CNN contributor Ana Navarro slams Trump supports for not wearing a mask as Covid-19 continues to rise across the US.
The Northern Wasco County Aquatics Center in The Dalles is closed through Friday as the Parks and Recreation District awaits COVID-19 test results from two aquatic staff members. The Parks and Recreation District announced the temporary closure on Tuesday. The aquatic center reopened July 1…
Raise your hand if you have completed the 2020 Census? Good. Now, how many of you have forgotten about the 2020 Census because of COVID-19? If you are in the latter group, you have plenty of company. So far, Oregon Gorge counties have a self-response rate significantly below Oregon’s average…
Drug decriminalization, a cigarette tax increase and limits on political campaign financing are on a historically short list of ballot measures that will go before voters in the Nov. 3 election.
The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association (CGOA) has chosen a new president and four new board of directors members for the 2020-21 season.
Walking into Lady Fern feels like stepping across the threshold into the bright, welcoming soul of Parkdale. The air is light, the tunes are refreshing, and the clothing, handcrafts and art are unique and locally-made. Owner and artist Brooke Yokers opened this space just over a year ago to …
Chief financial officer Saundra Buchanan of the Hood River County School District retired — officially — at the end of the month. Her last formal day was June 30, but Buchanan has agreed to stay on until her replacement is found. The district started recruitment June 15.
Wasco County was one of eight Oregon counties placed on a Watch List today, Friday July 3, by Gov. Kate Brown because the spread of COVID-19 in these counties has risen to “alarming levels,” she said in a press release.
Gorge Black Lives Matters events in the past two weeks included two in the small Washington community of Lyle, population 500.
A 73-year-old woman from Welches, Ore., died June 29 after the vehicle she was driving colliding with a motorhome on Highway 26, milepost 85, in Wasco County at approximately 11:40 a.m., according to a press release from Oregon State police.
A state-led audit found that students with disabilities aren’t receiving adequate support from Oregon schools due to limited funding, rising caseloads, difficulty hiring and retaining special education teachers and other factors.
The Dalles Small Business Relief Grant will begin accepting applications from eligible small businesses and small non-profits based in and around The Dalles beginning July 6 at 9 a.m. The application period will close at 5 p.m. July 10.
In Lyle at Fourth Street, 4th of July preparations are underway Thursday as Lyle Lions put up flags throughout town. “It’s the holiday, we said ‘we should get our flags up,’” said Dean Oldenburg of Lyle, a 50-year member of the Lion Club, on the ladder, With him is David Christian of Lyle. A…
Visitors with a tradition of celebrating the Independence Day holiday in Hood River and the Gorge will find an entirely different experience this year, and local officials are urging visitors to arrive prepared. Canceled for July 4 are the traditional fireworks display and parade in Hood Ri…
Black Lives Matter community rallies are planned in Lyle and Hood River in the days leading up to Independence Day, culminating in an evening rally July 4 in The Dalles.
Four Master Gardeners are recipients of the Master Gardener of the Year and Behind the Scenes Awards for their contributions to the OSU Extension Central Gorge Master Gardener program.
A proposed commercial development on former logging grounds in western Klickitat County is receiving backlash from residents and a local environmental group who argue the location does not fit the proposed use of the land.
Both the North Wasco Aquatic Center in The Dalles and the Hood River Aquatic Center have reopened with added health and safety policies meant to help keep staff and patrons safe during the ongoing pandemic.
A second batch of face mask bands created by local students is now making life more comfortable for health care workers who depend on PPE for health and safety.
While July 4 pyrotechnics will return to The Dalles this year, with limited public gathering space available, three other Gorge fireworks shows — Bingen, Cascade Locks and Hood Rive — will not happen in 2020.
City of Hood River officials remind everyone to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday safely. July 4 celebrations will be non-traditional in 2020 due to cancellations of large holiday events and public health guidelines that limit gatherings.
Starting a business is no easy task, especially when your first harvest of a little-known superfood coincides with the beginning of an economy-crippling global pandemic.
A man is in critical condition after an assailant beat him with a baseball bat in the parking lot of The Dalles Fred Meyer around 1 a.m. on June 23.
A Hood River man was the victim of an apparent homicide in the Hermiston area on Saturday, June 20, the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO) announced this week.
