• Search For Missing Hunter Continues
    The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office continued search efforts on Friday for a lost hunter in the Forlorn Lakes area on the east side of the Indian Heaven Wilderness.  37-year-old Joel Presler of Vancouver remains missing and has not been heard from since last Saturday.  Presler’s pickup was located by deputies on Wednesday off a forest […]
  • TD Warming Place Ready To Operate
    The Dalles Warming Place will be operating again this winter at St. Vincent dePaul’s Ministry Building on West 3rd Street.  Volunteers run the shelter for those who find themselves on the streets in The Dalles during the winter.  Georgia Giacobbe says they once again will be open between November and March based on nightly temperatures.  […]
  • Accident Triggers Power Outage
    A garbage truck turning into a driveway and hitting a power pole led to Friday’s power outage in Hood River.  Hood River County Sheriff Matt English says no one was injured in the accident on the 1000 block of Tucker Road, near a Pacific Power substation.  Tom Gauntt of Pacific Power said about 7,700 customers […]
  • HRVHS Track/Turf Project To Begin In April
    Installation of a new track and synthetic turf field at Hood River Valley High School’s Henderson Stadium will start in April.  The school has been discussing the project for some time, and will be paid for through a matching grant from the state from their bond sale of over a year ago along with a […]
  • HR Warming Shelter To Open Sunday Night
    The Hood River Warming Shelter will open for the winter this Sunday night.  For the first time the shelter has hired a part-time director, Laura Westmeyer, and she says they also will have a permanent location for the winter at Riverside Church on State Street next to the Hood River County Courthouse.  The shelter will […]
  • Port of HR Bridge Lane Closures On Friday
    There will be intermittent, single-lane closures on the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  Port crews and Gorge Electric contract crews will be on the bridge making the repairs to bridge lights.  Bridge users are encouraged to plan for delays during these hours.  Delays are expected […]