• White Salmon Water Main Repairs Delayed To September 24
    The City of White Salmon has pushed back water main repairs and a moratorium on non-essential uses of water to next Tuesday, September 24.  The repairs had been originally scheduled for this Thursday, but city officials say a delay in the arrival of supplies forced the change.  The moratorium will be for 13 hours starting […]
  • Klickitat PUD To Dedicate RNG Facility Wednesday
    Klickitat PUD will formally dedicate the new H.W. Hill Renewable Natural Gas facility at the Roosevelt Regional Landfill on Wednesday.  Washington Governor Jay Inslee and 14th District State Senator Curtis King will be the keynote speakers during the event.  Klickitat PUD General Manager Jim Smith says this project gives them revenue diversity with a sales […]
  • HR County Approves Easement That Brings Trail Funds
    Hood River County Commissioners have approved a utility easement that will bring with it $100,000 for the County’s forest trails program.  Commissioners approved the application from the Zayo Group for the easement along Pinemont Drive within County forestland as part of the installation of a fiber optic line from Sandy to The Dalles.  County Administrator […]
  • White Salmon Council To Hold Hearing On STR Ordinance
    White Salmon City Councilors will hold a public hearing on a short-term rentals ordinance during their meeting on Wednesday evening.  Mayor David Poucher says the main purpose of the ordinance is to help the City figure out how many STR’s are actually operating in White Salmon.  Property owners who do short-term rentals of a home […]
  • Hood River Gets FEMA Grant For Breathing Equipment
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is awarding $554,509 to Hood River County fire agencies.  The regional grant will assist county agencies in purchasing 89 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus with spare bottles and masks.  Hood River Fire & EMS Chief Leonard Damian says the grant will be used to replace aging equipment over fifteen years old.  Hood […]
  • HR School Enrollment Appears To Be As Expected
    A couple of weeks into classes the Hood River County School District’s enrollment is about where officials thought it would be.  New Superintendent Sara Hahn-Huston says the district is only three students over its projection from the start of the year, leaving it right around 4,000 students.  The district’s enrollment has been flat to slightly […]