• OSP Seeks Accident Info
    The Oregon State Police is trying to identify a red pickup that was involved in a motor vehicle accident Wednesday morning on Interstate 84 near milepost 88 just west of The Dalles Dam.  According to the OSP, a preliminary investigation into the 9:30 a.m. accident revealed a Dodge Ram pickup truck lost control on the […]
  • HR School District Developing Budgets
    As the Hood River County School District works on its budgets for the 2018-19 school year, two plans are being developed.  District Superintendent Dan Goldman says one budget is based on renewal of the district’s local option levy that is on the May ballot, and one if it is not renewed.  Goldman says without the […]
  • CGCC Presidential Search Continues
    The search for a new president for Columbia Gorge Community College is progressing.  CGCC community outreach director Dan Spatz says a search committee has narrowed down a list of 44 applicants down to ten to present to the College Board of Education in early March, and then the finalists will brought in for interviews.  Spatz […]
  • Spring Fishing Seasons Set
    Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington have set spring Chinook salmon seasons for the Columbia River.  The lower Columbia River recreational spring Chinook season will take place from Thursday, March 1 through Saturday, April 7 from Buoy 10 upstream to Beacon Rock, plus bank angling from Beacon Rock upstream to the Bonneville Dam deadline.  Above […]
  • URA Enters Into Negotiation Agreement For Possible Hotel
    The Columbia Gateway Urban Renewal Agency voted to approve entering into an exclusive negotiating agreement with GBHD, LLC on the possible construction of a hotel on First and Union in downtown The Dalles.  The agreement had been initially approved at a January 30 meeting by a 3-2 vote, but City Attorney Gene Parker advised the […]
  • HR County Won’t Put Sales Tax On Ballot
    Hood River County Commissioners decided they won’t put a proposed two percent sales tax measure to voters in May.  The County heard more testimony on the subject in front of a standing room only gathering Tuesday evening at the Hood River Valley Adult Center.  County officials are dealing with a projected one-point-six million dollar shortfall […]