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The Ale List: Sense of Place lecture focuses on ‘hoppy history’

Today brings the chance to hear about beer from one of Oregon’s true experts, Dave Logsdon: Full Sail founding brewer, co-founder of Wyeast Labs and, for the past eight years, the man whose name is on a long list of award-winning Belgian-style ales.

Free tax help through April in HR and TD

AARP Tax Aide program sites are now open through the end of tax season. Certified trained volunteers man the sites, sponsored by AARP in cooperation with the IRS. The help is free and preference is given to adults 60 and over and low- and moderate-income taxpayers.

Sheriff Log, Jan. 24 to 31

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

Police Log, Jan. 25 to 31

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

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24 Hours in Burns: A judge rubs elbows with Al Jazeera, Oath Keepers and the FBI

Last week I filled in for the lone Circuit Court Judge for Grant and Harney counties. Burns is the county seat of Harney County. Previously known for the bird haven Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, the area is now also nationally known for the armed occupation of that refuge.

Three vie for District 52 spot

With Oregon House District 52 on the table, three hopefuls have entered the race.

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‘Stayin’ Alive’: Local businesses put firefighter AED program in full force

Hood River Fire’s AED program has taken on a mission to connect local businesses with the training and gear they need to keep visitors safe when emergencies strike.

Flu season returns, health officials urge safety

Flu season’s back. Health agencies are advising the public to take caution.

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Timberline Trail finally being reconnected

Opening 40-mile trek around Mt. Hood

The Timberline Trail has always been one of the very best hikes in the Pacific Northwest.

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White Salmon Library closing Feb. 1 for remodeling

Fort Vancouver Regional Library District will temporarily close its White Salmon Valley branch for remodeling, beginning Monday, Feb. 1, through early March.

Troutdale Energy Center plan abandoned

Backers of a proposed power plant near the Troutdale airport have withdrawn their siting application with state regulators and abandoned their plans, a victory for environmental and other groups that had opposed the plant.

Employment stays level in HR County

Though Hood River County in December fell to fourth best in the state in unemployment rates, jobs have stayed roughly the same.

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Dough-n’t miss this pizza party

Super Bowl 50 is Sunday

Super Bowl weekend arrives — finally — and anyone wanting to watch the Broncos vs. Panthers can find it in plenty of places, from private parties to big-screens in local bars and restaurants.

Providence, nurses association agree on two-year contract

Nurses at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital approved a new, two-year contract with the hospital that improves patient care and helps attract and retain highly-qualified nurses.