Fall has arrived and the leaves are falling. The City reminds the community that it is the property owner’s responsibility to keep sidewalks adjoining private property in safe condition. If there are leaves on the sidewalks, please remove them. Owners are liable for damages and injuries resulting
Please join us in a discussion of the proposed Rand Road affordable housing development during a Community Meeting & Open House hosted by Community Development Partners and Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation. Spanish translation services will be provided, and dinner will be provided for the
Have you traveled through the Safe Routes to School Demonstration Project at the Hood River Middle School? Let us know your experience by taking the survey available on our SRTS webpage.
The next Pie with the Mayor will be on Sunday, October 8 from 12-1 pm at 10 Speed Coffee. All are invited to enjoy a slice of pie with Mayor Paul Blackburn.
Do you want to learn more about local government and how to get involved? This free, six-week course will cover all the City’s departments and provide an introduction into the role of local government. The in-person, interactive classes will take place Tuesday evenings September 26 – November 7,
Concerns for fire danger are heightened during upcoming July 4th holiday celebrations. As a result, the City of Hood River has declared an emergency ban on the use of personal fireworks effective immediately due to weather and nearby wildfire conditions. The current wildfire in Underwood, WA
October 5, 2023 Eugene St between 9th and 12th will be paved on Tuesday Oct. 10th. They will be grinding the old asphalt out on Monday Oct. 9th. The road will be closed overnight Monday night and will reopen at the end of the day on Tuesday. September 19, 2023 Work on the Eugene
The City of Hood River is partnering with the Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District to host a series of puncturevine pulls this July. Puncturevine(Tribulus terrestris), also known as goathead, is an invasive and noxious plant that is not only toxic, but also a nuisance for bikes and
Mayor Paul Blackburn of Hood River hopes the community will join him for a slice of pie. His next Pie with the Mayor session will be held on Saturday, June 10th from 12:30-2:30 at the picnic tables by City Hall, 211 2nd Street in Hood River. Mayor Blackburn strives to find welcoming ways to
Proposed Westside Urban Renewal District The City of Hood River is advancing its plans to create a new Urban Renewal District on the Westside of Hood River. The purpose of this new district will be to establish funding for the City’s ambitious plans and goals set in the Transportation System
Help us clean up west Cascade Avenue with SOLVE Oregon! Join Mayor Paul Blackburn, Councilor Mark Zanmiller and City staff for a litter clean up along the west entrance to our City, and help us to make it more beautiful and prevent trash from contaminating our waterways and City spaces. When:
The City of Hood River is hosting an online information session on Tuesday, May 23rd from 6-7 pm on its plans to create a new Urban Renewal District on the Westside of Hood River. Learn more about the project, and the topics we'll be discussing in our Spring 2023 Newsletter Register here for
In preparation for the light signal installation on 2nd and Oak, NW Natural will begin moving gas lines tomorrow, Thursday, May 4th. This pre-construction phase is expected to last around two weeks, with work limited to daylight hours on weekdays only. Actual construction on the light signal will
September 27, 2023 Construction on the light signal installation at 2nd and Oak has been delayed, and is expected to being in February of 2024. May 3, 2023 In preparation for the light signal installation on 2nd and Oak, NW Natural will begin moving gas lines tomorrow, Thursday, May 4th.
October 4, 2023 October 3, 2023 As construction progresses on the Rand Road/Cascade traffic light installation, please be aware of the upcoming closures and changes to traffic patterns. Northbound and southbound right turn lanes are closed on Rand Road at Cascade Avenue. Center left turn
Following an extensive search process, the City of Hood River has selected Chris Longinetti as its new finance director. He brings a wealth of municipal and corporate financial experience throughout the Pacific Northwest to his new position with the City. Longinetti’s 30 years of experience
May 22nd, 2023 Final paving for the Prospect Ave sewer and water replacement project is scheduled for May 24-25 for the entire project area of 2nd to 7th Streets. There will be no parking available at the time. Please make sure to follow sign instructions. This is the final step for this project,
February is American Heart Month, and we are sharing the incredible story of Patricia Howser, and the local Hood River community that participated in her chain of survival, ultimately saving her life. On Thursday, August 4, 2022, Pat was walking with her friend, Kathy O’Meara, back to Kathy’s
At the first City Council meeting of 2023 on January 9th, Hood River's newly elected mayor and city councilors took their oaths of office. The oaths by Mayor Paul Blackburn, and councilors Grant Polson, Doug Stepina, and Tim Counihan, were administered by Judge Ruben Cleaveland as they begin their
The City has vacancies for two Planning Commission members, serving through October 2023 and October 2024. The Planning Commission acts as a hearing body on zoning actions, makes advisory recommendations to City Council on land use issues, and assists with Comprehensive Plan updates, meeting about