• Road Conditions Still Difficult On Friday
    Road conditions remain difficult in most of the Gorge Friday.  Traction tires or chains are required on Interstate 84 between Hood River and Troutdale, with black ice on the roadway between Troutdale and Cascade Locks and packed snow between Cascade Locks and Hood River.  Between Hood River and Rufus the advisory is to carry chains […]
  • I-84 Rollover Claims Life Of Stevenson Man
    A single vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 84 just east of Bonneville Dam on Thursday afternoon claimed the life of a Stevenson man.  According to the Oregon State Police, a pickup driven by 70-year-old Timothy Ashe was traveling eastbound at about 2 p.m. on Thursday when it lost traction on packed snow and ice, struck […]
  • Bus Slides Into Fence
    A North Wasco County School District 21 bus slid into a fence at the Wahtonka campus on Thursday afternoon.  D-21 officials say the bus slid into the fence after avoiding a car that cut in front of the bus.  No were injuries were sustained by students or the bus driver in the accident.  The bus […]
  • Delays and cancellations for Friday, December 9
    Delays and cancellations for Friday, December 9:   Hood River Garbage, The Dalles Disposal, and Columbia River Disposal are closed. They will continue to monitor the weather and make schedule changes as needed. All Hood River County Library District locations are closed. The Dalles Wasco County Library is closed. Tonight’s (Friday) performance of “Owen Meany’s […]
  • Winter Storm On Its Way
    A significant winter storm is on its way to the Gorge, with the National Weather Service calling for the storm to arrive sometime Thursday morning and bring a large amount of snow to the region, along with strong east winds in the western portion of the Gorge.  The National Weather Service’s winter storm watch for […]
  • Road Crews Ramp Up For Winter Weather, Warming Shelters Available
    With the winter storm approaching, road crews around the region are gearing up for trying to keep roads clear.  Priorities for road plowing are essentially the same throughout the region, starting with high traffic volume roads and school bus routes, followed by remaining paved roads, then subdivision, cul-de-sac, and outlying dwellings on gravel roads.  The […]