• McCabe Introduces Opioid Risk Warning Bill
    Washington State 14th District Representative Gina McCabe has sponsored a bill that would require doctors to warn patients about the risks of opioid use.  House Bill 2447 would require health care practitioners to discuss dependency and overdose risks as well as provide pain management alternatives to opioids when prescribing opioids for the first time during […]
  • Port of HR To Bring Experts In For Bridge Worksession
    The Port of Hood River is bringing in a panel of experts on Thursday to discuss the various elements of replacing the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge.  The panel will discuss bridge replacement procurement options, public-private partnerships generally, traditional project delivery options and typical timelines, and other aspects of the project.  Port Executive Director Michael […]
  • Reservations For Distinguished Citizen Awards Due By Tuesday
    The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce still has room for more to attend Thursday’s Distinguished Citizens Awards Banquet, but the time to do it is limited.  Reservations are being accepted until noon on Tuesday.  Chamber CEO Lisa Farquharson says they will be honoring eight award winners who will be announced at the banquet.  To make […]
  • January 12-13 Prep Sports Roundup
    Boys Basketball Hood River Valley 66, Corbett 44 Redmond 61, The Dalles 55 LaCenter 92, Columbia 46 King’s Way Christian 79, Stevenson 54 Sherman 80, Condon-Wheeler 45 Sherman 56, Arlington 41 Horizon Christian 51, Ione 30 Horizon Christian 54, Mitchell-Spray 29 South Wasco 50, Mitchell-Spray 39 Ione 52, South Wasco 50 Arlington 48, Dufur 36 […]
  • Get A Flu Shot
    Health officials continue to urge people to get a flu shot.  Ellen Larsen of the Hood River County Health Department says the whole country is now in the heart of flu season, and they recommend getting vaccinated if you haven’t done so.  In Oregon, labs have confirmed nearly 6,000 cases this season. It runs from […]
  • Chinatown Exhibit Winding Down
    The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center’s exhibit on the old Chinatown in The Dalles will be wrapping up soon.  The exhibit has been in place since the start of 2017.  Discovery Center registrar Susan Buce says the Chinatown exhibit will be removed in a bit more than a month from now.  Buce says the next exhibit […]