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Security concerns at CGCC highlight board meeting

April 29 incident prompts calls for review of safety policies, procedures

Faculty members and a student voiced strong concerns over safety policies and procedures at Columbia Gorge Community College facilities in Tuesday’s board meeting at Indian Creek campus.

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Man pleads not guilty to murder in 2009 Eagle Creek fall

A Bend man accused of killing his girlfriend six years ago while hiking Eagle Creek Trail pleaded not guilty to murder Monday.

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On the corner of Rand and Canine

All eyes are on Cobey the dog, who would not leave the car after a Tuesday afternoon two-car collision until his owner was out.

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Joe O’Neill goes worldwide with ‘Red Hand Adventures’

Hood River author Joe O’Neill is a little busy these days.

Memorial Day patrols to focus on seat belts

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office will increase traffic patrols for the upcoming Memorial holiday weekend.

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Marina shooting suspect to appear in court May 27

A Kamiah, Idaho man suspected of shooting a Eugene man at the Hood River marina in April will appear before a judge in two weeks.

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Man pleads not guilty to murder in 2009 Eagle Creek death

A Bend man accused of killing his girlfriend in 2009 while hiking Eagle Creek Trail pleaded not guilty to murder Monday at the Hood River County Courthouse.

Tea party a benefit for Opportunity Connections

The fifth annual Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, a benefit for Opportunity Connections, is about to begin!

Extension ‘Whole Grains’ Tour planned for May 21

OSU Extension Service’s Mid-Columbia Family and Community Education Study Groups will hold their 2015 spring tour on May 21, at Bob’s Red Mill in Milwaukie and OMSI in Portland — aptly titled the “Whole Grains and Wonders of the World” tour.

Host families sought for international students

EF High School Exchange Year, the leader in high school cultural exchange, is seeking host families in the Hood River area. Host families open their homes to a 15-18 year old from countries around the world who come to the U.S. to attend one or two semesters of high school. Through the exchange experience, both student and family get the chance to learn about a new culture and potentially establish a lifelong bond.

Deborah Jaques retires as Oregon Hospice Association hires new CEO

The Oregon Hospice Association Board of Directors has announced the selection of a new CEO to lead the state-wide non-profit agency.

‘Relay For Life’ of Columbia Gorge July 18

On July 18, 2015, Columbia Gorge residents will join together at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Columbia Gorge to help finish the fight against cancer. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds.

Traffic enforcements begin

The Hood River City Police Department and the Hood River County Sheriff’s Department have announced traffic enforcement patrol increases in the coming weeks, with an emphasis on seat belts, speed and cell phone use while driving.

Police Log, May 4 to 10

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

Sheriff Log, May 4 to 10

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.