• Hood River Children’s Park Reopens
    The long-awaited reopening of Hood River’s Children’s Park took place over the weekend.  The park had been closed for about a year after deterioration of the original wooden play structure left many parts of it unsafe.  City Councilor Kate McBride noted the new expanded play structure has plenty of room for children to have fun, […] The post Hood River Child […]
  • Hazard Trees To Be Removed From Multnomah Falls Slopes
    Arborists will remove hazard trees from the slopes around Multnomah Falls, requiring a one-day closure Tuesday of the lower viewing platform and trail to Benson Bridge at Multnomah Falls.  Arborists will start around 8 a.m. Tuesday and may need to work until sunset.  Multnomah Falls Lodge will remain open through the hazard tree operations.  Visitors […] The […]
  • West 9th/Cherry Heights Restriping Tuesday
    Restriping of the intersection of West 9th and Cherry Heights will take place in The Dalles on Tuesday morning.  That will require multiple traffic revisions in the intersection, and there will be flaggers to control traffic.  All local businesses and residents will have access while the work takes place.  Work is expected to occur between […] The post West […]
  • Koobdooga Returns
    The Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library’s annual Community Reads program, KOOBDOOGA, is underway.  The organization’s Sheri Bosler says this year’s book is Danger Close:  My Epic Journey as a Combat Helicopter Pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan by Husum native Amber Smith.  The book chronicles Smith’s experiences in a male-dominated profession.  […]
  • September 21-22 Prep Sports Roundup
    Football Hood River Valley 71, Benson 0:  Brandon Rivera set a school record rushing for six touchdowns, while the HRV defense also set a school record allowing the Techmen only 15 yards of total offense. The Dalles 31, Crook County 0:  The Riverhawks ran for 186 yards in gaining their first victory of the season.  […] The post September 21-22 Prep Sports Ro […]
  • Walden Accepts Debate Invitation
    Oregon Second District Congressman Greg Walden says he has accepted an invitation from KTVZ News Channel 21 in Bend to attend a televised debate on October 5.  The Hood River Republican is being opposed by Democrat Jamie McLeod-Skinner in the November election.  McLeod-Skinner has been seeking debates with the long-time representative.  The debate will be [… […]
  • September 19 Prep Sports Roundup
    Cross Country Columbia won both the boys and girls team competition in a five-school run at North Bonneville.  The Bruins’ Jacob Lockman and Dylan Beneventi finished one-two in the boys’ race, while Columbia’s Lillian Nelson was first and Stevenson’s Isabella Spencer second in the girls’ competition. The post September 19 Prep Sports Roundup appeared first o […]
  • Court Of Appeals Affirms Moot Decision
    The Oregon Court of Appeals issued a ruling today affirming a lower court decision that ruled a suit against Wasco County and members of the County Commission in how it handled a vote to issue notice of intent to withdraw from the North Central Public Health District was moot, but did direct the ruling be […] The post Court Of Appeals Affirms Moot Decision a […]
  • Klickitat County Extends Burn Bans
    Klickitat County has extended burn bans in the western and central portions of the County to October 12, and to October 31 east of the eastern boundary of Fire District #7.  The bans are being extended due to the high wildfire hazard conditions experienced this summer and a continued lack of sufficient precipitation.  The burn […] The post Klickitat County E […]
  • WS Schools Not Benefiting From State Funding Changes
    The White Salmon Valley School District is finding it is not benefiting from a new distribution system for funding K-12 schools in Washington.  Superintendent Jerry Lewis says with the loss of 40 percent of its voter-approved maintenance and operations levy and a new salary schedule, the district is having to go into its ending fund […] The post WS Schools N […]