Ben McCarty has been with the Hood River News since 2006. During his time on staff he has served as the sports editor, local news reporter and web producer/editor. He enjoys all aspects of his job, particularly learning and experiencing new things practically every day while covering the local sports season. However, his favorite days are when he gets to cover "sporlitics" double headers where he manages to squeeze in time for local government meetings and sporting events in a single evening.
The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals ruled Friday morning that the City of Hood River must reconsider several points of its recent decision to allow construction of a hotel and commercial building on the Hood River waterfront.
The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals ruled Friday morning that the City of Hood River must give more consideration to a decision to allow construction of a hotel and commercial building on the Hood River waterfront.
Naito development decision expected next week
The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals seems to enjoy keeping Hood River in suspense.
A look at some family-owned businesses in the Gorge
Mother and son personify yin and yang; Davises grow, work together; Sheppards: Business success rests on enjoying each other's company; Capovillas: 'Simple, straight-up' pub family
Sorry folks, not many scenes like this sun set behind Government Cove in Cascade Locks in the forecast this week. Expect clouds and showers through Friday at least.
Ever wanted to see where your newspaper comes from? Watch the video to get a glimpse!
Hey, this photo is upside down! ...or is it? With clear skies and no winds , there were some great reflections on the river March 7.
The Hood River City Council moved ahead Monday with approval of a plan amending its system development charges for transportation impacts.
State legislators meet with ODOT to seek resolution on realignment
Hope remains alive for Hood River to keep some direct access to Country Club Road.
The Port of Hood River is getting the ball rolling again on Lot 1 planning.