• Man Shot In Hood River
    Hood River Police are investigating a shooting that took place early Friday morning.  Police say 32-year-old Demarea Brisco of Salem was taken by Life Flight to a Portland area hospital.  Officers responded to the area of 930 Sieverkropp Drive just after midnight when neighbors reported hearing several gunshots.  Police found Brisco on the ground with […]
  • Wasco County Pulls Back On Giving Building Codes To The State
    The Wasco County Commission has pulled back a notification that it would turn over building codes administration to the state on October 31 after they were informed by the state a local office would not be set up.  Commissioner Scott Hege says the state is still encouraging building codes be handled at the local level, […]
  • Port of HR Prepares Public Involvement Plan For Bridge EIS
    The Port of Hood River is preparing a plan for public involvement as an environmental impact statement for replacement of the Interstate Bridge takes place.  Port Executive Director Michael McElwee says the consulting firm Enviroissues has already begun interviews with stakeholders, and a major public meeting is being planned for November.  He adds another element […]
  • October 18 Prep Sports Roundup
    Volleyball Hood River Valley def. The Dalles 25-18, 25-20, 19-25, 25-17:  HRV nails down second in the Intermountain Conference with the win. Castle Rock def. Columbia 25-16, 25-22, 25-22 Seton Catholic def. Stevenson 18-25, 25-21, 23-25, 25-22, 16-14 Goldendale def. Highland 25-12, 25-11, 25-12   Boys Soccer Hood River Valley 5, Redmond 0:  The Eagles […]
  • One Injured In Highway 35 Accident
    One person was taken to a hospital Tuesday afternoon after a five vehicle accident on Highway 35 near the intersections of Booth Hill Road and Central Vale Drive in Hood River County. The Oregon State Police says at the time of the crash there was a pickup truck stopped in the southbound left hand lane […]
  • CGCC Funding Request To Be Considered By City And County
    The request from Columbia Gorge Community College for three-point-five million dollars in enterprise zone payments resulting from the latest Google projects to help develop a skills center and housing will go to a joint Wasco County/City of The Dalles panel to determine a recommendation to both governments on whether to provide the funds.  CGCC needs […]