Teen arrested in Washougal High bomb threat

Washougal — Police arrested a teenager Thursday in connection with a bomb threat made earlier last week at Washougal High School.

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Suzanne VanOrman takes the helm at Adult Center

“We’ve changed direction.”

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Odell celebration honors school, community leaders

A diverse cast of leaders was honored at Mid Valley Elementary School in Odell Thursday night.

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So long and ‘See You Again’

The time is nearly here: commencement events for the Class of 2015.

No need for election‘ rolling of the dice’

Results in a local water district election bubbled up clear enough to avoid the decision by dice.

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HRV Engineering Fair highlights long list of First Friday events

A unique “pizza” party is planned for downtown Hood River on Friday.

SHERIFF LOG, May 17 to 24

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

POLICE LOG, May 18 to 24

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

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Parking change at Cascade Lot

Public Works crew installs new signage, the kiosk, and heat-thermal striping on Thursday morning as the City of Hood River prepares for a change in the parking system at the Cascade Avenue parking lot — at Fifth and Cascade across the street from the Post Office — to a shared parking lot effective June 1.

Recycling on wheels: HR Lions set up mobile stations

People wishing to easily recycle deposit-value beverage containers have a 24/7 option.

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Hearing delayed for marina shooting suspect

A Kamiah, Idaho, man suspected of shooting a Eugene man at the Hood River marina in April won’t face a hearing until late June.

The Porch for May 30

SEEN AND HEARD: elementary students checking seed starts in morning light before school … bird-spotted bench in front of downtown store … shop owner flipping cardboard coasters at friends in open car windows, then retrieving his misses … tomato starts leveled by the wind … blackberry blossoms already emerging … new businesses on the Heights gestating behind butcher paper in the windows …

TCC wireless opens in HR

TCC, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S., announced May 28 the opening of its newest location in Hood River.

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Mid-Columbia Celilo DAR makes donation of books, bags to Children’s Book Bank

The Mid-Columbia Celilo Daughters of the American Revolution chapter donated over 550 books for the Children’s Book Bank, a nonprofit located in Portland, which will distribute them in the Portland area to low income preschool and grade school children.