Five hot and hungry days didn’t wither Anna Mae Leonard.
Barbara Ayers, Emergency Manager Public Information Officer for Hood River County, says her days aren’t exactly exciting.
Community members are invited to participate Aug. 25 as Lummi Tribal members bring a 22 foot totem pole to Hood River, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Riverside Community Church, 4th and State streets.
Glenwood, Wash. — The Cougar Creek Fire burning near Glenwood swelled to 22,500 acres over the weekend, with firefighters keeping it at 15 percent contained as of Monday.
Search and rescue missions throughout the Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood are getting swifter and stronger this summer, thanks to a new program that unites police, fire and emergency crews in a tighter collective response.
Riverkeeper seeks volunteers for a day of clean-up projects
Columbia Riverkeeper is partnering in the second annual Love Your Columbia Day Aug. 22, and anyone may get involved.
An angry curl of smoke over Mt. Adams signaled one of the largest fires the Columbia River Gorge has seen this summer.
Firefighters caught five human caused fires in the Mt. Hood National Forest last weekend, three of which burned in the Hood River Ranger District.
Some might go into the woods to live deliberately, but in the case of five Hood River County teens, their time in the forest this summer has been hard work.
The Milepost 30 fire, which burned an estimated 5 acres in the western Columbia River Gorge, was 100 percent contained Monday, according to fire officials.
A water emergency declared Sunday morning by White Salmon Mayor David Poucher was lifted at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.
Harsh summer temperatures ushered in an early pear harvest for Hood River Valley.
‘Reach and Treat’ system responding
Back country rescues are part of life in the Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood region, regardless of the time of year.
Third medical marijuana dispensary opens downtown
Just months before early recreational marijuana sales germinate across Oregon, a third medical marijuana dispensary comes to Hood River.
Planners schedule hearing in September
The Hood River County Planning Commission is ironing out a comprehensive zoning code update that redefines farm and forest use across the county.
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