Stories for May 2003


Friday, May 30


Citizen Action

Two groups propose initiatives on development in forest zones and on waterfront

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Wednesday, May 28


Tuesday, May 27


A new era

Budget woes have forced HRVHS and the community to re-evaluate athletics

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Friday, May 23


Wednesday, May 21


Full weekend of music inHood River

From funk to edgy Americana rock, Hood River has it all this weekend with a full lineup of live music at both the River City Saloon and Savino’s Lounge.

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May 20 election results

The vote total reached 31.1 percent of registered voters in the May 20 special districts election, according to the Hood River County Elections Department.

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Tuesday, May 20

HRV ‘number-ones’ reach quarters

All the results from the past three months were thrown out the window last weekend when the Intermountain Conference girls district tennis tournament got underway at Hermiston High School.

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Memorial Day ceremony planned

A special field memorial will be erected at Idlewild Cemetery on Monday to honor World War veterans who are now succumbing to old age at a rate of 2,000 per day.

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HRV lacrosse earns first-ever playoff berth with 15-4 victory over Wilson

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Mystic Mud

Potter finds wide interest in her work of ‘unexpected color’

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Monday, May 19


Wednesday, May 14


Sweet Adelines score second at sing

Hood River Valley Sweet Adelines are singing out with pride after a successful showing at Region 24 Competition and Convention where choruses and quartets from Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Southwest Washington were strutting their stuff in Spokane, Wash., May 2-6.

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Gorge Winds plays Habitat benefit

On Friday, May 16, Gorge Winds Concert Band and accordionist Karl Kment will combine their musical talents to provide a spring benefit concert for Mid-Columbia Habitat for Humanity. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., music begins at 6:45 p.m. at the Hood River Middle School Auditorium.

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Tuesday, May 13


Friday, May 9


Wednesday, May 7


Track team shows strength in Bend

BEND — The Hood River Valley track team lengthened its strides last Wednesday at Mountain View as it continued to prepare for the May 23-24 district competition.

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OES adds HRV to list of victims

The Hood River Valley lacrosse team is beginning to feel the heat after losing its second straight Columbia Division game to Oregon Episcopal School last Friday.

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Otha Major plays River City

Otha Major is a beatboxer who doesn't spit. Every now and then an artist comes along who stands out. Whether labeled as hip-hop, world, or experimental music is of really no importance because this style defies the generic limitations rigoriously imposed within the confines of conventional genres. This Friday Hood River gets its taste of Major’s sound with a 9:30 p.m. show at the River City Saloon.

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‘She Loves Me’ auditions set

Auditions for “She Loves Me,” the fall musical at Hood River Valley High School, are coming soon. The musical, with music and lyrics by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, is based on the Jimmy Stewart film “The Shop Around the Corner,” which also inspired the recent hit “You’ve Got Mail.” Bock and Harnick are the authors of “Fiddler on the Roof.”

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Everest adventure gives HR kids a new perspective

Going to bed with hot water bottles in their sleeping bags to keep warm may not have been their idea of a fun spring break, but Josh and Erin Blanchette took it in stride as just one of those things that happens in the Himalayas.

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Monday, May 5


Project 2003 takes shape at HRV

Eagle Project 2003 will be finished by June 6 graduation, contractor Gary Fisher said Thursday, standing in the nearly-completed courtyard at the north end of the Hood River Valley High School stadium.

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Mural Therapy

Brookside residents ‘walk toward the mountain’ courtesy of artist Ron Phillips

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