• Bridge Of The Gods To Use “BreezeBy”
    The Ports of Cascade Locks and Hood River have reached an agreement to bring the “BreezeBy” electronic tolling system in use on the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge to the Bridge of the Gods.  The new system will go live at the Bridge of the Gods on January 6.  In Cascade Locks, BreezeBy transponders will […]
  • Free Afternoon Parking In Downtown HR Begins
    Free metered parking in downtown Hood River on afternoons during the holiday shopping season is starting today.  Hood River County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kate Schroeder says this year the free parking will be offered from noon to 6 p.m. through December 24.  She says downtown businesses requested the free parking not start until […]
  • December 6-7 Prep Basketball Roundup
    Boys Basketball South Albany 52, Hood River Valley 47 Lebanon 66, Hood River Valley 60 Lebanon 68, The Dalles 49 South Albany 63, The Dalles 49 Riverside 60, Columbia 37 Stevenson 74, Lyle-Wishram 13 Heppner 54, Dufur 47 Powder Valley 68, Dufur 61 Damascus Christian 48, Horizon Christian 23 Crosshill Christian 52, Horizon Christian 35 […]
  • Wasco County Passes First Reading Of Comp Plan Updates
    Wasco County Commissioners passed the first reading of the county’s latest set of updates to the comprehensive plan ordinance this week.  This set focused on open spaces, natural resources, public facilities, and energy conservation sections of the plan.  Commissioner Scott Hege says part of these changes impact the White River Wild and Scenic Area that […]
  • WS Council Passes 2020 Budget
    The White Salmon City Council adopted the municipal budget for 2020.  There are no major changes in their fiscal plan, with outgoing Mayor David Poucher noting they are in a good position.  Poucher presided over his last Council meeting as Mayor this week, as he leaves office at the end of the month after 12 […]
  • December 6 Prep Sports Roundup
    Swimming Hood River Valley’s boys and girls both rolled to wins over Gresham to start the season.  The boys won 100-49 with both David Hecksel and Connor McElwee each winning two events, while the girls grabbed a 118-52 victory as Sarah Arpag won two races.   Boys Basketball Washougal 87, Stevenson 49:  The Panthers roared […]