Puncturevine is a sprawling annual plant that forms a dense mat with very sharp, spiny seed heads. Also known as goathead, puncturevine has branched stems that can spread up to 6 feet wide, stemming from a single crown. Flowers are small, yellow and have 5 petals. The leaves are hairy, 1-3 i…
On April 20, Friends of the Columbia Gorge announced Cate Hotchkiss of Hood River as the grand prize winner of Friends’ fifth annual photo contest. Eight category-winning photos and 10 honorable mentions were also announced.
Precious few positives have come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, but one happy development is the Wasco County Clerk’s Office becoming a go-to regionally and even nationwide for getting marriage licenses via video conference.
Hood River Valley High School theater students tackled a video project this spring that proved they are “together” even when a worldwide pandemic drove them all “apart.”
Newly released audio from the internal investigation into Breonna Taylor's death illustrates conflicting accounts of whether police identified themselves before ultimately breaking down Taylor's door in an incident which led to her death.
CNN's Alisyn Camerota speaks with former Trump Organization Executive Vice President Barbara Res and CNN Commentator Michael D'Antonio about President Trump's claim on Fox News that he recently took a cognitive test and the results surprised his doctors.
CNN's Bianna Golodroya reports on Florida Gov. Ron Desantis pushing to reopen schools in the fall despite health concerns from other local leaders amid the coronavirus pandemic.
REDMOND, Ore., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratos Aircraft announced the first flight of its Stratos 716X model - registration N716X. The flight lasted 22 minutes. Flown by test pilot Sean VanHatten, the Stratos 716X is a spacious six-place jet with generous space for baggage. The all-carbon airframe, single-engine jet is designed to cruise at 400 knots. The first flight was a full power takeoff and climb to 13,500 ft. A series of maneuvers were then conducted to evaluate handling characteristics. The flight is the first of an extensive flight test program that will span the next several months.
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin reacts to President Donald Trump's recent claim that he had an audit deal worked out with the IRS prior to running for office.
Japan is easing social restrictions from July 10 for the first time in more than four months. Ballparks will allow 5000 spectators in at a time. Japan's baseball commissioner walks CNN through the new 80-page guidelines, where fans are often as riveting as the game.
CNN's Erin Burnett speaks to Dr. Amy Rapkiewicz about how autopsies performed on coronavirus patients reveal a pattern of blood clotting in vessels and organs.
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE: GBX) ("Greenbrier"), a leading international supplier of equipment and services to global freight transportation markets announced today that Chairman and CEO Bill Furman has agreed to continue in his current position for up to two more years, retiring in 2022. As part of the company's ongoing succession planning process, Furman will retire from all executive offices in September 2022.
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE: GBX) ("Greenbrier"), a leading international supplier of equipment and services to global freight transportation markets, today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended May 31, 2020.
Tropical Storm Fay is set to make landfall in the northeast this evening. CNN meteorologist Karen Maginnis discusses how Fay will impact the weekend.
The anti-racism movements sweeping the world come at a time when countries are struggling to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Britain's black nurses have found themselves on the front line of both these battles, tasked with helping to save the country from a deadly virus while struggling to…
The Mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon has been found dead on a mountainside within the South Korean capital city after he was reported missing by his daughter. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
Former NFL player Donté Stallworth weighs in on the NFL's plan to play the song 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' --known as the Black national anthem-- before every game in Week 1 of the NFL season.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says we're seeing divisiveness politically in the US while trying to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. CNN's Don Lemon shows why that should surprise no one.
NFL Kansas City Chief's player Mitchell Schwartz tells CNN's Don Lemon that he thinks Desean Jackson's Instagram post came from "a place of ignorance."
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) thinks that Donald Trump was a failed president even before the coronavirus crisis hit the US, and that his failures will play a big part in the 2020 presidential election.
As back-to-school season approaches, districts are weighing whether to let students return to the classroom or continue learning remotely. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta demonstrates how schools might be able to reopen safely amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says the CDC did not revise its guidelines for reopening schools despite calls from President Donald Trump and the White House to do so.
CNN's Kyung Lah goes inside a hospital near the US-Mexico border overwhelmed with coronavirus cases as the state records it's deadliest day since the start of the pandemic.
CNN's Erin Burnett discusses the latest coronavirus numbers as the United States reaches the highest seven-day average of cases since the start of the pandemic.
