• Search Underway For Overdue Hunter In Pinchot Forest
    The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office has initiated search efforts for an overdue elk hunter in the Forlorn Lakes area of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.  Sheriff Dave Brown says 37-year-old Joel Presler of Vancouver last had contact with his family on Saturday.  Presler is reported to be familiar with the area from years of hunting, […]
  • HRVHS Track/Turf Project To Begin In April
    Installation of a new track and synthetic turf field at Hood River Valley High School’s Henderson Stadium will start in April.  The school has been discussing the project for some time, and will be paid for through a matching grant from the state from their bond sale of over a year ago along with a […]
  • HR Warming Shelter To Open Sunday Night
    The Hood River Warming Shelter will open for the winter this Sunday night.  For the first time the shelter has hired a part-time director, Laura Westmeyer, and she says they also will have a permanent location for the winter at Riverside Church on State Street next to the Hood River County Courthouse.  The shelter will […]
  • Port of HR Bridge Lane Closures On Friday
    There will be intermittent, single-lane closures on the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  Port crews and Gorge Electric contract crews will be on the bridge making the repairs to bridge lights.  Bridge users are encouraged to plan for delays during these hours.  Delays are expected […]
  • White Salmon Council Looks At Changing Water And Sewer Rates
    White Salmon City Councilors are looking at revising sewer and water rates to better differentiate between the types of usage by customers of the system.  Mayor David Poucher expects that for most people, rates won’t change significantly.  White Salmon reviews water and sewer rates about every five years.  Poucher said new rate structures would be […]
  • White Salmon Council Election
    The latest vote count has probably determined winners in White Salmon City Council elections.     Under Washington state law, ballots only had to be postmarked by last Tuesday to be counted, and numbers released late yesterday afternoon represent the final count until November 27.  In the closest race, Ashley Post had 348 votes to 334 […]