Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena, is pleased to see a bill upholding a state agency’s decision to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list making headway in the current legislative session.
USFS, local groups talk Polallie Fuels Reduction plan
The U.S. Forest Service met face to face with the public Wednesday to discuss the Polallie Cooper thinning and fuels reduction project.
Roads ruined. Houses damaged. Irrigation systems broken.
SPOKANE, WASH. — Some Northwest tribes in the next 20 years want to achieve a long-held dream: restoring wild salmon runs above the giant Grand Coulee Dam.
Local fisherman Greg Short and the Hood River Watershed Group are hosting their annual Steelhead and Spring Chinook Fishing one-day clinic.
Forest Service schedules public meeting Wednesday
The U.S. Forest Service is planning a nearly 3,000-acre forest thinning and fuels reduction project on the north slope of Mount Hood, drawing more than a thousand written comments from Oregon environmental advocates and local biking groups.
Gorge Grown Food Network and the Rockford Grange will present the next movie in the Up Up! Farm Film Festival series on Feb. 12 at Rockford Community Grange, on Barrett Drive a mile west of Windmaster Corner, located south of Hood River.
Gorge Owned offers incentives for solar
Gorge Owned (GO!) is working with local solar contractors and partners to offer discounted, bulk rates on solar panel installations to homeowners in Klickitat, Skamania, Wasco and Hood River counties.
The Underwood Conservation District (UCD) is inviting the public to come and learn about hedges and hedgerows during a workshop Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Underwood Community Center.
The Underwood Community Gardens begins its fourth year with plans for enhancement to the gardens and plans for various workshops and presentations and an off-site visit or two – all open to the general public.
The Mt. Hood National Forest Service will be presenting an avalanche awareness program on Jan. 21 and Feb. 25 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Dog River Coffee, 411 Oak Street, Hood River.
Retired energy consultant issues call to reverse climate trend for agriculture
When Mark Cherniak, a retired energy consultant living in Mosier, spoke about climate change on Thursday, the message was stark: It’s not going to get better; it’s only going to get worse. And we can’t afford to wait any longer to reverse the trend.
From David Skakel, Tri-County Hazardous Waste & Recycling Program comes this list of Community Events for 2016. These are free events where community members and businesses can safely dispose of unwanted pesticides, paint, solvents, oil, batteries, and other toxic substances.
If you plan to send a box via Priority Express come Tuesday, you can attach a scenic slice of the Gorge.
Proposal draws fire from City, local groups at hearing
Controversy over oil trains in the Gorge has ramped up as three Hood River City Councilors and numerous local environmental groups speak out against a proposed Tesoro-Savage terminal in Vancouver.