Regulators have found contaminated groundwater at the site of the June 3 fiery oil train derailment in Mosier.
Construction is humming along at the Hood River waterfront.
In what has become a yearly tradition, the 2016 Pacific Northwest Interfaith Peace Walk — “spreading peace and hope for a peaceful world, 71 years after Hiroshima” — makes its way to the Gorge on July 27.
I love seeing how this community comes together selflessly to help, support, and encourage one another. Especially now with so much divisiveness in the world, we definitely need activities, events, and causes to bring us together and find common ground. When we connect and engage in a positive way, amazing things happen.
New family-friendly beer garden now on site
Hood River Farmers’ Market is in full swing with a wide variety of vendors, live music, market activities and an all-new beer garden. Visit the market on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Fifth and Columbia.
Stoked Roasters celebrates its second anniversary with a 6-9 p.m. party July 23 at the café, 603 Portway Ave., across from Waterfront Park. The event is also a benefit for LymeLight Foundation, whose mission is to help children and young adults struggling with Lyme disease to gain access and pay for proper medical treatment, and to prevent the long-term effects of Lyme disease through public awareness and education.
The I-84 paving project between Cascade Locks and Hood River is underway and as part of the project, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) will be paving the on- and off-ramps on I-84 from Hood River to Cascade Locks, including those in Hood River (at exits 62, 63, and 64).
Amy Lindley, The Next Door’s foster parent recruiter, will host an informational open house on Monday, July 25 from noon to 1 p.m. at Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, 1400 W. 8th in The Dalles. Lunch will be provided and registration is appreciated.
Doctors Curtis Haynie, William Payne, Andy Burton, and Daniel Madden of Hood River Dental are proud to announce their acquisition of Gaulke Dental Clinic.
Roger Whitecotton comes out of the new subterranean vault installed in the past two weeks at Rand Road and Sherman Avenue, as part of the City of Hood River’s water line upgrade.
Kriekfest was a low-key success in its July 9 debut at Clear Creek Station in Portland.
The City of Cascade Locks will host the Antique Car Tour of the Gorge on Saturday, July 23 at the Port Marina Park from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Coaching workshop on July 20
The First Lego League (FLL) season is kicking off for the next season.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
County, June 2016
- Oil train car being transported by truck
- Aerial view of Mosier train fire
- Oil train derails, burns
- Fire damages Heights home
- Lawnmower torches Arbor Vitae on Portland Drive
- Life Flight helicopter taking off from the old Dee mill site
- Cascade Locks Water Rescue
- Members of Local Water Alliance gather signatures for anti-water bottling measure 1 comment
- Cascade Locks brush fire
- Helicopter searches for hiker