The Oregon Department of Transportation is sharing with The History Museum of Hood River County a brand new portable history display, “A Road Trip of Historic Proportions,” that the agency developed as part of the centennial celebration for the Historic Columbia River Highway.
Cool July weather, plus an extended schedule, led to an all-time fair attendance record for the Hood River County Fair, said Manager Doris Jensen after the four-day run ended Saturday night.
The all-important culmination of a year’s work — the annual 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction — happens at the Hood River County Fair July 29 beginning at 4:30 p.m. in Kirby Ring.
Hood River valley grower Cindy Collins is featured in a United States Department of Agriculture blog post by Tracy Robillard the Natural Resources Conservation District on July 20.
Friends of Mount Adams Hiking Day is Sept. 10, and sign ups are happening now for two guided hikes around southwest Washington’s iconic peak.
Odell service station one of longest-running family-owned businesses in the county
It’s pretty impressive when a business hits the 70 year mark.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
Enforce rules; Use signals
The gathering is a short and simple one held every year: Columbia Gorge United Way’s summer social, when agencies receive the first of two checks for 2016-17.
The Declaration of Independence. The U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. The Monroe Doctrine. These bedrock documents laid the foundational "blueprints" of American democracy — and, some of the earliest printings and engravings of these iconic pieces will be on view at the Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Ave., Portland) from July 29 through Feb. 1, 2017, in the original exhibition “Democracy's Blueprints: The Documents that Built America.”
EnviroGorge has new EnviroTour for kids, families; WS Library exhibit celebrates life of Kris Karlsson; more
Romp through the last dog days of summer with Plays for Non-Profits production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein acclaimed musical Oklahoma! The show comes to life on stage at the Hood River Middle School opening August 5.
At a meeting Monday in White Salmon, U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler bluntly told the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) it should immediately get safety marker balls placed on its new transmission lines across the Columbia River.
A fire near Condon burning 33,587 acres was fully contained Monday, officials reported.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Vancouver City Council has voted to prohibit new or expanded crude oil storage facilities in the city.
It will be hot.
Surf ski, SUP, and outrigger canoe paddlers take to the Columbia River
A flotilla of bright, red-orange shirts bobbing in the Columbia River provided a great contrast to the moody Pacific Northwest sky Friday afternoon as around 250 paddlers took to the water to participate in this year’s Gorge Downwind Championships.
In addition to the Gorge Downwind Championships, outrigger canoe paddlers also competed in the 20th Annual Gorge Outrigger Race July 15-16.
The bodies of a father and son from Kentucky who had been missing since 2014 were found Thursday evening near the Dog River Trail in the Mt. Hood National Forest, south of Parkdale.