Oregon — An Oregon-based nonprofit organization is launching its own podcast exploring the intersections of behavioral health and criminal justice.
It is necessary for the City of White Salmon to shut down its water system beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, according to a city press release.
Whether it is painting a sunset illuminating the Columbia Gorge, writing a poem expressing the indescribable joys of grandchildren, or creating a walking stick out of a hand carved handle attached to a discarded pole, these are all creative acts: Fashioning something unique and personal out …
In the first regular board meeting since the White Salmon Valley School District’s reopening process, Superintendent Jerry Lewis updated the board on the progress of the multiple bond projects nearing completion, and administrators gave reports to the board on how each school is handling the…
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) will impose a lower load rating on the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate bridge effective March 3, the Port of Hood River announced in a press release.
HOOD RIVER — The noisy demolition work on Interstate 84 in Hood River was scheduled to be complete by March 3.
The City of White Salmon approved the closing of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan documents and acknowledged the Jewett Street Water Main Improvement project as complete during a special meeting of the city council last Thursday.
When Herbal Revival Apothecary opened Oct. 1, 2019, owner Nicole Ryan was off and running. Selling a variety of all-natural and herbal-infused products, the new business landed on its feet and Ryan was happily connecting to a lot of local residents. “We had lots of events, including a witche…
The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with the Small Business Development Center at Columbia Gorge Community College to bring nationally-known speaker Beth Z (Beth Ziesenis) to The Dalles. She will be presenting “29 Tech Tools to Create Cool Content for Social Media.”
Hood River County Health Department director Trish Elliott said the local system is prepared to vaccine thousands of people but is getting doses in the hundreds, and decried the lack of supply coming to the department and to primary care providers (PCPs) the county works with to distribute a…
After six weeks of operation, Hood River Hospitality Center, a new daytime service for the unhoused, is a place for food, warmth and socialization, as well as a larger networking purpose.
The Dalles — Private forestland owners in central Wasco County can reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire and improve their forest health with conservation assistance available from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Forest Service. Applications for the current …
Phil Williams, currently vice principal at The Dalles High School, will be stepping in as the principal at Chenowith Elementary for the remainder of this school year following the immediate resignation of Monica Darnall, who had planned to leave at the end of the year, according to a press r…
A beloved citizen of Odell, Butch Gehrig is remembered for way he made friends and kept things light at the filling station that served as a town meeting place with Butch at the center.
The City of The Dalles council and the Wasco County board of commissioners will publicly review a proposed Strategic Investment Program (SIP) agreement with Google for the development of property Google has purchased in The Dalles — primarily consisting of the former aluminum plant site and …
The City of The Dalles council and the Wasco County board of commissioners will publicly review a proposed Strategic Investment Program (SIP) agreement with Google for the development of property Google has purchased in The Dalles — primarily consisting of the former aluminum plant site and the rodeo grounds — at two joint public meetings scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Feb. 17 and 5:20 p.m. Feb. 22, according to a Feb. 10 press release from Wasco County.
Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center invites the public to join in a facilitated community discussion Thursday, Feb. 11 from 5:30-7 p.m. Join fellow community members to discuss viewpoints on COVID-19 vaccination and the intersection of mass vaccination, protest, and nonviolence.
Over the past eleven months, the pandemic has turned our lives upside down: We’re staying home more and seeing friends less. But many folks are coping by engaging in this 100 year old, low tech activity: Jigsaw puzzles. You can work on a puzzle for days or even weeks; they’re fun; and what m…
The carton of beer or cider you purchased for your big game party last weekend might have contained an extra message — one to live by every day and not just Super Bowl Sunday.
This past year has put Americans to the test. The pandemic of 2020 has put us all on edge. It continues to be a global tragedy. In addition to creating overwhelming health concerns and a tremendous loss of life, it has highlighted economic instability and exacerbated poverty. More and more i…
PORTLAND — NW Natural customers in Oregon can expect a credit on their February bill, as the company issues $9.1 million in bill credits for services provided at the company’s underground natural gas storage facility at Mist, Oregon, as well as from efficient pipeline capacity management.
The Dalles Chamber of Commerce honored the "Distinguished Citizens" for 2021 with a virtual banquet.
In Cascade Locks, businesses are moving, expanding or arriving — including the first health clinic in the community in nearly 30 years.
The Dalles — The City of The Dalles has sufficient “employment buildable lands” to meet state growth requirements despite those lands being owned in large parcels by Google and Walmart and not readily available for use, according to an inventory presented to the council Jan. 25.
In “Through the Eyes of an Elder,” Bonnie New highlights the challenges facing older adults looking for affordable housing options when their home no longer meets their needs.
After a spinal cord injury in 2014, Erin Smith (not her real name) was suffering from severe fatigue. Her home had become cluttered with mail and paperwork, which was out of character for her. Erin had heard about the Bridges to Health program through a friend who was a client, so she enroll…
Do you live in Hood River, Wasco, or Sherman counties and want to talk about the local food system? A group of community organizations is gathering information for the latest update of the Columbia Gorge Community Food Assessment.
Stevenson — The community-based group One Prevention Alliance (OPA) is looking for the right person to help the coalition reduce drug and alcohol abuse in Skamania County through early intervention, education, and community outreach.
The Dalles — Columbia Basin Care is introducing Jasen Tennison as executive director, overseeing a staff of 100 employees and ensuring quality care for more than 60 senior citizen residents. Located in The Dalles, Columbia Basin Care is the region’s only independent, nonprofit care facility …
A Christmas “toy drive” will provide gifts all year at a place where kids experiencing trauma find help and comfort.
An end to this nightmare is in sight, but it will just be a mirage unless enough of the population is immune to the virus to make the spread from person to person unlikely. This is called community immunity or herd immunity and can be accomplished by people either being exposed to the virus …
Many know OF the garden, but most don’t know ABOUT the garden. Let me start at the very beginning ... there were once two Hood River churches, Asbury United Methodist Church and Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, that decided to join forces to become Spirit of Grace Church. Located at 1140 Tucker…
Starting Feb. 1, the Hood River County Library District is going fine free for all patrons. “Fine free” means that patrons will not be fined daily for overdue materials. This change is a part of an institutional movement from libraries nationwide, guided by the recommendations of the America…
This year our dine and drink business locations throughout the Gorge have suffered with closures. You can help support your favorites by purchasing take out and gift cards. Many of these business will offer curb-side delivery and some will deliver to your home. Let’s keep the Gorge going strong!
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- The Dalles Police Officer Kienlen placed on Brady List
- Robbery suspect arrested, faces Measure 11 crimes
- Washougal man charged with second-degree murder in Goldendale stabbing
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- Pandemic opens doors for Mosier
- Obituary: Brian Hockman
- Google expansion proposal explored
- Water issue brought on by Google's proposed expansion to be addressed
- Vaccine booking link sent to those 65 and older
- Hood River Valley High School Eagle netters are eager to get started; Redmond finds out why on Tuesday
- Success breeds success on the HRV pitch: Hood River Valley soccer teams open season at Class 6A Franklin
- ‘The Center Collaborative’ podcast will discuss intersection of criminal justice & mental health
- Water system outage planned for White Salmon Thursday, March 4
- Washougal man charged with second-degree murder in Goldendale stabbing
- White Salmon's Columbia High School football evens record at 1-1; Castle Rock next
- The Dalles High School soccer teams hope to ride wave of success