The Department of Environmental Quality is proposing to renew the Solid Waste Closure Permit for the Hood River Landfill for a 10-year period. The renewal is open to public comment
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites recreational boaters to a free vessel safety inspection at Columbia Hills State Park from 7 a.m. to noon April 27.
Citizen groups say coal export is the wrong choice for the country and the Columbia River Gorge
“We’re going to stop that coal with the power of the soul!” recited Chaplain Mark Thomas of Hood River to the gathering local citizens.
Participants in the "No Coal" rally walk past Riverside Church on State Street in Hood River Wednesday afternoon.
Soil is arguably the most important component in a successful garden; it’s what feeds and aerates your plants. Good soil is a microcosm filled with microorganisms that transform organic matter into food your plants can digest. Only with good soil will your plants thrive.
U.S. Energy Department official to speak at March 12 event
A community discussion will be held at 6 p.m. March 12 about Hanford nuclear reservation and the impact of transporting nuclear waste through the Gorge.
According to a March 1 press release from the Hood River County Health Department, efforts to repair the cracked spring box of the Oak Grove Water company are continuing and that it has no plans to pursue enforcement actions against the company.
“Cataclysms On the Columbia,” a lecture on the Missoula Floods, one of the greatest geological events to ever have occurred in North America, is presented Feb. 26 at Columbia Gorge Community College Indian Creek campus.
The Washington Trails Association is hosting two weekends of volunteer trail work at Coyote Wall in the Columbia River Gorge. Volunteers are sought to help with trail restoration and maintenance.
The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easier for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring through planting trees.
Hood River County Forestry still has some “finishing touches” to do in the area, but for the most part operations on the Clematis Timber Sale are complete.
Residents still unable to drink tap water after E. coli bacteria contamination found
Chris Reitz would just like to be able to drink from her tap again without first having to put the water on the stove and boil it.
For his dedication to local recreation, Art Carroll of Hood River recently won his second state award in just over two years.
Ocean Kuykendall, one of 15 teachers in the Mid-Columbia region to receive a $3,000 grant from Confluence Project’s Gifts from Our Ancestors, gathered 180 middle school students to hear Native American voices of today share how their culture, customs and the Columbia River continue to be a strong current in their lives.
One of the greatest geological events to ever have occurred in North America was given the name the Missoula Floods. Join the Columbia Gorge Earth Center on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Springhouse Cellar Winery to learn about one of the great forces that shaped the landscape of the Gorge, as well as the incredible story of J. Harlen Bretz and his discovery of the floods.