Miles Ahead takes their name and their desire to push the boundaries of musical excellence from the legendary Miles Davis. However, this band is no weak homage or cliche ridden cover group. The group doesn't even have a trumpet player. The musicians are bright new voices, creating new music, extending new vistas in jazz which you can hear tonight, starting at 9:30 p.m. at the River City Saloon.October 30, 2002 midnight read more..
Fines range from $600-$1,600 for ticketsOctober 29, 2002 midnight read more..
The Hood River County Library doesn’t let a little thing like complete upheaval interrupt its regular programs for long. Local art is once more finding its way to the walls of a long hall connecting the several rooms housing library materials at temporary quarters in the old Sprint Building on State Street.October 29, 2002 midnight read more..
MARYHILL, Wash. — It was the stuff of legends.October 25, 2002 midnight read more..
By BRIAN CARLSTROMOctober 25, 2002 midnight read more..
Another VoiceOctober 25, 2002 midnight read more..
Anne Holmstrom from Cascade Locks was awarded the 2002 Klahre Award presented at the Mid-Columbia Symposium of Children on Oct. 4. The Klahre Award was started in 1987 to recognize volunteers who have made outstanding achievement on behalf of children. Volunteers from Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Klickitat and Skamania counties were honored at the 2002 ceremony.October 25, 2002 midnight read more..
Virus looms on Oregon’s horizonOctober 25, 2002 midnight read more..
It wasn’t their finest effort of the season, but the HRV soccer girls still earned a shutout and guaranteed themselves the Intermountain Conference’s No. 2 playoff seed with a 5-0 win over Pendleton on Tuesday at Westside Field.October 25, 2002 midnight read more..
With nothing but pride at stake, the HRV volleyball team was unable to overcome its powerfulOctober 24, 2002 midnight read more..
Global Funk Council brings its unique brand of urban dance music, combining a funky rhythmic foundation with elements of jazz, latin, and reggae to the River City Saloon for two big shows on Oct. 28 and 29. Both shows at 9:30 p.m. and there will be a cover.October 23, 2002 midnight read more..
The Hood River County Historical Museum is sponsoring a Chautauqua presentation by historian Nancy Appling entitled “Forbidden Fruit: The Apple in History, Legend, and Literature.” The free program begins at 2 p.m. Saturday at the museum.October 23, 2002 midnight read more..
After thrilling audiences in Paris, London, New York, and 70 other cities around the world, the epic musical “Les Misérables” is coming to Hood River. The show opens Friday, Nov. 1, and runs for 10 performances, Nov. 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16.October 23, 2002 midnight read more..
Patti Smith, Larry Cramblett avoid bickering in 2002 bid for Oregon house seatOctober 23, 2002 midnight read more..
Local organizations are already scaring up events to celebrate Halloween. Here they are — and don’t be afraid to let the Hood River News know, at 396-1234, of any not listed here:October 23, 2002 midnight read more..
The Reverend Evan Hadley, is a Portland-based singer/ songwriter and guitarist known for his unique blend of groove-oriented alt-pop combined with many other musical textures and layered over intense rhythms. Friday the Reverend will play at the River City Saloon beginning at 9:30 p.m.October 15, 2002 midnight read more..
Cast opens its fall production Oct. 25 for a three week run. The show is Edward Albee’s “Three Tall Women,” directed by Greg Gilbertson. The winner of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Albee’s play explores the long life and triumphs of an admirable older woman as she reflects back on life, love, estrangement, and heartbreak. It is both a reflection on survival as well as a monument to dying with grace.October 15, 2002 midnight read more..
BEND — Seeking to maintain even ground with the other Intermountain Conference runners before the Oct. 26 district meet, the HRV cross-country teams took to the course against the Northwest’s best last Saturday in Bend.October 15, 2002 midnight read more..
Maija Yasui tossed candy to the crowd at Wednesday’s community drug forum as incentive for answering her questions correctly. But the Kit Kat Bars did little to sweeten the ugly statistics she rattled off about drug use and related behaviors among Hood River County’s teens.October 14, 2002 midnight read more..
The HRV boys soccer team bounced back from last week's tough home loss to Redmond to defeat fourth-place Bend 3-2 on Friday. HRV stands at 6-1-2 and in third place in the Intermountain Conference with a home matchup against Hermiston on Tuesday. While not looking past the Bulldogs (4-3-2), HRV preparing for a more difficult challenge Saturday when it will face first-place Mountain View in Bend. The Eagles must also get past Summit on Friday afternoon, and then hope to be in prime condition Saturday morning for the pesky Cougars.October 14, 2002 midnight read more..
With every award-winning book she writes, the sphere of influence of author Virginia Euwer Wolff gets a little bigger. But she still manages to connect with her roots in the Hood River Valley.October 9, 2002 midnight read more..
This Friday at the River City Saloon, Freewillinsoul from Portland will play its funky, upbeat, acoustic/electric fusion of blues, bluegrass and rock. Original songs propelled by infectious grooves create a melting pot for the six piece ensemble which includes two guitars, bass, drums and male and female vocals. This is their debut performance here at the River City and this should prove to be a jammin good timeOctober 1, 2002 midnight read more..
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