The Hood River Soil & Water Conservation District has $100,000 in grant funding available from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB) and is now accepting applications from landowners for projects that improve watershed health.
Beginning Nov. 4, CAT (Columbia Area Transit) is offering an expanded Columbia Gorge Express (CGE) InterCity Service, with eight trips per day on weekdays and six trips per day on weekends (approximately every 60-90 minutes) between Hood River and Portland’s Gateway Transit Center.
Donor appreciation night at the Hood River Library provided a quick but wide-ranging update of library services, accompanied by wine and hor d’oeuvres in the main reading room on Nov. 4.
Hood River’s Debbie Sanguras as Uncle Sam and Tami Arthur as Rosie the Riveter teamed up as hosts of a game show at a recent State Leadership Meeting in Grants Pass, which was highlighted military facts and based on the popular game show, “Family Feud.”
Two events — one quiet, one noisy — brought veterans together and helped the community honor the service given to country by men and women of the armed forces.
Hood River Valley High School’s successful fall sports season will come to a close this weekend with the potential for a dual 5A State Championship by Eagle water polo teams.
A Parkdale man who allegedly stabbed his brother has a plea/sentencing hearing scheduled for Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. in Hood River Circuit Court.
Planned infrastructure improvements at the Ken Jernstedt Airfield have surrounding residents concerned that ongoing noise problems are just going to get worse.
Hood River City and West Side Fire District residents registered resounding “yes” decisions to their respective ballot measures on Nov. 5.
A Nov. 9 event west of Mosier will be a three-part debut: Great River Memorial Cemetery on Carroll Road; a growing stand of trees called Remembrance Grove; and a new, long-term initiative called Trees of the Gorge, by Chelan and Noah Harkin of White Salmon, and Chelan’s father, Bill Weiler o…
Oregon Association of County Engineers and Surveyors (OACES), an affiliate of Association of Oregon Counties (AOC) presented awards recognizing outstanding performance by county engineers and surveyors at its fall conference in Bend, Oct. 20-21.
For the second year, the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association’s Jazz Collective Big Band will share the stage with five Gorge school jazz bands as CGOA presents Jazz Rocks! on Nov. 15 and 17.
The district attorney has filed a notice to appeal a judicial decision made in Hood River Circuit Court last month that dismissed all charges against a former Hood River County Parks employee accused of stealing a significant amount of money from the county.
The program provides assistance with food and children’s gifts for families in need during the Christmas holiday and benefits Hood River County families who currently meet State of Oregon low income eligibility standards.
A group of Hood River emergency services and law enforcement officers, and a private citizen, have been given a state Medal of Valor honor for the August 2018 rescue of a Hood River man from his burning home.
There’s a new club at Hood River Valley High School, and its aim is to provide menstrual products to those in need both in the community at large and at the high school.
Noise complaints at the Ken Jernstedt Airfield are on the rise and, in response, the Port of Hood River is initiating an extensive public outreach campaign to help understand how the airport is being used, and what can be done to mitigate impacts on surrounding neighborhoods.
At about 10 a.m. Friday morning, the entire staff of Curtis Homes LLC and volunteers with Columbia Gorge Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) began building a farm-style playhouse, which will be raffled off as part of a CASA fundraiser in early spring.
Two footbridges were successfully flown onto Eagle Creek Trail in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area this week, replacing wooden bridges burned during the Eagle Creek fire of 2017.
The continued loss of staff at the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office, and the office’s inability to fill those vacant positions due to the county’s ongoing financial crisis, has resulted in additional service reductions.
Residents from around the Gorge can again stock up on locally-grown produce and staples at the fifth annual Fill Your Pantry Market, hosted by the Rockford Grange in Hood River.
A sailor-turned-firefighter turned art curator this month, and the energy that went into it can be seen on the walls of Pine Street Bakery.
Hood River County intends to rework the local option tax that failed on the May 2019 ballot, with the hope that they can get something passed to help stabilize the county’s financial situation.
All charges against a former Hood River County Parks employee accused of stealing a significant amount of money from the county have been dismissed with prejudice — a court action that prevents an identical lawsuit from being filed in the future.
Sometimes, one goes to a play to see local people taking up interesting roles; or to be touched by a timeless romance; or to feel a shiver down the spine.
Anderson’s Tribute Center is hosting its first-ever Día de Muertos shrine this year, and the community is now invited to bring a photo and a small item to remember a deceased loved one to add to the shrine.
One chief petitioner and one opponent of a forthcoming charter amendment ballot measure spoke to both sides of the issue Thursday at a Hood River Rotary luncheon at the Columbia Gorge Hotel. Below are highlights of their responses.Measure 14-67 would amend the City of Hood River Charter, ask…
thirteen speakers represented Hood River Valley High School in its first regular tournament of the competitive speech season on Saturday, Oct. 12. The team joined 16 other teams at Wilson High School in Portland for the one-day event.
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- Obituary: Doris Castañares
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- CAT takes over Columbia Express
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