in Oregon from Nov. 1 through March 31 each year. The law allows ODOT to extend the studded tire season when necessary, but current weather forecasts do not support an extension this year.
Gorge Owned (GO!) is accepting nominations for the sixth annual Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards, which celebrates people who are working on innovative, creative solutions to the environmental, economic and social issues facing the Gorge. GO! will present the awards to one individual, one business and one student at the Gorge Earth Day celebration on Wednesday, April 20 at Springhouse Cellars in Hood River.
Susan Hoffman of Mosier was among four women honored with Women’s History Month awards at California’s Biola University on March 18.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY (AP) — Search and rescue teams on Friday reached a man who became stranded while climbing on Mount Hood in whiteout conditions.
ONTARIO — Quagga mussels once again were prevented from entering Oregon and potentially causing millions in damage to the state’s water systems and ecosystems, Oregon Department of Wildlife reported in a news release.
A new study out of Oregon State University lays to rest the debate over whether hatchery life changes fish at the genetic level.
“Where your talents and the needs of the world meet, there lies your purpose.”
VANCOUVER, WASH. — A land conversation group announced Monday they have acquired 115 acres of wildlife habitat for preservation at Mill Creek Ridge, located southwest of The Dalles.
Gorge Owned (GO!) is working with local solar contractors and partners to offer discounted, bulk rates on solar panel installations to Gorge homeowners in Skamania, Wasco and Hood River counties. Klickitat County residents can apply as well, although financial incentives are less in that county.
Roughly 80 gallons of oil were spilled into the Columbia River by a vessel near Kalama, Wash., the state’s environmental agency said Friday.
Rockford Grange is starting up the annual Crop Talks, an informal discussion group about the joys, frustration and benefits of growing food, on Feb. 22.
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