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OSU spring plant sale canceled

The annual OSU Central Gorge Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale, scheduled for Saturday, May 13, has been cancelled due to the combination of a cold, wet spring and lack of access to a greenhouse. The greenhouse is needed to start vegetable plants, while the cold and wet weather delayed digging and potting of perennial flowers and shrubs.

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Earth Day at Nichols Area

On April 22 Columbia Riverkeeper hosted an Earth Day Cleanup with support from Footwise Hood River and the Hampton Inn & Suites Hood River.

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Riding for salmon

A trio of Idaho women rode horses through Hood River Thursday, just one leg of their nearly 1,000-mile journey from Astoria to central Idaho drawing attention the strife of endangered salmon.

Trail help needed at Binns Hill

Dirt Surfer and other sections of trail 160 north of Binns Hill Staging Area were damaged by a timber sale during fall 2016, and are in need of repair.

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Climate and Justice March April 29

Events show resistance to the ‘Trump agenda’

A coalition of youth, indigenous, Latino and environmental groups are planning a People’s Climate and Justice March on Saturday, April 29 in Hood River.

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Raices annual plant sale May 13

For the third year, Raices Cooperative Farm, an economic development program of The Next Door, will hold their organic plant start sale the Saturday before Mothers' Day, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in The Next Door parking lot, 965 Tucker Road, Hood River.

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‘Big One 2.0’ emergency safety fair returns April 20

Coming back to Hood River is a hands-on safety fair and Cascadia Subduction earthquake presentation — “The Big One 2.0” — from 5-8 p.m. on April 20. It was standing room only last year, so this year, a new location with more room for activities was located at the Rockford Grange and West Side Fire station, 4250 Barrett Drive, Hood River.

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New recycling containers ‘roll out’

City of Hood River residents will experience recycling and garbage changes.

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Tree City USA

Katie Lompa, Oregon Department of Forestry Central Oregon Community and urban forester, presented Mayor Paul Blackburn.

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Earth Day: March for Science in WS

Find, pull on, and lace up your walking shoes for this weekend’s March for Science in White Salmon.

Columbia River salmon risking 'gas bubble trauma'

BOISE, IDAHO (AP) — Young salmon and steelhead migrating from the Columbia River Basin in unusually high flows face a potentially lethal problem in spillways at dams where increased nitrogen in the water can cause tissue-damaging trauma.

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Wind by rail

Linda Forsberg spotted a train carrying an estimated 30 windmill “arms,” each in a separate, successive flatbed car, heading east through the Gorge Thursday morning on the Washington side.

‘Big One 2.0’ emergency safety fair returns April 20

Back in Hood River: A hands-on safety fair and Cascadia Subduction earthquake presentation, “The Big One 2.0,” from 5-8 p.m. on April 20.

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Rescued raptor: Bald eagle found in local creek, now under Rowena clinic’s caring wings

Wildlife officials rescued an injured bald eagle Tuesday from a small creek in west Hood River.

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