• Team Mosier Accepts UP Offer Sheet To Go To Governmental Boards For Approval
    Team Mosier, the group of governmental officials from that community that has been negotiating with Union Pacific Railroad on a settlement in the wake of last June’s oil trail derailment and fire, have accepted and recommended approval of an offer sheet from UP.  The offer sheet from Union Pacific includes money for the fire district, […]
  • Dog Park Work Continues After Pause
    Hood River City Manager Steve Wheeler says after a lengthy pause, work is moving forward again to create a dog park on City and Port property west of the municipal wastewater treatment plant.  Mayor Paul Blackburn says one of the issues for the delay involved safety with the truck and trailer traffic and parking in […]
  • TD Council Votes To Provide Irrigation To Marijuana Grow Outside City Limits
    The Dalles City Council voted to approve providing water service for irrigation of a commercial marijuana growing operation outside of the city limits.  Councilors had originally denied the request for an estimated use of 30,000 gallons per month between October and April at an operation on 6140 Mill Creek Road.  But Mayor Steve Lawrence says […]
  • Hood River County Fair Starts Wednesday
    The Hood River County Fair opens Wednesday in Odell to start its annual four-day run.  Fair Manager Clara Rice says the opening evening entertainment includes Frank Murray as Tom Petty on the park stage at 7:30, along with the Dancing Horses in the Frank Herman Arena at 7 p.m.  There is still time to purchase […]
  • Indian Creek Fire Mapped At 63 Acres
    An infrared flight has put the size of the Indian Creek Fire in steep and rugged terrain in the Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness on the Mt. Hood National Forest at 63 acres.  The fire that started on July 4 began spreading slowly through the understory last week, producing smoke impacting nearby communities and Interstate 84.  […]
  • City of HR To Go Out For RFP’s For Children’s Park
    The City of Hood River continues to move toward replacement of the Children’s Park play structure.  A public meeting last week updated where the City is in the process and what will happen next.   City Manager Steve Wheeler says the next step is to send out requests for proposals to companies who build play structures, […]