Puncturevine Pull

Volunteer with the City of Hood River and the Hood River Soil & Water Conservation District.
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Personal Fireworks Ban

The City of Hood River has declared an emergency ban on the use of personal fireworks effective immediately due to weather conditions which present a real threat of fire.   The community can still celebrate the Fourth of July with the Hood River Fireworks show.
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Parking Rate Increase

Beginning July 1st, 2024, the City of Hood River ‘s hourly parking rate at metered parking spots will increase from $1 to $1.25 an hour.
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2nd and Oak Reopens

Last week, the Hood River community celebrated the reopening of the 2nd and Oak intersection. Thank you to everyone who worked to get the traffic signal installed! Although the intersection, with new curb ramps, crosswalks and pavement, has reopened, the community can expect to see crews on-site working to complete the project’s final tasks and installing signs.  
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In Memory – Tim Counihan

The City of Hood River honors the life of recently passed Councilmember, Tim Counihan. Tim worked hard to improve the quality of life for all Hood River residents while promoting inclusive social and sound environmental policies.
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City Council Adopts Statement

"The Hood River City Council is disappointed to learn that there has been an increase in anti-Muslim and antisemitic rhetoric/acts within our community in recent months. The City is working internally to increase racial and social equity, and 'envisions a community where every person feels safe.'"
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Trim trees in City Right-of-Way

The City reminds property owners and tenants, it’s time to trim your trees along the public right-of-way. You may you pile branches by the tree (not instreet) to be picked up by Public Works crew when in your area. The right-of-way line is typically five feet behind the curb or edge, or 10 feet if there is a planter strip. Click-thru for more details, and thank you for your cooperation.
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City Launches Construction Blog

To keep the community updated, especially when residents, commuters or businesses could be affected, the City of Hood River has launched an online construction blog with information on current road, right-of-way, and related projects in Hood River.
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