• Pig Bowl Saturday
    The annual Pig Bowl football game matching law enforcement officers from Oregon and Washington is Saturday evening at Sid White Field on the Wahtonka campus in The Dalles.  Proceeds from this year’s game will go to help three families in the region dealing with expenses from medical issues.  Michael Holloran of the Oregon State Police […] The post Pig Bowl S […]
  • Eagle Creek Fire Activity Remains Minimal
    Activity on the Eagle Creek Fire continues to be minimal in the wake of this week’s cooler temperatures and rain.  Fire officials says over the last four days anywhere from 3.5” to 6” of rain fell over the fire area, with heavier rains over the western portion of the fire.  Current activities include resource and […] The post Eagle Creek Fire Activity Remain […]
  • September 21 Prep Sports Roundup
    Volleyball Hood River Valley def. The Dalles 26-24, 25-16, 25-14 Sherman def. Condon-Wheeler 25-18, 23-25, 26-24, 25-14 Columbia def. Lyle-Wishram 3 games to 0 Goldendale def. LaSalle (Yakima) 25-22, 25-23, 25-18   Boys Soccer Central Catholic 2, Hood River Valley 0 The Dalles 2, St. Helens 0   Girls Soccer St. Helens 4, The Dalles […] The post September 21 […]
  • Two Arrested For Illegal Gillnettting
    Two people were arrested after the Oregon State Police and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement conducted a nighttime river patrol this week on the Columbia River at the Deschutes River Sanctuary after receiving numerous complaints of illegal gillnetting.  The OSP says troopers located a boat operating without required lighting in the sanct […]
  • No Measured Growth On Eagle Creek Fire
    Cool and moist conditions continue to prevail across the Eagle Creek Fire, resulting in no measured growth over the past 24 hours.  Fire size remains at 48,668 acres, with 46% containment.  Fire behavior remains minimal.  Most portions of the fire are in a smoldering state, though some open flame has been observed.  Smoke can still […] The post No Measured G […]
  • NCPHD Receives Accreditation
    North Central Public Health District has achieved accredited status for five years by the Public Health Accreditation Board.  That means NCPHD meets or exceeds the rigorous standards established by the non-profit, non-governmental board.  The district is among the first ten local health authorities to be accredited in Oregon.  The national accreditation prog […]
  • HR Veterans Office Able To Offer More With Measure 96 Funds
    Thanks to Measure 96 approved by Oregon voters last November, the Hood River County Veterans Service Office has more hours available to work with veterans seeking to file claims.  Measure 96 dedicates 1.5% of net proceeds from the Oregon Lottery to funding support services for military veterans.  Hood River County Veterans Service Officer Tricia Stevens […] […]
  • September 20 Prep Sports Roundup
    Cross Country Hood River Valley won the girls’ title and finished second to Washougal in the boys’ portion of the Skip Sparks Cross Country Festival at Hood River Valley High School on Wednesday.  Josephine Dickinson was third, Frances Dickinson fourth, and Evelyn Nunez fifth for the HRV girls, while Trout Lake’s Hannah Funkhouser finished second […] The pos […]
  • Rain Leaves Fire In Smoldering State
    Substantial rain that fell across the Eagle Creek Fire Tuesday left most portions of the fire in a smoldering state.  The exception was in the northeast corner where minimal creeping has been observed, but even that resulted in only three acres of growth in the past 24 hours.  Smoke can still be seen in many […] The post Rain Leaves Fire In Smoldering State […]
  • Port of HR Pushes Ahead With Bridge Replacement Planning
    The Port of Hood River is going to push ahead with preparing a request for proposal for engineering, environmental feasibility study, and financial feasibility assessment work on a potential new Interstate Bridge after learning the Oregon Department of Transportation may make five million dollars for those projects approved by the Legislature this summer ava […]