• Officer Involved Shooting Review Continues
    The Wasco County District Attorney’s office is continuing to review the facts and evidence from Saturday night’s officer involved shooting in The Dalles that resulted in the death of a 77-year-old man.  In a statement issued Wednesday afternoon, The Dalles Police Department said officer-involved shootings are among “the most thoroughly reviewed incidents in […]
  • Multi-Purpose Facility Part Of WS Schools Bond Measure Renewal
    Ballots will be going out to White Salmon Valley School District voters in early April for a seven-million dollar bond measure renewal to do a series of ten capital projects.  The biggest would be a four-million dollar multi-purpose facility at the Columbia High School and Henkle Middle School campus.  District Superintendent Jerry Lewis says their […] The p […]
  • March 19 Prep Sports Scoreboard
    Baseball Hood River Valley 6, LaSalle 5 (8 innings)…Caden Leiblien homered and doubled, while Harrison Howell pitched three innings of scoreless relief as the Eagles came back from a 5-1 deficit to win.  HRV took advantage of eight walks over the final two innings to score the tying and winning runs. Columbia 15, Stanfield 2 […] The post March 19 Prep Sports […]
  • HR County Hearing On Tax Measures Sparsely Attended
    Following a surprisingly sparsely attended public hearing in the Wy’east Middle School Performing Arts Center, the Hood River County Commission formally voted to put measures seeking a five percent prepared food and beverage tax and a five-year local property tax option of 89 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value on the May 21 ballot.  […] The post HR […]
  • Parker To Retire
    Long-time The Dalles City Attorney Gene Parker is retiring.  In his retirement letter to City officials that was released to the media on Tuesday, Parker says he has been considering a plan to step away for a few months, and that he intends to retire on March 1 of next year.  He added he wanted […] The post Parker To Retire appeared first on Gorge Radio. […]
  • Wasco 2040 Public Input Sessions On Housing Begin
    The first of four Wasco 2040 public input sessions to deal with housing issues will take place Wednesday evening.  Wasco 2040 is the long-range update of Wasco County’s comprehensive land use plan.  The latest phase of this effort is devoted to housing.  The first session is Wednesday at Columbia Gorge Community College in the building […] The post Wasco 204 […]
  • Bingen Continues To Seek Quiet Zone Designation
    Bingen is continuing its effort to gain designation as a railroad quiet zone, under which trains would not have to blow their horns at every at-grade crossing.  Mayor Betty Barnes is hoping that when the new Bingen Point underpass currently in the planning stages is constructed, they can be in a better position to seek […] The post Bingen Continues To Seek Q […]
  • March 18 Prep Sports Roundup
    Baseball Forest Grove 7, The Dalles 6:  The Riverhawks lose their third straight game to begin the season. Stevenson 12, Corbett 2 Softball Estacada 14, Stevenson 1 Boys Lacrosse Hood River Valley 15, Oregon City 4:  HRV runs its record to 2-1 in the early season. The post March 18 Prep Sports Roundup appeared first on Gorge Radio.
  • TD Chamber CEO Hopes To Help Local Businesses Acquire State/Federal Contracts
    The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Lisa Farquharson will be taking part in this week’s Governor’s Marketplace, where businesses meet those involved in doing federal and state contracts.  Farquharson says some businesses think you have to be a large operation to bid on a federal and state contract, but that’s not the case, and […] The post TD Chamber CEO […]
  • Bridge Maintenance Work Planned
    The Port of Hood River has maintenance tasks planned for the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge in the coming weeks.  Port Executive Director Michael McElwee says they will be starting soon a project to replace the skew system in the motors on top of each lift tower, and it should begin in a couple of […] The post Bridge Maintenance Work Planned appea […]