Environment Oregon hosted a happy hour event Feb. 1 to address the importance of continuing the Residential Energy Tax Credits for solar energy in Oregon. At the launching of their spring campaign, Stand up for Solar, Environment Oregon had speakers from the Hood River City Council to speak about solar energy’s future in Oregon.
Farmers decry damage, consider responses
Hooved intruders are posing a challenge for Hood River Valley farmers.
Building owner Brad Perron, left, and friends salvage parts of a 110-year-old Philadelphia-made carousel from the wreckage of Perron’s storage building in Dee on Monday.
Tri-County Hazardous Waste and Recycling Program hold hazardous waste collection events periodically throughout the year around the Gorge.
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Developers of a proposed coal-export terminal in southwest Washington have appealed after the state last month denied the project an aquatic lands sublease.
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — A 19-year-old snowboarder reported missing after riding out of bounds of the Timberline Ski Area on the south side of Mount Hood has been found safe.
Rick Larson’s oak tree split off a major portion last Thursday at 10:30 a.m., narrowly missing the corner of his home at 15th and Cascade.
Agencies plan to install Mt. Hood volcano monitoring sites
Mount Hood’s volcanic activity will be getting a closer look.
Local rescue crews located a pair of missing hikers in western Hood River County and escorted them to safety early Monday morning.
The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter Storm Watch, which is in effect from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night.
Take a virtual tour of the Cascade Volcanoes with Dr. Tom Pierson on Friday, Feb. 17 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. An optional dinner begins at 6 p.m., followed by the 7 p.m. presentation.
Join Gorge Owned (GO!) to learn if solar is right for your business or commercial building from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Feb. 20 at Pine Street Kitchen. GO! is working with local solar contractors and partners to offer discounted, bulk rates on solar panel installations on commercial buildings in Hood River County.
Expansion will improve irrigation, relocate campground
Kingsley Reservoir, a major water source for Hood River valley agriculture, will play an even bigger role in the coming years.
Prepare for power outages that could last several days.
Dist. 2 rep conducts ‘telephone town hall’
Keep elements of the ACA but not the ACA.