Stories for March 2012


Saturday, March 31

City to stick with Clair for building services

A proposal to have the city of Hood River cancel its contract with its current building services provider and contract its services to the county wound up being much ado about nothing at Monday's city council meeting.

March 31, 2012 noon read more..

Editorial: Write way

With a new political season on the horizon, and for other reasons, this is prime time to review the letters to the editor policy of the Hood River News.

March 31, 2012 noon read more..

Ben's Babbles: March is such a tease

At the start of this week I was standing in the sunshine watching baseball. As I write this I’m looking out my window and watching the rain pour down. Boy, I hate March; it’s such a tease.

March 31, 2012 noon read more..

Code change stalls Naito project

An oversight by the City of Hood River planning department will mean a slight but not insignificant change in the process for a proposed development at the Hood River waterfront, on property owned by Portland-based Naito Development LLC.

March 31, 2012 noon read more..

Friday, March 30


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Tuesday, March 27


Monday, March 26

Friday, March 23


Thursday, March 22

Wednesday, March 21


Students thrive with arts and education

In a project entitled “Welcome Back Old Friend,” Columbia Gorge Arts in Education paired a visual artist, a musician and two writers with students from three local schools for a collaboration inspired by the recent closure and re-opening of Hood River County libraries.

March 21, 2012 noon read more..

Tuesday, March 20

Monday, March 19

Friday, March 16


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Monday, March 12


Friday, March 9


Thursday, March 8

Tuesday, March 6


At Logsdon, Ales for every Seizoen

The Logsdon ale labels depict the waters of Mount Hood turning into a waterfall near the barn and flowing into a rounded Belgian ale glass. The labels are multi-lingual, just like Belgium, with French and Flemish joining the English.

March 6, 2012 9:12 a.m. read more..

Monday, March 5

Sunday, March 4

Saturday, March 3


March 3 Entertainment update

The annual Telluride Film Festival is Sunday, March 4, at the Skylight Theatre in Hood River. Show times are 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. with doors opening 30 minutes prior to show time.

March 3, 2012 noon read more..

Hawks romp in first game at Baker

Hot-shooting, strong-rebounding Horizon Christian School toppled Triad 75-59 in Thursday’s first round of the Class 1A state basketball tournament at Baker City High School.

March 3, 2012 noon read more..

Fake obit causes a different kind of grief

A woman came in, distraught, with two family members last week, asking to put in an obituary. As the person who handles obituaries at the News, this is something that happens occasionally, and is always a sad job.

March 3, 2012 noon read more..

Port, city offer help in Naito proposal ‘maze’

The proposal by Naito Development LLC to build a hotel, commercial building and cable park down by the Nichols Boat Basin has generated much public interest. This is a complicated project, involving both land and water use.

March 3, 2012 noon read more..

Friday, March 2


Thursday, March 1


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