• Delays/Closures For Saturday, January 18
    Basketball games in the Trout Lake and Glenwood school districts are cancelled. Mid-Columbia Senior Center Saturday night bingo is cancelled. The post Delays/Closures For Saturday, January 18 appeared first on Gorge Radio.
  • WS Council Institutes Moratorium On Development In Residential Zones
    The White Salmon City Council has instituted a six-month moratorium on development in residential zoning areas to address what is being termed as “inconsistencies” between city codes and the current comprehensive plan as they relate to attainable housing, but with a number of exemptions.  Most notable in the exemptions is the development of single-family res […]
  • Ballots To Go Out For WS Schools
    Ballots will be going out next week for the White Salmon Valley School District’s three-year enhancement levy, which covers parts of the district’s budget not within what the state funds under its definition of “basic education.”  District Superintendent Jerry Lewis says this replaces what used to be known as the maintenance and operations levy, which […] Th […]
  • Eagle Watch Saturday
    The Dalles Dam Visitors Center hosts the tenth annual Eagle Watch on Saturday.  Visitors can watch bald eagles roost in their natural habitat along the Columbia River.  During Eagle Watch on Saturday the visitor center will be open for live raptor presentations provided by the U.S. Forest Service, the Discovery Center, and Rowena Wildlife Clinic.  […] The po […]
  • Rotary Ski Night Monday
    Hood River Rotary Ski Night at Mt. Hood Meadows is this coming Monday.  The annual event raises money for the club’s local student scholarships.  There will also be entertainment and activities for non-skiers.  The Rotary Ski Night will be from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday.  Tickets are $20 online at skihood.com or $25 […] The post Rotary Ski Night Monday appe […]
  • Port of HR Readies Survey
    The Port of Hood River is getting ready to do a public survey on their strategic business plan through 2026.  Port Commissioners at their meeting this week review the survey and made suggestions for revisions that will be incorporated into the final product.  Port Executive Director Michael McElwee says they are aiming to get it […] The post Port of HR Readi […]
  • D21 Submits Long-Range Facility Plan To ODE
    North Wasco County School District 21 has submitted a long-range facilities plan to the Oregon Department of Education in the aftermath of a final community meeting on the subject Tuesday evening.  The 15-year plan will make the district eligible for state matching funds when the district is able to move forward with school replacements, with […] The post D2 […]
  • Comments Now Being Taken On East Fork Modernization Plan
    Public comments are now being sought on the draft plan for infrastructure modernization for the East Fork Irrigation District.  The Natural Resources Conservation Service has released its draft watershed plan-environmental assessment for the project.  Margi Hoffman of Farmers Conservation Alliance, which is one of the partners on the project, says the goal i […]
  • January 14 Prep Sports Roundup
    Boys Basketball The Dalles 66, Goldendale 48 Hood River Valley at Banks, ppd. to Wednesday South Wasco at Horizon Christian, ppd. to Wednesday Riverside at Lyle-Wishram, ccld.   Girls Basketball The Dalles 32, Goldendale 31 Stevenson 75, Castle Rock 30 Trout Lake 53, Columbia Adventist 44 LaCenter at Columbia, ppd. to Monday Riverside at Lyle-Wishram, […] Th […]
  • HR County Commission To Decide Levy Rate At Next Meeting
    Hood River County Commissioners did not formally reach a consensus on a property tax rate for a five-year public safety levy to be placed on the May ballot during a worksession on Monday, but discussions indicated three of the five commissioners leaning toward a rate of 83 cents per $1,000 of assessed value.  Chair Mike […] The post HR County Commission To D […]