• McCabe Introduces Opioid Risk Warning Bill
    Washington State 14th District Representative Gina McCabe has sponsored a bill that would require doctors to warn patients about the risks of opioid use.  House Bill 2447 would require health care practitioners to discuss dependency and overdose risks as well as provide pain management alternatives to opioids when prescribing opioids for the first time durin […]
  • Port of HR To Bring Experts In For Bridge Worksession
    The Port of Hood River is bringing in a panel of experts on Thursday to discuss the various elements of replacing the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge.  The panel will discuss bridge replacement procurement options, public-private partnerships generally, traditional project delivery options and typical timelines, and other aspects of the project.  P […]
  • Reservations For Distinguished Citizen Awards Due By Tuesday
    The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce still has room for more to attend Thursday’s Distinguished Citizens Awards Banquet, but the time to do it is limited.  Reservations are being accepted until noon on Tuesday.  Chamber CEO Lisa Farquharson says they will be honoring eight award winners who will be announced at the banquet.  To make […] The post Reservations […]
  • January 12-13 Prep Sports Roundup
    Boys Basketball Hood River Valley 66, Corbett 44 Redmond 61, The Dalles 55 LaCenter 92, Columbia 46 King’s Way Christian 79, Stevenson 54 Sherman 80, Condon-Wheeler 45 Sherman 56, Arlington 41 Horizon Christian 51, Ione 30 Horizon Christian 54, Mitchell-Spray 29 South Wasco 50, Mitchell-Spray 39 Ione 52, South Wasco 50 Arlington 48, Dufur 36 […] The post Jan […]
  • Get A Flu Shot
    Health officials continue to urge people to get a flu shot.  Ellen Larsen of the Hood River County Health Department says the whole country is now in the heart of flu season, and they recommend getting vaccinated if you haven’t done so.  In Oregon, labs have confirmed nearly 6,000 cases this season. It runs from […] The post Get A Flu Shot appeared first on […]
  • Chinatown Exhibit Winding Down
    The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center’s exhibit on the old Chinatown in The Dalles will be wrapping up soon.  The exhibit has been in place since the start of 2017.  Discovery Center registrar Susan Buce says the Chinatown exhibit will be removed in a bit more than a month from now.  Buce says the next exhibit […] The post Chinatown Exhibit Winding Down appear […]
  • January 11 Prep Sports Roundup
    Wrestling Mountain View 59, Hood River Valley 11:  Ryan Zeller won by fall and Jason Shaner by technical fall to highlight the HRV effort in the dual match in Central Oregon.   Girls Basketball LaCenter 60, Columbia 21 King’s Way Christian 40, Stevenson 17 The post January 11 Prep Sports Roundup appeared first on Gorge Radio.
  • APD Interim Home For AAA
    Starting in February, the state Aging and People with Disabilities office in The Dalles will temporarily deliver aging program services currently provided by the Mid-Columbia Council of Governments.  The interim change in service delivery stems from an August 30 announcement that the Mid-Columbia Council of Governments would stop serving as the Area Agency o […]
  • January 11 Prep Sports Roundup
    Boys Basketball The Dalles 51, Crook County 45:  The Riverhawks outscored the Cowboys 16-6 in the fourth quarter to grab the win, including making seven free throws down the stretch to hold the lead.  The Riverhawks moved their record to 7-5 with the win.   Girls Basketball The Dalles 64, Crook County 19:  The Riverhawks […] The post January 11 Prep Sports R […]
  • New Management At Home At Last
    New management has begun its work at the Home At Last animal shelter in The Dalles.  Home At Last has merged with Central Oregon Animal Friends, whose organization’s executive director Steve Drynan and director of operations Jerilee Drynan both were involved with Home At Last before moving to the Madras area about a decade ago.  […] The post New Management A […]