• Utah Man Taken Into Custody After Pursuit And Shooting
    A Utah man was taken into custody after a high speed pursuit in Sherman and Wasco counties that eventually resulted in a Wasco County Sheriff’s Deputy firing several rounds at the vehicle before it came to a stop and the driver taken into custody.  According to the Oregon State Police, an OSP trooper attempted to […]
  • Reitz To Seek District 26 Seat
    Chrissy Reitz of Hood River announced her candidacy for the District 26 seat in the Oregon State Senate.  Reitz, who is a member of the Hood River County School Board and former neonatal intensive care nurse who founded the Gorge Kids Triathlon, is seeking the Democratic nomination.  In describing her reasons for running, Reitz said […]
  • NCRS Program For Smudge Pot Removal Entering Final Months
    A Natural Resources Conservation Service program to encourage Hood River County orchardists to remove their smudge pots is entering its final two months.  NRCS District Conservationist Carly Heron says the program to help improve air quality in the area has been in existence since 2015, and she estimates about at this point 75 to 80 […]
  • January 18 Prep Basketball Roundup
    Boys Basketball Pendleton 63, Hood River Valley 49:  Pendleton erased an eight-point second half deficit with a run of 20 consecutive points.  Tyler Newsome led the Buckaroos with 23 points.  Carson Flores paced HRV with 19, including five three-pointers. LaCenter 80, Stevenson 57 Castle Rock 58, Columbia 54   Girls Basketball Pendleton 51, Hood River […]
  • Rowena Crest Screen Work Taking Longer Than Expected
    Construction of a steel screen to prevent rock slides onto the Historic Columbia River Highway just east of Rowena Crest is taking a bit longer than anticipated.  The Oregon Department of Transportation had expected work to finish up by Friday, but now they expect to finish by Tuesday.  Traffic is prohibited in the area while […]
  • Eagle Watch Set For Saturday
    The Dalles Lock and Dam will hold its eighth annual Eagle Watch on Saturday.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partners with the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and the Rowena Wildlife Clinic to provide raptor education.  The Dalles Lock and Dam park ranger Amber Tilton says it’s an opportunity for anyone to come out and […]