CNN's Brianna Keilar talks with an Ohio mayor about a Facebook post by Republican state Rep. Nino Vitale that called for people to stop getting tested for coronavirus.
Ads aren't unusual for an election year, but as CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports, Republican "Never Trump" groups are spending millions hoping to make the leader of their party a one-term president.
President Donald Trump lashed out after the Supreme Court ruled that the President is not immune from a New York prosecutor's subpoena for his tax return.
Carmen Barlianto told CNN's Pamela Brown her 16-year-old niece Halene O'Connell was in a coma and on a ventilator because of coronavirus and the family still doesn't know when she'll come home from the hospital.
Workers painted the words "Black Lives Matter" on the street in front of Trump Tower, but activists say the city's response to calls to defund the NYPD have been lackluster.
(The Center Square) – Florida's U.S. senators have maintained for months the proliferation of Chinese social media apps is a national security threat.
Whether it's intentional or not, saying those three words in response to "Black Lives Matter" minimizes the current struggle Black people face against systemic racism, CNN's Omar Jimenez says.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden detailed his economic plan, which promised investment in clean energy technology and the "jobs and industry of tomorrow."
Weekly jobless claims in Texas started to drop when bars and restaurants reopened, but like Covid-19 cases in the state, unemployment claims are on the rise again. CNN's Vanessa Yurkevich reports.
President Trump slammed the CDC's guidance for reopening schools, but Maryland's GOP Gov. Larry Hogan says the guidance was helpful and he believes Trump is confused about it.
(The Center Square) — A fair share of bars inspected along the central Oregon coast last weekend broke public health guidelines over the 4th of July weekend, a state report finds.
President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen has been taken into custody for violating terms of his early release from prison, his attorney Jeffrey Levine told reporters.
Chelsea Alinoar, 37, describes to CNN's Brianna Keilar the symptoms she's been suffering from after being diagnosed with coronavirus in March.
President Trump and his administration have refused to release his income tax returns. A Supreme Court ruling makes it unlikely they will be released in 2020.
(The Center Square) – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Treasury Department this week released the names of 4.9 million Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan recipient businesses and nonprofits that received $150,000 or more.
As a counselor for people with disabilities, Kine Lyngås has a personal understanding of what those in her care are going through during the pandemic. Now, she's leaning on her own support system to help navigate this crisis.
President Donald Trump has a habit of lashing out legally against those who go against him, whether it is former national security adviser John Bolton, or his own niece, Mary Trump. Chris Cillizza explains the pattern behind Trump's legal actions.
CNN's Poppy Harlow speaks to historian Douglas Brinkley about the Supreme Court's latest ruling on President Donald Trump's financial records and how this could impact his future as a presidential candidate.
CNN's Kaitlan Collins reports on President Donald Trump's Twitter response to the Supreme Court's decisions on his financial records, including one that said Trump is not immune to a New York prosecutor's subpoena.
PORTLAND, Ore., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ali Al Dossary is announced today as the newest Sales Engineer at ACI Mechanical and HVAC Sales Oregon. General Manager Richard Luna is expanding sales coverage in the fast growing Portland market area, and Ali is deemed a perfect fit.
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- Visitors for July 4 weekend: 'Comply or make other plans,' say Hood River officials
- Black Lives Matter protests, TD and HR: Photo gallery
- ‘Let us speak on that road’: BLM gathering in Lyle draws counter-protest, roadside debate (includes photo gallery)
- Monday wrecks in HR, a third in Mosier happen simultaneously
- Man charged with attempted murder, assault
- Some July 4 shows cancelled
- Murphy’s Watering Hole opens in Bingen
- Wasco Co. on ‘watch list’
- Photo Gallery: Columbia Gorge Fourth of July
- Residents argue ‘glamping’ plan poor fit for west Klickitat: Under Canvas company proposes 20-acre site to meet tourism demand
- Free N95 and cloth masks for small businesses; first come first serve
- NWC Aquatics Center closed "out of an abundance of caution" through Friday
- Murphy’s Watering Hole opens in Bingen
- Police reports, July 8 edition
- Senior Living: There is still time to respond to the 2020 census
- CGOA elects new president, board members: New leadership will face new challenges
- Parkdale’s Floral Mural: Artist Audrey Bernhardt brings new life to an old wall with mural of Gorge flora
- Westside honors Book Writing Contest winners