• 0

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected so many, in our community and beyond. In this time of stay-at-home mandates, it’s no surprise that small businesses are struggling to keep their doors open.

  • 0

The Hood River County Library District will now tentatively be closed through April 28. This date is subject to change based upon recommendations and guidelines from the Center for Disease Control, Oregon Health Authority, Gov. Kate Brown and Hood River County public health officials.

featured
  • 0

Exactly 25 people gathered in a conference room — with a small crowd gathered in the hallway outside the door — for a special meeting at 3:30 p.m. on March 19, where the commissioners would decide whether they were going to pull the Public Safety Local Option Levy from the May 2020 ballot. T…

  • 0

Last week, the Hood River Board of County Commissioners adopted an emergency declaration for the coronavirus emergency response. Hood River City Council also adopted an emergency declaration for the COVID-19 emergency response on March 19.

  • 0

The FISH Food Bank Garden is in need of items to assist with growing of nutritious vegetables for FISH Food Bank clients this summer:

  • 0

Theo McCormick, a senior at Hood River Valley High School, won first place in Radio Commentary at the Diana Vazquez Duque Invitational Speech Tournament on March 7. Senior Maggie Bertrand brought home a third place win in Dramatic Interpretation. Both qualified to compete at the OSAA State t…

  • 0

Hood River County Sheriff’s Office has released information on an individual convicted of a sex offence that requires registration with the Sheriff’s Office.

featured
  • 0

Visit the Hood River Library District throughout March and April to participate in the annual Hood River Reads program sponsored by the Friends of the Hood River Library.

  • 0

The United Way of the Columbia Gorge is launching its Dining Out for a Good Cause March 2020 campaign on March 1. Dine at one of 12 participating restaurants on a designated day in March and that restaurant will donate a portion of the day’s proceeds to the United Way of the Columbia Gorge. 

  • 0

The Hood River County Education Foundation will administer eight separate scholarships in 2020 for Hood River County students who have graduated from Hood River Valley High School, will be in their sophomore, junior or senior years of college starting in the fall of 2020, and are currently e…

featured
  • 0

Every day, Jeff Cooper heads out on his two-mile walk along Fir Mountain Road with a bundle of empty grocery bags. When he returns, those bags are full of old beer cans, fast food containers, and other assortments of trash that he found littered along the side of the road during his walk. Mo…

  • 0

Community members  interested in learning more about garden-related topics are invited to attend the next Oregon State University Extension Service Central Gorge Master Gardener training program community class, held Feb. 26 from 6-9 p.m. at Hood River Valley Christian Church, 975 Indian Cre…

featured
  • 0

The public has a chance to weigh in during a public hearing on the county’s Public Safety Local Option Tax Levy proposal at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the first-floor conference room of the County Business Administration Building, 601 State St., Hood River.

featured
  • 0

Megan Wickersham began her new position as education program assistant for Hood River County Extension and coordinator of its Master Gardeners Program on Nov. 25. She has an insider’s perspective, having been through the Master Gardener program herself — twice.

  • 0

The Hood River County School District has joined the other 196 school districts throughout Oregon to celebrate January as “School Board Recognition Month,” Superintendent Sara Hahn-Huston announced at the Jan. 8 board meeting.

featured
  • 0

Much of Hood River’s usually-vibrant restaurant scene was quiet this week, as businesses shut their doors for all or part of the city’s three-day Boil Water Advisory.

  • 0

Alighery Marizza Jiménez Lozano and Montserrat Pedroza have been selected as the Hood River Elks Students of the Month for December 2019.  Both award winners are seniors at Hood River Valley High School. 

  • 0

Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center (DRC), a community non-profit specializing in interpersonal mediations, facilitations and communication workshops, trained and certified 12 new mediators in 2019.  Participants leave the 40-hour Basic Mediation Training prepared to address conflicts in th…

  • 0

Hood River Valley’s varsity swim teams swam fast against the Pendleton Buckaroos Thursday night at the Hood River Valley Aquatic Center. The girls won 116-54 while the boys came out ahead 94-72.

  • 0

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners is holding a work session on Monday, Jan. 13 at 3:30 p.m., to decide the rate for a public safety levy that they hope to put on the May 2020 ballot.

  • 0

During this season of giving, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the gift of life to help ensure patients don’t have to worry about the availability of blood this winter. Blood and platelet donations of all types are needed, especially type O.

  • 0

Board Members of the Hood River Valley Adult Center received the first contribution towards the Capital Funds campaign that is scheduled to start during the Mardi Gras fundraiser in March.

  • 0

Twenty-seven teams of students ages 9 to 14 competed at the First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournament over the last two Saturdays: Dec. 7 at the Hood River Middle School and Dec. 14 at The Dalles Middle School.

Headlines straight to your inbox!

News and Info from our Community Partners

Information from the News and our advertisers (Want to add your business to this to this feed?)

Upcoming Events