Labor Day Weekend opens at the Grill as guitarist extraordinaire Jim Mesi makes his debut this Friday with an evening of explosive blues. Performing with Jim are longtime music associate Albert Reda on vocals and bass, Geno Michaels on organ and piano, and Justin Matz on drums. The event starts at 9 p.m. and is free to the public.August 27, 2002 midnight read more..
Shoppers and vendors from all over the Northwest are headed to Hood River for the popular annual Hood River Flea Market, Saturday through Monday at the Hood River County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. Attendees will find a huge selection of goods and plenty of great bargains.August 27, 2002 midnight read more..
MOSIER — The Mosier Fall Festival is many things, from music to kayaking, but its most timely element is the barbecue to benefit the Mosier School Arts and Music Fund.August 27, 2002 midnight read more..
Another VoiceAugust 27, 2002 midnight read more..
Mike Schend won’t be catching clowns any time soon, but Thursday he’ll be having a fun time.August 27, 2002 midnight read more..
A benefit celebration and party for the Columbia River will be held Saturday at the Gorge Room at the Best Western Hood River Inn. The For the River Party will feature three bands including “The Consul” from Seattle, playing from 8 p.m. to midnight.August 27, 2002 midnight read more..
Jo Smith had been on the doorstep for years.August 23, 2002 midnight read more..
Last year the Inn at Cooper Spur and Cooper Spur Ski Area were purchased by Meadows North LLC, a new subsidiary company of Mt. Hood Meadows. The purchases marked the first time the two properties were owned and operated by the same company, creating an opportunity to combine the recreational and hospitality features of both under one resort operation. This led to the “birth” this month of Cooper Spur Mountain Resort.August 20, 2002 midnight read more..
‘Just lived here, that’s all’August 20, 2002 midnight read more..
Book reading Sunday at CASTAugust 20, 2002 midnight read more..
When Betty and Gene Aslin moved to Hood River nearly 20 years ago, real estate agents had a running joke about the property the couple wound up buying.August 19, 2002 midnight read more..
Mid-Columbia Habitat for Humanity has finished a year of work laying down its legal framework. This month, the new affiliate will hold two public meetings to rally community support for funding and building a house.August 14, 2002 midnight read more..
The chalk outlines of bodies on the sidewalk outside our offices on Tuesday morning — and all around town — reminded me of the first “shadow figure” I ever saw. It was a real one, its outline made not by chalk but by a man who had been sitting on the steps outside a bank in Hiroshima, Japan, on the morning of Aug. 6, 1945, waiting for it to open.August 14, 2002 midnight read more..
Soap suds, second only to cats as a dog’s main nemesis, flowed over fur Saturday at Hood River Saturday Market.August 14, 2002 midnight read more..
A strong musical lineup continues this week at the River City Saloon. On Thursday, The Withdrawls will be starting the weekend off with strong jams. Many say The Withdrawals have long surpassed early comparisons to Widespread Panic, Dave Matthews Band, Allman Bros. Band etc. to forge their own unique voice in rock-n-roll. Audiences are automatically drawn to the dance floor by The Withdrawals combination of quality songs, tight and heavy funk grooves.August 13, 2002 midnight read more..
The third evening in the Sprint Families in the Park series is set for Thursday, in Jackson Park. This week the incredible Linda Hornbuckle will bring her R&B and Motown show band to the park.August 13, 2002 midnight read more..
When Ancel Reinkens moved to his Montello Avenue house in 1953, the surrounding area bore little resemblance to its present state.August 12, 2002 midnight read more..
The Hood River County Library is up and running in its new temporary home at 6th and State streets. You can do all the regular library things there, like check out books, read microfiche, browse through magazines and newspapers and surf the Internet.August 7, 2002 midnight read more..
The Aquatic Center was flooded with youth swimmers last weekend when the Hood River Valley Swim Team hosted the Hood River Invitational.August 7, 2002 midnight read more..
Daily doubles for HRV fall sports begin Monday, Aug. 19. All athletes are reminded to update their records and have a physical before that time. Please call Linda Sass or Mitch Sanders at 386-2318 or 386-4500. Schedules updated June 17, 2002. Cross-country schedules to come.August 5, 2002 midnight read more..
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