• NORCOR To Seek Operations Bond In May Election
    The board of the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facility has decided to ask voters to approve an operations bond during the May 16 election.  The tax rate would be 26 cents per thousand dollars of assessed property value, which mirrors the amount of the bond that paid for construction of the regional jail in The […]
  • Klickitat County Commissioners Discuss Proposed Dallesport Housing Project
    Klickitat County officials and the Yakama Nation Housing Authority are in the beginning stages of pre-application talks surrounding a proposal by the authority to construct a housing project in Dallesport that could eventually involve 70 units.  County Commissioners discussed the issue at their meeting Tuesday afternoon.  Commissioner David Sauter says the size of the project […]
  • Union Street To Be Closed During High River Levels
    The Union Street Undercrossing in The Dalles will be closed to all traffic at times during the next few weeks due to a high Columbia River level, which is causing water at the undercrossing to be deep enough to be hazardous to vehicles.  A combination of snow melt and rain has elevated the Columbia River […]
  • Veterans Home Looking For Volunteers
    The Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles is looking for volunteers.  Jade Lange of the Veterans Home says they need people to help in a number of different ways, including assisting with outings, visiting with some of the veterans, and working in the gift shop.  She adds they can also use “behind the scenes” volunteers […]
  • March 21 Prep Sports Roundup
    Baseball Hood River Valley 4, Sandy 0:  Adam Cameron and Isaiah Enriquez combined on a four-hit shutout.  Connor Coerper hit his first home run of the season for the Eagles, who evened their record at 2-2. Ridgeview at The Dalles, postponed Stevenson at Washougal, postponed Goldendale at White Swan, postponed   Softball Hood River Valley […]
  • Hood River Police Looking For Missing Woman
    Hood River Police are looking for a 27 year old woman who has been missing since early Thursday morning.  Holly Kristen Lester was last seen near the Port of Hood River.  Police say she was said to have been distraught and has a history of depression.  Lester is approximately 5’6″ tall with curly brown hair […]