• Pair Reported Missing Found Dead In Wasco County
    The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office says two people reported missing out of Yamhill County were found dead in a camper trailer in the area of Ketchum Road outside of The Dalles.  Detective Sergeant Jeff Hall says the bodies of 48-year-old Brian Thomas Paulsen and 47-year-old Deon Louise Patterson were found after deputies located Paulsen’s pickup […]
  • Klickitat PUD Decides On No Rate Increase For 2020
    Klickitat PUD commissioners have decided there will be no retail electric rate increase in 2020.  The board made their decision following review of the first two drafts of their 2020 operating budget, noting good overall operating results in 2019 and solid bond ratings from both Moody’s and Fitch Ratings.  While the new Renewable Natural Gas […]
  • Plenty Of Trees For Annual Auction
    Mid-Columbia Health Foundation’s Festival of Tress is coming up in early December, and it appears they will once again have plenty of decorated trees up for bid at their auction.  The Foundation’s Cynthia Kortge says they have had great response and have filled all of their needs for regular-sized trees, but they still have a […]
  • Volunteers Needed To Help Clean Up After HR Thanksgiving Dinner
    Preparations are underway for the community Thanksgiving dinners in Hood River and Cascade Locks, and the call has gone out for volunteers to help with clean up afterwards.  One of the dinner organizers, Debby Chenoweth, says their biggest need for volunteers is for help on cleanup the Friday after the meal.  Chenoweth says they have […]
  • Weekend Prep Post-Season Schedule
    Thursday Schedule Washington Class 1B Volleyball Tournament At Yakima Valley Sundome First Round Mount Vernon Christian def. Klickitat-Glenwood 25-10, 25-18, 26-24   Consolation Round Klickitat-Glenwood vs. Providence Classical Christian, 3:15 p.m.   Friday Schedule Oregon Class 5A Water Polo Tournament At Osborn Aquatic Center, Corvallis Semi-Finals Boys:  Hood River Valley vs. Ashland, 12:10 p.m. Girls:  […]
  • HR Council Accepts Park Framework For Westside Concept Plan
    The Hood River City Council accepted a park and open space framework for the Westside Area Concept Plan with some municipal planning commission recommendations and some Council modifications.  City Planning Director Dustin Nilson says the framework emphasizes a connection between recreational facilities.  Nilson noted over 95 percent of the Westside area is currently privately owned, […]