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Women’s Club pitches plan for park district

Representatives from the Hoodland Women’s Club (HWC) kicked off a two-month community polling process at the Tuesday, Aug. 6 Mt. Hood Area Chamber of Commerce meeting as part of the gra... Read more

‘All Mountain Cleanup’ aims to give Mount Hood a fresh start

One of the mountain’s biggest volunteer stewardship events just got bigger. This year’s Timberline to Troutdale cleanup series will gather in Government Camp and spread out across... Read more

County unveils short-term rental regulations

Clackamas County Planning Division presented a draft of potential regulations for Short-Term Rentals (STRs) on Aug. 6 to the Board of County Commissioners (BCC). The draft allows the controve... Read more

Whistle Stop on track with new owners

Marc Accuardi and Darren Wiese were familiar with the Whistle Stop Bar & Grill, both having spent time in their youth on the Mountain, and more recently, enjoying breakfast there during t... Read more

Mountain songwriter examines natural processes on second album

Local guitar player Eric Kallio refers to his songwriting as a product of glass, wood and steel. These raw materials represent his approach to writing music with guitars that are played with ... Read more

Mountain songwriter examines natural processes on second album

Local guitar player Eric Kallio refers to his songwriting as a product of glass, wood and steel. These raw materials represent his approach to writing music with guitars that are played with ... Read more

Musician finds the summit of his craft on Mount Hood

Dean De Benedictis made it to the summit of Mount Hood on Sunday, Jun 16, on his fifth attempt. But his journey to the top was far from typical, as he carried more than 80 pounds of music and... Read more

Mountain resident escapes house fire with dog

On Sunday, Aug. 11, Paul Cadd escaped from his house as it burned with only his phone, wallet, the t-shirt on his back and his dog, Maggie, according to his nephew, Brandon. B... Read more

Wilderness stewards leave their mark (but no trace)

On July 20, as the country celebrated the 50-year anniversary of the first human landing on the moon, wilderness steward Mike Mathews spent the day beyond the wilderness boundary of the Parad... Read more

Food drive aims to bag more donations this year

Hood View Gardens’ food drive last year ended with more than 250 pounds of food and $300 in donations, benefitting Neighborhood Missions, a community outreach program sponsored by Hoodl... Read more

Half marathon offers scenery and opportunities

When Brady Mordhorst considered the prospect of taking over as the Race Director of the Huckleberry Half Marathon he ran the course, set within the natural beauty of Mount Hood on the Salmon ... Read more

Luncheon kicks off Mountain High Exhibit at Timberline Lodge

Rick Schaffer, stepson and protege to famed photographer Ray Atkeson, noted that among the lessons he learned under Atkeson was organization. And that skill will come in handy as Schaffer whi... Read more

Every dog has its day; assistance dogs on Aug. 10

Dogs are often considered to be man's best friend, and for a peek into the life of some remarkable assistance dogs and their trainers, make a date from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, on ... Read more

Second theft a deflating event for Mt. Hood Bicycle owner

Mt. Hood Bicycle has once again sparked the attention of brazen thieves by experiencing yet another smash and grab. Located in the Hoodland Shopping Center in Welches, the bicycle shop suffer... Read more

Hoodland Fire's Support Group makes impact on community

When the Hood to Coast relay takes to Hwy. 26 on Friday, Aug. 23, approximately 12,600 runners and another 3,600 volunteers will pass through the Mountain community. To keep them safe, dozens... Read more

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