Look for delays in areas west of Government Camp
Construction will delay travelers over Mt. Hood on U.S. 26 with congestion, one hour road closures, 20-minute traffic stops and increased truck traffic west of Government Camp. This project will take place April through October in 2015 and 2016.
The Oregon Folklife Network is pleased to announce that the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded it funding to document cultural traditions in the Columbia River Gorge. Folklorist Nancy J. Nusz will be working in Hood River, Wasco, Jefferson, Sherman and Gilliam counties with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs during March and April 2015.
Agencies from region look at 2015 fire season
The 2015 Northwest Incident Management Team Review Conference will be held in Vancouver on April 7 – 10 at the Vancouver Convention Center.
The Hood River Saddle Club will host their annual spaghetti feed fundraiser on April 17, 2015, from 5-8 p.m. The menu features all you can eat spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, beverage and dessert.
Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates in the Columbia Gorge for February 2015 ranged from a low of 4.9 percent in Hood River County to 6 percent in Sherman County, according to figures recently released by the Oregon Employment Department.
SEATTLE (AP) — Senate Democrats have proposed federal legislation to strengthen safety standards for trains that carry volatile shipments of crude oil.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who killed himself last week in an explosion along a busy highway below Mt. Hood had a recent mental health crisis that sent him to a southwest Washington hospital, authorities said.
A second trial against Mid-Columbia Medical Center stemming from a former anesthesiologist’s sexual assault of sedated female patients and hospital employees is underway in The Dalles.
The Dalles City Councilor Dan Spatz was the sole vote last Monday against rules to site medical marijuana dispensaries on properties not located near schools or within residential areas.
NORCOR stable, but Weed says jail ‘expensive way to help mental illness’
When James Weed took the job of executive director at the regional jail in April 2009, he inherited eight pending lawsuits over alleged inmate abuse and a spate of high-profile personnel problems.
When shoppers at Rosauers pick up a tasty organic apple from the “School Aid” bin, many are unaware that they’re fueling robots — and a new generation of engineers.
It’s official: the old Cascade Locks Fire Hall is owned by the Heuker family of Dodson.
“You do this to this apple, it becomes something different.”
A Hood River caregiver accused of stealing over $10,000 from a patient appeared in court Monday March 30, but the hearing was postponed until May 4.
Knead Bakery at Fifth and Cascade has a new owner, and soon a new name.