• Port of HR Expects Lot 1 Direction From URA In Early 2019
    Port of Hood River Executive Director Michael McElwee expects Hood River’s Urban Renewal board to give direction on how to proceed with infrastructure needed to prepare the Lot 1 properties on the waterfront for development sometime in the first couple of months of 2019.  In a presentation to the Urban Renewal board last week, McElwee […]
  • Hopeful Outlook For TD Holiday Retail
    The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Lisa Farquharson is optimistic that this will be a good holiday season for local retail businesses.  Farquharson says she has seen a lot of foot traffic in downtown The Dalles, and she hopes that translates to a successful season.  Farquharson says this year the Chamber has been using […]
  • December 14-15 Prep Sports Roundup
    Boys Basketball Hood River Valley 67, Reynolds 60:  Carson Flores scored 25 points and Noah Webster tallied 21 as the Eagles leveled their season record at 3-3. Milwaukie 65, The Dalles 51 Corbett 60, Stevenson 56 St. Paul 80, Dufur 69 Dufur 79, Perrydale 70 Prairie City 62, Horizon Christian 51 Horizon Christian 67, Ione […]
  • December 13 Prep Basketball Scoreboard
    Boys Basketball Dufur 56, Columbia 39   Girls Basketball Stevenson 59, Trout Lake 50:  Stevenson’s Katie Rathgeber recorded a triple-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 steals as the Bulldogs outscored the Mustangs 20-10 in the fourth quarter to grab the win.  Kaitlyn Wenz added 12 points and 16 rebounds for Stevenson.  Isabella Dean […]
  • Study Continues On Assisted Living Project For Klickitat County
    Work continues to determine feasibility of a potential assisted living facility just north of White Salmon.  Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation Executive Director Joel Madsen says they have an option agreement for a seven-acre parcel, and the seller’s goal is to help develop it into an assisted living facility with memory care.  Madsen notes there are […]
  • Wyden & Crapo Introduce Bill To Create SRS Endowment
    Senators Ron Wyden of Oregon and Mike Crapo of Idaho introduced legislation on Thursday to make the Secure Rural Schools program that expired at the end of fiscal year 2018 permanent by creating an endowment fund.  The two senators say the Forest Management for Rural Stability Act would provide stable, increasing and reliable funding for […]