Garrick and Kelly Fisher have a bit of a mystery on their hands. The couple, who purchased The Wearhouse in October, discovered two lettermen’s jackets in their backroom they are now looking to reunite free of charge with their owners.
Death notices for July 2: Floyd Carter and Michael Hill
The wind may not have been as cooperative as it could have been, but that didn’t stop people from coming out and enjoying the Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association’s annual Beach Bash party that happened last weekend at the Hood River Waterfront. On Saturday, people took to the water to enjoy windsurfing and paddling, or hung out with some refreshments at the Event Site.
Residents who, less than two weeks ago were wondering whether summer would ever come to Hood River Valley, did not have to look at thermometers last Sunday to assure themselves that summer had arrived, for many were, long before noon, hunting shady spots and a trace of breeze.
Two more showery days have passed and our abundant crop of cherries is amazingly still intact. Yes, there has been damage, but it is harvestable, which means we can pick these really big beauties and get them to market with a profit margin rather than a loss.
“Before I Die” walls have sprouted up throughout the Gorge over the last three summers, first appearing in Mosier, then in The Dalles and now near the corner of Sixth and Oak in Hood River.
Horizon Christian School students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade enjoy a “color run” June 10 to raise funds for a Haiti mission organization called I’mMe helping orphan children.
The Office of State Fire Marshal, Oregon fire service, Keep Oregon Green, natural resource agencies, Oregon fireworks wholesalers, and safety experts encourage Oregonians to “Keep it Legal and Keep it Safe” when using fireworks.
Clarification; New tradition; Respect freedom
Scotch broom was introduced as an ornamental along highway corridors and in western Oregon as a dune stabilizer.
Jack has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. He’s about a year old, and just discovering how great the life of a dog can be!
Hood River County Library District invites the community to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the libraries’ reopening at its “Star Wars birthday party” on Friday, July 1 from 5-7 p.m. (details on page A5) as just one part of First Friday, which features the STEM fair postponed from a month ago, two art openings, and plenty more happening downtown.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients now and throughout the summer.
Library celebrates Friday with ‘Star Wars’ party
Nearly six years ago, Hood River County’s three public libraries in Hood River, Cascade Locks, and Parkdale closed. Thanks to a vote of the people, those libraries reopened on July 1, 2011, as an independent special district. Hood River County Library District invites the community to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the libraries’ reopening at its “Star Wars birthday party” on Friday, July 1, 5-7 p.m., in the Georgiana Smith Memorial Gardens.
Local law enforcement officials on Monday arrested a man suspected of shooting four people in Woodburn, killing three and injuring another.
The City of Cascade Locks is still considering a Nestlé water bottling plant, but concerns over truck congestion have spurred city officials to ask the multinational corporation for an alternative traffic plan.
Art on Oak celebrates; STEM Fair on Oak Street Friday; more
A series of unfortunate events surrounding State Route 14 in the Columbia Gorge is leading the Washington State Department of Transportation to schedule a contractor to come in and repair damage to the roadway.