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ODOT rockfall work at Rowena wraps up Jan. 22

The Dalles — Construction crews returned to the scene of a big rockfall along U.S. Highway 30 near Rowena Crest last week. They installed a steel screen to prevent the kind of rock slide that happened last spring, putting motorists at risk and forcing a closure of the highway. The work wrapped up Monday, Jan. 22.

January 24, 2018 midnight read more..

‘Novice’ debate team earns first place

The Hood River Valley High School Novice debate team of Claire Powell and Jacob Kaplan placed first in Junior Public Forum debate at the Hap Hingston Invitational Tournament held Jan. 12-13 at Pacific University in Forest Grove.

January 20, 2018 midnight read more..

Bridge experts

The Port of Hood River held a work session Thursday, diving into policy options involved in replacing the Hood River-White Salmon Bridge.

January 20, 2018 midnight read more..

GasBuddy: average pump prices up 2.1 percent

Average retail gasoline prices in Oregon have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.78 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com’s daily survey of 1,307 gas outlets in Oregon. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.52, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.

January 20, 2018 midnight read more..

At vet’s, students glimpse working world

Life hits fast for most people once high school graduation passes by, which is why Nita Bozarth, a teacher at Hood River Valley High School, provides a course for students to gain experience outside of the classroom to help in that transition from high school to adulthood.

January 20, 2018 midnight read more..


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