• Underwood Fruit Fire Contained To Building Of Origin
    Areas of Bingen and White Salmon are experiencing power outages in the wake of a large fire this morning at Underwood Fruit on the west end of Bingen.  The fire is under control, but Bingen Mayor Betty Barnes said the power outages would continue until crews can completely extinguish it.  According to Klickitat County Emergency Management, […]
  • URA Approves Sunshine Mill Loan Restructure
    By a narrow 5-4 vote, the Columbia Gateway Urban Renewal Agency board approved a restructuring of the installment loan agreement and land sales contract for the Sunshine Mill.  Under the agreement, the outstanding balance of $290,000 for the installment loan and nearly $310,000 for the land sale are combined into a new loan agreement.  Monthly […]
  • Play By Design Picked For Hood River Children’s Park
    The City of Hood River has selected the firm Play by Design to lead the process of re-designing and re-building Children’s Park.  Children’s Park was shut down for a time this year and reopened only in part due to deterioration of the nearly 25-year-old wooden structure.  The Children’s Park steering committee will hold a public […]
  • October 17 Prep Sports Roundup
    Boys Soccer Hood River Valley 1, Hermiston 1:  Saul Chavarria’s goal in the 61st minute gave the Eagles the draw that keeps them in first place in the Columbia River Conference, two points ahead of Hermiston.  The Eagles can clinch the Columbia River Conference title with a win over The Dalles next Tuesday night. The […]
  • HR County Commission Decides Not To Take On AAA
    The Hood River County Commission decided the County is not in a position to take on the role of Area Agency on Aging service provider for the region.  The services for seniors in Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, and Wheeler counties has been handled by the Mid-Columbia Council of Governments, but MCCOG is giving up […]
  • The Dalles Staff To Bring Council Recommendations On Tourism
    City staff will bring back recommendations to The Dalles City Council on how to structure a tourism advisory committee and marketing priorities.  Councilors held a second work session on tourism and the use of transient room taxes on Monday evening based on public input from a first session one month ago.  All of the Councilors […]