• February 14 Prep Sports Scoreboard
    Greater Columbia League Basketball Tournament at Goldendale Boys Semi-Final Yakama Tribal 79, Trout Lake 67 Girls Semi-Final Yakama Tribal 75, Trout Lake 73 Southwest Washington Class 1A Girls Basketball Tournament First Round Stevenson 61, Tenino 53:  The Bulldogs play Elma at Hoquiam February 15 at 6 p.m. Southwest Washington Class 1A Boys Basketball Tournament Second […]
  • February 15-17 Delays/Closures
    February 15 Delays/Closures The Dalles Municipal Court cancelled. Hood River Valley Adult Center and Meals on Wheels closed. Mid-Columbia Senior Center is closed. AARP Tax Aide at Mid-Columbia Senior Center cancelled. Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association’s “Back to Basics with Brahms” concerts Friday and Sunday are cancelled…those with tickets can use them for planned performances in […]
  • ODOT Warns About Winter Conditions On I-84
    The Oregon Department of Transportation is warning travelers on Interstate 84 through the Gorge to be ready for a wintery mix of weather over the next week and have supplies with them in case of major delays.  ODOT crews have been treating I-84 with deicer and salt both before and after a series of crashes […]
  • HR County Crews Clearing Roads On Priority Basis
    Hood River County Public Works Director Mikal Diwan says they are clearing roads on a priority basis, and asking people to be aware that many local roads may not get plowed for up to 1-2 days depending on the intensity of the storm.  Sand is being applied in severe cases but not upon request.  He […]
  • Westbound I-84 Between HR And CL Reopens, But It Will Be Slow
    The Oregon Department of Transportation announced this evening that westbound Interstate 84 between Hood River and Cascade Locks has reopened, but westbound traffic will move slowly for several hours as trucks that have been holding make their way. ODOT suggests avoiding driving in the Gorge if at all possible. Extreme caution is advised tonight and […]
  • Forest Will Determine How To Retrieve Downed Plane In The Spring
    Mt. Hood National Forest officials say they will develop options for retrieving a plane that crashed into Mt. Hood near Elliot Glacier in the spring.  In a written statement, forest officials say risks to personnel outweigh the benefits for recovery of the aircraft during winter weather.  The downed plane is on extremely steep and snow-covered […]