Access restored along A year after a dynamite blast punched a hole in the Condit Dam, the last remnants of the structure are gone and access restrictions on the White Salmon River are now lifted downstream of Northwestern Park. Caution is still advised as the rapids on the lower river are significant.
Fire Managers at the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area will take advantage of the cooler weather to start fall prescribed burns.
A cable park in the Nichols boat basin is back on the table. Following a contentious Tuesday night meeting the Hood River Port Commission decided to hold a vote on whether to enter into negotiations for a cable park in the basin Nov. 14.
A plan to transform the Hood River waterfront and revitalize a vacant industrial area is in danger of falling apart before it even gets off the ground.
The Naito Development Corporation and Friends of the Hood river Waterfront appear to be at an impasse over how to resolve their differences over a hotel and commercial building project on the Hood River Waterfront.
The National Family Partnership announces the national contest for its 27th annual Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23-31.
Oregon and Washington fishery managers decided this week that the sturgeon retention season on the lower Columbia River above Wauna will not open Oct. 20 as planned.
A 13-acre fire in the Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness area of the Mt. Hood National Forest has closed several popular trails and recreation areas.
The Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation district feels that it is within its right to build a park on high value farmland in Hood River County and is now taking that fight to the next level.
Naitos say they will withdraw cable park application only if Friends of Waterfront work out differences over hotel
A proposal which would shelve plans for a cable park in the Nichols boat basin and use Urban Renewal funds to build a waterfront esplanade and make environmental improvements to the basin was presented to the public for the first time at Tuesday's port commission meeting.
With the danger of falling boulders and other hazards a real threat, the Mosier Twin Tunnels trail, connected to the Mark O. Hatfield State Park above Hood River, will be closed to pedestrians and cyclists for up to a month or more.
Native species filling in well at Powerdale site
In the midst of the many destructive forest fires now occurring in the Northwest, one local forest is being actively re-grown to approximate forest conditions that existed back in 1923, at the site where PacifiCorp’s Powerdale Dam was built.
TROUT LAKE, Wash. — Firefighters working on the 17,000-acre Cascade Creek Wildfire, burning on the south and west flanks of Mount Adams, were watching the weather closely in anticipation of a dry cold front slated to bring strong, gusty winds Monday night and Tuesday.
Post Condit Dam removal, access is limited for two more weeks
The Sept. 19 edition of The White Salmon Enterprise reported that PacifiCorp would likely be lifting restrictions on the White Salmon River in a matter of days, following the recent completion of Condit Dam’s demolition.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued a $1,000 penalty to Agustin M. Garcia of Hood River for illegal open burning on his property at 1735 Tucker Road in May.