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City announces parking restrictions

On Friday, June 29, the City of Hood River and Beam Excavating will be griding the asphalt surface of all roads disturbed by the recent water line project, said a press release.

June 23, 2018 midnight read more..

Port proposes bridge timeline

The Port Commission hosted a work session Tuesday to continue discussing issues surrounding a plan that could replace the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge by 2025.

June 23, 2018 midnight read more..

Small fire leads to I-84 lane closure Thursday

One lane of eastbound Interstate 84 is closed Thursday morning at Mitchell Point, three miles west of Hood River, as firefighters contain a fire, approximately half-acre in size, that started at about 3 a.m. Thursday.

June 21, 2018 9:58 a.m. read more..

Nubia Contreras joins Radio Tierra board

Radio Tierra, the local Spanish/English community radio station, said in a press release that Nubia Contreras is the newest member of its board of directors. Contreras began her term June 1 and will serve for three years.

June 20, 2018 midnight read more..

Pet of the Week: Daisy is a charmer

Volunteers at Hood River Adopt A Dog have chosen Daisy as their adoptable pet of the week and can’t sing enough praise about this tiny seven pound, 7-year-old Chihuahua/Dachshund mix from the Okanogan.

June 20, 2018 midnight read more..

‘Vino & Fido’ June 24

Join Hood River Adopt A Dog from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 24 for food, fun and games — for both humans and dogs — at Wy’east Vineyards, Hood River.

June 20, 2018 midnight read more..

County approves Community ID card

Public meetings typically draw a crowd for one item on the agenda, but Monday’s Hood River County Board of Commissioners meeting saw large groups speak to a pair of items that dominated the three-and-half hour session.

June 20, 2018 midnight read more..

Transit programs celebrate expanded Gorge services

A “transportation celebration” happened at Hood River’s new bus stop at the waterfront Saturday, as a small crowd enjoyed coffee, donuts and some banjo tunes from Mayor Paul Blackburn, all as a way to bring attention to a variety of transportation links available in the Gorge.

June 20, 2018 midnight read more..


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