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HRVHS graduation at WAAAM

One of Hood River Valley’s biggest annual events will not take place in its usual home at Henderson Stadium this June.

June 2, 2018 midnight read more..


Zach Barbour receives CCA award

Hood River Valley High School senior Zach Barbour has received the Columbia Center for the Arts 2018 Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Theater Arts.

June 2, 2018 midnight read more..


Local Quality: OSU offers a la carte preservation classes

Oregon State University Extension Service Assistant Professor of Practice Lauren Kraemer is offering a la carte food preservation classes again this year, but with a twist: Instead of weekly meetings through the summer and early fall, the hands-on sessions will be held once a month from June through December.

June 2, 2018 midnight read more..


Wednesday ‘Walkshop’

The community is invited to join urban planning expert Dan Burden for an event June 6 that is in part an open-air, on-foot assessment of an evolving commercial-residential district, the Heights.

June 2, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Gifford Pinchot National Forest seeks input on rec sites

The South Gifford Pinchot Collaborative (SGPC) is hosting a public workshop June 7 from 6-8 p.m. at the Hegewald Center, 710 S.W. Rock Creek Drive, Stevenson, to gather public input on the future management of developed recreation sites on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest (GPNF).

May 30, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Sheriff’s Department seeks input

Hood River County Sheriff Matt English and his staff have been hosting a series of community meetings this spring for the public to learn about the department’s resources and responsibilities in light of budget cuts for 2018-19 and more severe cuts expected starting in 2019.

May 30, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Gun Take Back Day June 2

The Hood River Police Department will host a gun take back day on June 2. The gun take back program provides local residents an opportunity to voluntarily turn in unwanted firearms.

May 26, 2018 midnight read more..


Columbia River high water creates safety concerns for recreation

The Hood River waterfront recreation beaches and parks are effectively shrinking as high water levels in the Columbia River climb higher up the shoreline. The spring runoff is causing high water levels throughout the Columbia/Snake River system, but local concerns are focused on water safety in the run up to Memorial Day weekend.

May 26, 2018 midnight read more..

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