The shortest month of the year delivered record breaking snowfall across the state, dramatically improving Oregon’s summer water supply outlook, said a USDA press release.
Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) held his long-awaited town hall at the Hood River Armory last week, where he was almost immediately met with a restless audience shouting out questions and comments.
Mid-Columbia Association of Realtors (MCAR) presented $5,000 on Jan. 19 to the Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation (CCHC) in support of local affordable housing.
If you own or manage a business that’s related in any way to the equine industry, or if you own a horse (or not), please come to the Hood River Saddle Club (HRSC) on Tuesday, April 2 for an opportunity to connect with others in the industry across the state.
With the completion of a $2 million high-density fiber optic broadband network, the rural community of Maupin is now among the state’s most competitive when it comes to internet access.
When asked to identify the most important factor — aside from safety — for where their child attends school, Hood River County families chose “school and teacher quality” by nearly three times over the next named factor.
Hood River County’s two tax measures — a 5 percent Prepared Food and Beverage Tax and a $0.89 Public Health and Safety Local Option Levy — will be on the May 21 ballot, the county commission decided yesterday after a short public hearing.
Lot 700/Morrison Park rezone gained the renewed support of a split city council on Monday.Six of seven members of the Hood River council heard nearly three hours of testimony — almost all of it against the rezone — while also tweaking the rezone conditions to ensure no more than 55 percent o…
Chanting “Stop denying the earth is dying,” Hood River Middle School students skipped school this afternoon and marched through downtown Hood River, carrying signs protesting pollution and government inaction to climate change as part of the worldwide youth Climate Strike.
The Hood River County Board of Commissioners could decide as early as Monday whether or not voters will see its two tax proposals — a prepared food and beverage tax and a local option levy — on the May ballot. A public hearing on the measures will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 18, at th…
Oregon State University Master Gardener volunteer and local orchardist Cindy Collins will offer a free program, “The Basics of Pruning,” on Thursday, March 14 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Hood River Fire Department/EMS building, 1785 Meyer Parkway.
In 1973, I read a book that influenced my life — “Them” by Joyce Carol Oates. Yesterday, while immersed in Michelle Obama’s memoir “Becoming,” memories of that novel’s impact on me resurfaced.
1919 — 100 years agoR.A. Collins, one of the prominent ranchers of the Dee section, who was in town last Saturday, says the price of land in that locality, which he declares is the best in the county, is very satisfactory. The Zibe Dimmick place of 28 and a half acres, he reports, located on…
The 2019 Blossom Fest Craft Show and Blossom Fest Quilt Show and Sale will be Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, located at 3020 Wy’east Road, near the community of Odell.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking qualified applicants to fill two soon to be vacant positions on the Fish Restoration and Enhancement (R&E) Program Board.
Donations are still coming in, said Next Door Development Officer Justine Ziegler, but this year’s Buddy Bowl has raised approximately $25,000 for Gorge Youth Mentoring. Above, Gutterly Ridiculous poses for the camera while Copper West Real Estate team, at left, one of the event’s top fundra…
A chase by law enforcement from Arlington to The Dalles on Sunday afternoon led to the arrest of a woman on Interstate 84 by Oregon State Police troopers and Wasco County Sheriff deputies.
They will be hard to miss, in their matching school uniforms around town and at the schools, as a group of visitors from Hood River’s Sister City in Tsuruta, Japan, arrives Thursday for a week of activities in the Gorge.
Despite being on opposite sides of the aisle, and the hallway in the state capitol, Sen. Chuck Thomsen (R-Hood River) and Rep. Anna Williams (D-Hood River) are collaborating in support of their shared constituents.
Hood River Adopt A Dog (HRAAD) is working with the Humane Society of the United States to provide relief to Alabama communities devastated by recent tornadoes. Four of the displaced Alabama shelter dogs will be entering the HRAAD program this week, said a press release.
Sarah Kellems, director of Hood River Shelter Services, and the advisory team have decided to extend the Warming Shelter’s season through next week due to inclement weather.
Historic photos and family stories featuring a Mosier Japanese farming settlement in the early 20th century will be featured March 9. The rescheduled Regional History Forum program takes place at the Original Wasco County Courthouse, 410 W. Second Place, The Dalles.
The Next Door will present child sexual abuse prevention-awareness training at its The Dalles location, 1113 Kelly Ave., on Thursday, March 21 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
The restrooms at the Event Site and the Marina have needed upgrades for a long time now, and the Port of Hood River is working to remodel both structures to meet ADA standards and accommodate increased usage.
What was hopefully the final bout of winter weather hit the Gorge this week, with ice on the roads in town and on I-84 causing a plethora of problems.
With last month’s announcement of Superintendent Dan Goldman’s resignation, the Board of Directors for Hood River County School District has launched the search process for the next superintendent.
Elected positions from special districts throughout Hood River County will be up for re-election.Deadline to apply is March 21.Anyone interested in filing should contact the County Elections Division.Two posts are open on the Hood River Port board: Position 4, held by Brian Shortt, and Posit…
Oregon Second District Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) has rescheduled the Hood River and Wasco County town halls that were postponed in January.
The Dordt College Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra from Sioux Center, Iowa, invite all to a concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 at Faith Bible Church, 1889 Belmont Drive, Hood River.
Two candidates have already been interviewed for the temporary Justice of the Peace for Cascade Locks Justice Court position but, worried that confusion about residency requirements deterred people from applying, the Hood River County Board of Commissioners passed a motion Monday to reopen t…
Ice caused a plethora of traffic problems on I-84 this morning: ODOT reported at least one spinout between Hood River and Cascade Locks, and several crashes and semi-spinouts at mileposts 67-69, both west and eastbound, between Hood River and Mosier.
Bolstering services in the Odell area is the main goal of the annual Feast of Words event, aka “Party in the Library,” starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 9 and hosted by Hood River Library Foundation.
Officials from Hood River County and City, and Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District met Feb. 28 at Hood River Fire and EMS community room in the first such inter-agency meeting in recent memory, to discuss the HRVPRD draft “Multi-Jurisdicional Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan…
A high-powered, world-famous musical comes to Odell while in Hood River, a comic mystery debuts, as two local theater groups open new productions this weekend.
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- FCA moves into historic Sheppards building
- Council upholds Lot 700 rezone: ‘Call it Morrison Park,’ opponents say in defending open space status quo
- Obituary: Frances Rabaliati
- Youth skip school to call for clean energy
- County budget last hopes: Public hearing on county tax measures is March 18
- Rep. Walden holds Hood River town hall
- Radio Tierra: Community radio station provides programing for everyone
- Letters to the Editor for March 20
- Oregon snowpack makes remarkable statewide recovery, streamflow forecasts increased
- Elks choose Elena Kroll, Chad Klaas as February students of the month
- HRV French student wins recycling essay honor
- Realtors award $5,000 to Columbia Cascade Housing Corp.
- March Madness is underway
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- Yesteryears: New CL fire hall dedicated in 2009
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