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CL Port continues boat ramp repairs

The Port of Cascade Locks has applied for a boating facility grant through the Oregon State Marine Board and received $25,000 to repair the boat ramp in Marine Park.

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Truck Fire

Hood River Fire Department’s Adam Wheat applies water to a vehicle engulfed in flames Sunday afternoon on the westbound exit 62 on-ramp to Interstate 84.

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A close call

Rick Larson’s oak tree split off a major portion last Thursday at 10:30 a.m., narrowly missing the corner of his home at 15th and Cascade.

Death cafe returns to library Feb. 22

The Hood River Library will host a Death Café on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m.

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Peace scholarship fundraiser held Feb. 25

For the last decade, The Columbia River Fellowship for Peace has provided the Susanna Blake Gabay Peace Award supporting continuing education to local Gorge area high school students who plan to pursue peace and justice studies.

Neumann-Rea receives state SMART Volunteer of the Year

SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) has announced its 2017 statewide Volunteer of the Year, recognizing an individual who makes an exceptional contribution to the organization.

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Robotics Winners

Last weekend, six Hood River Valley High School FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics teams competed in Super Qualifiers in Portland.

Pet of the week: Gambit is a sweet boy

Meet Gambit the Pittie/Dalmatian mix who has been chosen by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week.

Police Log, Feb. 6 to 12

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

News presents wedding guide

The full-color, redesigned “Destination: Weddings/ Columbia River Gorge” is ready for your nuptial planning. The ultra-deluxe wedding magazine highlights wedding venues, Q and As by planners and photographers, “Flower Power” photo feature, and advance wedding checklist.

City adds boom to oil train stance

In diverse agenda, Council okays SDCs for upgraded park

The City of Hood River will seek to add a virtual boom line to its existing opposition to fossil fuel transport through the Gorge.

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Early warnings

Agencies plan to install Mt. Hood volcano monitoring sites

Mount Hood’s volcanic activity will be getting a closer look.

Rescuers help missing hikers to safety on Eagle Creek Trail

Local rescue crews located a pair of missing hikers in western Hood River County and escorted them to safety early Monday morning.

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Cold and icy spell due Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter Storm Watch, which is in effect from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night.

‘Tongue Twister’ features past champs Feb. 24

With a new location and a familiar set of faces, the SMART Tongue Twister Tournament returns Feb. 24 for its seventh year.