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Pick of the Week: HRSWC accepting small grant applications

The Hood River Soil & Water Conservation District has $100,000 in grant funding available from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (… Read more


CAT expands service to Portland, and adds route times locally

Beginning Nov. 4, CAT (Columbia Area Transit) is offering an expanded Columbia Gorge Express (CGE) InterCity Service, with eight trips per … Read more

High school art scholarships available

Students at The Dalles High School, Wahtonka Community School and Hood River Valley High School are eligible to compete for $6,000 in schol… Read more



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

This week's local sports news


HRV takes second at State Cross Country

The Hood River Valley Eagles girls cross country team placed second at the OSAA 5A State Meet in Eugene Saturday. On the podium with the te… Read more


HRV honors four students as student-athletes of the month

Congratulations to Hood River Valley High School’s October student-athletes of the month. Trent Kroll, athletic director for HRV, said it’s… Read more


Eagle soccer playoff journey ends

Hood River Valley’s boys varsity soccer team championship quest was cut short Saturday in an away game against Ashland High School 2-0. The… Read more

Horizon Hawk cross country team ends season strong

Josiah Sohal placed sixth among boys to lead Horizon Christian Hawk cross country team at last week’s district meet. Read more


Local trophy truck driver completed August race

Last August Todd Walter participated in the 2019 General Tire Casey Folks “Vegas to Reno” off-road race from Beatty, Nev., to Dayton, Nev. … Read more


Eagle water polo seeks dual titles at State this weekend

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 Cham… Read more

JV football finishes year 7-1-1

The Eagles junior varsity football team wrapped up the fall season with a 47-18 victory at Hillsboro. The Eagles returned an early kickoff … Read more

Kegler's Corner: Paul Dethman stars

Pin pounders come in all kinds at Hood River’s venerable Orchard Lanes. Normally, we feature the big shooters who rack up the top scratch s… Read more


Third-ranked Wilsonville ends HRV girls soccer season

Despite the fact that they were regarded as underdogs, the Hood River Valley Eagles were certainly hoping to get an upset win over the Wils… Read more


Boys soccer advances in 5A playoffs to play at Ashland

Hood River Valley hosted and shutout West Albany High School 3-0 Wednesday in round one playoff action at Henderson Community Stadium. Read more


Letters to the editor, Nov. 13 edition

Celebration of musicWe are deeply grateful to you, our neighbors, for the many ways that you care for the wellbeing of one another and this… Read more

Another Voice: To Walden: Raise your voice in support of impeachment

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Letters to the Editor for November 9

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Gorge Life

Cascade Observations: Inspired by writing

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Yesteryears: Downtown parking lot proposed in 1969

1919 — 100 years agoAs might have been expected, many complaints are being heard concerning the wretched condition of the road surface on t… Read more


HRVCC youth create tiles for Warming Shelter display

When asked if they’d like to take part in the Warming Shelter Tile Project, a resounding “YES!” came from the youth of Hood River Valley Ch… Read more


Death Notices, Nov. 13 edition: Nyle Hill Jr. and Bill Cannon

Nyle Hill Jr.Nyle Rodelle Hill Jr., age 73, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away Nov. 6, 2019, at a local hospital.There are no serv… Read more

Service Announcements, Nov. 13 edition: John Rath and Anita Hooper

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Obituary: Jim Tollen

Jim Tollen, former Hood River Junior High (now Hood River Middle School) Science teacher, died peacefully on Nov. 2, 2019, at age 79. He li… 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


Weather Today

Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 40s.


53° 41°

Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 40s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:E at 7 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:1 Low
Sunrise:07:02:50 AM
Sunset:04:37:09 PM

This Week's Forecast

Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 40s.Wed
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Cloudy. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 40s.Thu
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Morning light rain. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the low 40s.Fri
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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 40s.Sat
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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the upper 40s.Sun
20%64° 47°
Chance of showers. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 40s.Mon
40%60° 41°
Showers ending by midday. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 30s.Tue
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