“I was at a Friends of the Library meeting,” says Laurel DeTar, “and they asked for a volunteer to decorate the lobby. I’d just taken a flower arranging class at Lucy’s Informal Flowers and thought I’d like to try out my new skills.”
Artisan ciders will be the main attraction at Hood River Chamber of Commerce’s first Hard-Pressed Cider Fest on Saturday, April 12.
First-round win paired Hawks with Crosshill Christian in Friday semifinal
BAKER CITY – Top-ranked Horizon Christian School shook off some first-quarter cobwebs Thursday and methodically dismantled third-ranked Imbler 67-47 in the opening round of the Class 1A state basketball tournament at Baker City High School.
Table tennis tourney March 16; Free junior golf clinic March 22
Congratulations to the Flintstones trio for winning the championship of the Thursday County league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. The championship was decided in a roll-off between the Flintstones and the first-half winners, the Pinbusters.
Local winter steelhead running now, spring chinook on
Yep, right now there are winter steelheads to be caught throughout the region, but all the chatter is about spring chinook, since managers pegged the Columbia run at 300,000. The big run has everyone from Astoria to Lewiston, Idaho, excited about catching and eating these scrumptious fish, which average 10-14 pounds and can tip the scale at 25 pounds or more.
Hood River County Forestry issued the following advisory this week:
Hood River Valley Swim Team sent team members ...
Honorable character; Caring economics; OBOB is spectator sport; more
Seasons change, or keep cycling around, and so it is with the next season.
How will the sands of time treat Doonesbury?
Stargazing session March 29; Fire Weeds at CEBU Lounge; Hood River County is reading William Stafford; Second Saturday Dance March 8
Mandolin player John Reischman has umpteen years of experience playing, recording and teaching bluegrass on the West Coast —and he never plays one note out of place.
Local blues singer Tess Barr is excited to finally announce the long-awaited release of her new CD, “Do What You Want.” The band will be celebrating at the CD release party at Double Mountain Brewery on Saturday, March 29, from 8-11 p.m.
ODELL — Three vehicles were broken into at the employee parking lot at Diamond Fruit Odell plant, on AGA Road.
Channel 4 News Team — Russel Grim, Will Lamer, Charles Sutherland and Myles Cameron — advanced to Super Regionals in California with its performance last weekend at the Oregon First Technology Challenge competition at Benson Tech High School in Portland.
EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) — A crack in a spillway pier at the Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River is a serious situation, but not a threat of downstream flooding even in a worst-case scenario, a spokesman for the Grant County Public Utility District said.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Magma 2 to 3 miles beneath Oregon’s highest peak is nearly solid stuff, sort of like peanut butter kept in a refrigerator, that’s not expected to erupt anytime soon, according to a new study.