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Living with Smoke

Air quality: the clearest thing is that dangers continue

The famous crystal clear views of the Gorge have been little seen in the past three weeks, but the concern with our smoke-congested environs more for health than aesthetics – especially for the sake of the elderly, those with chronic diseases, and for children.

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CL Port hosts Aug. 29 Bridge of the Gods walk

The Port of Cascade Locks will again partner with the Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) and the Friends of the Columbia Gorge to host a free Community Bridge Walk on the Bridge of the Gods on Aug. 29, at 8:30 a.m

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Lost hiker, 75, found safe at Laurance Lake

A 75-year-old The Dalles man was found in “good spirits” Sunday afternoon after a weekend lost in the woods near Laurance Lake.

Brian Stenberg returns to his roots as Horizon’s new A.D.

Sports have always been a family affair for Brian Stenberg.

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Cougar Creek fire creeps north

The Cougar Creek fire near Glenwood is scorching its way north — as of Tuesday, the fire was burning 35,000 acres.

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Police say missing paddle boarder likely died

Search crews called it a night Saturday after unsuccessfully seeking a missing paddle boarder, Andres Pombo, 20, of Miami, Florida, who vanished on the Columbia River Friday afternoon. Early evidence suggests Pombo did not survive.

Yoga and your relationship with yourself

Living a life of yoga creates greater contentment as we become more grounded in awareness. We relax into life, realizing that there will always be highs and lows, joys and sorrows.

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Planting and Preparing

Volunteers Nicole Goldman, left, and Cathy Petersen plant an area between the playground and portables at May Street Elementary on Thursday.

Horizon Christian ready for the new school year

Horizon Christian School starts the 2015-16 year with “new” people in key staff roles.

Dates – and tips – for ’15-16 school signups

Registering your child for school at a Hood River County School District facility?

HAHRC Beats: Back-to-school tips

The following health and safety tips are adapted from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

SAR teams look for man, 75, lost near Laurance Lake

Hood River Sheriff’s Office is coordinating a search and rescue north of Laurance Lake for David Bullock, 75, of The Dalles.

Port of CL dedicates new road on Aug. 26

The Cascade Locks Port Commission will hold a brief groundbreaking ceremony for the new cul-de-sac NE Columbia Gorge Way, Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. in the Port’s Business Park.

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County joins Residents’ lawsuit against USFS

Hood River County has joined a lawsuit filed by Hood River Valley Residents Committee against the U.S. Forest Service over a delayed land exchange with Mt. Hood Meadows.

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Cascade Locks woman protests Nestlé with 5-day fast

Five hot and hungry days didn’t wither Anna Mae Leonard.