GOLDENDALE — The Klickitat County Sheriff’s office has lifted Level 3 evacuation notices for Wishram as the nearby Horsethief Butte fire that threatened homes is reported to be 90 percent contained. Reports on Monday put the fire at about 8,000 acres.
September 10 dawned bright and clear for the annual day of service in honor of Jerry Cranmer. Friends, family and community members met at Waterfront Park at 9 a.m. — as they have for the past three years — and spent the morning completing grounds-keeping tasks.
Last October, Inge Echterhoelter examined her kitchen and wondered what it would look like to cook her family’s meals without prepackaged ingredients.
Enjoy an afternoon walk, geocache style, and learn about local history while treasure hunting at The Dalles Lock and Dam Visitor Center Sept. 12.
Rep. Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) will host a forum next Wednesday to discuss Oregon’s current energy policies and priorities.
The Obama Administration has launched the “Every Kid in a Park” program, which strives to protect national outdoor spaces and to ensure that every 4th grader in America has the opportunity to visit and enjoy federal lands and waters.
When participants dive off the Sternwheeler early Monday morning to take part in the 73rd annual Roy Webster Cross Channel Swim, members of a Gorge amateur radio group will be helping to ensure it all goes safely.
Grants provide funds to build renewable energy exhibits, provide STEM education
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center dedicated their Renewable Energy Exhibit with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 28, 2015. The interpretive exhibit on solar energy includes schematics of solar energy systems and a real-time display of solar energy being produced.
The state Department of Natural Resources shut down Klickitat County’s logging industry last Wednesday, Aug. 19, in response to the extreme wildfire conditions that exist throughout the county.
Gentle wings caused a tremendous brush fire Thursday in Cascade Locks.
Law enforcement recovered the body of a missing paddle boarder Wednesday morning from the Columbia River, just west of Hood River.
Blaze claims Port storage; several homes evacuated, no one injured
The most destructive wildfire of 2015 in Hood River County took out two buildings but no homes, forced evacuations, and charred trees and brush on a hillside near downtown Cascade Locks Thursday night.
Symbol of opposition to fossil fuel projects makes stop in Hood River
A crowd climbed aboard a flatbed truck Tuesday to touch a sacred object.
Gorge residents touch the 22-foot cedar totem pole carved by Bellingham carver Jewell James of the Lummi Nation, in its visit Tuesday to Hood River.
Police believe missing paddler is likely dead, search now termed a 'recovery'
Brutal winds on the Columbia River took down a stand-up paddle boarder Friday afternoon, prompting an intensive search by law enforcement and volunteers.