Hood River County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell by 0.2 percentage point in June to 5.2 percent, which was good enough to rank as Oregon’s lowest, just below Benton County’s 5.3 percent.
The Columbia River Gorge is home to an unusual population of pikas, possibly the most adorable harbingers of climate change.
Hood River News advertising and news staffs gained 14 awards at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association annual convention in Salem last week.
Wilson Street neighbors are protesting the cutting of two black walnut trees on the site of a new multi-family housing development near 12th Street.
Plans for Cascade Ave. parcel in development
Hood River County is the new owner of a 2-acre parcel off West Cascade Avenue that the county says it intends to develop as much-needed workforce housing for the community.
A Hood River man has been arrested for attempted murder in connection with a stabbing that occurred outside the Dee area Thursday evening.
Greg Colt will run for mayor in November.
Tim Snyder has been hitting the streets and handing out business cards to let people know about his dream project of establishing the Underground Music Station — a music lesson, rehearsal and recording space conveniently located in downtown Hood River.
Where can you get fresh, seasonal produce grown by local farmers delivered weekly?
The organic food movement isn’t new — Wikipedia claims it began in the early 1900s, before the First World War — but it is enjoying a surge in popularity. There are several organic markets in Hood River, two of which are Mothers Marketplace, located near downtown, and Rosauers’ Huckleberry’s, on the Heights.
Tamara Logsdon and Tyler Hulett are taking the long view with their Kickstarter campaign.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Howie as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:
The waiting room of The Gorge Green Cross, Hood River’s first medical marijuana dispensary, looks like any other.
A Hood River man has been sentenced to 60 days in jail, 24 months probation, and ordered to obtain a mental health evaluation after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting horses in the Oak Grove area.
The hum of summer comes from many sources, and the waterfront is a major one.
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