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Authorities release new information in search for Kentucky men missing in Mt. Hood area

From Oregon State Police: Oregon State Police (OSP) and Hood River County Sheriff's Office (HRSO), working in cooperation with Kentucky State Police (KSP), are continuing to ask for the public's help to locate a father and son whose vehicle was found last week along Highway 35 in the Mt. Hood area. With this weekend's expected warm weather and the potential for many visitors and hikers in the Mt. Hood area, some new details are being released after confirming the men were in the area last week.

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Fire breaks out on cliffs West of White Salmon

A wildfire broke out Thursday afternoon at about 3 p.m. on a cliff near White Salmon, just west of the White Salmon River bridge, coming close to a home on the bluff.

Pumpkin Funland and Corn Maze opens Oct. 1 at Rasmussen Farms.

A sneak preview will be held Sept. 20-12 during the Pear Party.

Cultural Trust offers grants

Do you have a great art display or show you’d like to produce?

Cascade Observations: Testing, Testing, Testing

PEGGY DILLS KELTER

A photograph taken in September 1961 shows a scrawny 5-year old girl with a chapped nose, glasses, and wispy blond hair.

Blood drive Sept. 18 comes at critical time

Blood drive Sept. 18 comes at critical time

Parkdale News: Fall, fitness go together at Mt. Hood Town Hall

If you’ve been wondering what to do now that the kids are back in school, how about spending some time getting in shape with classes at the Mt. Hood Town Hall?

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Crowd celebrates completion of park

Waterfront Park drew a large crowd Sept. 7 for Hood River Waterfront Park Association’s celebration of the newly completed two-tiered amphitheater, the last phase in the park’s development. Local bands Toy Gun Conspiracy and Cripple Hop performed in the first-ever organized concert at the amphitheater.

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Record return

As predicted, this year’s run of Fall Chinook salmon returning to the Columbia River is setting all-time historic records.

Building Permits, Aug. 2014

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Gorge Commission budget spurs protest

For the first time in its 27-year history, both the chair and vice chair of the Columbia River Gorge Commission have resigned their posts – but are staying on the commission – in a disagreement over the budget.

Authorities seek missing Kentucky men, near Mt. Hood

Oregon State Police (OSP) and Kentucky State Police (KSP) are asking for the public’s help to locate a father and son whose vehicle was found last week abandoned along Highway 35 in the Mt. Hood area.

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Deal on Naito project ‘very close’

Agreement includes construction of waterfront hotel and commercial building, creation of new city park

After two years of legal challenges, it appears the controversy between Naito Development and Friends of the Hood River Waterfront is finally coming to an end.

County hears earfull on Meadows park and ride

Planning dept. gets flurry of feedback on MHM park and ride

A proposal for a ski resort park and ride located in the community of Mount Hood has garnered dozens of public comments from county residents — the vast majority of which say they are opposed to the project.