Wind and rain storms in December and January have created a mess of downed trees and small landslides on trails in the western part of the Columbia River Gorge, and hikers can expect to encounter obstacles for at least the next few months.
The future of a proposed housing subdivision in west Hood River has been bogged in doubt amid concerns from City of Hood River engineers over municipal sewer access.
Forest Service schedules public meeting Wednesday
The U.S. Forest Service is planning a nearly 3,000-acre forest thinning and fuels reduction project on the north slope of Mount Hood, drawing more than a thousand written comments from Oregon environmental advocates and local biking groups.
Furry friends will be the subject of the Columbia Art Center’s Gallery Exhibition in February.
AARP Tax Aide program sites are now open through the end of tax season. Certified trained volunteers man the sites, sponsored by AARP in cooperation with the IRS. The help is free and preference is given to adults 60 and over and low- and moderate-income taxpayers.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
City, January 2016
Last week I filled in for the lone Circuit Court Judge for Grant and Harney counties. Burns is the county seat of Harney County. Previously known for the bird haven Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, the area is now also nationally known for the armed occupation of that refuge.
With Oregon House District 52 on the table, three hopefuls have entered the race.
Hood River Fire’s AED program has taken on a mission to connect local businesses with the training and gear they need to keep visitors safe when emergencies strike.
Though Hood River County in December fell to fourth best in the state in unemployment rates, jobs have stayed roughly the same.
Super Bowl 50 is Sunday
Super Bowl weekend arrives — finally — and anyone wanting to watch the Broncos vs. Panthers can find it in plenty of places, from private parties to big-screens in local bars and restaurants.
Construction starts in January on many projects between Troutdale and The Dalles.
Gorge Grown Food Network and the Rockford Grange will present the next movie in the Up Up! Farm Film Festival series on Feb. 12 at Rockford Community Grange, on Barrett Drive a mile west of Windmaster Corner, located south of Hood River.