Three Hood River county residents were appointed to the Port of Hood River’s Community Relations Committee last week. Member selection for a second Port group, the Waterfront Recreational Committee, was expected at the Sept. 23 Port Commission meeting.September 24, 2003 midnight read more..
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Mt. Hood Meadows has been awarded attorney fees for an “unnecessary argument” waged by its opponents in a disputed land-use case.September 24, 2003 midnight read more..
Delta Kappa’s 13th Annual Hood River Home Tour takes place Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The tour provides participants a chance to tour six of the area’s classic homes while helping to raise money for this year’s recipient, Hospice of the Gorge.September 24, 2003 midnight read more..
It all started in 1995 as an idea the Rev. Tony Hughes had to form a group whose main goals were simple; bring the showmanship back into today's live music scene, play whatever they wanted and to always remember, it's all about fun.September 24, 2003 midnight read more..
Sen. Rick Metsger believes the Oregon Legislature has painted a bright brush stroke on a grim economic canvas.September 24, 2003 midnight read more..
Long-time Hood River resident, ace fighter pilot and politician Ken Jernstedt has been named to the Oregon Aviation Hall of Honor at the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville. The newly-established Hall of Honor will recognize individuals in the state of Oregon who have made significant contributions to aviation and aerospace in all fields, including military, civilian, engineering, business, education and government.September 24, 2003 midnight read more..
Driver Alicia Porter of Sublimity prepares to race Saturday in the All-American Soap Box Rally racing event on Wasco Street. Alicia took fifth in the Super Stock division, won by her sister, Ashley. Eric VanDyke of Hood River took fourth in Super Stock. Alex Simmons of Salem won the Stock Division; Chris Murray of Hood River took eighth in Stock. Master’s winner was Patrick Reinhart of Salem. The 32 racers made the event one of the largest in the Northwest, said Jeff McCaw, President/Race Director of Columbia River Soap Box Derby Association. Anyone interested in getting involved in the program can call McCaw at 386-4950. The event was sponsored by Hood River Lions, Community Education, City of Hood River, New York City Subs, and Print It! Hood River will host another race next fall.September 24, 2003 midnight read more..
For coach Jen Baklenko and the Hood River Valley volleyball team, the bright side to last weekend’s Central Oregon road-trip was that the Eagles won two more games than they did the entire 2002 season in the Intermountain Conference.September 24, 2003 midnight read more..
The bank deposits of five downtown businesses have recently been stolen from unsecured offices by an unknown thief.September 20, 2003 midnight read more..
Parts of Hood River County history are in Portland for a unique new state-wide exhibit.September 16, 2003 midnight read more..
The infectious music of Vinyl blends old-school funk, Latin percussion,reggae and R&B into signature instrumental grooves. Vinyl shows are high energy and dance oriented with a universal appeal. They play to packed houses throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, such as the Great American Music Hall, Slim's, Sweetwater and have headlined and sold-out San Francisco's legendary Fillmore Auditorium.September 16, 2003 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley volleyball team had an up-and-down couple of days last weekend, dropping their first two league matches on Friday before winning their first match of the season at Saturday’s Southridge Invitational.September 16, 2003 midnight read more..
Quiet the library was not.September 16, 2003 midnight read more..
Failure of a key state senate bill in the latest legislature is delaying plans for a bond measure at Columbia Gorge Community College, where directors Tuesday night agreed to place the measure before voters in November 2004 — a year later than they originally planned.September 12, 2003 midnight read more..
“It’s your only home meet of the year, so you had better make it a good one.”September 12, 2003 midnight read more..
Freshman sensation nets three goals to give her five in first two gamesSeptember 12, 2003 midnight read more..
Food, fun, and festivity will return to the valley this weekend when the Fiesta Celebration opens its second year at the Hood River County Fairgrounds.September 9, 2003 midnight read more..
The seeds of Taarka were planted as early as fall of 2001, however, David Tiller and Enion Pelta were both playing in a bluegrass group in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. The group, Brooklyn Browngrass, was doing well, but not satisfying either of their creative desires to the fullest.September 9, 2003 midnight read more..
A dream long in the making is getting closer to reality for a group of Hood River residents. Dardo Salas, along with seven board members — and many volunteers — of the non-profit Radio Tierra, hope to launch a community radio station in the central Gorge within the next few months.September 5, 2003 midnight read more..
Darlene Sullenger gained a new appreciation for her neighbors after she was allowed to return to her Forest Lane residence on Wednesday evening.September 5, 2003 midnight read more..
A host of hose men converged on a dying fire chief’s house Thursday, and the muggy night crackled with laughter and good memories.September 5, 2003 midnight read more..
Alert crew members from Hood River County Forestry found two marijuana grows near Old Dalles Road, east of Hood River. Two people were arrested without incident Thursday on drug charges, and Mid-Columbia Interagency Task Force confiscated 65 plants and related evidence on Friday.September 2, 2003 midnight read more..
Jimenez is again the Eagles’ No. 1 for second year of IMC competitionSeptember 2, 2003 midnight read more..
Hoodstock, the Gorge’s homegrown music concert, returns to the Hood River Marina this weekend in a two-day music festival showcasing a wide range of local musicians. Featured in this year’s lineup are Moe Dixon, Blue Trick, Django’s Cadillac and Luna Rise. The excitement and enthusiasm generated by Hoodstock’s debut last year has expanded the concert into a full weekend event including children’s activities and spoken word presentations by local youth.September 2, 2003 midnight read more..
Church members from varied denominations around the Pacific Northwest will be in Hood River Thursday through Sunday for “Celebration of Faith,” and local residents are invited to get involved.September 2, 2003 midnight read more..
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