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Sheriff Log, April 17 to 24

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

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Pet of the week: Dessa needs ‘room to use her hound nose’

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Dessa as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.

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Sustainability Awards presented April 20

Gorge Owned presented its Tod LeFevre Sustainability Awards April 20 at Springhouse Cellar.

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Hood River Farmers’ Market opens May 7

Hood River Farmers Market opens for the season Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fifth and Columbia parking lot across from Full Sail Brewing Company.

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Dry conditions return, along with wildfire threats

A hot and dry April punctured hopes that winter’s generous snowpack and rain would hold out enough to leave conditions wetter than usual.

Dist. 52 candidates make their case

Oregon House District 52 is up for grabs and three candidates are vying for the seat. Here are their pitches.

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Kombucha brewery/Gorge Kitchen opens

Gorge Kitchen, Hood River’s new Kombucha brewery and dairy-free ice cream creamery, is scheduled to open May 6.

CGCC hikes fees and tuition to fill budget deficit

Students attending Columbia Gorge Community College this fall will see a tuition increase of $6 per credit hour and a new $25 admission fee for registering students as the institution seeks to fill a budget gap of $748,000 for the upcoming year. A number of current fees were also increased.

Police Log, April 12 to 24, part 2 of 2

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

Sheriff Log, April 17 to 24

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

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GOP governor candidates spar in Hood River

The April 21 Hood River Republican Central Committee gathering was part GOP meeting, part debate, and it held its share of lively moments. At Hood River Valley Adult Center, a crowd of mostly retirees gathered, a table filled with juice and coffee on one side of the room, tables covered with lawn signs, brochures and other campaign material on the other, and four speakers up front.

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Parks District announces plans to revitalize the faded Golden Eagle Park

Hood River Valley High School’s ball fields and the overgrown park running alongside them — Golden Eagle Park — could get major improvements.

May 17 Primary features school bond request

Check mail this weekend; ballots expected by May 1

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Work Day Pride

Hood River Valley High School’s annual Community Work Day was back April 27 with a new name — Community and Campus Pride Work Day.

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Forest fire stopped near Panorama Point

Wy’east Fire District firefighter Dave Rummel sprays water on a permitted burn that got out of hand April 21 near Panorama Point.

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