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Backers of a proposed power plant near the Troutdale airport have withdrawn their siting application with state regulators and abandoned their plans, a victory for environmental and other groups that had opposed the plant.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

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I-84 improvements coming this year

Construction starts in January on many projects between Troutdale and The Dalles.

Up Up! Farm Film Festival continues Feb. 12 at Rockford Community Grange

Gorge Grown Food Network and the Rockford Grange will present the next movie in the Up Up! Farm Film Festival series on Feb. 12 at Rockford Community Grange, on Barrett Drive a mile west of Windmaster Corner, located south of Hood River.

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Immanuel Lutheran youth donate bikes to May St., Westside

Pastor Jeff Mueller hopes to start trend

May Street Elementary isn’t usually crowded in the afternoons after school, but on Wednesday, Jan. 27, the entryway was packed.

CL Port closes deal on Heuker fish processing plant

It’s official — The Port of Cascade Locks has closed on a land sale with Heuker Family Lands LLC of Warrendale.

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Schneider brothers sentenced

For 2014 murder; manslaughter; third sibling re-arrested for knives in court

Donald and Michael Schneider of Parkdale pled guilty Tuesday to killing their childhood friend, Jason Muschaweck, in 2014.

HRCSD seeks capital bond

School Board considers May Street replacement

Hood River County School District is pursuing a capital bond, which they hope to present to voters on the May election ballot.