It has been a 20-year tradition for members and friends of the Washington Butterfly Association to gather for a butterfly study weekend at some location in the state, and sometimes even just over the border into Oregon or Idaho.July 4, 2018 midnight read more..
Thunderstorms rolled through much of Oregon on Wednesday, igniting several fires in Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) Central Oregon District.June 23, 2018 midnight read more..
One lane of eastbound Interstate 84 is closed Thursday morning at Mitchell Point, three miles west of Hood River, as firefighters contain a fire, approximately half-acre in size, that started at about 3 a.m. Thursday.June 21, 2018 9:58 a.m. read more..
Join the Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District and OSU Extension Service from 2-5 p.m. on June 28 for a free community workshop on irrigation water management.June 20, 2018 midnight read more..
Fire season is back in Oregon. Too soon, it seems, for residents still recovering from last year’s devastating Eagle Creek fire. That fire, first reported Sept. 2, 2017, after a teen set off fireworks during a burn-ban, burned 50,000 acres in the 90 days it ran loose and though it has been fully contained, has yet to be completely extinguished.June 20, 2018 midnight read more..
Emily Martin, Cascade Mountain School director, was recently recognized by The Garden Club of America as the 2018 Elizabeth Abernathy Hull Award winner for outstanding contribution to the environmental education of youth.June 16, 2018 midnight read more..
PORTLAND — The June Water Supply Outlook Report from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service predicts water shortages across much of Oregon this summer. Unseasonably warm temperatures in May, combined with a drier than normal snow season, will mean significantly low streams in many areas.June 13, 2018 midnight read more..
The South Gifford Pinchot Collaborative (SGPC) is hosting a public workshop June 7 from 6-8 p.m. at the Hegewald Center, 710 S.W. Rock Creek Drive, Stevenson, to gather public input on the future management of developed recreation sites on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest (GPNF).May 30, 2018 midnight read more..
Forest Service firefighters responded Tuesday morning to a small hotspot reported near Herman Creek.May 29, 2018 1:23 p.m. read more..
The Hood River waterfront recreation beaches and parks are effectively shrinking as high water levels in the Columbia River climb higher up the shoreline. The spring runoff is causing high water levels throughout the Columbia/Snake River system, but local concerns are focused on water safety in the run up to Memorial Day weekend.May 26, 2018 midnight read more..
The Vancouver youth who started the Eagle Creek fire could have an eight-figure bill to think about in the five weeks leading up to his 16th birthday.May 18, 2018 1:18 p.m. read more..
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