Freeze your Gizzard Blizzard Dec. 29: This fun run/walk starts at 10 a.m. at The Dalles Waterfront Park and features 3K, 5K and 10K distances. Day-of registration starts at 9 a.m. at the park and is $10 without a shirt and $23 with. Age divisions will be divided in 10-year increments and all proceeds go to Jumpstart Camps scholarship fund.December 28, 2012 3:15 p.m. read more..
With the 100-inch benchmark already reached on the slopes of Mt. Hood Meadows, ski and snowboard enthusiasts have been licking their chops over one of the snowiest Decembers the mountain has seen in recent years. The resort opened before Thanksgiving and has seen a steady increase in snowpack since.December 28, 2012 3:15 p.m. read more..
The results are in for the All-Events winners in the 62nd annual Hood River city bowling championships last week at Orchard Lanes. We announced the winners in the team, doubles and singles events in last week’s column; All-Events is a combination of the nine games bowled in team, doubles and singles.December 28, 2012 3:14 p.m. read more..
The Barbara Emily Knudson Charitable Foundation has awarded local nonprofit agency The Next Door a grant to provide enhanced services to 14-21-year-olds in the Columbia Gorge who are in or have recently aged out of foster care.December 28, 2012 3:06 p.m. read more..
Never a dull day: Conditions were right Thursday for this rare treat on the east hills of the Hood River Valley. Pictured here is Gorge resident Todd Anderson soaring over the hillside with a snow-covered central valley as the backdrop.December 28, 2012 3:02 p.m. read more..
Recently, in San Marcos, Texas, a group of photos were found by Linda Thompson, a Seguin, Texas, resident, at an estate auction stored in an old tool box. Curiosity and a love of old photography saved the images and a young man’s artistry was rediscovered.December 28, 2012 2:49 p.m. read more..
The Pacific Power Foundation has awarded a $2,000 grant to The Nature of Words, a Bend, Ore., nonprofit that promotes creative writing for youth, to help support “Words Without Walls,” NOW’s statewide creative writing program for youth.December 28, 2012 2:37 p.m. read more..
For more than 35 years in the Gorge, the AARP Tax-Aide program has been operating with volunteers to prepare taxes for senior citizens and low- to moderate-income persons, free of charge. New volunteers are always welcome to join the program.December 28, 2012 2:32 p.m. read more..
The City of Hood River will begin snow removal and sanding procedures when the snow buildup exceeds 3 inches and recommends that cars not be parked on the street. However, cars are allowed to park on the south and west sides of a street to allow city crews to quickly and efficiently clear the snow.December 28, 2012 2:29 p.m. read more..
Utah Ballroom Dance Company to perform at Columbia Arts; Bigfoot’s East Coast ; Tess Barr at Waucoma Club; Clumsy Lovers at CEBU Lounge; Keegan Smith plays NYE at Mt. Hood Meadows; New Year’s Eve at Solstice; NYE at CG Hotel; Rich Wilkins Blues holidayDecember 28, 2012 2:21 p.m. read more..
CAST Theater announces auditions for the staged reading of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Williams on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m. in the studio at Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave.December 28, 2012 2:17 p.m. read more..
WELL SAID: “Looking forward into an empty year strikes one with a certain awe, because one finds therein no recognition. The years behind have a friendly aspect, and they are warmed by the fires we have kindled, and all their echoes are the echoes of our own voice.” Alexander Smith, 1863December 28, 2012 2:13 p.m. read more..
CAST is having a work party at the Columbia Center for the Arts theater on Saturday, Dec. 29, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. to clean and reorganize for the upcoming season, and to move seldom used materials to off-site storage across the street. Individuals are needed to lead work parties in the following areas:December 28, 2012 2:08 p.m. read more..
Testing at Cascade Locks School confirmed that the December outbreak was caused by a Norovirus GII.December 28, 2012 1:47 p.m. read more..
Warming Shelter is a place of stories.December 26, 2012 3:55 p.m. read more..
Join the growing number of bird enthusiasts across the world by participating in the local Hood River Christmas Bird Count. The annual count will conduct a census of the birds found during one 24-hour period Dec. 30 in a designated circle 15 miles in diameter, addressing about 177 square miles.December 26, 2012 3:42 p.m. read more..
