Local News

Subscribe

Children’s Park help needed

The design firm Play by Design has been chosen to help the City of Hood River lead the new community design and build process for the Children’s Park replacement.

Shelter Services adds two more volunteer training sessions

Two more volunteer training sessions have been scheduled as Hood River Shelter Services (HRSS) prepares for opening next month.

Polar Express canceled

Rail Events Inc., Iowa Pacific holdings unable to reach agreement

After several months of ongoing negotiations, Rail Events Inc. has announced several U.S. locations of The Polar Express Train Ride, previously operated by Iowa Pacific Holdings, will not return for the 2017 season, including Mt. Hood Railroad in Hood River.

Business workshop offered Oct. 13

Columbia Gorge Community College/Small Business Development Center is offering an “Increasing Your Bottom Line” workshop at the CGCC Hood River Indian Creek Campus on Friday, Oct. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per business.

Tease photo

Pet of the Week: Miya is ‘happiest thing on four legs’

Oh me, oh Miya! Miya has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week.

CGCC president search: What do you want to see in college leadership?

Forums set this week

What leadership qualities should the next president of Columbia Gorge Community College possess in order to reflect the needs of our region?

Tease photo

HRVHS marks homecoming week

Homecoming week, the second week in October, is rapidly approaching, and freshmen through seniors are preparing for the festivities.

Tease photo

Rescued bald eagle released back into wild

The raptor, which state crews found lying injured in a creek near Post Canyon in April, spent months recuperating at Rowena Wildlife Clinic before its release Thursday afternoon.

Crush Cider Café, Waucoma host cider book author visit

Waucoma Bookstore and Crush Cider Café are hosting “Tasting Cider” author Erin James for a book talk and cider tasting on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Crush Cider Café, 1020 Wasco St. James is the editor-in-chief of CiderCraft magazine and will be discussing her new book, subtitled “The CiderCraft Guide to the Distinctive Flavors of North American Hard Cider.”

Blasted! Expect freeway delays

Planned explosions along I-84 are part of historic trail work

A series of rock blasts along Interstate 84 west of Hood River will occasionally delay fall travelers.

Good Governance award goes to Hood River

LOC honors city for outreach program

The City of Hood River was presented the 2017 Helen and Alan Berg Good Governance award at the 92nd Annual League of Oregon Cities (LOC) conference last week in Portland.

Tease photo

Getting past the grief: Pink Sistas founder brings awareness to the Gorge

Stevenson native Deb Hart, founder of The Pink Sistas, Inc., knows what it’s like to get a breast cancer diagnosis.

Tease photo

Community thanks retiring Planning Director Cindy Walbridge

Cindy Walbridge’s long and productive career with the City of Hood River came to an official end at one of her favorite places.

Tease photo

Arson ruled out in Kayak Shed blaze

Arson has been ruled out in the Kayak Shed fire, but the specific cause of the fire has not been determined.

Officials: Fire won’t be out until rain, snow

The Eagle Creek fire will likely keep burning until weather helps put it out, fire team reports state.

CLOSE X

Information from the News and our advertisers (Want to add your business to this to this feed?)