Local attorney aids in fight against fees for accessing land at sites without improvements
Last month, Portland resident Adi Fairbank opted for the PCT and a three-day backpack — without a Northwest Forest Pass on his windshield. When he got back to the Herman Creek trailhead, he found a fine on his car and himself with a misdemeanor citation.
Almost two years into their project, Nick and Pam Bielemeier continue to discover more unique pieces of history scattered throughout Hood River County.
Young ladies seeking an affordable option for prom and graduation dresses will be lining up Saturday before the doors open at the annual “Dress for Less” charity sales event.
After playing three straight winless teams, HRV runs into playoff-caliber squad
For the last three weeks the Hood River Valley lacrosse team has been playing bad teams. On Thursday night the Eagles played a pretty good Tualatin team. HRV quickly saw the difference.
Committee agrees public education is key priority
A new joint committee for economic development (JCED) in Cascade Locks held its first formational meeting April 12 at City Hall. The partnership, created between the port and city, is aiming for a new era of prosperity for the riverside town.
For years I had the pennant hanging in my bedroom.
High-demand cinnamon rolls and frequent waiting lists make it hard to believe that Bette’s Place once used Bunnies and Beetles to drum up business.
Commission will use site plan, CUP criteria for in-water portion of Naito LLC proposal
In a four-hour marathon meeting Monday evening, the City of Hood River Planning Commission was unable to reach a decision on a site plan application submitted by Portland-based Naito Development LLC. The meeting was a combination extension of a prior public hearing and introduction of a Conditional Use Permit application, which the applicant was required to file for the proposed hotel, commercial building and parking lot development.
Yup that's right, another test story
The Hood River Valley baseball team showed it could compete against one of the elite teams in the state Tuesday against Jesuit. Now the next step is for the Eagles to beat them.
How do you get Mother Nature to keep a date?
In a project entitled “Welcome Back Old Friend,” Columbia Gorge Arts in Education paired a visual artist, a musician and two writers with students from three local schools for a collaboration inspired by the recent closure and re-opening of Hood River County libraries.
The Hood River Valley softball team also had its bats going, winning its first three games at the North Clackamas Spring Break tournament by double-digit run totals, including a six-inning no-hitter by pitcher Kayla Byers against Gresham, before falling to West Linn for the Eagles’ first loss of the year.
Hungry robins look for food at Indian Creek Golf Course Wednesday afternoon. The second day of spring was marked by a steady drizzle of snow throughout the area.
County’s popular westside forests need serious attention before trails can be used
In his first year as Hood River County Forest Manager, Douglas Thiesies already has a big mess on his hands.
Don't allow cable park; English has broad skills; Tiffany will 'clean closets'; more
Small-town productions garner broader audiences
A bluegrass/rap montage about home brewing and a middle-aged drama set in a large home overlooking downtown: What do they have in common? On the surface, not a whole lot. In fact, it’s a stretch to even introduce the two in the same story.
A 36th-annual Mid-Columbia Lions Follies presentation
The Mid-Columbia Lions Follies continues its run of “Pirates of Neverland” on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 19, 20 and 21. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. at Hood River Middle School’s auditorium.