• School Board And Port Offices Sought After In Hood River County Vote
    Contested seats for the Hood River County School District and Port of Hood River boards will be a part of the May 21 election.  Position 1 on the Hood River school board will have a three-way race with current board chair Chrissy Reitz challenged by Stephen Shwiff and Loran Ayles.  School board incumbents Corinda Hankins-Elliott, […] The post School Board An […]
  • Numerous D-21 Candidates Highlight Wasco County May 21 Election
    A large field of thirteen candidates have filed for the six positions on the North Wasco County School District 21 board that will be on the May 21 ballot.  There are three three-candidate races among them…including Rebecca Thistlethwaite, Mary Morehouse, and Erica Flores in zone 1…Bethani Studebaker, Sherry Perry, and Josh Farris for zone 5…and […] The post […]
  • Be Careful With Fire As Region Enters Transitional Period
    Wildfires in the Willamette Valley and southwest Washington that led to evacuations during the past week are a reminder to be careful when it comes to fire even though we are still weeks from the traditional fire season in the Gorge.  Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue District Chief Bob Palmer says we aren’t quite into fire […] The post Be Careful With Fire As Re […]
  • Bridge Work To Lead To Lane Closures
    There will be single-lane closures in both directions of the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge over the next month to allow for maintenance work.  The closures will begin on Monday and continue through April 26 for electrical upgrades and installation of new motors associated with the lift span.  Port contractors will be on the bridge and […] The pos […]
  • March 21 Prep Sports Roundup
    Softball Hood River Valley 13, Gresham 0:  The Eagles win their second straight game by shutout to run their record to 3-0 before heading to Southern California to play four games. Irrigon sweeps Stevenson 22-1 and 25-4. Track and Field Trout Lake’s Liz Fink won the girls’ shot put, discus, and javelin while the Mustangs’ […] The post March 21 Prep Sports Ro […]
  • Officer Involved Shooting Review Continues
    The Wasco County District Attorney’s office is continuing to review the facts and evidence from Saturday night’s officer involved shooting in The Dalles that resulted in the death of a 77-year-old man.  In a statement issued Wednesday afternoon, The Dalles Police Department said officer-involved shootings are among “the most thoroughly reviewed incidents in […]
  • Multi-Purpose Facility Part Of WS Schools Bond Measure Renewal
    Ballots will be going out to White Salmon Valley School District voters in early April for a seven-million dollar bond measure renewal to do a series of ten capital projects.  The biggest would be a four-million dollar multi-purpose facility at the Columbia High School and Henkle Middle School campus.  District Superintendent Jerry Lewis says their […] The p […]
  • March 19 Prep Sports Scoreboard
    Baseball Hood River Valley 6, LaSalle 5 (8 innings)…Caden Leiblien homered and doubled, while Harrison Howell pitched three innings of scoreless relief as the Eagles came back from a 5-1 deficit to win.  HRV took advantage of eight walks over the final two innings to score the tying and winning runs. Columbia 15, Stanfield 2 […] The post March 19 Prep Sports […]
  • HR County Hearing On Tax Measures Sparsely Attended
    Following a surprisingly sparsely attended public hearing in the Wy’east Middle School Performing Arts Center, the Hood River County Commission formally voted to put measures seeking a five percent prepared food and beverage tax and a five-year local property tax option of 89 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value on the May 21 ballot.  […] The post HR […]
  • Parker To Retire
    Long-time The Dalles City Attorney Gene Parker is retiring.  In his retirement letter to City officials that was released to the media on Tuesday, Parker says he has been considering a plan to step away for a few months, and that he intends to retire on March 1 of next year.  He added he wanted […] The post Parker To Retire appeared first on Gorge Radio. […]