It might be the offseason for Hood River Valley baseball, but players continue to stay sharp thanks to events like the second-annual Winter World Series. Pictured here are players Bryce Donald, Andrew Roberts, Chase Lariza, Ryan Ward, Patrick Harvey, Morgan Williams and Adam Cameron.December 26, 2012 3:22 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley High School senior Kyle Beam has signed a letter of intent to play for the Campbellsville University Tigers in Campbellsville, Ky., in 2013. Beam has been a three-year starter for head coach Erich Harjo as a catcher. In 2012 he was selected as a 5A 1st team All-State player.December 26, 2012 3:22 p.m. read more..
Deep in talent, this year’s Hood River Valley High School ski team has high expectations for the season. As combined defending state freestyle champions and runners-up for racing, the team of 35 boys and girls is busy getting in shape and training for what is expected to be an exciting season for the Eagles.December 26, 2012 3:17 p.m. read more..
I can still picture the moment each December when we would open up the old piano bench and dig down through to find the treasure trove of sheet music for Christmas.December 26, 2012 3:11 p.m. read more..
If you can hear the soft, lilting voice of Bing Crosby singing “I’ll be home for Christmas ... You can count on me ...” then you already know that sweet, sorrowful mixture of love and sadness that comes when a soldier away from home longs for a return to family for the holidays.December 26, 2012 2:51 p.m. read more..
Fourteen Oregon towns, including Hood River, are celebrating the holiday season with a healthier type of holiday lights. Hood River is one of a dozen Oregon communities with town holiday lighting displays using renewable energy.December 21, 2012 6:14 p.m. read more..
When David Sedaris’ “The Santaland Diaries” appears on stage every December, it reminds me of my own experiences as a store Santa Claus, 24 years ago in Vancouver.December 21, 2012 1:52 p.m. read more..
My mother is the Queen of the Christmas game.December 21, 2012 1:48 p.m. read more..
During my high school years every Christmas arrived with the same horrifying revelation.December 21, 2012 1:46 p.m. read more..
Based on interpretations of the ancient Mayan calendar, some people have been predicting the world would end on Dec. 21, 2012, Others believe that instead of doomsday and destruction, the day would mark a new era for humanity and will be a time for celebration.December 21, 2012 1:42 p.m. read more..
The Reno Tournament of Champions is dubbed the “Toughest Tournament in the Nation” for good reason. As a destination contest for 118 schools from across the country, RTOC consists of 64-person brackets in each weight class and runs for three days on 13 mats until the field is narrowed down to the best of the nation’s best.December 21, 2012 1:37 p.m. read more..
We have two nativity scenes in our house. They sit on the floor and anchor opposite ends of the hearth.December 21, 2012 1:32 p.m. read more..
If there was one thing I learned from watching the last half of the Concert for New York at Madison Square Garden on TV last Wednesday, it has to be this:December 20, 2012 9:26 a.m. read more..
Weather related updates for Dec. 19, 2012.December 19, 2012 11:31 a.m. read more..
Join the fun every Tuesday evening, rain or shine, for friendly touch rugby action under the lights at Collins Field (across from Hood River Middle School). Games are informal, co-ed and open to players of all experience levels. Cleats are recommended during the wet season; no other gear is required.December 18, 2012 1:38 p.m. read more..
Join Columbia Center for the Arts and Kayak Shed on Dec. 21 as they present Congo: The Grand Inga Project. Doors will open at 7 p.m.; short films will run at 7:30 and the main feature will start at 8 p.m. Congo is an 80-minute documentary of the epic first descent of the world’s biggest rapids thundering down the final pitch of the mighty Congo River.December 18, 2012 1:37 p.m. read more..
The 62nd annual City bowling championships were completed at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last Sunday. Taking the crown in the team event was the fab five Hood River Supply crew from the Monday night Industrial league. The Supply quintet won by a mere two pins with a team total of 3,501 pins, to 3,499 sticks posted by team Miller Time.December 18, 2012 1:36 p.m. read more..
The Horizon Christian School boys basketball team methodically won the championship of the Country Christian tournament in Molalla last weekend, while the Hawk girls took home the second-place trophy.December 18, 2012 1:35 p.m. read more..
The Hood River Valley Nordic ski team traveled to Bend over the weekend for the first race of its winter schedule. Both HRV boys and girls teams placed third overall in the 5K Classic, held Saturday at Meissner SnoPark. The field consisted of racers from eight boys teams and 11 girls teams.December 18, 2012 1:35 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley varsity boys basketball traveled to Franklin Friday evening and returned home with its third win of the season. The Eagles, now 3-4 overall, held off a late-game push from the home team for the 61-57 win.December 18, 2012 1:33 p.m. read more..
