• Hearts Of Gold Winners Announced
    The Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Foundation has announced its 2017 Hearts of Gold award recipients.  This year’s recipients include Bonnie New, who is known for her work with vulnerable youth in the courts and foster system, and Allyson Pate, the founder of Give Them Wings, which provides clean and sober housing, education, life skills and […]
  • Bingen Still Trying To Fill Open Council Seat
    The Bingen City Council has been trying to fill an open seat for over a year, and now they will be looking to fill a second.  Mayor Betty Barnes says they have had a couple of people show interest in serving on the Council, but no one has formally applied.  Barnes adds with Dan Armstrong […]
  • Air Patrol Helps Find Condon Couple
    Two adults from Condon missing since Friday on a trip to Idaho, were found alive and well early Saturday morning by the Kootenai County Idaho Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Civil Air Patrols Cellular Phone Forensic Team.  Lt. Col. Thomas Traver of the Oregon Wing Civil Air Patrol says the cell phone forensics […]
  • February 17-18 Prep Sports Roundup
    Boys Basketball Hermiston 75, Hood River Valley 52 Hood River Valley 63, Ridgeview 56, overtime Pendleton 72, The Dalles 49   Girls Basketball Hermiston 67, Hood River Valley 29 Ridgeview 41, Hood River Valley 29 Pendleton 49, The Dalles 48   Big Sky District Basketball Tournament at Madras Semi-Finals Girls Horizon Christian 44, South Wasco […]
  • Internment Remembrance Resolution Passes Oregon Senate
    A resolution co-sponsored by area State Senators Chuck Thomsen and Ted Ferrioli to recognize Sunday as Japanese American Internment Remembrance Day.  February 19 will be the 75th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the executive order that led to Japanese Americans being placed in internment camps in World War II.  Thomsen said the resolution […]
  • Absenteeism Up During “Day Without Immigrants”
    The Hood River County School District reported a significant increase in absenteeism Thursday as “Day Without Immigrants” protests took place nationally.  In a written statement District Superintendent Dan Goldman said 735 students were not in attendance on Thursday, adding that was an increase of 400 percent from normal.  It represents just under 18 percent of […]