A combination of four different apple varieties and grandma’s pie crust turned into the winning entry for Janice Murray at the Shortt Supply 12th Street Pie Baking Contest Saturday.October 28, 2003 midnight read more..
The Hood River Lions Club Foundation Trust grant steering committee has chosen the award winners for funding for 2003. The Lions received requests totaling over $355,000 for numerous programs and projects around Hood River County. The club awarded a total of $68,257 in grants plus $23,005 in special awards for the Hood River Valley High School Stadium Project, concrete work at Jackson Park and high school college scholarships, for a grand total of $91,263.October 28, 2003 midnight read more..
To help serve youth and families and other clientele, and to better connect existing services, the Mid-Columbia Center for Living has received two grants for use in the next three to six years.October 28, 2003 midnight read more..
What started out to be a simple matter of drawing up a plan for a 31-acre piece of property has turned into a 10-year clash of wills and visions, with no apparent end in sight. Many people have devoted time to the project, only to find themselves essentially back at square one.October 28, 2003 midnight read more..
The fun and excitement surrounding Halloween can suddenly turn to sorrow and misfortune through one careless act.October 28, 2003 midnight read more..
Hood River County voters are being asked to mark their Nov. 4 general election ballots on either one of two key land-use issues. To help voters gain a better understanding of the two ballot measures, the News has asked both proponents and opponents to present their viewpoints.October 28, 2003 midnight read more..
This is part three of the Hood River News’ look back at the history of the Hood River waterfront.October 21, 2003 midnight read more..
A politically active Hood River teen will soon head off to Washington, D.C., for a briefing on current issues by top government leaders.October 21, 2003 midnight read more..
Another VoiceOctober 20, 2003 midnight read more..
In a move that surprised a group of Sherman Avenue residents on Tuesday, the Hood River City Council reversed its earlier denial of a condo development.October 18, 2003 midnight read more..
Eagles run over Hermiston, putting them squarely in IMC postseason huntOctober 18, 2003 midnight read more..
This Thursday, the pop-infused sounds of Stephen Ashbrook returns to Savino’s Lounge in downtown Hood River. Ashbrook has been garnering major label attention lately. On Thursday, Oct. 23, Hood River’s own Michelle Goguen brings her gritty acoustic sound to Savino’s for an unplugged evening. And, as always, the big Halloween Bash is in full effect with many Fright Night brews currently in the works. For a complete event schedule, visit www.savinoslounge.com.October 14, 2003 midnight read more..
An advocate for senior citizens has asked the Hood River County Commission to keep a close watch on managers at the Mid-Columbia Council of Governments.October 14, 2003 midnight read more..
Come celebrate Halloween at the River City Saloon featuring the Latin funk sounds of Rubberneck. Ricardo and Pablo Ojeda were born to a musical family in Valdivia, Chile. After moving to Portland, Oregon, the brothers recruited like-minded players to form their own Latin-influenced funk band. With Ricardo writing the songs, singing and playing lead guitar and Pablo contributing to arrangements and playing bass, Rubberneck debuted in 1992. The band has mounted three national tours since the release of their last album. Playing in nearly 40 states, they have experienced many musical adventures and personnel changes, each leading to the band's current ascendancy as a regional musical force. Their recent albums, Nosotros (1995) and El Nino (1998), have sold a combined total of over 15,000 copies and regularly appear on the Northwest Top-Selling Bands Chart.October 14, 2003 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Ballroom, located at 3rd and Court Streets in The Dalles, continues its autumn concert series with The Foghorn String Band on Friday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. Tickets, available at Yesterday and Today Music Store, 210 Washington St., The Dalles, are $5 in advance. Tickets at the door are $7. Doors open at 7 p.m. The show starts at 8 p.m.October 14, 2003 midnight read more..
Local talent and established acts will provide a bounty of music from the 2003 Hood River Valley Harvest Fest entertainment stage. Music is scheduled every day during this weekend’s event that draws more than 20,000 people annually to Hood River Expo Center. Entertainment is free with admission to the 21st annual event.October 14, 2003 midnight read more..