Solstice … Longest Night … doomsday?December 18, 2012 1:14 p.m. read more..
The City of Hood River Planning Commission crept closer to being able to have a recommendation for the city council on residential building restrictions for the waterfront at its meeting Monday night.December 18, 2012 12:58 p.m. read more..
Would you like to learn more about gardening, plants and insects? Do you like to work with people? Do you want to improve your gardening skills? Do you like to share your gardening experiences? Then the Oregon State University Extension Service Master Gardener program might be right for you.December 18, 2012 12:50 p.m. read more..
Columbia Art Gallery in Hood River continues its tradition of featuring small works for the Holiday Art Show. Every year, our talented local and regional artists create smaller pieces just in time for the gift-giving season. The show is a great way to find affordable treasures and support local artists! Also back in December – ornaments from potters Dawn Elle and Michele Rigert, and glass artist Charlene Fort.December 18, 2012 12:47 p.m. read more..
Mid Valley Preschool is holding a Holiday Family Potluck on Dec. 19 from 5-6:30-ish p.m. Teacher Socci Galvez says that everyone is welcome, especially if they have small children and want to check out the school, located in the old cafeteria at Mid Valley Elementary School.December 18, 2012 12:47 p.m. read more..
Spirited creativity may be found in both familiar and unfamiliar places within the walls of Hood River Middle School. In the spirit of holiday giving and celebration, on Thursday 7-8:30 p.m., two of the most engaging programs at HRMS will be offering “A Night to Remember,” an evening of music, delicious desserts and a chance to support kids and teachers with vision.December 18, 2012 12:46 p.m. read more..
This fall the Klickitat-Skamania Local Technology Planning Team (KSLTPT) began a new broadband planning project by holding 10 broadband community forums and gathered information through surveys to help better understand broadband interest, availability, and needs.December 18, 2012 12:39 p.m. read more..
Christmas break is fast approaching and the minions of mice scurrying about the house are getting restless. Five little ones can hear the sleigh bells ring with little or no prompting. Thank goodness I don’t have a cellphone. The lights on the tree make them squeal with delight and illicit similar squeals from meema when they start a tug of war with the ropes of lights draped around the tree.December 18, 2012 12:37 p.m. read more..
Artist Elizabeth Anderson Veteran artist and teacher Elizabeth Anderson hosts her annual holiday open house and art sale at her studio in Hood River, Dec. 15-16.December 14, 2012 3:40 p.m. read more..
According to Sgt. Julie Wilcox, on Dec. 11, at approximately 9:40 p.m., Oregon State Police Northern Command Center dispatch was notified of a vehicle traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 west of Bonneville Dam.December 14, 2012 3:36 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley High School swim team hosted St. Mary’s and Molalla Thursday in the last contest of 2012 for the Eagles.December 14, 2012 3:30 p.m. read more..
Buzz Ramsey’s Outdoor News column this month covers winter steelhead fishing using a type of vibrating lure, called a plug, from the back of a boat. For local rivers, the tried-and-true technique of back trolling works particularly well on the Deschutes and the John Day. In the Hood River, however, a drift boat would get smashed to bits on the rocks long before any steelhead were brought in.December 14, 2012 3:26 p.m. read more..
When it comes to steelhead, there is just nothing like the arm-wrenching strike produced when one hits a plug. The rod-bending strikes, most believe, are due to steelhead treating plugs as invaders to their territory. One thing for sure, no other technique makes steelhead as bad-tempered. I’ve had them pull rod and reel from my boat in an effort to kill my vibrating plug.December 14, 2012 3:24 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley High School varsity girls basketball fought back a persistent Lady Lions squad from St. Helens Tuesday night to hold onto a narrow lead and finish with a 44-39 win. Despite needing improvement in several key aspects of the game, the team was on a four-game winning streak (4-1) before facing Franklin at home Friday evening (results weren’t available as of press time).December 14, 2012 3:22 p.m. read more..
The time has come to lower the flags again.December 14, 2012 3:04 p.m. read more..
With a busy 2012 just about in the books, the Port of Hood River is ramping up for 2013, a year which figures to be equally as busy — just in a different way.December 14, 2012 2:46 p.m. read more..
