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Plane crashes at airport; two killed

A plane carrying two passengers crashed this morning at the Ken Jernstedt Airfield in Hood River. Read more

News

Fly-In fundraiser succeeds, despite tragedy: Community rallies around museum after two pilots perish

The 2019 annual Hood River Fly-In was marred by tragedy as early-arriving pilots came in Friday, Sept. 6 for the weekend event. Read more

Council to interview 3 mayor applicants

Hood River City Council has appointed two council members, Jessica Metta and Tim Counihan, to a subcommittee charged with creating intervie… Read more

HR Saddle Club’s annual spaghetti feed Sept. 20

Get your tickets, grab your appetite and plan to come to the Hood River Saddle Club spaghetti dinner on Friday, Sept. 20 from 5-8 p.m. at t… Read more

Business

Slopeswell wins cider honor, celebrates ‘Heights’ in cans

“Free parking with every can,” said Operations Manager Krystin Fix of Heights cider, the fouryear- old Slopesell Cider Co.’s first foray in… Read more

Chamber gives out 2018 thanks and honors

Chamber Member of the Year honors went to Anderson’s Tribute Center, and owners Jack and Debbie Trumbull, at the Hood River Chamber of Comm… Read more

HR Supply re-elects two directors at annual meeting

Hood River Supply held its 69th Annual Meeting Feb. 21 at the Pine Grove Grange. The event included reports to members and customers from t… Read more

Sports

This Day in Sports History: Walter Johnson's Sunset MVP

In 1924 on this day, MLB pitcher Walter Johnson, nicknamed “Barney” and “The Big Train” among others, was awarded the American League Most … Read more

Eagles Volleyball lost height, still hopeful

Last year, the HRVHS Volleyball team finished fourth in the state, led by strong senior players like Katie Kennedy and Carli Stroud. The te… Read more

September high school sports schedule

September brings the schools back into session here in Hood River, and with school comes sports. The fall season stars Football, Volleyball… Read more

Opinion

Another Voice: Climate crisis takes us ‘beyond the comfort zones’

The routines of my comfort zone continue to get in the way of my responsiveness to global warming. I look back at the summer of 2019 with a… Read more

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 14 edition

‘Double standards’ Read more

Flags lowered: Patriot Day

Flags at all public institutions throughout Oregon will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset today for Patriot Day. Read more

Gorge Life

Theater Notes: A busy fall theater season in the Gorge kicks into gear

One play opens this weekend, and another on Sept. 20, just as another closes, and two more openings follow in the first week of October. Read more

HR Saddle Club’s annual spaghetti feed Sept. 20

Get your tickets, grab your appetite and plan to come to the Hood River Saddle Club spaghetti dinner on Friday, Sept. 20 from 5-8 p.m. at t… Read more

Special Olympics seeks volunteers, athletes

Shred Day fundraiser Sept. 14The Hood River-Columbia Gorge Special Olympics will host a shed day on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Rite Aide par… Read more

Obituaries

Obituary: Marian Hill

Marian Elizabeth (Liz) Hill, born in Hood River, Ore., passed away on Sept. 10, 2019, in Texarkana, Texas. Liz had moved to Texas to live c… Read more

Service Announcements, Sept. 14 edition: Erma Blackwell and Margaret Patton

Erma Blackwell Read more

Death Notices, Sept. 14 edition: Ben Davidson and Robert Cox

Ben Davidson Read more

Upcoming Events

Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District Board Meeting

Board meetings are open to the public and held at 4 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month.The f… Read more

Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum

The Second Saturday of each month the WAAAM Air and Auto Museum opens the doors to roll out and run… Read more

Caregiver Support Group

Meets the second Tuesday of the month; for family caregivers of parent, spouse or adult child; tran… Read more

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Showers possible. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 50s.

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64° 53°

Showers possible. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 50s.

Humidity:81%
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Wind:NW at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:50%
UV Index:2 Low
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Showers possible. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 50s.Sun
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Showers possible in the afternoon. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 50s.Mon
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Chance of showers. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 50s.Tue
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Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 50s.Wed
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Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 50s.Thu
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Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 50s.Fri
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