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.
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.
For years I had the pennant hanging in my bedroom.
Plant would draw from Oxbow Springs
The Oregon Water Resources Board recently approved a transfer application for a water rights exchange that would advance Nestlés' proposal to bottle water from Oxbow Springs in Cascade Locks.
Hot-shooting, strong-rebounding Horizon Christian School toppled Triad 75-59 in Thursday’s first round of the Class 1A state basketball tournament at Baker City High School.
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.
The Hood River Valley High School boys lacrosse team scored four goals in the final minutes of Friday night’s at-home matchup against the Cleveland Warriors to take control of an otherwise close game. The 8-3 result is their first Columbia Conference win.
While Hood River may face a daunting task to address — having the highest rate of binge drinking for males age 18 and over in the State of Oregon — local response to the problem generates equally big numbers.
Cascade Locks hosts governor’s team
While legal and public protests have been raised against Oregon’s Department of Fish and Wildlife on water access issues for a proposed Nestlé bottling plant, Gov. John Kitzhaber has been called upon by environmental groups to stop ODFW in its tracks.
Proposal wins Pond Skim, ski resort announces final weekend of 2011-12 season
There aren’t many certainties in life, but one you can count on is that Thor, Jaws, James Bond, Captain America, Richard Nixon and The Big Lebowski, to name a few, will never share the same space in time again.
The History Museum
Brian Aaron, Hood River attorney who is running for District Attorney, was charged on April 29 with driving under the influence.
A few weeks ago, I wrote a story about a missing hard drive and the possibility that packrats had stolen it from me. Seems like everywhere I went after that, people asked me, “Well, did you find the rat?”
But BMcCarty is on the case
The Hood River Valley Swim Team sent eight swimmers to Astoria for the “Eggstravaganza” swim meet April 14-15. Highlights for HRVST included Per Bergstrom winning every event he entered as well as event wins from Adam Burke, Allison Burke, Jamie Robinson and Charles Sutherland.