Daniel Martinez finished work Tuesday afternoon and went to the Clackamas Town Center to look for Christmas gifts. The mall was abuzz with people doing the same, and after visiting a few shops he went to the food court to rest and get a drink.December 14, 2012 2:36 p.m. read more..
Effective Nov. 19, The Dalles Social Security office will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday. In addition, beginning Jan. 2, the office will close to the public at noon every Wednesday.December 11, 2012 4:17 p.m. read more..
Gift cards for our Oregon National Guard families are much appreciated during the holiday season. Many of the families of deployed soldiers have financial difficulties, and especially during this expensive time of year.December 11, 2012 4:16 p.m. read more..
FBI Agents in Oregon have received information from the FBI’s Anchorage Division that narrows the search for a woman who was allegedly raped by accused serial killer Israel Keyes. Keyes committed suicide while in jail this past weekend as he awaited trial for the murder of a barista, Samantha Koenig, last February in Anchorage.December 11, 2012 4:12 p.m. read more..
Eighteen-year-old Joshua of Hood River has Down syndrome and congenital heart disease. He has been through more than a dozen different surgeries since the day he was born and there are more ahead. Yet, he sustains these medical events with grace and courage and both of his diagnoses are a part of him; they don’t define him.December 11, 2012 4:09 p.m. read more..
Many of you know that I am very passionate about the topic of collecting, preserving and sharing of stories. These stories could be family or personal, or be related to a specific artifact or photograph. I hope that you have been taking time over the holiday months to document and share your own family stories.December 11, 2012 4:07 p.m. read more..
I succumbed to indulgence this morning. No, I didn’t consume a plate full of fudge, buy a designer pair of shoes or sip a glass of expensive cognac. I turned off my alarm clock, turned on my light, pulled up my bed quilt, and opened a book.December 11, 2012 4:03 p.m. read more..
Now is the time to apply for the OSU/Hood River County Extension Service Master Gardener Program, one of the most popular volunteer programs in Oregon. Applications are available online at http://exten-sion.oregonstate.edu/hood-river/master_gardeners, or you can pick up an application at Hood River County Extension office located at 3005 Experiment Station Drive.December 11, 2012 1:40 p.m. read more..
The Yakama Nation filed a complaint with the Federal Energy Regulation Commission last month detailing fears that an important archaeological site would be endangered by a Williams Northwest gas pipeline replacement project occurring along the White Salmon River.December 11, 2012 1:35 p.m. read more..
Eagle wrestling traveled to North Bend over the weekend for the Coast Classic. With more than 30 of the state’s top varsity teams in attendance, Hood River Valley High School wrestlers had a tough showing at what is considered a who’s who of Oregon wrestling each year.December 11, 2012 1:21 p.m. read more..
The Hood River Valley girls basketball team got to let out a big sigh of relief at the end of its home opener Friday night against Cleveland.December 11, 2012 1:16 p.m. read more..
With the 2012 elections past, what some have called “the politico-industrial complex” grinds on. But the average American might do well to reflect on what we just experienced. The New Normal, we’re told.December 11, 2012 1:14 p.m. read more..
It will be another 100 years before we see another Dec. 12, ’12.December 11, 2012 1:13 p.m. read more..
Jackstraw at CEBU Lounge; ‘Congo - Grand Inga’ film Dec. 21; Jazz Theater at The Pines; Lolo Motion at 301 Gallery; ‘Hillbillies’ at Volcanic Bottle; Holiday sing-along in Bingen; Snowboard film screens Dec. 14; The Groove Project Dec. 19 ; Music, more at Clock Tower; Logsdon Ales pour at Volcanic Bottle ShopDecember 11, 2012 1:09 p.m. read more..
The annual Hood River County fire departments’ Christmas Parade rolls Dec. 17-19, 6-9 p.m. each night. (See Dec. 15 edition for full schedule.)December 11, 2012 1:04 p.m. read more..
ODELL — Wy’east Middle School filled Saturday with competitors, parents and volunteers involved in one of the Gorge’s fastest-growing educational/competitive spheres.December 11, 2012 1 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley High School students get to have some fun with this week in two ways while raising money for FISH food bank.December 11, 2012 12:58 p.m. read more..
The Hood River Port Commission recently approved a number of leases for the Maritime Building. Tenants include Hood River Distillers, Double Mountain Brewing, CRG Freight and Hitch Source.December 11, 2012 12:58 p.m. read more..
