• Downtown HR Water Test Results Expected Wednesday
    The City of Hood River says it expects to receive results sometime Wednesday on the testing of water samples taken after a water main leak on Sunday evening in the downtown area that has led to a boil water advisory from Sherman to Columbia avenues east of 9th Street.  In a statement released Tuesday afternoon, […]
  • Klickitat County Honors SAR Volunteers
    Klickitat County honored its search and rescue volunteers at a recent appreciation night event in Goldendale.  Three new members were recognized with commemorative SAR pins, including K9 Ellie and handler Jim Jones.  Recognition went to Jeff Adams and Tom Cochrane for 5 years of volunteer service and LeRoy Booth for 10 years of volunteer service.  […]
  • Mosbrucker Measure Passes
    A measure authored by Washington 14th District State Representative Gina Mosbrucker to create a Joint Legislative Task Force to identify the role of the workplace in helping to curb domestic violence gained unanimous approval in the House.  Under House Bill 1056, the new task force must review the role of the workplace in the lives of […]
  • HR Schools Continue Work On Student Success Act
    The Hood River County School District is continuing the process of preparing its plan for using three million dollars in Student Success Act funding from the state for next school year.  Superintendent Sara Hahn-Huston says they received feedback from about 300 people during a community survey along with in person interviews…and said many of those […]
  • Hours Ticking Down On Small Business Vote
    There is less than two days left in voting to see which of five communities will be featured by the “Small Business Revolution” program on Internet streaming services, and The Dalles continues to trail Fredonia, New York in standings released this morning on the program’s Facebook page.  Online voting is now underway and will continue […]
  • Port of HR Contracts For Waterfront Traffic Analysis
    The Port of Hood River is embarking on a traffic analysis of the Waterfront area.  Port commissioners has approved a contract with an engineering firm to do the work.  Port Executive Director Michael McElwee says they want to know how traffic has changed since development in the area began in earnest in the past decade. […]