The HRV varsity and girls wrestling team were able to fit in some more matches late last week before the next round of winter storms crippled Oregon and came away with some notable victories, particularly the girls team, which added another team trophy to its case.
Any hunter who purchased 2016 big game or turkey tags needs to report their hunt results by the deadline, which is Jan. 31 for most tags, says the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Sports impacted by weather… again, Gorge Roller Girls season opener Jan. 28
I-84 reopens after days frozen
Hopes of a mid-week thaw were dashed by persistent freezing rain that became sheets of ice throughout the Gorge, prompting officials to close Interstate 84.
Fifty members of an Oregon National Guard unit with a presence in the Gorge travelled this week to Washington, D.C. to support the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.
Among the quietest places in the Gorge was Interstate 84 for the past four days; the freeway finally reopened at 11 p.m. Thursday.
Seventeen-year-old Sofía Pugnaloni, from Argentina, has a talent for learning English.
Winter Festival of the Gorge at Underground Music Jan. 20; more
Katherine Hodson, Beatrice Goss and Michael Denny
Daren McCafferty, Donna Koons, Tony Lesollen and William Fashing
Closures and cancelations for Friday, Jan. 20
Interstate 84 has been opened from Hood River to Troutdale, in both directions.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Thursday 4 p.m.: Heavy congestion on the Hood River Bridge.
Cancelations for Thursday.
Interstate 84 still closed, some snow may fall tonight and tomorrow morning.
I-84 remains closed between Hood River and Troutdale Wednesday afernoon.
We will update as information becomes available.
Work started Monday on a remodeling project designed to provide all the comforts and conveniences of a Portland facility to Hood River Memorial Hospital patients.
The seemingly endless blanket of sparkling white snow on the ground exceeded the top rail of our deck this week, blocking the view of the brilliant white valley below.
The Next Door’s annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge is right around the corner. The fun takes place on Saturday, March 11 at Orchard Lanes in Hood River.