• D21 Gets Comments On Bond Measure Failure
    About 75 people attended as the North Wasco County School District 21 board held a “listening session” in the wake of the defeat of D-21’s proposed bond measure to replace school buildings across the district.  Comments from the audience went across the board, came from people who voted both for and against the measure, and […] The post D21 Gets Comments On […]
  • HR Schools Prepare To Look At Boundary Adjustments
    The Hood River County School District is about to send out letters in regard to beginning the process of adjusting elementary and middle school boundaries.  Superintendent Dan Goldman says with the new May Street Elementary coming online next year with more capacity and Westside Elementary over capacity, and Hood River Middle School full and Wy’east […] The […]
  • Sheriff Looks For Tips On Woman Missing Since 2004
    The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office and Crime Stoppers of Oregon are asking for the public’s help to find a Hood River woman who has been missing since 2004.  Kimberly Ann Forbes was last seen on October 30, 2004, at her residence in the 1600 block of Jeanette Road in Hood River.  About three weeks […] The post Sheriff Looks For Tips On Woman Missing Sinc […]
  • Second Tracy Hill Firewood Cutting Event This Weekend
    The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and the Gifford Pinchot National Forest are hosting one more firewood cutting event this weekend at Tracy Hill northeast of Bingen.  Valid permit-holders can pick up cords of firewood or cut their own.  The firewood is available due to fuel management activities the Forest Service conducted in the […] The post Se […]
  • Pikas Doing Well In The Gorge
    The latest findings from Cascades Pika Watch — a collaboration of organizations and individual pika researchers convened by the Oregon Zoo — show the pint-sized mammals are alive and well in the wake of the Eagle Creek Fire.  The fire burned through much of the pika habitat on the Oregon side of the Columbia River […] The post Pikas Doing Well In The Gorge a […]
  • D21 Board To Hold “Listening Session”
    The North Wasco County School District 21 board will hold a community listening session during its meeting Thursday evening.  The meeting comes in the wake of last week’s defeat at the ballot box of the district’s bond measure to construct new facilities over a 20 year period to replace their aging buildings.  In a statement […] The post D21 Board To Hold “L […]
  • Volunteers Sought For Thanksgiving Dinners
    Volunteers are being sought to help with community Thanksgiving dinners in Hood River and Cascade Locks.  Volunteers are needed to help cook, serve, deliver, and clean up.  Those who can lend a hand are asked to call Debby Chenoweth at 541-399-2384 by Thursday (November 15).  The dinners will take place on Thanksgiving Day from noon […] The post Volunteers S […]
  • Ag Industry Positions On Wasco Economic Commission Available
    Applications are being taken for two open positions representing the agricultural industry on the Wasco County Economic Development Commission.  One of the available spots generally provides representation for dryland crop and cattle producers, while the other focuses on cherries and other fruit producers.  Applicants from anywhere in Wasco County will be ac […]
  • Construction Work On West 6th In The Dalles
    Beginning Friday and continuing through December 21st, work on placing conduit and manholes along with hard surface restoration will take place at several locations on West 6th Street between Webber and Irvine Street in The Dalles.  There will be multiple traffic revisions along West 6th Street and in the intersections between Webber and Chenoweth Loop […] T […]
  • Building Codes Worksession Monday
    The Dalles City Council and the Wasco County Commission will hold a joint worksession on Monday to discuss what direction to take on building codes management.  The County was going to turn over the function, which had been under the Mid-Columbia Council of Governments until that agency disbanded, to the state until state officials said […] The post Building […]