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Drought continues to expand in Gorge

Hood River County, now in “moderate drought,” is faring a little better than its neighbors but the situation is predicted to worsen this su… Read more


Window manufacturer expanding in Odell; housing highest bar to meeting worker needs

Cardinal Glass Industries in Odell is growing. Read more


The Dalles high school grad accepted to top music school

Ariana Acevedo knew she wanted to study music in college. Aiming high, she looked into Juilliard, but found the famous school leans more to… Read more


The Dalles Police Department welcomes new chief

In April, Pat Ashmore retired from his five year stint as Police Chief of The Dalles, and officially handed over the title to Washington na… Read more


Hood River man struck by lightning

A Hood River man was struck with lightning Sunday while taking photos on Ehrck Hill, near the community of Odell. Read more


TDHS student heading to U of Chicago

Elijah Perkins isn’t put off that the University of Chicago’s best known catch phrase is “where fun goes to die.” Read more


This week's local sports news

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Sports page for June 1

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Public transit now available to Dog Mountain

Residents and visitors may now catch public transportation to the Dog Mountain hiking trail near Carson — and get their required permit in … Read more


Your Voice: June 16, 2021

School supportive Read more

Your Voice, June 9, 2021 edition

Good bye and gratitude Read more

Opinion: 'Greater Idaho' means changes for Oregonians

In the recent Oregon primary election, five Oregon counties — Sherman, Baker, Grant, Lake and Malheur — voted that they would like to be an… Read more

Gorge Life


Lyle News: Lyle Twin Bridges Museum now open Saturdays

After two years of pandemic-impacted learning, the Class of 2021 can graduate with pride. They did so at the Lyle Football Field June 5. Fi… Read more


Glenwood News: Glenwood High honors 2021 graduating seniors

Our three Glenwood high school and junior high school rodeo cowgirls did very well at the State Finals in Okanogan. In the high school rode… Read more


Senior News: Confusion, fun, and remembering a few lost words

I’m confused. Most of you are reading this column on June 16, but I’ve been writing it since I finished my last column because my wife and … Read more



Deaths and services, June 16, 2021 edition

Edna Margaret Chandler, Robert "Bob" Allene Anderson, Joanne C. LaDoux, Gary Lee Brooks, Robert Tobias Renouard, Thomas Brodersen Jr., Raquel Enriquez Marquez, Steven Gale Bausch, Robert Lee Brenden, Lester E. Hazen, Darin Craig Roberts, Viola Joan Page, Charles “Chuck” Peterson, Fetiipopo I'aulualo Jr., John Lundell Read more

Obituary: Robert Wheble

Robert A. Wheble lost his battle with cancer on May 26, 2021, in Duxbury, Mass. Bob was born on Oct. 25, 1954, to John and Gloria Wheble of… Read more


Obituary: Dolly Loss

Dolly Loss departed her home in The Dalles, Ore., and moved peacefully to dwell with the angels on Nov. 27, 2020. Born Delphine Dolly Hunsa… Read more

Upcoming Events

Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District Board Meeting

Board meetings are open to the public and held at 4 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month.The f… Read more

Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum

The Second Saturday of each month the WAAAM Air and Auto Museum opens the doors to roll out and run… Read more

Caregiver Support Group

Meets the second Tuesday of the month; for family caregivers of parent, spouse or adult child; tran… Read more

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