• Wyden To Hold The Dalles Town Hall Monday
    Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is going to hold a town hall meeting in The Dalles on Monday morning.  Wyden’s town hall will be at 11 a.m. on Monday at The Dalles High School.  He will hold a second Monday afternoon at 1:45 at Arlington High School.  Wyden will also visit Umatilla, Union, and Baker counties […]
  • HR County Clarifies “Resident” Term For STR Apps
    The Hood River County Commission approved a resolution to clarify the term “resident” as related to new short-term rental applications while County planning staff work on review of the current STR ordinance.  Under the resolution, the definition changes from “a person who occupies a dwelling for at least 30 days” to “a person who occupies […]
  • Tuesday Final Day In Oregon To Register To Vote
    Tuesday is the final day to register to vote in the November election in Oregon.  People can register at their county elections’ office, or online at oregonvotes.org.  Ballots will be mailed out on Wednesday, and should arrive in mailboxes within two to three days after being sent out.  Elections officials recommends those who plan to […]
  • Applications For Fire Relief Fund Being Taken
    The Oregon Farm Bureau’s fire relief fund has raised over $27,000.  An advisory committee made up of local farmers and ranchers from Wasco and Sherman Counties with two staff from OFB will review applications for aid.  The task force chair is Wasco County Farm Bureau president and The Dalles-area fruit grower Ken Polehn.  The current […]
  • Fish Accords Renewed
    States, tribes and three federal agencies will continue to work side by side for the good of endangered salmon and steelhead as they extended the Columbia Basin Fish Accords for up to four more years.  The original agreements, signed in 2008, provided states and tribes more than $900 million to implement projects benefiting salmon, steelhead, […]
  • HR Bridge Closed Early Tuesday Morning For Striping
    The Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge will be closed to all traffic beginning at 2 a.m. Tuesday for centerline striping of the entire bridge and lift span.  The closure is expected to continue until 5:30 a.m.  Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes during these hours. The post HR Bridge Closed Early Tuesday Morning For […]