Less wind, cooler temps and hard human effort slow eastward spread of fire

From official media releases For residents of the Hood River Valley, there was somewhat optimistic news tonight from fire officials overseeing the Eagle Creek fire. The official report at...

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Friday morning fire update … 7% contained, good aerial progress

Update from 10:30 a.m., @ InciWeb site Incident: Eagle Creek Fire Wildfire Fire Update – Friday, September 8, 2017 – 10:30 a.m. Favorable weather helped minimize fire activity on the...

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ODOT works on I-84 hazards; no time yet for re-opening

Media Release Oregon Department of Transportation is working closely with its partners to determine when the 45-mile section of Interstate 84 and the Historic Columbia River Highway, between Hood...

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Community meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at HRVHS Bowe Auditorium

Sharing a brief note from InciWeb about … “a community meeting for the Eagle Creek and Indian Creek fires will be at the Hood River Valley High School at...

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Fire info …

We’re all struggling with the smoke and distress over the destruction from the fires to our west, and balancing a welter of emotions — anxiety at what the fire...

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CGCC board, president reach mutually-acceptable separation agreement

Columbia Gorge Community College president Dr. Frank Toda and the college Board of Education have reached a mutually acceptable separation agreement. The board unanimously approved the agreement at a...

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Concerned about Westside Plan? Here’s next chance to engage

Senior City planner Kevin Liburdy says people with interest and concerns about the Westside Planning process can again engage the process on Wednesday, August 16. The agendas will include...

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Roots pre-school gives kids a hands-on experience

As just one example of what happens when a career educator is bitten by the business bug, Angela Sperry has leaped from the public school classroom into the world...

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Sen. Wyden to hold Town Hall in Cascade Locks on Aug. 6

For the second time in Hood River County this year, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., will hold a town hall event on Aug. 6 in Cascade Locks to update,...

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Fire info …

We’re all struggling with the smoke and distress over the destruction from the fires to our west, and balancing...