• Cougar Euthanized After Wandering Into Motel
    A two-year-old male cougar that travelled all the way into downtown The Dalles and into a hotel complex was euthanized Tuesday morning after wildlife managers determined it was a public safety risk.  The animal was in a room under construction at the Oregon Motor Motel. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel secured the cougar […]
  • Housing Project Meeting Thurday
    Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation will hold a community meeting Thursday on progress on the affordable housing project planned in Hood River on the Morrison Park property.  Joel Madsen of Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation says since their last meeting in early January, the project’s development team has been refining their efforts, looking at the strengths of […]
  • First Port of HR Hearing Session On Rules Proves To Be Short
    The Port of Hood River opened a hearing Tuesday on the proposed administrative rules for accepting proposals relating to the replacement of the Interstate Bridge, and only one person testified.  The rest of the Port Commission meeting had been cancelled due to a lack of a quorum, and only one person testified on the rules.  […]
  • March 20 Prep Sports Roundup
    Baseball Sandy 4, Hood River Valley 2:  The Eagles could not come back after Sandy scored three runs in the fourth inning.  Greyson Losee drove in both HRV runs with a two-run single in the fifth. Ridgeview 5, The Dalles 4:  The Riverhawks made the most out of just one hit, but fell just short […]
  • HR County Commission Continues Dee Hotel Hearing To April 2
    The Hood River County Commission decided to continue to April 2 the hearing on the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals remand of Apollo Land Holdings’ application to construct a hotel on the former Dee Mill site as part of the DeeTour project.  The County Commission had approved the application a year ago after the […]
  • Keeping Recycling Drop-Off In Bingen Discussed
    The cities of Bingen and White Salmon, Klickitat County Solid Waste, and Republic Services are discussing steps that can be taken to keep the recycling drop-off site in Bingen open.  The site has been beset by illegal dumping and scavengers.  Bingen Mayor Betty Barnes says securing the site is a big part of the discussions, […]