The Heights detours will start Monday.
How will the sands of time treat Doonesbury?
On Saturday at the library, the tree hosts a party so the branches can flourish.
City hires Steve Wheeler as city manager
Steve Wheeler will start work in early May as city manager of Hood River. Wheeler, 61, was hired Monday, Mayor Arthur Babitz announced.
“Does My Head Look Big In This?”, a depiction of a dramatic, and oft-comic, culture clash, returns to the Hood River Valley High School stage this weekend (details below).
Odd two-way detours start March 10 as pipeline work hits critical junctions
Two-way traffic will be the new and different pattern — temporarily — on some normally one-way couplets starting as early as Monday.
Large crowd braves the cold on Saturday; 'It's been amazing what has done through here'
Few items go unsold at the Pine Grove Fire Department Auction, but veteran Leonard Wood saw to it Saturday that one thing stayed in-house.
It was like political open mic but without the microphone.
A Portland man arrested Feb. 21 as a suspect in a series of motel robberies around western Oregon is believed to be the man who committed an October 2013 robbery at a Hood River motel.
Heavy equipment moved to the three-block section of Oak and Front streets this week as the Urban Renewal Project continues in downtown Hood River.
Peer pressure and expectations are tough enough when you’re in high school.
CASCADE LOCKS — Family tradition moves upland in the latest commercial venture in Cascade Locks, the long-awaited Brigham Fish Market, near the west end of WaNaPa Avenue.
FTC Blackhawks ‘Inspire’ in Idaho
Black Hawks, the Hood River Valley High School First Tech Challenge robotics team — all seniors — won the Inspire Award at the Idaho State Championship Feb. 15.
Tuesday’s basketball game at Hood River Valley High School was an entertaining evening, from national anthem to final buzzer. However, the Eagle boys remain winless for the season after the 66-35 defeat by the Pendleton Buckaroos.
The cramp of class size is one thing.
“The Kid Next Door,” a community collaborative musical production, opens Friday at Hood River Middle School auditorium, presented by the Hood River Middle School Performing Arts Department.
In Wednesday’s meeting, Hood River County School District Board of directors discussed a wide variety of topics and updates, including the dawning issue of student absenteeism.
Downtown street work moves over; on Heights, work set back to March 3
Look for a big change in traffic in downtown Hood River starting Tuesday. .
Locals, visitors find ways around the slide
The closure of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 has caused an odd situation for the residents of Mitchell Point Drive.
Monday, as the snow melt began, a caller phoned the Hood River News with a timely suggestion: “Please slow down so you don’t splash icy dirty water on those on sidewalks.”
“Squeeze the Pig” was the rallying cry for a night of bacon and poetry on behalf of the Helping Hands Against Violence organization.
First the snowfall, now the melt.
Center for the Arts presents a comedy about aesthetic and emotional discernment
How do you judge a piece of art?
Power company, tow owner offer safety and prevention tips for snow and ice
With a state-high snowfall in Parkdale and up to 10 inches in Hood River, January’s question “where’s our winter?” got a resounding answer Thursday.
People will drive when they should not do so, and Jake Ferrer is adept at catching them at it.
Expect east Oak Street closures
Urban Renewal takes a turn next week – literally.
As February arrives, Hood River County’s backyard hill, Cooper Spur Ski Area, remains closed for lack of snow, but owner Mt. Hood Meadows stands ready for when the white stuff finally arrives.
Council hears update on parking survey
What Mayor Arthur Babitz calls “an impressive group” of city manager candidates will meet the public late next month.
The weekly senior meals program at Mount Hood Town Hall had a special guest Jan. 23: a guest chef.
A record number of tuxedos — at least since the Roaring ‘20s — was seen Friday night at the Chamber of Commerce Membership Appreciation event at Columbia Gorge Hotel.
Pressing news emerged from the annual Chamber of Commerce annual Membership event Monday.
A landmark Hood River County distiller is selling to his larger neighbor.
The 7-9 Pendleton Buckaroos used a considerable size advantage and accurate shooting to hand the Hood River Valley High School varsity boys basketball team a 79-45 defeat Thursday in the Eagles’ Columbia River Conference opener.
The typical family weekday schedule may be in for a change this fall.
Four months to go on major Urban Renewal project for downtown Hood River
Crestline’s Jake Hamilton sat in the excavator with its toothed-bucket the size of a small dorm fridge and nudged a 10-inch trowel off a concrete box he needed to pick up.
Dr. Shelley Smith won’t cut you any slack on your New Year’s Resolution.
Chevy prop, musical selections help tell the story in ‘Driving Miss Daisy,’ ending its benefit run this weekend
Oldies but goodies:
About 250 people filled Riverside Community Church sanctuary on Monday for the Martin Luther King Day service organized by Gorge Ecumenical Ministries, titled “MLK’s Dream Lives On: Building a Community of Justice for All.”
The Romuls rotation is complete.
Middle school Horizon 1 advances to state tournament
“Horizon 1” has established itself on the robotics landscape.
Relentless defense, teamwork and contributions from role players boosted the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls hoops team to a 56-50 win over Sprague on Jan. 10 at Vannet Court.
Don Butzin took a stand. Serving in the Army, he wrote a letter in December 1944 to the Hood River American Legion after they took the names of 16 Japanese-Americans from the Hood River veterans honor roll.
If anyone needed a bigger place to hang its hat, it was the folks at Pistil.
Two HRVHS junior varsity players proved that two-fifths is not half bad.
State grant helps shops retool in a major way
CTE is the new ABC.
School board meeting A large skyward project and an extensive ground-level review of student transportation services were just two matters before the Hood River County School Board of Directors in its meeting Wednesday.
Event offers youth a chance to win funding for projects, ideas
Gorge Soup is on, with changes.
Stephen Swift concedes he might be riding homeward to die.
Horizon rides seven-game winning streak against struggling Eagles squad
The Horizon Hawks boys basketball team built a big lead over the hosting Hood River Valley High School Eagles Friday night, and held onto the win despite a furious fourth-quarter rush led by Eagle reserves.
Dramatic production benefits three local nonprofits
Everyone wants to be in the driver’s seat.