There is a growing move toward protecting our air that we breathe from toxins that are known to cause cancer. In an effort to do this, you may be noticing more signage around our community that promotes healthy living. Within the last six months, Hood River County facilities, parks and forests have gone tobacco- and smoke-free, along with the Parks and Recreation District, the Library District, Mt. Hood Town Hall, the Power Station and all Hood River Chamber events.
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Chris Lynn opens restaurant in former North Oak space
Old is new and new is old at one of Hood River’s newest restaurants, and Chris Lynn is back in the business.
The Port of Cascade Locks has announced that more nighttime closures will be coming to the Bridge of the Gods as contractors work to finish repairs on the structure by the end of the year.
The sights and sounds of a farmers market are almost universal, whether you’re at the Gorge Grown Farmers Market or in another part of the globe.
Betsy Keith and Cheryl Rohan are friends who really, really enjoy what they do.
100 lots planned for 29.37 acre Heights property
A new subdivision may be coming to Hood River, pending city approval.
Friday weather causes numerous accidents, some events canceled
The winter weather is forecast to continue this weekend with frigid temperatures falling into the single-digits in some areas.
Don’t let a few pipes along the road keep you from making the Nativity pilgrimage this weekend.
December is “good deal” month at Oregon State Parks. From Dec. 1-31, visitors and gift-givers can save $5 on the 12-month day-use parking permit. Parking fees are required at 26 Oregon state parks, and cost $5 per day, unless you have a 12- or 24-month pass. The 12-month pass is on sale for $25 — regularly $30 — in December.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Nov. 24-Dec. 1.
Families and robot lovers of all ages are invited to watch the fun at the Columbia Gorge First Lego League Tournaments in December. These free events will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 7 and 8 at The Dalles Middle School (1100 E. 12th St.) and Dec. 15 at Wy’east Middle School (3000 Wy’east Road near Odell). These tournaments are local qualifiers for the international FLL robotics competition for kids ages 9 to 14. Winners will travel to the state tournaments in Hillsboro in January.
The month of December is only a few days old, but Hood River already has one weather record in the books.
For more than 35 years in the Gorge, the AARP Tax-Aide program has been operating with volunteers to prepare taxes for senior citizens and low- to moderate-income persons, free of charge. Volunteers are needed to join the program.
Commissioners vote 4-1 to deny permit for controversial park
Hood River County Commissioners voted 4-1 Monday night before an audience of 25 people to once again deny a conditional use permit for Barrett Park.