Plans for marina renovations and the completion of the airport runway extension will highlight Port of Hood River capital projects in the remainder of this fiscal year and through the next budget cycle.
Oregon State University Extension Service is sponsoring a Spring Tour, “Travel Through Time and Territory” on Friday, May 24, 2013. The public is invited to this annual event which is hosted by Wasco and Hood River County Home Extension Council.
Rockford Community Grange will be celebrating its 100-Year anniversary with an open house. The community is invited to come tour the old Grange, find out about other community partners, join in a potluck dinner and stay for an old-time country dance.
Two wildfires broke out over the weekend near The Dalles, timed perfectly for the beginning of “Wildfire Awareness” week in Oregon, and serving as early warning for Gorge residents.
If the valley’s myriad gem-tone wines and amber-colored brew selections are not to your liking, another adult beverage producer is about to remedy that for visitors and locals alike – and no, that wouldn’t be another hard cider operation.
Fire services vs. parks discussed
Park maintenance and mowing have been on the list of concerns voiced by citizens at recent City Council meetings. The impacts of city budget constraints are becoming more visible to the general public.
Cherry commission estimates 5-10 percent loss in HR valley
You’ve probably heard it: that hearty, rhythmic thwop-thwop-thwop that rouses you from your early morning dreams. Or you may have noticed a brownish-dull haze hanging in the skies.
Organizers set $1M sales goal for 13 farmers’ markets Gorge-wide
Gorge farmers’ markets begin opening for the 2013 season in May with the Gorge Grown Farmers’ Market (Thursdays in Hood River), the Hood River Saturday Market and the Goldendale Farmers’ Market (Saturdays).
Spanish GED program brings local learners together
Gleaming rays of evening light illuminate the cafeteria of Hood River Middle School, providing an appropriate reflection of the uplifted mood shared by the 65 or so adults gathered inside.
County will decide on four contested races for 16 districts
Ballots will be mailed Friday for the May 21 Hood River County Special Districts levy.
Lost Lake Resort and Campground will reopen the lodge May 1 and the campground May 6 under new ownership and management.
On Port property, course is addition to recent biking and windsports access
If you are a fan of the popular and quickly growing sport of disc golf, the Columbia River Gorge is a great place to be. The Dalles, Hood River, North Bonneville and now, Cascade Locks, with the opening of The Locks Approach course, all have public disc golf courses.
The Columbia Gorge Lions Club is seeking vendors for the 2013 Sternwheeler/Portage Days Festival to be held in Cascade Locks June 28-30.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – The spotted wing drosophila fly, which lays its eggs in fruit and makes it unmarketable, could reach record population levels in the Pacific Northwest this year, according to Oregon State University researchers.
New superintendent Dan Goldman hears sobering news, praises district
Joyful sounds of fifth graders playing ukeleles gave way to somber tones of serious budget cut news at Wednesday’s meeting of the Hood River County School Board.