• Walden To Chair House Energy And Commerce Panel
    Oregon Second District Congressman Greg Walden was tabbed by the House GOP Steering Committee to be the next Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The Republican from Hood River will be the first chair of that panel, the oldest standing legislative committee in the House, from the Pacific Northwest.  The Energy and Commerce […]
  • Hood River Holidays Celebration Begins Friday
    The month-long Hood River Holidays celebration kicks off Friday evening.  Downtown merchants will start things off with a happy hour from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by a parade beginning at Seventh and Oak at 6 p.m. and heading downtown, followed by the annual tree lighting and caroling at Overlook Memorial Park at 7 […]
  • Step It Up! The Dalles Starts Saturday
    The North Central Public Health District will kick off its community walking groups program this Saturday morning at Lewis and Clark Festival Park in The Dalles.  The district’s Dillon Melady says Step It Up! The Dalles is intended to encourage physical activity through social support.  Community-based walking groups will meet weekly and walk together in […]
  • HR County Closes Gates To Some Forest Roads
    Hood River County has instituted a temporary seasonal closure of gates on some forest roads in the county.  Gates were closed and locked Thursday in an effort to block vehicular traffic and protect the County’s road system during a time of year when it is most vulnerable to damage.  Gates that were locked are on […]
  • November 30 Prep Sports Roundup
    Boys Basketball Sandy 61, Hood River Valley 42 Glencoe 63, The Dalles 36 Stevenson 78, Horizon Christian 55:  Austin Brannan scored 28 points and had nine rebounds, while Issac Hoidel added 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs. Riverside 57, Columbia 44:  William Gross scored 16 points and Brady Trullinger 12 for […]
  • Groups Come Together To Reduce Hunger
    Representatives of over 20 different community groups formalized on Tuesday the creation of the Food Security Coalition, pledging to work together to reduce hunger in the Gorge.  For the last six months the agencies have worked to identify gaps in the food system and set priorities to reduce food insecurity in the Gorge through an […]