Latest News

Tease photo

Sheriff reports high speed chase and shooting on I-84 in Hood River

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office reported a high speed chase on I-84 at Hood River at 7 p.m. Monday night, which ended in the suspect shooting himself.

Tease photo

Moving 4th-ward: Four facts for a safe, fun, litter-free celebration

Hood River County hosts two parades that are definitely kid-friendly.

Enter parenting pix contest by June 30

There is still time to share your photos of summer fun with the community, in a photo contest sponsored The Next Door Inc.

Tease photo

Dr. Kristen Dillon named director of Gorge Coordinated Care Organization

PacificSource Community Solutions has hired Kristen Dillon, M.D., as director of the Columbia Gorge Coordinated Care Organization. Dillon will also serve as associate medical director for Medicaid programs.

Give your trees a deep drink during hot weather

The weather forecast is calling for high temperatures around most of the state through the weekend and even into the middle of next week. It’s a time to keep fire prevention uppermost in our minds, and also, to remember to protect the health of trees in yards and landscapes by deeply watering them

Local News

Tease photo

Sheriff reports high speed chase and shooting on I-84 in Hood River

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office reported a high speed chase on I-84 at Hood River at 7 p.m. Monday night, which ended in the suspect shooting himself.

Tease photo

Moving 4th-ward: Four facts for a safe, fun, litter-free celebration

Hood River County hosts two parades that are definitely kid-friendly.

Enter parenting pix contest by June 30

There is still time to share your photos of summer fun with the community, in a photo contest sponsored The Next Door Inc.

Sports

Tease photo

Basketball skills

Horizon Christian School’s annual Triple Threat concluded last week, with about 70 campers in grades 4-9 attending to improve their basketball fundamentals (triple threat stands for pass, dribble, shoot).

Tease photo

Chantelle Carter heading to Silver State International Rodeo

Hood River’s Chantelle Carter is heading next week to the Silver State International Rodeo in Winnemucca, Nev., for the second year in a row, where she will compete against some of the best riders in North America.

Tease photo

Looking back: 40 years of the Kollas-Cranmer run

Memorial run continues to grow while staying true to its roots

July 4, 1975: In the midst of the phenomenon known as the “running boom” that became that decade’s athletic focus, and several weeks after the passing of Oregon cross-country/track and field legend Steve Prefontaine, a few dozen individuals gathered for a footrace from Odell to Hood River.

Gorge Life

Enter parenting pix contest by June 30

There is still time to share your photos of summer fun with the community, in a photo contest sponsored The Next Door Inc.

Choose a Vacation Bible School to experience

Tucker Road Baptist Church — July 13-17: The theme of this year’s VBS is “Journey off the Map,” for children ages 4-5, 6-8, and 9-11, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Arnold celebrates 50 years of dance Saturday

Charlotte Arnold is celebrating 50 years of tap instruction with a special dance performance on June 27 at the Rockford Grange, 4250 Barrett Drive, from 2-5 p.m.

Opinion

Enter parenting pix contest by June 30

There is still time to share your photos of summer fun with the community, in a photo contest sponsored The Next Door Inc.

Choose a Vacation Bible School to experience

Tucker Road Baptist Church — July 13-17: The theme of this year’s VBS is “Journey off the Map,” for children ages 4-5, 6-8, and 9-11, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Arnold celebrates 50 years of dance Saturday

Charlotte Arnold is celebrating 50 years of tap instruction with a special dance performance on June 27 at the Rockford Grange, 4250 Barrett Drive, from 2-5 p.m.