• One Injured In Highway 35 Accident
    One person was taken to a hospital Tuesday afternoon after a five vehicle accident on Highway 35 near the intersections of Booth Hill Road and Central Vale Drive in Hood River County. The Oregon State Police says at the time of the crash there was a pickup truck stopped in the southbound left hand lane […]
  • CGCC Funding Request To Be Considered By City And County
    The request from Columbia Gorge Community College for three-point-five million dollars in enterprise zone payments resulting from the latest Google projects to help develop a skills center and housing will go to a joint Wasco County/City of The Dalles panel to determine a recommendation to both governments on whether to provide the funds.  CGCC needs […]
  • Port of HR Discusses Lot 1 Infrastructure Needs
    The Port of Hood River continues to progress toward putting together a public infrastructure plan to allow development on Lot 1 on the waterfront.  Port Executive Director Michael McElwee has made presentations in recent days to both the City’s Urban Renewal Agency and the Port Commission on what is needed, and he said it would […]
  • October 17 Prep Sports Roundup
    Cross Country Columbia won the boys’ title at the Trico League Championships at Vancouver Lake Park.  Jacob Lockman finished second, Dylan Beneventi third, and Gerald Hoff fifth to pace the Bruins to the win.  Stevenson finished fourth, with Julio Ramos the top individual finisher for the Bulldogs in eighth.  LaCenter won the girls’ championship, with […]
  • ATV Fatal In Pinchot Forest
    A 47-year-old Washougal man died in an ATV accident Tuesday evening in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.  The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office says the accident occurred on private timber land about 18 miles east of Cougar.  Emergency personnel found Eric J. Heath deceased at the scene of the accident.  A passenger, 38-year-old Nicole R. Bryden […]
  • Mega Millions Jackpot To Reach $900 Million
    Friday’s estimated Mega Millions jackpot is at an all-time high for the game of $900 million.  The jackpot would be the second largest in U.S. history, trailing only the $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot from 2016.  That jackpot was shared by three winners from California, Florida and Tennessee.  The Oregon Lottery began offering Mega Millions in […]