• Council To Receive Westside Neighborhood Framework
    The Hood River City Council will receive the neighborhoods and districts framework plan for the Westside Area Concept Plan at the Council’s meeting tonight.  City Planning Director Dustin Nilson says this is the first opportunity the City has had to organize a master plan into neighborhoods.  No alternative or specified code changes are proposed with […]
  • Klickitat County Considers Opening Up Roads For Firefighting
    Klickitat County is considering whether to open up roads to help with firefighting efforts in the Columbia Hills area of the County.  County Commissioner Jim Sizemore says he was asked by Centerville fire officials to organize a meeting with property owners to discuss the issue.  Sizemore adds the goal would be to increase the accessibility […]
  • Sex Offender Sweep In Hood River County
    A group of law enforcement agencies conducted a sex offender compliance sweep in Hood River County this month, resulting in enforcement actions against six registered sex offenders.  The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office says compliance checks showed that of the 89 sex offenders in the county, eight were non-compliant, resulting in arrest, citation, or warning […]
  • April 19-20 Prep Sports Roundup
    Baseball Hood River Valley splits with Crook County, losing game one 6-4 but winning the second contest 12-0:  Ryan Gray pitched a five-inning perfect game to help the Eagles bounce back after losing their first Intermountain Conference game of the season in the opener. The Dalles sweeps Ridgeview 16-0 and 4-0:  Mike Armstrong pitched a […]
  • No Pool In White Salmon This Summer
    White Salmon will not have a swimming pool this summer.  Klickitat County and Washington state health inspectors found numerous critical deficiencies to the aging pool that are a significant risk to health and safety that would have to be repaired prior to its opening, and the cost is estimated at over $50,000, more than what […]
  • Thomsen Expecting K-12 Budget To Reach Current Service Levels
    Oregon 26th District State Senator Chuck Thomsen is expecting the K-12 education budget for the upcoming biennium to reach the $10.37 billion that school officials say is needed statewide to maintain current service levels.  The Governor’s budget proposal was for $9.24 billion, but Thomsen says this is following a pattern he has seen in his […]