A 71-year-old Hillsboro man died in a motorcycle accident on Highway 14 in Klickitat County on Thursday afternoon. According to the Washington State Patrol, Charles Miles Berry was eastbound on his motorcycle on Highway 14 about three miles west of Lyle when the bike went off the roadway and onto the eastbound shoulder. It traveled […]
The pilot was able to walk away when his plane caught fire after landing early Friday morning at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport in Dallesport. The Airport’s Darren LaCock says the plane had taken off just minutes earlier and had an as yet undetermined issue, so the pilot turned around to land at the airport. […]
The Hood River County Fair will be getting underway on Wednesday in Odell. Fair Manager Clara Rice says they will be taking entries in the early part of the week, Monday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Fair books that list all of the various categories for […]
A pair of Wasco County Commissioners are attending a conference this weekend on reducing the number of people with mental illnesses in jails. The Stepping Up Initiative is a national effort led by the Council of State Governments Justice Center, the National Association of Counties, and the American Psychiatric Association. Wasco County Commissioners Steve Kramer […]
The Port of Hood River says the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge will be closed Monday morning from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. for a maintenance bridge lift. Bridge users should plan for delays or seek alternate routes during that time. The post Bridge Closure Monday Morning appeared first on Gorge Radio.
Area airports are among the recipients of U.S. Department of Transportation Airport improvement grants to fund runway rehabilitation and taxiway reconstruction projects. The Columbia Gorge Regional Airport in Dallesport will receive $1.625 million to reconstruct the north apron and taxiway. The facility is now seeing over 300 jet landings annually. The Ken Jernstedt Airfield in […]