The annual “pie-in-the-sky” target is 200,000 cans of food collected for Hood River County residents in need. Last year, the Hood River Valley High School student food drive for FISH food bank netted close to 124,000.December 11, 2012 12:57 p.m. read more..
Six lucky kids got a police-escorted shopping trip on Sunday.December 11, 2012 12:52 p.m. read more..
With some elementary school classes bursting at the seams and others not so much, the Hood River County School District administration and board of directors believe it is time to take another look at the district’s boundaries in the hope of evening out student distribution.December 11, 2012 12:50 p.m. read more..
Health Care for All-Oregon will be visiting Hood River Dec. 12, 6-8 p.m. at the Hood River Library to discuss the American health care system, how the community can help to heal it, and what drives the current campaign to bring health care justice to all Oregonians.December 7, 2012 2:50 p.m. read more..
“It was never a question that I would go to college,” said Chief Diversity Officer Jilma Meneses of Portland State University. “It was never a question that my daughters would go to college.”December 7, 2012 2:46 p.m. read more..
The tension and disturbing allegations tied to a five-count indictment for rape and kidnap allegedly committed by Home Valley, Wash., resident and former teacher Donald Stuart McAndie were palpable Tuesday morning in the Hood River courtroom of Judge Paul Crowley.December 7, 2012 2:43 p.m. read more..
Come Monday at 6 p.m. the issue of whether Walmart can expand its Hood River store by 30,000 square feet will come before the city council for the second, and possibly, final, time.December 7, 2012 2:42 p.m. read more..
Kudos arrived from Salem and from Washington, D.C., for young people in Hood River County.December 7, 2012 2:34 p.m. read more..
Looking for a fun, free morning activity for you and your child under 6 years old? Come to the Hood River Play Group on Mondays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Riverside Church, Fourth and State streets downtown. Free parking is available behind the church.December 7, 2012 2:25 p.m. read more..
Fourth grade 3.5 to 4.0: Chloe E. Bullock, 4.0; Kai Robertson, 4.0; Faith Pichura, 4.0; Clark G. Coleman, 4.0; Andie Sliwa, 4.0; Talon Achziger, 4.0; Ellieana Bounds, 4.0; Caleb Lingel, 4.0; Kalena Calloway, 3.91; Shae Burck, 3.91; Lydia Pell, 3.82; Blake Willis, 3.73December 7, 2012 2:13 p.m. read more..
Linfield students The Linfield College Computer Science Club finished among top teams at a recent programming competition, the 2012 Pacific Northwest regional qualifier of the International Collegiate Programming Contest, held Nov. 3 at six locations.December 7, 2012 2:11 p.m. read more..
This time of year schools throughout the region have scheduled evening performances showcasing what the youngsters have learned in class this fall.December 7, 2012 1:58 p.m. read more..
El Tigra, the fifth-grade Westside Robotics team, won the ACE Award (Advancement to Championship Event) for outstanding achievement in all four categories of the competition last weekend at the Columbia Gorge First Lego League Tournament in The Dalles. This means they are also invited to participate at the state competition in Hillsboro.December 7, 2012 1:56 p.m. read more..
The Next Door is pleased to announce that Dennis Carlson is its 2012 Volunteer of the Year. Since 2006, The Next Door has been recognizing outstanding volunteers to receive the Dana Lance Volunteer of the Year award, named in honor of founding board member Dana Lance.December 7, 2012 1:55 p.m. read more..
Horizon Christian’s non-league boys basketball schedule this season includes competition against schools from five different enrollment classifications. Three games into that schedule, one thing has remained constant: the Hawk defense.December 7, 2012 1:48 p.m. read more..
It wasn’t pretty, but it was a win nevertheless.December 7, 2012 1:46 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley High School wrestling hosted Cleveland, Wilson and Columbia high schools Wednesday in a four-way dual meet. The Eagles, fresh off a strong showing last week in duals against Madison and Wilson, went 3-0 on the night, starting with a 48-22 pounding of Wilson in the opening round. Charlie Mallon, Nick Morgan, Juan Karlos Hernandez, Jessica DeHart and Christian Marquez all pinned their opponents in the dual.December 7, 2012 1:45 p.m. read more..
