Blossom Time hits full swing

It’s a weekend of pastoral and floral scenes in the valley, as orchards show off their blossoms. Spring events abound with not only displays of agricultural bounty, but also climate and environment themed happenings coinciding with Earth Day, April 22. Read more...

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Blossom Time hits full swing

It’s a weekend of pastoral and floral scenes in the valley, as orchards show off their blossoms. Spring events abound with not only displays of agricultural bounty, but also climate and environment themed happenings coinciding with Earth Day, April 22.

April 21, 2018 midnight read more..


Coe Building renovation

In March, crews from Griffin Construction took out “a dozen dump truck loads” from the historic Coe Building — asbestos, flooring, ceiling tiles, and old pipes, among other near-century-old building material — as renovation of the Hood River County School District building continues on Eugene Street.

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CGCC holds dance fundraiser

Expect line dancing lessons, a live auction, a prime rib buffet and fun for the entire family when Columbia Gorge Community College Foundation launches its “Saddle Up and Celebrate” fundraiser April 26 during Northwest Cherry Festival.

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County tables STR zone rules

Amid a zoning code update, short-term rental rules are taking center stage — but the matter likely won’t be settled until summer.

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Walden gains Energy Secretary commitment on BPA privatization

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River), chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, last week secured a commitment from Energy Secretary Rick Perry to not sell off assets of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) without Congressional authorization, Walden’s office said in a press statement.

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Nic Vik discusses Remains mural wall
Nic Vik describes the inspirations and whimsies behind each of the 20 or so segments of the 300-foot mural, created between May and November 2017 with the blessing of property owner Hood River Elks Lodge 1507, and the City of Hood River. Hood River holds a variety of contemporary outdoor murals, but not in 60 or so years had one like this — on private property along public streets — been created.

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‘Shakespeare week’

Shakespeare Week at the Hood River Library celebrates the world’s most famous playwright with fun events for kids and families, beginning with a Knight’s Quest on Sunday, April 22, from noon-2 p.m

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