What are large users of water around the county doing to reduce? We called public agencies, and some private, Wednesday and Thursday to find out:
Swimmers pause on the Hood River bank just below Tucker Bridge, where property owner Bob White is trying to get word out that access is not allowed.
A new park for the south part of Hood River took one step closer to reality last week.
The Fourth of July holiday will limit access to several Port of Hood River waterfront properties beginning Friday, July 3 when the Hood River Eyeopeners Lions Club begins setting up its fireworks display just west of the mouth of the Hood River.
Preserving a spectacular view: Cape Horn Waterfall Overlook set in stone
PORTLAND (AP) — Federal authorities defended their latest plan for mitigating damage to salmon and steelhead imperiled by hydroelectric dams in the Columbia River Basin.
Like flash pots in a stadium rock show, the lighting and thunder impressed with nature’s power Sunday night.
Farmers Irrigation District is making it official: keep your lawn brown for much-needed conservation of water.
The weather forecast is calling for high temperatures around most of the state through the weekend and even into the middle of next week. It’s a time to keep fire prevention uppermost in our minds, and also, to remember to protect the health of trees in yards and landscapes by deeply watering them
‘Total Home Performance’ helps Parkdale homeowner stay cool and comfortable
Summer is definitely here, long after the first waves of hot weather. Many of us will spend the coming months doing our best to stay cool and protected from the hot sun. For Rick Anderson, staying cool is not just about comfort — it’s critical to keep his multiple sclerosis symptoms in check.
Three main irrigation districts request users cut back by 25 percent
The Hood River County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pass a countywide drought declaration at a special meeting Wednesday. The resolution will go to Gov. Kate Brown’s desk for executive action.
Stay cool as you can, keep safety rules in mind
Dangerously hot weather is predicted for Oregon and Southwest Washington through Sunday.
‘Country Garden Tour’ June 27 in Upper Valley
Local law, fire leaders urge safety
It’s going to be a scorcher. With an anticipated surge of locals and tourists hitting the Columbia River and other natural water playgrounds throughout Hood River County, local law enforcement and safety officials are urging caution.
GOLDENDALE — The Klickitat County Planning Commission was one vote shy of unanimity in its meeting Monday night in proposing a two-year ban with a sunset clause on new marijuana businesses to the County Commissioners. The vote has no binding authority but rather serves as a recommendation for action to the county commission. No action would affect existing county businesses.
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