• Attorney For Murder Suspect Tells Court Suspect Can’t Assist In Own Defense
    A man facing a murder charge in the stabbing death of a 71-year-old woman in The Dalles made a brief appearance in Wasco County Circuit Court on Tuesday, and his attorney said he believes the man can’t assist in his own defense.  25-year-old Garrett Brennan is charged with murder in the death of Charlene Caldwell.  […]
  • Goldendale Man Dies In Fall In Westcliff Area
    A 20-year-old Goldendale man fell to his death from a cliff in Hood River after attempting to evade police in the Westcliff Drive area.  The body of Edwin Charge, Jr. was discovered Monday morning by a Union Pacific employee.  A Hood River Police Department spokesman says Charge had run across Interstate 84 after officers responded […]
  • Body Of Missing Woman Found
    A 27 year old Seattle woman reported missing over a month ago was found dead Monday evening in the Columbia River in Hood River.  The Hood River Police Department says Holly Lester had been missing since March 15.  Lester was reported missing from the Port area in Hood River on March 18.  Lester had been […]
  • Kindergarten Roundup In The Dalles And Hood River
    There is still over a month left in the current school year, but area school districts are getting ready for 2017-18, and both North Wasco County School District 21 and the Hood River County School District will be holding Kindergarten Roundups next week.  It’s the time for parents to register their children for next year’s […]
  • Gorge Artists Open Studios This Weekend
    The eleventh annual Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour will take place throughout the region this coming weekend.  One of the participating artists, Abigail Merickel, says it is a free self-guided tour involving 40 different artists and allows people to go into the studios and see how they develop their work.  Artists’ studios from Cascade Locks […]
  • City of HR Budget Committee Starts Work
    The City of Hood River’s budget committee holds its first meeting to look at the municipal fiscal plan for 2017-18 Wednesday evening.  City Manager Steve Wheeler says the City is in good fiscal shape heading into the budget process, and there is $150,000 earmarked to pay in part for replacement of the play structure at […]