Two weeks of snow and ice appeared to abate Monday night, with warming temperatures and rain turning much of the snow to slush.
While the Red Cross encourages you to stay off the road if possible, if you have to drive in snow or freezing rain, follow these tips about how to drive safely in winter weather.
Snow and freezing temperatures bring dangerous travel conditions to highways in the Gorge.
Hood River Towing’s Kenton Chandler loosened a jackknifed semi stuck at Third and Cascade streets
Hood River Warming Shelter moved Sunday to Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State.
Chains are required on I-84 from milepost 64 to Cascade Locks. According to dispatchers, traffic is backed up westbound from milepost 48; semis are stopping in the middle of the freeway and chaining up.
Steve Pribyl, left, Fred Coleman and Rich Thurman display awards received by the Gorge Chapter of Ducks Unlimited for excellence in gross and net fundraising efficiency at their February 2016 banquet and auction.
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) joins America’s State Parks in sponsoring “First Day” hikes in 21 Oregon State Parks on New Year’s Day.
Drivers on Interstate 84 in the Columbia Gorge will see controlled burns across the river, in Washington, soon
The Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute will host a free workshop on environmental education in the Gorge on Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Hood River Library meeting room, 502 State St.
Two dueling appeals have been filed against Wasco County’s denial of a Union Pacific Railroad track expansion project in Mosier.
‘First gentleman’ Dan Little speaks at Tuesday meeting
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has proposed a 21 percent budget increase for the Columbia River Gorge Commission in the state’s next funding cycle.
Closures and cancelations as of Wednesday, Dec. 14
The Pinchot Partners and the Gifford Pinchot National Forest are hosting a casual open house Thursday, Dec. 8, to talk about huckleberry areas. The open house will be in Packwood at the Packwood Fire Hall from 6 to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Vancouver (AP) — Six months after a train hauling Bakken crude oil derailed in Mosier, officials in Washington, Oregon, and elsewhere are still tabulating a bill to send to Union Pacific Railroad.