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Welcome to your home in the Gorge! Your Copper West broker will do everything they can to help make the transition of moving as smooth as possible. Here we have compiled a short list of links for a few of the things you might want to research in planning your move. If you have any questions at all about our communities, needs during the moving process, or resources for settling in, don’t hesitate to contact us. If you or your business offers one of these services and would like to be included on this list, please email us.


Need to cancel or set up your utilities? See our Utilities Page.


Gorge Net Classifieds (See Rentals Section)
Cherry City Properties
Hood River News Classifieds (Search Rentals Online)
Craigslist Gorge Area For Rent


Mark and Celeste Scott, Americana Home Inspections
Carlson Chandler Home Inspection 
Alan Bennett: B&B Home Inspections, 541-490-0277
Cascadian Home Inspections (Max Keyser)
Dunn Inspections (Rachael Dunn)
Andy Harmon Home Inspections 907-252-3930
Mosaic Home Inspections (Kirt Davis)


Hood River Mortgage Group: Ron Kurahara
Caliber Home Loans: Bradley Finson • Molly Searcy
Fairway Mortgage: Noel Smith
Mann Mortgage: Bernie Dittenhofer
Directors Mortgage: Jeff Sacre • Steve Wolf


Amerititle offices in Hood River, The Dalles and White Salmon
Columbia Gorge Title offices in Hood River and Stevenson


Nothing is more valuable when you are settling in to a new home than finding the right contractor, electrician, painter, plumber, landscaper, etc… We have a great network of talented and reliable tradespeople in the Gorge. Stop by our offices for a more complete list or give us a call for a referral.

Electricians: Gorge Electric
Plumbing Services: Chinook Plumbing
Carpentry and Repair Work:   Chris Johnsen•  John Inglis  •  John Duval  •  Chris Elsmore  •  Walt Nance
Painting Services: Mat Foster
Tree Trimming and/or Landscaping: Scott Paider, Western Edge Tree Service  •  Randy Miller, Tip Top Tree Care
Septic Tank Pumping: A-1 Septic Service
Oil Tank Remediation: Three Kings
Pest Control: Gorge Pest Control
Water Damage Restoration: Servicemaster
Housecleaning Services: Pure Gorge Cleaning


Getting the kids settled in is super important for any successful move. We are fortunate to have good schools in the area, as well as a strong homeschooling community. Whether you have little ones, or teenagers, these contact numbers should help. If you are looking to have your kids enrolled in a specific school district, be sure to talk with your realtor about school boundaries as they do sometimes change.

Hood River County School District
Hood River Community Education
Columbia Gorge Community College
North Wasco County School District
Klickitat County School District
Skamania County School District
GreatSchools – Public and Private School Ratings, Reviews and More


If you have little ones, rest assured – there are great pre-schools, daycare providers and babysitters in the area. This site will get you started, Gorge Kids, but be sure to ask your realtor for more suggestions and current options.

HOSPITALS, Medical Care and Health Resources

The Columbia Gorge is home to some great medical services and wonderful doctors.
Skyline Hospital
Mid Columbia Medical Center
Providence Hood River Hospital
Mid Columbia Center for Living
One Community Health


Hood River Chamber of Commerce
The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce
Columbia River Gorge Visitors Association


City of Hood River
City of Cascade Locks
City of The Dalles
Hood River County
Hood River Parks and Recreation
Port of Hood River
Port of Cascade Locks
Port of the Dalles