• Turtles Released In Gorge
    Summer came early this week for 15 western pond turtles reared at the Oregon Zoo.  The zoo returned the endangered reptiles to the wild at a number of different Columbia River Gorge locations on Tuesday.  The turtles have been in a simulated summer at the zoo’s conservation lab since last May, growing large enough to have a […]
  • May 22 Prep Sports Roundup
    Washington Class 1A Boys Golf Tournament Luke Gerchak of Goldendale shot an 86 in round one of the tourney at Liberty Lake Golf Club.  That’s leaves him in a tie for 33rd heading into the second and final round today.   Wednesday, May 23 Schedule Oregon Class 5-A Baseball Tournament First Round Hood River Valley […]
  • HR County Schedules Hearing On Community ID Card
    The Hood River County Commission has scheduled a public hearing for June 18 at 6 p.m. on a community identification card program that has been backed by a citizen group including Gorge Ecumenical Ministries.  Proponents say some county residents lack a form of official identification, restricting access to some services.  County Commissioners have had concerns […]
  • Busy Time For Skamania County SAR
    It has been an uncommonly busy month for search and rescue crews in Skamania County.  Skamania County Undersheriff Pat Bond says in May they have received 19 calls for service, compared to four in the same time period one year ago.  Bond says they are seeing a bigger influx of hikers…particularly in the Mt. St. […]
  • High Water Effects Hood River Waterfront
    High Columbia River water levels are effectively shrinking Hood River waterfront recreation beaches and parks.  Spring runoff is causing high water levels throughout the Columbia/Snake River system, but local concerns are focused on water safety in the run up to Memorial Day weekend.  The Port of Hood River says several local kiting and windsurfing schools […]
  • May 21 Prep Sports Roundup
    Oregon Girls Lacrosse Association Semi-Finals Lake Oswego 14, Hood River Valley 9:  The top-seeded Lakers took the lead early and never looked back on the way to grabbing a berth in Thursday’s championship game.  The Eagles finished their season with a 13-4 record. The post May 21 Prep Sports Roundup appeared first on Gorge Radio.