• Hood River Children’s Park To Reopen By May 22
    Hood River’s Children’s Park is on track to reopen by May 22.  City Manager Steve Wheeler says repair work has been done to allow about 75 percent of the Children’s Park to reopen, and they are waiting on getting new base material put down.  But Wheeler adds it is clear the play structure needs to […]
  • TD Council Grants SDC Reduction For New Center For Living Building
    After a lengthy discussion, The Dalles City Council voted to grant a request for a 50 percent reduction of systems development charges for Mid-Columbia Center for Living as it builds a new facility at 10th and Webber.  Many councilors were initially reticent to grant the reductions, particularly for transportation SDC’s that City staff had already […]
  • Remains Of Man Who Fled Officers Found
    Human remains found Friday evening in the area of Dry Creek in the Trapper Creek Wilderness Area about 16 miles north of Carson have been identified as those of a 24-year-old Sunriver man who had been suspected of stealing a truck last month and fled on foot in the Government Mineral Springs area after a […]
  • Mill A Man Dies In One-Car Accident
    A 26-year-old Mill A man died in a one car accident on Cook-Underwood Road just west of the Skamania County Road Shop.  The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office says the accident occurred at about 3 a.m. Friday.  The Sheriff’s Office says a vehicle driven by 26-year-old John Salazar of Mill A was westbound on Cook-Underwood Road […]
  • Cherry Fest Parade And Cherry Idol Winners Announced
    The Dalles High School Riverhawk marching band were the winners of both People’s Choice and Walking Group awards at the Cherry Festival parade on Saturday.  In results announced by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce, Canton Wok Lion and Dragon Dancers finished second in the Walking Group with Gorge Surf Dog third.  Renken Farms won […]
  • New Hood River Garbage Bins Won’t Be Picked Up Until May 1
    Residents in the Hood River city limits started receiving new refuse bins from Hood River Garbage last week and deliveries will continue this week, but they won’t be put into use until next week.  Every residential customer is receiving three bins, one for garbage, one for compost and yard waste, and the third for mixed […]