• Hood River Children’s Park Reopens
    The long-awaited reopening of Hood River’s Children’s Park took place over the weekend.  The park had been closed for about a year after deterioration of the original wooden play structure left many parts of it unsafe.  City Councilor Kate McBride noted the new expanded play structure has plenty of room for children to have fun, […]
  • Hazard Trees To Be Removed From Multnomah Falls Slopes
    Arborists will remove hazard trees from the slopes around Multnomah Falls, requiring a one-day closure Tuesday of the lower viewing platform and trail to Benson Bridge at Multnomah Falls.  Arborists will start around 8 a.m. Tuesday and may need to work until sunset.  Multnomah Falls Lodge will remain open through the hazard tree operations.  Visitors […]
  • West 9th/Cherry Heights Restriping Tuesday
    Restriping of the intersection of West 9th and Cherry Heights will take place in The Dalles on Tuesday morning.  That will require multiple traffic revisions in the intersection, and there will be flaggers to control traffic.  All local businesses and residents will have access while the work takes place.  Work is expected to occur between […]
  • Koobdooga Returns
    The Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library’s annual Community Reads program, KOOBDOOGA, is underway.  The organization’s Sheri Bosler says this year’s book is Danger Close:  My Epic Journey as a Combat Helicopter Pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan by Husum native Amber Smith.  The book chronicles Smith’s experiences in a male-dominated profession.  Programs take […]
  • September 21-22 Prep Sports Roundup
    Football Hood River Valley 71, Benson 0:  Brandon Rivera set a school record rushing for six touchdowns, while the HRV defense also set a school record allowing the Techmen only 15 yards of total offense. The Dalles 31, Crook County 0:  The Riverhawks ran for 186 yards in gaining their first victory of the season.  […]
  • Walden Accepts Debate Invitation
    Oregon Second District Congressman Greg Walden says he has accepted an invitation from KTVZ News Channel 21 in Bend to attend a televised debate on October 5.  The Hood River Republican is being opposed by Democrat Jamie McLeod-Skinner in the November election.  McLeod-Skinner has been seeking debates with the long-time representative.  The debate will be […]