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Governor here Friday for first visit to Hood River

Kate Brown will sign affordable college bill at CGCC, tour pFriem

Oregon Governor Kate Brown will pay Hood River a visit Friday.

LUBA again upholds City of Hood River's right to deny Walmart expansion

Walmart, round 3, goes to the City of Hood River.

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Hood River Art Club celebrates 66 years at Museum

The Hood River Art Club — started in 1949 by a group of local artists — is celebrating its 66th anniversary with an art show July 10-18 at the History Museum of Hood River County.

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Hot temperatures stressing Pacific Northwest fish

Fish and wildlife agencies encourage anglers to focus on warm-water fish

Cooler weather finally returned to the Gorge this past weekend, ending a two-week period where the mercury refused to dip below 90 degrees and on more than one occasion, soared into the triple digits.

Public Records — building permits

County, June 2015

County, June 2015

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Forest ecologist talks ‘rebirth through fire’

In the case of forest fires, redemption lies in ruin.

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The Ale List: Tip the Volkanische Vijf, (or, how a 3-way collaboration celebrates a 5)

Volcanic Bottle Shoppe on the Heights hosts a fifth-anniversary party today with plenty of ales to choose from but a special one in honor of the occasion — Volkanische Vijf from Solera Brewery and Everybody’s Brewing.

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Director’s firing roils Museum

The Hood River County History Museum is re-orienting following the loss of its executive, as is the Hood River Heritage Council — one board member stepped down citing a need to spend more time volunteering elsewhere, as well as “frustrations” with the council.

Parkdale man dies in Dee Highway crash Sunday

A 51-year-old Parkdale man died Sunday in a single vehicle crash on Dee Highway, near Odell.

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Dee blaze contained

Quick collective response to heavy drought conditions

A wildfire near Dee consumed roughly three acres of trees and brush Tuesday — and threated nearby orchards and homes — but a valley-wide response wrestled down the flames within hours.

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Genesis Quezada, 16, takes summer one scoop at a time

Genesis Quezada just turned 16, but she already has four years of business experience under her belt.

David Russo helms HR School Board

Staff previews process for facility planning update

In its lone meeting for July, Hood River County School Board on Wednesday welcomed two new members and assigned a new chair and vice-chair.

Idaho motorcyclist dies in solo crash on Highway 26

On July 6, at about 5:11 p.m., Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a motorcycle crash at milepost 68 on Highway 26, east of Government Camp and the Highway 35 junction.

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Archery Tag event benefits BBBS

Global Sessions, an event and destination management team specializing in event coordination, hosted an Archery Tag tournament on Saturday, June 6 at Hood River’s Waterfront Park. The event was a huge success, with 11 teams raising over $2,000 to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge.