Hood River — Beginning the week of Jan. 25, Hood River County School District plans to offer limited in-person instruction (LIPI) to eligible students within Hood River County, HRCSD announced in a press release Jan. 22.

Jessica Metta had worked on economic response to disasters before the COVID-19 pandemic reached the U.S. in 2020.


“This is a public health emergency,” Trish Elliott, County Health Department director told the Hood River County Board of Commissioners last week.


Hood River — Hood River County will remain at the Extreme Risk Level with 29 other Oregon counties through Dec. 31, Hood River County Health Department announced Dec. 18.

The Capital Funds Campaign for the Hood River Valley Adult Center has received a $25,000 matching donation from an anonymous donor, and reports that $25,000 through local donations have been received. 

What is it like to live in fear? Because of COVID-19, we’ve all been experiencing a fear unlike anything we’ve ever felt. 


Wasco County, Hood River County at ‘extreme risk’


“To-go” is the classic phrase customers often add by force of habit in these pandemic days of ordering a meal, beer or coffee.


Hood River food and drink purveyors needing some temporary space to meet customer needs may be getting help soon.

 The Hood River Chamber of Commerce, doing business as Visit Hood River, has rallied in partnership with community stakeholders to bring a celebration of the season to the community this holiday season, despite a global pandemic. 


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Impact athletes leave their mark and Henry Buckles has stamped a big imprint on the Hood River Valley football, and track and field programs.

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