Monitoring will determine if aquifer viable for water exchange
Nestlé began drilling test wells this week in Cascade Locks to see if an aquifer believed to be beneath Port of Cascade Locks property can be used in a water exchange Nestlé wants for a proposed water bottling plant.
City Council action: Schultz hired as new interim manager
The debt dispute between the City of Hood River and Ryan’s Juice is all but over.
A pillar of fire rose over Odell Monday night as flames devoured 10,000 plastic fruit bins on Diamond Fruit property at AGA Road and Odell Highway. Firefighters came from every department in the valley, deploying 12 tenders and engines including the Tower 3 from Hood River Fire Department. The fire was reported at about 7:20 p.m. “It looked like a Roman candle, flames sticking straight up,” said Pat Roy, who lives on AGA Road directly across from the fire.
A 16-year-old writes in the anger of the day
By Leslie Dinsmoor Melby, written Nov. 24, 1963
Readers reply: ‘Where were you on Nov. 22, 1963?’
“A moment of terror and passionate chaos.”
Karen Lewis received a hearty round of applause when she began her job as activities coordinator at Providence Down Manor this September. Literally.
A downed power line was responsible for knocking out electricity for about two-and-a-half hours Thursday morning on the west side of Hood River, as well as indirectly sparking a small fire at Westside Elementary that sent smoke through the school and triggered an evacuation.
Port of Cascade Locks commissioners came to a tentative consensus during their regular meeting Thursday night to double tolls for trucks and other heavier vehicles crossing the Bridge of the Gods, but to not raise tolls on cars.
The City of Hood River issues autumnal reminders regarding tree leaves, drains, and branches:
Here’s how to get help and give help to annual food-toy drive:
Students make artful bowls for unique take-home meal Thursday
Soup’s on, and every bite’s delicious and every bowl is different.
A Hood River man was arrested Nov. 9 by Portland Police Bureau for drug charges.
The active fall chinook run has brought many spawning salmon to the sandy shores of the sandbar and the Hood River, which writhe and die upon the shoals after completing their reproductive duties.
Three Forest Recreation Trails Committee member’s terms are due to expire on Jan. 1.
Large-scale department store back on Heights for first time in 13 years
The first thing to know about Thursday’s grand opening of Bealls store in Hood River is that nearly 100 people waited in 40-degree weather, some slipping into the foyer for warmth, to be the first in the doors of Hood River’s newest store at 9 a.m.