• Goldman Warns HR Schools Face Budget Problems Unless State Makes Changes
    Hood River County School District Superintendent Dan Goldman told the district board this week that that the state faces a six-year structural problem brought on by escalating costs that will push the district to reduce at least 12-point-five million dollars in programs during that time unless the Legislature addresses both revenue and cost-driver reform.  Goldman […]
  • The Dalles Public Works To Clean Catch Basins
    Starting Monday and lasting through the week, The Dalles Public Works crews will be cleaning catch basins in the downtown core area, mainly from 1st Street thru 4th Street, from the roundabout to Lincoln Street.  Work will occur between 8:00pm and 6:30am when traffic is low and parking is light so that the catch basins […]
  • February 23 Prep Basketball Roundup
    Boys Basketball Pendleton 51, Hood River Valley 41:  The Buckaroos got off to a 22-5 lead after one quarter and cruised to the win from there.  Caden Smith scored ten of his 19 points in the first quarter to lead Pendleton, while Carson Flores led Hood River with 17.  The Eagles’ loss means The Dalles […]
  • Icy Conditions On Dee Highway Leads To Accidents
    Icy conditions on the Dee Highway caused four motor vehicle accidents on Thursday morning, including one which led to a young girl being taken by helicopter to a hospital.  Hood River County Sheriff’s spokesman Pete Hughes says the first accident occurred at about 5:45 a.m. at Dee Highway milepost 8.5, where snow melt from the […]
  • D21 Long-Range Panel Leans Toward West-Side Elementary
    The Long Range Facilities Planning Committee for North Wasco County School District 21 began to move toward a recommendation on how the district should proceed on replacing aging buildings, and there is a lean toward starting with a new elementary school on the west side of The Dalles.  That was the result of breakout group […]
  • Morrison Park Written Testimony Being Accepted
    The Hood River City Planning Commission is allowing more time for written testimony after a hearing on changing the zoning for Morrison Park at the corner of Wasco and 20th Streets from Open Space/Public Facilities to Urban High Density Residential to allow for construction of affordable housing at the site.  Following a well-attended hearing this […]