Sports briefs for Dec. 13
Walden crossed the line; What is a tree?; more
Gorge residents should be outraged at a decision by the federal government that puts us all in danger.
Replacing the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge, spanning a federal waterway, connecting two states, and likely costing over $250 million is a complex and risky undertaking. Recent letters to the editor reflect the understandable desire to replace the bridge, and do it quickly. The port shares this objective.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
Stress is no stranger to Caitlin Alcott, a young mother with a 3-year-old son and 5-week-old daughter. In her “other life,” as she puts it, she is a hydrologist, or river scientist, doing work in salmon habitat restoration.
A menorah is in place at Second and State streets, next to the community Christmas tree.
Wells Fargo bank branches throughout Oregon and S.W. Washington are helping out those in need by collecting donations of food and toys this month.
Makena Zorza and Janessa Castañeda, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as the Hood River Elks Lodge November Students of the Month.
A public survey about a proposed countywide sales tax got a lukewarm reception.
Two Spirit at The Pines; Kerry and Chic at the Buffalo; more
Portland (AP) — The Trump administration has angered environmental groups and residents of the Columbia River Gorge by rolling back a 2015 rule on oil train safety.
Wasco County Circuit Court Judge Janet L. Stauffer has been appointed by Chief Justice Thomas A. Balmer to become the next presiding judge of the Oregon Judicial Department’s Seventh Judicial District.
By NEITA CECIL, The Dalles Chronicle
Wasco County officials reversed themselves Friday and said they would be comfortable lodging youth in the local juvenile detention facility after announcing Wednesday they would send juveniles elsewhere following a critical report on the facility.
A short drive down Cascade Locks’ main drive should last for months.
Following a deeply critical report about juvenile inmate conditions at the regional jail, Hood River County will join a multi-county response drafted by attorneys.
The HRV boys basketball team headed into this past weekend’s Madras tournament on a two-game skid.
The HRV girls basketball team started last week by winning in the final seconds against Heritage by a score of 40-39 Dec. 5, and followed up that nail-biting victory with a 52-43 overtime win at home versus Redmond last Friday.
HRV wresting had their home opener last Thursday in the annual Pin Cancer dual meet against St. Helens.
The Hood River Valley swim team started their 2017-18 season last week at home and saw both their boys and girls teams dominate against The Dalles.