Watching the Weather

Weather for Hood River, OR 39°F | °C Tue Wed Thu Fri Overcast Wind: NE at 12 mph Humidity: 75% 43° 31° 41° 29° 43° 31° 47° 36° With a relatively dry forecast I have become anxious about when we’ll be receiving some precipitation in the gorge. I’ve been reminiscing about our last storm cycle and the hardship [...]


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Coho salmon

Nature Notes: Coho Salmon

Hello, Gorge lovers! Thank goodness for this unseasonable sunny weather!  It gives you plenty of gorgeous days to check out a winter migrant here in the Gorge: Coho salmon.  But hurry!  Spawning will be over in a week or two. Where to see them:  Coho can be seen in many of the streams around the [...]