• School Board And Port Offices Sought After In Hood River County Vote
    Contested seats for the Hood River County School District and Port of Hood River boards will be a part of the May 21 election.  Position 1 on the Hood River school board will have a three-way race with current board chair Chrissy Reitz challenged by Stephen Shwiff and Loran Ayles.  School board incumbents Corinda Hankins-Elliott, […]
  • Numerous D-21 Candidates Highlight Wasco County May 21 Election
    A large field of thirteen candidates have filed for the six positions on the North Wasco County School District 21 board that will be on the May 21 ballot.  There are three three-candidate races among them…including Rebecca Thistlethwaite, Mary Morehouse, and Erica Flores in zone 1…Bethani Studebaker, Sherry Perry, and Josh Farris for zone 5…and […]
  • Be Careful With Fire As Region Enters Transitional Period
    Wildfires in the Willamette Valley and southwest Washington that led to evacuations during the past week are a reminder to be careful when it comes to fire even though we are still weeks from the traditional fire season in the Gorge.  Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue District Chief Bob Palmer says we aren’t quite into fire […]
  • Bridge Work To Lead To Lane Closures
    There will be single-lane closures in both directions of the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge over the next month to allow for maintenance work.  The closures will begin on Monday and continue through April 26 for electrical upgrades and installation of new motors associated with the lift span.  Port contractors will be on the bridge and […]
  • March 21 Prep Sports Roundup
    Softball Hood River Valley 13, Gresham 0:  The Eagles win their second straight game by shutout to run their record to 3-0 before heading to Southern California to play four games. Irrigon sweeps Stevenson 22-1 and 25-4. Track and Field Trout Lake’s Liz Fink won the girls’ shot put, discus, and javelin while the Mustangs’ […]
  • Officer Involved Shooting Review Continues
    The Wasco County District Attorney’s office is continuing to review the facts and evidence from Saturday night’s officer involved shooting in The Dalles that resulted in the death of a 77-year-old man.  In a statement issued Wednesday afternoon, The Dalles Police Department said officer-involved shootings are among “the most thoroughly reviewed incidents in law enforcement,” […]