• Bridge Of The Gods To Use “BreezeBy”
    The Ports of Cascade Locks and Hood River have reached an agreement to bring the “BreezeBy” electronic tolling system in use on the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge to the Bridge of the Gods.  The new system will go live at the Bridge of the Gods on January 6.  In Cascade Locks, BreezeBy transponders will […] The post Bridge Of The Gods To Use “Bree […]
  • Free Afternoon Parking In Downtown HR Begins
    Free metered parking in downtown Hood River on afternoons during the holiday shopping season is starting today.  Hood River County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kate Schroeder says this year the free parking will be offered from noon to 6 p.m. through December 24.  She says downtown businesses requested the free parking not start until […] The post […]
  • December 6-7 Prep Basketball Roundup
    Boys Basketball South Albany 52, Hood River Valley 47 Lebanon 66, Hood River Valley 60 Lebanon 68, The Dalles 49 South Albany 63, The Dalles 49 Riverside 60, Columbia 37 Stevenson 74, Lyle-Wishram 13 Heppner 54, Dufur 47 Powder Valley 68, Dufur 61 Damascus Christian 48, Horizon Christian 23 Crosshill Christian 52, Horizon Christian 35 […] The post December 6 […]
  • Wasco County Passes First Reading Of Comp Plan Updates
    Wasco County Commissioners passed the first reading of the county’s latest set of updates to the comprehensive plan ordinance this week.  This set focused on open spaces, natural resources, public facilities, and energy conservation sections of the plan.  Commissioner Scott Hege says part of these changes impact the White River Wild and Scenic Area that […] […]
  • WS Council Passes 2020 Budget
    The White Salmon City Council adopted the municipal budget for 2020.  There are no major changes in their fiscal plan, with outgoing Mayor David Poucher noting they are in a good position.  Poucher presided over his last Council meeting as Mayor this week, as he leaves office at the end of the month after 12 […] The post WS Council Passes 2020 Budget appeare […]
  • December 6 Prep Sports Roundup
    Swimming Hood River Valley’s boys and girls both rolled to wins over Gresham to start the season.  The boys won 100-49 with both David Hecksel and Connor McElwee each winning two events, while the girls grabbed a 118-52 victory as Sarah Arpag won two races.   Boys Basketball Washougal 87, Stevenson 49:  The Panthers roared […] The post December 6 Prep Sports […]
  • Wasco County Commission Waits On LUDO Update For UGB
    Wasco County Commissioners have decided to wait on passing an update on land use and development ordinances passed by the City of The Dalles to take a deeper look on whether they have to apply a state-mandated provision requiring duplexes to be allowed on properties zoned for single-family dwellings.  The County normally approves City land […] The post Wasco […]
  • White Salmon Council Approves STR Registration Ordinance
    White Salmon City Councilors have approved a long-discussed ordinance to require short-term rental properties to be registered.  The Council spent a couple of months asking for revisions to the document so the language would reflect their intent, which Mayor David Poucher says is to determine how many STR’s are actually operating in White Salmon.  The […] Th […]
  • Nativity Scene Collection At HRV Christian Church
    Hood River Valley Christian Church is hosting a collection of about 500 nativity scenes from today through Sunday.  Retired pastor Neil Allen has been collecting nativity scenes from around the world for more than 30 years.  He notes the depictions vary from culture to culture.  The collection is on display at Hood River Valley Christian […] The post Nativit […]
  • December 4 Prep Basketball Roundup
    Boys Basketball Hood River Valley 55, Scappoose 48:  Noah Webster scored 24 points as the Eagles got off to a quick start, then held off a number of Scappoose runs to win the season opener.  Brayden Rose added 12 points for HRV.  Kyle Negelspach led Scappoose with 15 points. The Dalles 60, Dallas 57:  Jacob […] The post December 4 Prep Basketball Roundup app […]