PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Located just an hour away from Portland and home to several popular breweries and wineries, Hood River is an ever-popular travel destination in Oregon.

With its close proximity to snowy peaks and the majesty of the Columbia River Gorge, Hood River has become a popular place to live, work and play.

Hood River’s mayor Paul Blackburn joined AM Extra to talk about changes in the community including urban renewal and housing.

Watch the full video in the player above.