Paving and excavation work in Hood River and Odell happen in the next two weeks.
Smoke from wildfires currently burning in the southern, central and eastern regions of Oregon has spread throughout most of the state, the Oregon Department of Forestry reported, reducing visibility, but having minor impacts on air quality.
Judge Karen Ostrye was sworn into office as the new Circuit Court Judge Aug.1 in Hood River Circuit Courtroom.
An airborne arc of water tossed in Monday’s event suggests the connections
The 50 people gathered Monday for the health of the Columbia River invoked the names of many rivers and waterways where they had lived or had seen human impacts: the Pacific Ocean and Great Lakes, San Francisco Bay, Gulf of Mexico, Chesapeake Bay, Columbia, Willamette, Mississippi, Colorado, Merced, Potomac, Thames, James, Shannon, and the Mekong.
The Columbia Gorge Racing Association is gearing up for a busy next few weeks of sailing in Cascade Locks.
The region’s Habitat for Humanity groups are merging into one Gorge-wide organization, following the hand-up-not-hand-out philosophy of the global organization.
Nationwide, thousands of breastfeeding women and their babies and children will participate in the Big Latch On, a synchronized breastfeeding event in multiple locations around the world.
A multi-faith prayer vigil for the Columbia River takes place at 6 p.m. Monday at Waterfront Park.
Five new advocates have joined Columbia Gorge CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).
It’s a community gathering like no other.
The city of Cascade Locks is making another attempt to sell the city’s old fire hall, the windows of which have largely been dark since the city opened and began using its new fire hall on the east end of Wa Na Pa Street years ago.
Ronny and Ellen Tannenbaum have only been farming in the Hood River Valley for a couple of years, but their farm, Nature’s Finest, is quickly gaining a following.
Multiple properties on initial park list
An ad hoc committee will be examining several properties both in and outside the Hood River city limits over the next week or more to determine their feasibility as possible dog park sites for public use.
Neighbors knock down blaze with hoses
A ground fire along Indian Creek is under investigation after it flared along the popular Indian Creek trail Thursday afternoon, with no damage to property.
Appeal heard at Aug. 11 council meeting
A hotel and retail development slated for the south end of the Nichols Boat Basin is on hold once again after opponents appealed a decision by the Hood River Planning Commission that would have allowed the project to move forward.