Environment



Gleaning: Where surplus and hunger meet

The Columbia Gorge Gleaning Project connects those experiencing hunger to local, farm-fresh produce. The need is high — one in three residents of the Gorge are food insecure — yet produce left in local fields is abundant. According to Feeding America, nearly half of the food grown, processed and transported in the U.S. goes to waste.

November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
 

Oregon State Parks celebrate ‘Green Friday’

Oregon State Parks invites you to play for free on Friday, Nov. 24 in celebration of “Green Friday.” The agency will waive day-use parking fees in 26 Oregon State Parks the day after Thanksgiving. For more details, visit oregonstateparks.org

November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
  

Dam deal goes to ODFW

Portland — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $6.2 million contract to Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to operate and maintain the Bonneville Fish Hatchery, on the Columbia River.

November 15, 2017 midnight read more..


Leaf drop-off resumes at City Public Works

The City of Hood River is resuming leaf drop-off at the city’s public works facility effective immediately in response to concerns from residents that this service is important during fall season.

November 4, 2017 midnight read more..


Judge sides with Washington coal hub backers

A Washington state judge on Friday handed a victory to the developers of a massive proposed coal-export terminal on the Columbia River, saying the state acted arbitrarily when it blocked a sublease sought for the project.

November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
  

Beach work

AN EXCAVATOR operated by John Mann, Port of Hood River facilities manager, unearths a boulder at Event Site on the Hood River Waterfront, to assemble a new rock wall.

October 28, 2017 midnight read more..
 

‘Out of the Shadow’

Hood River Valley High School art teacher Amirra Malak was a featured artist in a Scientific American blog post Sept. 27.

October 25, 2017 midnight read more..
 

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