Oh, we’ve seen fire and we will see rain.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., joined 26 of his Senate colleagues Oct. 11 in urging the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to renew a recently lapsed funding opportunity for firearm violence research.
Hood River County is one of those blessed places where the harvest happens close to home, and we all have the opportunity to celebrate it.
“When you come to think of it, real life largely consists of things that never make it into the papers.”
Eagle Creek fire and all its impacts have gripped the attention of everyone in the Gorge since Sept. 2. This was most true for the hundreds of residents who either had to evacuate their homes in early- and mid-September, or who lived in areas subject to evacuation alerts.
I won an award and haven’t even bragged about it to my brothers.
Our community responded with overwhelming enthusiasm last week after the Hood River News asked for items of need for our fire crews and emergency responders.
Things are confusing, with smoke filling the air and cool temps inverting like fall on the heels of summer heat.
Thank you, responders.
An ongoing event such as the Eagle Creek/Indian Creek fire will produce many stories. After two days covering the event in Cascade Locks and environs, here are a few observations, with no pretense of having personally experienced hardship or difficulty.
Most people get mail every day, Monday through Saturday. But what happens when the mail comes later than we expect?
Early this summer the City of Hood River took the welcome step of identifying what it called the “Big Six” intersections.
The paper was out and an otherwise quiet Tuesday afternoon brought a scanner call I just had to go check out: two drivers refusing to relinquish one parking spot. What we heard was that one guy was preparing to back into a space when another guy squeezed in and stole it from behind. But both were stuck at angles, and blocking traffic.
Eclipse Begins: 9:04 a.m. on Aug. 21.
Subject: Street safety, and problem intersections as viewed by the community. Kudos to the City of Hood River for putting a Monkey on its back.