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.
Inundated by the tragic aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, it would be easy to forget the many stories of hope connected to the run itself.
Two Cystic Fibrosis fundraisers planned April 28, May 4-5
Courtney Erikson is a softball player. She understands that no one player succeeds without the help and support of their teammates and that every homerun is the result of each player’s contributions towards a unified goal.
Monday’s city council meeting brought new information tied to two large proposals — the Naito development at Nichols Boat Basin and a proposed annexation of Westcliff Drive into city boundary lines — and a small contingent of city residents alarmed about maintenance cuts now under way at nine city-owned parks.
Safari inspires book, vision leads to new publishing business
Joe O’Neill stands tall, wears a good-natured smile and hides a twinkle of mischief in his eyes — appropriate for a man who has experienced real-life adventures in both literal and high-tech jungles before making his home in Hood River.
‘Reverse 9-1-1’ and building ordinance also fill long agenda
Repairs have been made but there’s just a trickle of trouble with the Oak Grove water, meaning the boil-water order remains in place for an unknown length of time for Oak Grove Water District patrons.
Evaluation findings presented today; college has until July to respond
The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities evaluation visit to Columbia Gorge Community College April 22-24, represents a critical milestone in a seven-year journey that began Aug. 8, 2006, when the college’s board of directors directed the institution to pursue independent accreditation.
Hood River Saturday Market is accepting applications until April 20 for new vendors for the 2013 market season, beginning May 4. Even if you have sold at this market in the past, you must fill out a new application each year.
Hood River City Council will take up the issue of annexation of a portion of Westcliff Drive when it meets starting at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall.
Third-annual event raises funds for scholarships
Hood River Rotary renews its annual fundraiser, the Columbia Gorge Wine & Pear Fest, May 18-19 at the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum in Hood River.
Ruling cites for errors by city in waterfront decision
The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals recently issued a ruling that will require the Hood River City Council to address several land use planning “errors” made when the city approved an application to develop a hotel and commercial building complex at the Hood River waterfront near exit 62.