Oregon’s first-ever registry for medical marijuana dispensaries opened this Monday and has already generated hundreds of applications from prospective dispensary owners looking to start operating their new businesses under the aegis of the Oregon Health Authority.
Well over a dozen health and human services-related agencies in Hood River and Wasco counties were recently awarded more than $1.3 million in state funds for programs designed to make healthcare for vulnerable populations more efficient and more cost-effective.
A Spokane, Wash., family en route to purchase a new Subaru in Portland got their trip cut short when the current Subaru they were driving burst into flames along Interstate 84 near Hood River shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday.
The City of Cascade Locks will be asking voters this May to approve a ballot measure that aims to bolster funding for its Emergency Medical Services department by tacking on a service fee to its customers’ electric bills.
Tolls will be going up on the Bridge of the Gods this spring, but only for heavy vehicles.
Donovan Doroski arrived in Seattle, Wash., last week to prepare for the harrowing experience of receiving a bone marrow transplant — one of the many medical procedures the 20-year-old Hood River man has had to endure since getting diagnosed with stage IV Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2011.
After a nearly 70-year absence, wolves have returned to the North Cascades.
After three years of planning and analysis, a new parking lot slated for construction at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort looks like it might be a go.
A fire that burned a studio apartment on the Heights and shut down part of 13th and Taylor streets for nearly two hours Monday afternoon can be blamed on a pot of unattended clam chowder.
A surge of H1N1 influenza cases in the last week of December 2013 prompted hospital officials to prepare for what was expected to be a particularly bad flu season