Repair and replacement work is nearly complete for three bridges on Highway 30 east of Mosier.
Fourteen teams of students ages 9 to 14 competed at the First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournament last Saturday, Dec 2.
Hood River Valley High School Speech and Debate placed third out of 42 teams at the Clackamas Holiday Edge Speech Tournament on Dec. 2.
The Hood River Lions Club will award the three selected winners of its annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest Dec. 9.
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.
More than 200 people turned out for a forum reflecting on forest ecology in the wake of the Eagle Creek fire.
HEIGHTS traffic saw a lengthy back-up Monday morning just after 8 a.m.
Interstate 84 will see rolling slowdowns Thursday due to a planned rock blast.
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.
The energy panel recommended denial of a proposed riverside oil train terminal that has drawn controversy in Columbia Gorge communities.
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.
Officials have termed the smoldering Eagle Creek fire completely contained — but not extinguished.
New schedule starts Dec. 4
CAT’s new executive director, Patty Fink, has announced that the local bus service provider will move to expanded fixed route service Dec. 4, while also providing its traditional dial-a-ride service.
Jeff and Melissa Rippey of Hood River have been named The Next Door’s 2017 Bonnie Benton Philanthropists of the Year. The couple was recognized and thanked by staff in November at the organization’s office on the heights.
The local Lions Clubs in Hood River County are in the process of vision screening students at local schools.