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ODOT reopens I-84 … to Cascade Locks. Monday is target for Hood River

In response to public outcry asking essentially, “Hey, why penalize us?”, the Oregon Department of Transportation on Friday evening reopened I-84 Eastbound from Troutdale to Cascade Locks. The freeway remains closed between there and Hood River, while work continues to remove the massive rock slide that closed both eastbound lanes on Wednesday evening. Numerous travelers […]

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As if snow weren’t enough fun, bridge work to cause Tuesday delays

This from the Port of Hood River. Plan ahead for possible delays on Tuesday, Feb. 10, while the Port’s bridge engineer conducts routine electrical and mechanical inspections on the lift span. The Port’s notice included the proviso “weather permitting” (we’re not sure what this weather permits, except falling on your keester). The Port says all […]

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Thirsty Woman is again looking for new tenant, buyer

The Thirsty Woman restaurant and pub in beautiful downtown Mosier is again looking for new — owners of tenants, according to Paul Sokol, a Realtor with Windermere Real Estate in Hood River. Sokol says the current tenant, Amanda Frakes, has informed the owners that she does not intent to renew the lease she has had […]

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2013 is last year for Mt. Hood Cycling Classic, according to web report

When people in the Hood River (and Gorge) visitor industry talk about events that provide significant draw — and benefit — to the local economy, they’re quick and smart to mention the Mt. Hood Cycling Classic. But if an extensive report in the Cycling News web site is to be believed, 2013 is the end […]

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Perfect storm of roadway projects puts crimp in weekend travel

  You might be better off staying home this weekend. At long last, the perfect storm of traffic issues has hit the Hood. A hole that closed I-84. Paving delays that snarled the grand opening of Hood River Supply. Lane closures from paving along 12th and 13th streets through the Heights. Flaggers in pink hats […]


The Pines 1852 tasting room will relocate to Mall 202 in August

Lonnie Wright, owner of The Pines 1852 wine label and its current tasting room at the corner of State and Second street, has confirmed that he gave building management 90-day notice of plans to relocate his tasting room. And Frank Akin, owner of the Mall 202 building at Second and Cascade, has confirmed that The […]

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Landlord says Red Feather Mercantile will close

After more than a decade as one of downtown Hood River’s premier retailers, the Red Feather Mercantile is closing. Steffen Lunding, a partner in Redtail Holdings, manages the space at 311 Oak Ave. He said a variety of pressing personal matters led Red Feather founders and owners Richard and Linda Templeton to the decision. “We’re […]

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After 13 years, owners of North Oak Brasserie close its doors

Mike and Shawna Caldwell have reluctantly decided to close one of their two restaurants — the North Oak Brasserie, at 113 Third St. “We want to thank people for 14 years of good support,” Caldwell told the Buzz. “It was good up to the end.” He said focusing their energies exclusively on operation of their […]

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