Patrick Mulvihill

Reporter

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General news reporter and staff writer. Beats include government, police & courts, fire, environment, business and community. Greater Gorge page coordinator.
Patrick grew up in Hermiston. He has lived in the Columbia River Gorge since spring 2015.

Recent Stories

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Hood River Port eyes paths to a new bridge

The Port of Hood River on Thursday took a deep dive into options for replacing the Hood River White-Salmon Interstate Bridge.

LUBA upholds Morrison Park rezone

City Manager will retire

The state land use board has sided with a city-supported zone change that would lead to transforming Lot 700 — Morrison Park — into a housing project.

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Rivers to retire

County Board Chair will not seek re-election

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners’ presiding member will stand down from his post.

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Rep. Walden talks children’s health insurance funding

Denounces Trump remarks

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden hopes an agreement funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is close at hand for Congress.

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Self-serve gas law emerges in Hood River

Customers can legally pump their own gas around the clock at certain stations in Hood River County, reversing a decades-long ban.

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Sen. Wyden pitches new bridge bill

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden has introduced a bill that would create a grant program for repairing and replacing outdated bridges.

HR County seeks grants for Kingsley campground projects

Replacing Kingsley Campground after a planned flood will take grant support.

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Hood River Port hires bridge replacement project director

The Port of Hood River has hired a new specialist as it takes steps toward replacing the interstate bridge.

Bridge electronic tolling system goes online

When toll rates go up Feb. 1, crossings at the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge will be cheaper for residents who are signed up for electronic tolling.

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ODFW: No wolves released in HR Co.

Rumors that wolves have been let loose in the Hood River Valley sparked local conversations — but according to the Oregon Department of Wildlife, those stories were false.

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