• WS Water Repairs Tuesday
    The City of White Salmon will be conducting water main repairs and have a moratorium on non-essential uses of water on Tuesday.  The City will be repairing the 14-inch water main after it was discovered two weeks ago to be leaking 30 gallons per minute along Highway 141 at Bald Mountain Curves.  The repairs had […] The post WS Water Repairs Tuesday appeared […]
  • HR & TD Councils Meet On Monday
    Both the Hood River and The Dalles City Councils meet on Monday.  In Hood River the Council will be selecting a new mayor to replace Paul Blackburn, who stepped down in September as he and his family moved out of the area.  Current Councilor Kate McBride is one of three candidates that will be interviewed […] The post HR & TD Councils Meet On Monday appe […]
  • Klickitat PUD Hosts RNG Plant Open House On Saturday
    Klickitat PUD will host a public open house and facility tour on Saturday for its new H.W. Hill Renewable Natural Gas Facility at the Roosevelt Regional Landfill.  A formal dedication ceremony was held earlier in the week.  PUD General Manager Jim Smith says the Saturday open house is a chance for those who couldn’t make […] The post Klickitat PUD Hosts RNG […]
  • Census Outreach Beginning
    The U.S. Census will be taken in 2020, and outreach has begun to emphasize the importance of the national enrollment county.  Marc Czornij is a partnership specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau, and says April 1 will be the official census day, but for the first time people can begin to be counted online on […] The post Census Outreach Beginning appeared fi […]
  • September 19 Prep Sports Scoreboard
    Volleyball Ridgeview def. Hood River Valley 25-18, 25-19, 25-9 Crook County def. The Dalles 25-13, 25-11, 25-21 Dufur def. Ione 25-16, 25-19, 27-25 Klickitat-Glenwood def. Stevenson 3 sets to 0 Goldendale def. Granger 25-16, 25-17, 25-17   Boys Soccer Franklin 3, Hood River Valley 0   Girls Soccer Franklin 3, Hood River Valley 1 Mountain […] The post Septemb […]
  • Volcano Monitoring Stations To Be Installed Mt Hood
    The U.S. Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory will install three new volcano monitoring stations on the flanks of Mount Hood next week.  The Observatory’s Seth Moran says they have a seismic network on Mt. Hood, but these stations will go on to wilderness land within two-and-a-half miles of the summit, with the main goal of […] The post Volcano Mon […]
  • Elk Study Indicating Lack Of Summer Movement To Higher Elevations
    Preliminary results of studies of elk movement funded by Hood River Valley orchardists shows they are not moving into public lands in higher elevations during the summer as they have in the past.  Kaly Adkins of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says there are a number of potential reasons why, but she notes […] The post Elk Study Indicating Lack Of […]
  • WS Council Sends STR Ordinance Back To Committee
    The White Salmon City Council has sent a proposed ordinance dealing with short-term rentals back to its Community Development Committee for revisions after a two-hour public hearing on Wednesday.  Mayor David Poucher says the Council and the committee received a lot of input, some of it surrounding the tiered fee structure, but also a number […] The post WS […]
  • Hops Fest Saturday, Volunteer Pourers Needed
      The annual Hood River Hops Fest will take place this Saturday evening in the Columbia parking lot.  The festival is an annual celebration of beer’s bitter friend, freshly harvested hops.  The event features more than 40 breweries with more than 60 fresh-hop beers, plus a variety of food vendors, live music, and a collectable mug.  […] The post Hops Fest Sa […]
  • September 18 Prep Sports Roundup
    Cross Country Columbia placed five runners in the top 14 to hold off Trout Lake and finish first in the boys’ portion of a Trico League meet at Vancouver Lake Park.  Dylan Beneventi finished sixth and Thomas Ziegler seventh to lead the Bruins.  Justin Peck of Trout Lake won the race, with Mason Stock of […] The post September 18 Prep Sports Roundup appeared […]