Emily Fitzgerald


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General assignment reporters.

Recent Stories


Recent court decisions change recreational immunity

Recent court decisions have increased liability for organizations like the Port of Hood River and Mt. Hood Meadows who allow public recreational use of property that they own, without much guidance for these organizations on what they should do to protect themselves from damage claims going forward.

January 12, 2019 midnight read more..

County hiring temporary Justice of the Peace

Hood River County is accepting applications for a temporary Justice of the Peace for Cascade Locks Justice Court to serve while sitting Justice of the Peace John Harvey goes on a year-long sabbatical.

January 12, 2019 midnight read more..

Community members propose inflatable aquapark

The idea behind the aquapark is to create something that waterfront users of all ages and skill levels can use, since most of the current activities, such as windsurfing and kiteboarding, require some sort of expertise.

January 12, 2019 midnight read more..

Bridge replacement community events scheduled for Jan. 12

WSP Engineering, the engineering firm contracted by the Port of Hood River to work on finishing environmental studies related to the bridge replacement project, will hold two community outreach events on Saturday, Jan. 12: 10:30-1:30 p.m. at the Hood River Walmart, and 2-5 p.m. at the White Salmon Harvest Market.

January 9, 2019 11:48 a.m. read more..

County works on two tax proposals for May ballot

At a special meeting held on Jan. 7, the Hood River County Board of Commissioners worked out the details of two proposed tax measures — a prepared food and beverage tax and a local option levy — that the board intends to put on the May 2019 ballot.

January 9, 2019 midnight read more..

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