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Hood River man rejoins Earthjustice as trustee

Former Earthjustice President Vawter “Buck” Parker, a Hood River resident, has returned to the organization where he worked for 35 years to serve as a member of its board of trustees.

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HR Valley Christian’s Women’s Ministries holds quilt fundraiser

It’s a win/win for the Hood River community because Women’s Ministries at Hood River Valley Christian Church loves to give.

HR Soil and Water Conservation District native plant sale now on

Did you lose trees to winter storms or bark beetle damage? Want to add color to your garden in the grey winter months?

Mile Post 53: Expect delays for rock blasting Thursday on I-84

Interstate 84 will see rolling slowdowns and delays in both directions on Thursday, Dec. 7 for the sixth in a rock blasting series necessary to build the latest segment of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

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Hwy 30 bridge work nearly finished, expect delays this week

Repair and replacement work is nearly complete for three bridges on Highway 30 east of Mosier.

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‘Natural Disasters’ team wins FLL Robotics

Fourteen teams of students ages 9 to 14 competed at the First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournament last Saturday, Dec 2.

HRV Speech and Debate places third at Clackamas

Hood River Valley High School Speech and Debate placed third out of 42 teams at the Clackamas Holiday Edge Speech Tournament on Dec. 2.

Lions awards winners in Peace Poster contest

The Hood River Lions Club will award the three selected winners of its annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest Dec. 9.

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No one hurt in Mt. Hood Railroad derailment

The first evening run of the Mt. Hood Railroad “Train to Christmas Town” derailed late Friday afternoon about four miles south of Hood River, with no injuries. Four train cars, with about 200 passengers aboard, slid off the tracks but stayed upright, according to MHRR General Manager Ron Kaufman.

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Forum explores environmental, business impacts of Eagle Cr. fire

More than 200 people turned out for a forum reflecting on forest ecology in the wake of the Eagle Creek fire.

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Monday accident

HEIGHTS traffic saw a lengthy back-up Monday morning just after 8 a.m.

Expect delays for small I-84 blast Thursday

Interstate 84 will see rolling slowdowns Thursday due to a planned rock blast.

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No one hurt in Mt. Hood Railroad derailment

The first evening run of the Mt. Hood Railroad “Train to Christmas Town” derailed late Friday afternoon about four miles south of Hood River, with no injuries.

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Panel votes to deny Columbia River oil hub

The energy panel recommended denial of a proposed riverside oil train terminal that has drawn controversy in Columbia Gorge communities.

Helfrich named to House Dist. 52

With a unanimous vote from the commissioners of Clackamas, Multnomah and Hood River counties, Hood River resident Jeff Helfrich is the new House District 52 representative.

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