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Yesteryears: Horizon Christian ‘changing skyscape’ with new building in 2006

Horizon Christian School is changing the skyscape on the Heights in Hood River. Crew members aboard a high lift installed rafter caps on the west end of the building, at Eighth and Pacific streets. The 30,000-square-foot building is ahead of schedule, said administrator Chris Herring. “We’re working hard to get the new campus open for business in September,” Herring said. Phase one includes classrooms and offices. Phase two will be the gym and cafeteria, and phase three will be athletic fields.

Teen pleads not guilty to stabbing HR woman

BOARDMAN, AP — A 17-year-old Idaho teen pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges related to stabbing a Hood River woman May 14 at a rest stop near Boardman.

Hearings begin this week on Longview coal terminal

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Residents can weigh in on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings.

White River campground closed

Sandy — The White River Station Campground, located along the Barlow Road on the Barlow Ranger District, is closed to the public until later notice due to safety concerns related to the White River migrating into the campground.

EnviroGorge announces bird quiz

EnviroGorge, based in Hood River, created a fun, free online bird identification quiz for all ages and levels to help you learn about birds of the Gorge.

Letters to the Editor for May 25

Supports term limits; On coal; more

Santa Cruz, Fetkenhour April ‘Students of the Month’

Jakelyn Santa Cruz and Quinn Fetkenhour, both seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as Hood River Elks April “Students of the Month.” They received checks for $100.

Picard resigns from Hood River city council over STR issue

Recusal matter also affects Councilor Becky Brun,

Passage by City Council of a moratorium on new applications for short term rentals was just one development on Monday in this long-simmering controversy in the City of Hood River.

Cascade Locks city council continuing with Nestlé plans despite passage of 14-55

Cascade Locks City Council reaffirmed Monday they won’t back down from the Nestlé deal, despite the passing of a water bottling ban, Measure 14-55, during the primary election last Tuesday.

An early exit for HRV boys lax, but not a disappointment

Shorthanded Eagles fall to Glencoe, 11-3, in first-round playoff game

The HRV boys lacrosse team’s season came to an end Friday night in Hillsboro, where the No. 17 Eagles fell 11-3 to No. 16 Glencoe in a first-round playoff game of the Oregon High School Lacrosse Association’s champion bracket.

Sports briefs for May 25

Sports briefs for Wednesday, May 25.

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Snapshots of Culture Fest

This year’s Culture Fest at Columbia Gorge Community College was indeed a Kaleidoscope of vibrant color, dance and community interaction.

Eagle Boys: Congratulations to Barajas, Kennedy, and all of Eagle track and field

When the seniors toss their caps at next month’s graduation ceremonies at Henderson Field, if they find one flung all the way to Indian Creek Road they’ll know whose it is.

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Downed cable knocks residents offline

A fallen cable line on Indian Creek Road fizzed out phone and internet connections for numerous Hood River residents Monday.

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Group protests Belmont Drive church readerboard sign

The sign said, “Wake up Christians, Allah is not our God, Muhammad not Greater than Jesus.”

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Columbia Gorge Peace Village now a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization

Group to hold scholarship fundraiser June 23

What began in 2008 by a small handful of volunteers and 50 campers, Columbia Gorge Peace Village has grown to serve 150 campers annually.

Police Log, May 9 to 22

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

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Eagles girls lacrosse beats Lincoln, heads to Navy bracket championships

Eagles weather a rally by the Cardinals to win Navy bracket semifinals, 10-7

A furious rally by the Lincoln Cardinals and three HRV goals called back in the second half weren’t enough to sink the Eagles in their Navy bracket semifinal showdown Monday night in Wilsonville, where No. 2 HRV defeated No. 3 Lincoln 10-7 to advance to the Navy championships Wednesday at 6 p.m. with Newberg.

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HRV boys track wins first-ever state title

An historic field. Historic performances. An historic finish.

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From the Sidelines: HRVHS deserves a track surface worthy of its track program

At the risk of going all Marty McFly and Doc Brown on you, let’s briefly go back to the future with Donnie Herneisen, Hood River Valley High School’s track and field coach.

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