• CGCC Hires Management Firm For Treaty Oaks Project
    Columbia Gorge Community College has hired a project management firm to oversee the Treaty Oak Regional Skills Center and Student Housing project.  CGCC’s Dan Spatz says PlanB Consultancy of Lake Oswego will act as the College’s representative throughout the development.  Spatz adds the next step is to issue a request for proposals from three selected […] Th […]
  • Wasco County To Hold Public Meeting On Second Amendment
    Wasco County Commissioners will hold a public meeting late Wednesday afternoon on Second Amendment rights.  County Commissioner Scott Hege says they had received citizen requests to consider a resolution reaffirming support of the right to bear arms, and says it will mainly a listening session for the panel.  There is a draft resolution in the […] The post W […]
  • Construction On Highway 14 Roundabout Near Carson Begins
    Work is underway to construct a roundabout on Highway 14 at Wind River Road near Carson.  The Washington State Department of Transportation says there will be intermittent single-lane closures on Highway 14 with flaggers directing traffic, and motorists should expect delays of up to 20 minutes.  A full closure of Wind River Road will begin […] The post Const […]
  • Catherine Creek Bridge Installed
    The long-awaited Catherine Creek Bridge has been installed.   Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area trail crews worked with volunteers from the Washington Trails Association cutting a new mile of trail tread and helping rig, pull, lift, and assemble the fifty-five foot single log stringer bridge.  According to the Scenic Area, the five-ton log was manually win […]
  • Hood River Fireworks Law In Effect
    A new law adopted by the Hood River City Council this past November prohibits use or discharge of fireworks from July 15 until November 15.  The ordinance allows the sale of fireworks only between June 23 and July 7 each year, and bans their use from July 15 to November 15 every year.  From November […] The post Hood River Fireworks Law In Effect appeared fi […]
  • Suspect In Skamania County Kidnapping Arrested In Pierce County
    Pierce County deputies have arrested a man who will face kidnapping and custodial interference charges in Skamania County along with multiple charges in Grays Harbor County.  Skamania County Undersheriff Pat Bond says 21-year-old Jeremiah Shallow of Tacoma was taken into custody at a library in Graham on Wednesday evening.  Bond says Snallow had contacted on […]
  • Port Of CL Receiving Lottery Bond Funding For Business Park
    The Port of Cascade Locks will be receiving $2.4 million in lottery bond funding to support economic development and infrastructure investment at the Port’s business park.  Port officials say the funding request will support investments in “innovative and sustainable businesses” that will lead to the creation of at least 100 new jobs in Cascade Locks.  […] T […]
  • Klickitat County To Hold Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Meetings
    Klickitat County will hold a pair of meetings next week to update work on the County’s hazard mitigation plan.  County Emergency Management Director Jeff King says public input is being sought to better frame the regions efforts for hazard mitigation projects, wildland fire protection, resource enhancements, and emergency preparedness.  The meetings will inc […]
  • TD Public Works To Do Sewer Project On East 9th
    The Dalles Public Works on Monday will begin a sanitary sewer main construction project on East 9th St. between H Street and I Street to provide service to new homes being built in that area.  Construction will take about two weeks.  Full road closures will be in effect during work hours from 7 a.m. to […] The post TD Public Works To Do Sewer Project On East […]
  • Football Returning To Wy’east Middle School
    After a nine year hiatus, football will return in the fall of 2019 to Wy’east Middle School.  Hood River County School District athletic director Trent Kroll made the announcement this week.  During most of the past nine years, students have participated on a team with a mixture of Hood River and Wy’east Middle School players.  This […] The post Football Ret […]