Riverfront RetrospectiveOctober 14, 2003 midnight read more..
West Side Elementary School students stepped into the role of a firefighter on Wednesday and learned how hard it is to control the spray from a tanker truck. At right, Breanda Meyers waits her turn as engineer paramedic Diedrick Snelling demonstrates.October 10, 2003 midnight read more..
Local talent and established acts will provide a bounty of music from the 2003 Hood River Valley Harvest Fest entertainment stage. Music is scheduled every day during the Oct. 17-19 event that draws more than 20,000 people annually to Hood River Expo Center. Entertainment is free at the 21st annual festival.October 10, 2003 midnight read more..
Another VoiceOctober 10, 2003 midnight read more..
The Port of Hood River is drafting a “make or break” list about waterfront zoning issues that could adversely affect mixed-use development options.October 10, 2003 midnight read more..
Another VoiceOctober 10, 2003 midnight read more..
The Gorge Re-Build It Center is open for business despite major funding setbacks. The non-profit eco-building center, a project of the Columbia Gorge Earth Center, is located between Tum-a-Lum Lumber and Windance Sailboards on Highway 35.October 10, 2003 midnight read more..
Yes, it’s true. For those loyal die-hard fans who didn’t get enough the first time, or for those unfortunates who just didn’t show, Santacroces’ is doing it again: another night of Italian opera music, where you can see “the diva” up close and personal, so to speak.October 8, 2003 midnight read more..
Port of Hood River: Planning for the future of Hood River’s Ken Jernstedt Airfield continues as the Port of Hood River hosts a public meeting today. This meeting will provide an update on the planning process that began in the fall of 2002 and is an opportunity for public input.October 8, 2003 midnight read more..
Volunteers are needed for the annual baking of 800 or more fruit pies, for sale during Harvest Fest. Baking starts at 8 a.m. on Oct. 16 at the Hood River Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place.October 8, 2003 midnight read more..
BEND — The road to respectability is proving to be a long, arduous one for the Hood River Valley volleyball team.October 8, 2003 midnight read more..
Eagles battle two of top three IMC teams this weekOctober 8, 2003 midnight read more..
4-H’ers across the nation and in Hood River County are celebrating National 4-H Week from Oct. 5-11. “The Power of YOUth” is the theme of this year’s National 4-H Week. The 4-H youth development program empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.October 8, 2003 midnight read more..
Emergency service officials responded to a harrowing 9-1-1 call on Sunday after a Forden Road woman reported that her husband had stabbed her — and was still in the home.October 2, 2003 midnight read more..
The Hood River Downtown Business Association and Columbia Arts are very pleased to invite local residents and visitors to the October First Friday Artwalk at downtown area businesses and galleries.October 2, 2003 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley fighters spent a hot weekend mopping up at two separate blazes that destroyed one structure and damaged two others.October 2, 2003 midnight read more..
First Friday this week marks the opening of the Columbia Art Gallery in its new temporary space at Fourth and Cascade streets. The gallery moved out of its former home at 207 Second St. after losing its lease and will be housed in its new location, next to the Crazy Pepper restaurant, until it moves into the yet-to-be-renovated Columbia Center for the Arts along with CAST, Hood River’s community theater.October 2, 2003 midnight read more..
La Clinica del Cariño’s new executive director, Daniel Ward, has lots of energy and enthusiasm for his new job. And that’s a good thing since he hit the ground running when he took the helm at the community health center in July and hasn’t stopped.October 2, 2003 midnight read more..
The score is tied 2-2. There are seven minutes left in the second half. Sophomore Jessica McMorran passes the ball to junior Katie Flory, who turns and shoots the ball into the goal, giving the Hood River Valley Eagles a 3-2 lead and all but assuring a victory over Mountain View.October 2, 2003 midnight read more..
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