Garrick and Kelly Fisher have a bit of a mystery on their hands. The couple, who purchased The Wearhouse in October, discovered two lettermen’s jackets in their backroom they are now looking to reunite free of charge with their owners.
“Before I Die” walls have sprouted up throughout the Gorge over the last three summers, first appearing in Mosier, then in The Dalles and now near the corner of Sixth and Oak in Hood River.
Scotch broom was introduced as an ornamental along highway corridors and in western Oregon as a dune stabilizer.
Jack has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. He’s about a year old, and just discovering how great the life of a dog can be!
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients now and throughout the summer.
Venue 301, CCA open varied shows featuring Gorge artists
Two downtown venues host art openings Friday, providing the community two opportunities to meet with artists and purchase works. The shows will be at the Columbia Center for the Arts, and the historic Venue 301, located a block away from each other.
Library celebrates Friday with ‘Star Wars’ party
Nearly six years ago, Hood River County’s three public libraries in Hood River, Cascade Locks, and Parkdale closed. Thanks to a vote of the people, those libraries reopened on July 1, 2011, as an independent special district. Hood River County Library District invites the community to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the libraries’ reopening at its “Star Wars birthday party” on Friday, July 1, 5-7 p.m., in the Georgiana Smith Memorial Gardens.
Local law enforcement officials on Monday arrested a man suspected of shooting four people in Woodburn, killing three and injuring another.
The City of Cascade Locks is still considering a Nestlé water bottling plant, but concerns over truck congestion have spurred city officials to ask the multinational corporation for an alternative traffic plan.
Multi-lingual HRVHS student pursues unique teaching opportunity
Julia Skwarczynski knows a lot of languages. Besides English, the Hood River Valley High School student — who will be a senior next year — speaks French, Spanish and Polish (her native language), is learning German, and this year began Russian lessons as well.
A series of unfortunate events surrounding State Route 14 in the Columbia Gorge is leading the Washington State Department of Transportation to schedule a contractor to come in and repair damage to the roadway.
Columbia Gorge Community College approved the college’s first non-credit certificate of completion for training offered by the off-campus Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program.
In a wide-ranging meeting Monday, Hood River City Council heard new staff suggestions on short term rental regulations, received a report of an unusual development with the new Hampton Inn hotel project, and voted unanimously to place on the Nov. 8 ballot a measure proposing a 3 percent city tax on marijuana items as allowed by Oregon law.
PORTLAND — Union Pacific Railroad said it will replace a type of bolt on its track that led to a fiery oil train derailment in Mosier on June 3.
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