A 24-year-old Parkdale area man has been reported as missing. Continue reading “Parkdale Area Man Missing” »
The Port of Hood River Commission has approved a purchase agreement to buy the nine-acre lower Hanel mill site off Highway 35 near Odell from Hanel Development Group. Continue reading “Port Of HR Reaches Agreement To Buy Hanel Mill Site” »
Klickitat County Commissioners are moving ahead with plans to have their planning department assist residents in the National Scenic Area with land use applications to the Columbia River Gorge Commission. Continue reading “Klickitat County Commissioners Move Ahead With NSA Application Assistance” »
North Wasco County School District 21′s budget committee received the proposed 2014-15 fiscal plan at their first meeting on Tuesday. Continue reading “D21 Budget Committee Receives Fiscal Plan” »
The Dalles 11, Hood River Valley 6: Payton Eaton went four for four with a home run and five runs batted in as the Eagle-Indians salvaged the final game of a three-game series with the Eagles. Continue reading “May 6 Prep Sports Roundup” »
CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, is looking for volunteers in Hood River, Wasco, and Sherman counties. Continue reading “CASA Seeks Volunteers” »
Fire season will be arriving soon, and for now the projection for the Columbia River Gorge is for a normal season. Continue reading “Fire Season Coming Soon” »
Next week will be filing week for Washington’s August primary election. Local positions open in both Klickitat and Skamania counties include Commissioner and PUD board positions, Assessor, Auditor, Clerk, Prosecuting Attorney, Sheriff, and Treasurer. Filings will be taken at the Klickitat County elections’ office in Goldendale next week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, and at the Skamania County elections’ office in Stevenson between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Both counties also offer on-line filing at their websites. Candidates for multi-county or statewide offices need to file with the Washington Secretary of State’s office.
It is a busy week for road construction in Hood River, with a number of different locations impacted. North bound traffic on 12th Street will be delayed at the May Street intersection through Friday as handicap ramps are installed on three corners of the intersection. On Belmont Avenue there will be grinding and paving work going on from 16th to 11th through Friday, with traffic control and flaggers there to assist and the potential for 20 minute delays. Tomorrow, 13th Street will be closed at Belmont between seven in the morning and seven in the evening, with southbound traffic diverted to 12th Street at A, making 12th Street a two-way, while eastbound Belmont traffic will be sent to A at 14th.
North Wasco County School District 21′s Budget Committee meets Tuesday evening, and for the first time in a number of years D-21 administrators will be proposing adding staff for 2014-15. Continue reading “D21 Budget Proposal To Include Staff Additions” »