Last week I received a letter from a Hood River retiree who chided me for typos and other journalistic deficiencies, and for my occasional practice of writing about that fact that I enjoy sending letters and postcards. That’s fine, happy for the feedback, and everyone is entitled to their opinion.
‘Meals’ feels good, Where Is Walden?, Budget boost, more
Youth star in ‘Superhero-Sized’ Lions musical opening April 21
It’s the year of the Superhero show, starting with the Mid-Columbia Lions Follies. The 2017 show will be “Kid Awesome and the Disco Girls.” It is an original script with story by Terri Tyler and Bev Bridgewater, written by Tyler.
Students at Parkdale Elementary took advantage of the snowpack around campus to do a little cross country skiing Feb. 28 and March 1.
Boy Scout Troop 378 members Bryce Stanton, AJ Carron, Emilio Castaneda, David Virgen and Nicholas Arenas will be attending the Boy Scout National Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve, W. Va., from July 15-29.
White Salmon will be the site of one of 390-plus registered satellites of the March for Science event held in Washington, D.C., and across the globe.
Sessions help reduce pain, increase energy
For people with chronic health conditions, good medical care is just half of the equation. Equally important is their ability to make healthy decisions, follow their doctor’s recommendations and take care of their condition.
The Minoru Yasui Legacy Stone might be in place downtown in time for the March 28 statewide Minoru Yasui Day.
The conflict over a proposed 100-foot cell tower in west Hood River has resurged.
Hood River City Council will consider issuing a proclamation declaring April 1-8 as Sexual Assault Awareness Week. This dovetails with a variety of events in schools and the community planned for early April.
After competing in season-opening tournaments a week ago, a young HRV golf team is confident they’ll improve and enjoy some success in Columbia River Conference events this year.
Eagles softball defeats Sandy and Reynolds, rises to a top 10 OSAA 5A ranking
The HRV softball team put together great performances in the Eagles’ second week of play and were rewarded for their efforts, defeating Sandy and then 6A Reynolds to rise to a 3-2 record heading into spring break. And though it’s too early in the season to be putting much stock in OSAA rankings, the Eagles have to be happy about achieving a No. 9 spot in the 5A standings at the end of the week.
The HRV baseball team roared back from consecutive losses late last week with a victory over Sandy on Tuesday, taking down the Pioneers 4-0 at Traner Field in what was the Eagles’ first shutout of the season. The Eagles followed that up with an even better performance Thursday on the road at 6A Reynolds, clobbering the Raiders 7-0.
Eagles beat Beaverton for first win of 2017
Wet conditions didn’t put a damper on the HRV girls lacrosse team Tuesday night in Hood River, where the Eagles beat the Beaverton Beavers by a double-digit margin to get their first win of the season.
The Horizon track team squeezed in another meet in between rain clouds at Hood River Valley High School Wednesday afternoon, competing against primarily HRV junior varsity athletes, along with those from Dufur and Klickitat.
CGOA’s Jazz Collective April 7, Garoutte, Mayer play, more
Through a partnership for literacy and social justice in the region, The Dalles will be hosting its American Indian Cultural Festival in April.
Kat Blackmar, left, and Barb Berry, right, prepare their calendar poses in the comedy ‘Calendar Girls’ continuing its run at Wy'east Middle School Performing Arts Center in Odell. Also shown, from left, are Kathleen Morrow, Blaire Carroll, Kathy Williams, and Maren Euwer.
Full Sail Hop Pursuit IPA was chosen for the national Good Food Awards for being part of a responsible brewery that pioneers local manufacturing and craftsmanship, reshapes supply chains by sourcing locally grown ingredients, practices resource conservation and supports local communities.
Hood River Valley High School was the site of a Level III lockdown drill Thursday morning.