Teacup Lake Nordic Club is gearing up for another busy season on its 12 miles of scenic and forested trails in the Mt. Hood National Forest. The popular Nordic ski area is maintained and operated by the Teacup Lake chapter of the Oregon Nordic Club through volunteer efforts, membership fees and donations. The entire network of trails is groomed multiple times per week and offers a variety of experiences, from the leisurely stroll through snow-covered forests to the hard-core skating terrain fit for a biathlete.December 7, 2012 1:34 p.m. read more..
Christina Malango has learned a lot in her 10-year struggle with the winter depression known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.December 4, 2012 3:21 p.m. read more..
Longtime Hood River resident Jean Harmon won this year’s Harvest Quilt, organized by the Friends of ETC and benefiting the Soroptimists. Harmon, who helped sell tickets, received the quilt after her name was drawn Harvest Fest weekend.December 4, 2012 3:18 p.m. read more..
The deadline for turning in applications for the Elks “Most Valuable Student” scholarship is Dec. 7 by 6 p.m. at the Hood River Elks Lodge at Third Street and Cascade Avenue.December 4, 2012 3:15 p.m. read more..
Mosier Christmas Basket Project; Walgreens hosts toy drive to benefit The Next Door; Share the Warmth coat and blanket drive; Hood River Christmas Project; Hood River Care Center birdfeeder project; FISH food bank building project; Parkhurst House Senior Living CommunityDecember 4, 2012 3:14 p.m. read more..
Looking for a fun, free morning activity for you and your child under 6 years old? Come to the Hood River Play Group on Mondays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Riverside Church, Fourth and State streets downtown (across from the library). Free parking is available in the back of the church.December 4, 2012 3:11 p.m. read more..
The Odell Garden Club held its annual swag and wreath-making event Nov. 19. Members created wreaths and swags for downtown Odell businesses, and then for their own homes. Parkdale and Dufur garden clubs attended as well, and everyone enjoyed a potluck lunch served by Kay Lincoln, Elizabeth Spiker and Jill McBee.December 4, 2012 3:10 p.m. read more..
I’ve never been one for wearing a white “doctor” coat when I’m seeing patients at the clinic, possibly because I’m not a doctor (I’m a Physician Assistant), but most likely because, as a patient, those long white lab coats always made me feel a little uncomfortable.December 4, 2012 3:09 p.m. read more..
The Hood River planning commission will need at least another meeting before deciding how any future residential development in commercial (C2) zones on the waterfront should be regulated.December 4, 2012 2:58 p.m. read more..
The City of Hood River Public Works maintenance crew began cleaning catch basins in the downtown area Sunday and will continue through Thursday, Dec. 6, between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. The city’s combination sewer truck will be used to run high-pressure water to clean the lines and then vacuum out the debris.December 4, 2012 2:56 p.m. read more..
The young and eager Horizon Christian School girls basketball team started its season with a win on Friday, its first game under new coach Chad Leeson. It came in this weekend’s Horizon tournament, but was tempered by a loss to a larger, faster team on Saturday.December 4, 2012 2:51 p.m. read more..
Team Celsius from Hood River Middle School won an invitation to the First Lego League state championship tournament in January with a first-place finish in Saturday’s First Lego League qualifying tournament at The Dalles Middle School.December 4, 2012 2:43 p.m. read more..
An innovative tech-teaching project is under way in Hood River County thanks to the Hood River County Education Foundation’s Innovative Teaching grant program, according to Paul Lindberg, executive director for the organization.December 4, 2012 2:41 p.m. read more..
The annual season of music, light and celebration is upon us. One great Hood River tradition will be returning Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. with the Hood River County Education Foundation fundraiser concert featuring the Trail Band.December 4, 2012 2:39 p.m. read more..
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., on Tuesday called on U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis to answer a bipartisan letter from six members of the Oregon Congressional delegation requesting answers on reports of heavy-handed enforcement practices by the Labor Department.December 4, 2012 2:36 p.m. read more..
With Oregon schools at the intersection of rising standards and reduced resources, it’s good to know that some up-and-coming engineers are standing at the corner.December 4, 2012 2:34 p.m. read more..
Ballet students at Columbia Gorge Dance Academy will perform three shows of “Scenes from the Nutcracker” Dec. 8-9 at the Hood River Middle School auditorium. This is the 15th annual benefit performance for FISH and Providence Hospice of the Gorge.December 4, 2012 2:24 p.m. read more..
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