Community members are invited to a Nov. 15 public meeting to discuss a draft vision, goals and ideas for fish habitat conservation on the lands of the lower White Salmon River formerly affected by Condit Dam. Results from earlier public meetings and online survey will be shared to inform additional interactive discussions on the highest priority areas and future actions.
Wintry weather makes its first appearance in the Gorge this week as a cold front out of the Canadian Rockies descends on the Pacific Northwest, sending temperatures plunging below freezing.
Mid-Columbia Economic Development District (MCEDD), Washington State University and Gorge Grown Food Network are hosting a forum about the current and future state of value-added food processing industry in the Gorge on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced this week the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought.
Do you have an interest in attracting pollinators, birds and beneficial insects?
The Barlow Ranger and Hood River Districts of the Mt. Hood National Forest will be conducting fall prescribed burns and pile burning beginning next week.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of State Lands has denied an appeal by the State of Wyoming that sought to revive a proposed coal terminal project on the Columbia River, leaving proponents with fewer avenues to bring it to life.
The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, the leaves are beginning to turn colors, and snows are slowly creeping from their summer homes on mountain summits down the rocky slopes of the Cascades.
As Oregon kids say goodbye to summer and return to school, many will have great memories of fishing, swimming, boating, or just being next to a special river.
Hood River Valley High School is now producing clean, renewable solar energy due to a grant through Pacific Power’s Blue Sky Program, additional funding from Energy Trust of Oregon and the actual solar panel installation by Scott Sorenson, Common Energy LLC.
On Oct. 4, people from around the world, on six continents in 123 cities, will march for elephants and rhinos to raise awareness and ask governments to take action to end trafficking in ivory and rhino horn.
Columbia Riverkeeper recently announced results from the second phase of the group’s “Is Your Fish Toxic Study,” and Riverkeepr reports that the findings show “alarming levels” of heavy metals, toxic flame retardants, cancer-causing PCBs, and endocrine disrupting chemicals in Columbia River fish.
A climate change march held Sunday afternoon in downtown Hood River drew approximately 200 people, many of whom were children.
Fall officially began earlier this week, and not long after, the first official precipitation of the season followed.
AP — The U.S. Forest Service’s chief backed off proposed restrictions on photography in wilderness areas Thursday after facing sweeping protests from lawmakers, First Amendment advocates and media outlets across the country.