Becky Bugge loves FISH.March 29, 2013 4:46 p.m. read more..
Becky Bugge loves FISH.March 29, 2013 4:46 p.m. read more..
The Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District has announced that Cindy Thieman has been hired as the new Hood River Watershed Group coordinator and Kris Schaedel as conservation technician.March 29, 2013 2:45 p.m. read more..
PacifiCorp on Thursday signed over 400 acres of waterfront property lining the lower Hood River to Columbia Land Trust and Hood River County. The transfer has been several years in the works and closes another chapter in the long process of decommissioning Powerdale Dam, which was built in 1923 and removed in 2010.March 29, 2013 2:39 p.m. read more..
Marchesi Vineyards of Hood River received Best of Class award for its 2010 Nebbiolo, Bujanen, Columbia Valley, at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.March 29, 2013 2:38 p.m. read more..
During fall 2012 the Klickitat-Skamania Local Technology Planning Team began a new broadband planning project by holding 10 broadband community forums and gathered information through about 350 surveys to help better understand broadband availability and needs.March 29, 2013 2:37 p.m. read more..
Portland might claim the fame of the largest urban park in America, Forest Park, but a new land deal announced this week gives Hood River a resource that could rival that beautiful place.March 29, 2013 2:30 p.m. read more..
Scammers claiming to be with the Oregon State Police are placing pre-recorded phone calls to Oregonians telling them they owe money for unpaid traffic tickets and asking that a Green Dot MoneyPak card be used to make the payment. These calls, which may begin with a siren sound, are fraudulent and should be ignored, warned the OSP and the Oregon Department of Justice.March 29, 2013 2:26 p.m. read more..
For the second consecutive year, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital has been named one of the “Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals” in the country by iVantage Health Analytics, a health care business intelligence and technology company.March 29, 2013 2:25 p.m. read more..
The Gorge Technology Alliance is hosting two free robotics trainings in honor of National Robotics Week, April 6-14. Register students ages 9-14 now to participate on April 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in The Dalles or April 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Moro.March 29, 2013 2:05 p.m. read more..
e results of Horizon Christian School’s first three baseball games this young season reflect the makeup of this year’s team.March 29, 2013 2:04 p.m. read more..
Hood River local and competitive fisherman Dan Betz travels next week to Grand Lake, Okla., to compete in the 2013 the Bass Federation National Championship. The bass fishing tournament brings the best fishermen from across the United States and Canada, who qualified for the event finishing in the top two in local and regional contests over nearly 25,000 other anglers.March 29, 2013 2:03 p.m. read more..
This week’s time off from school didn’t mean a complete vacation for the Hood River Valley High School varsity softball team, which traveled to play in the North Medford Spring Break Invitational. The Eagles played four games in two days and outscored opponents 37-8 to improve their season record to 7-1 with three games remaining before league play.March 29, 2013 2:02 p.m. read more..
Willpower is the answer to everything — in theory. If you had lots of it, you might exercise more and eat less junk, not to mention work harder, show more patience and make better decisions. There’s hardly an area of life that wouldn’t be more successful if you did more of what you should and less of what you shouldn’t. In fact, research finds that people who best control their impulses are healthier, happier and more successful.March 29, 2013 1:55 p.m. read more..
Walk through the main entrance of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, and chances are you will notice the smell of coffee — and the energy of high school students at Sacred Grounds Coffee Shop.March 26, 2013 2:33 p.m. read more..
Adriana Santillan and Eduardo Santa Cruz, both seniors at Hood River Valley High School, have been selected as February’s Students of the Month by the Hood River Elks Lodge 1507. Each student was presented with a check for $100 at a recent Lodge meeting.March 26, 2013 2:27 p.m. read more..
Bob Connolly plays Parkdale; Blues benefit for Big Brothers, Big Sisters April 7 at The Pines; Fiddler Lisa Ornstein plays house concert April 6; ‘Into Eternity’ screens March 27; Pint Shack screens kayak films; Volunteers need for April events; Explore Italian culture March 30; Romancing the West - a musical and visual journey through timeMarch 26, 2013 2:23 p.m. read more..
The National Museum of American History, and a billionaire who has funded a new exhibit there, would like you to know that we’re going to need more wars if we want to have freedom.March 26, 2013 2:21 p.m. read more..
I’d like to discuss the word accountability. It’s an interesting word that has been inflated to the point that it can mean almost anything. It’s like the phrase “moving forward.” Or another abused word, “reform.”March 26, 2013 2:18 p.m. read more..
As they say, “Out of the mouths of babes …”March 26, 2013 2:13 p.m. read more..
Gorge Owned (GO!) is accepting nominations for the third annual Tod LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards, which celebrates people who are working on innovative, creative solutions to the environmental, economic and social issues facing the Gorge.March 26, 2013 2:07 p.m. read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Heywood as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:March 26, 2013 1:50 p.m. read more..
Concordia Evangelical Lutheran; Shepherd of the Valley Church; Hood River Valley Christian Church; The Immanuel Church; St. Mark’s Episcopal Church; St. Mary’s Catholic Church; Our Redeemer Lutheran Church; The First Baptist Church of Hood River; Riverside Community ChurchMarch 26, 2013 1:48 p.m. read more..
Roll out the red carpet, turn the spotlight on and start the music. In a four-team total pins roll-off, Got Sand won the popular and highly competitive Tuesday Nite Mixed league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes recently.March 26, 2013 1:36 p.m. read more..
A “doozy” is how Hood River Valley High School lacrosse coach Jon Munk described Friday’s varsity matchup against the Westview Wildcats. The 17-6 loss puts the Eagles at 0-2 two weeks into the season after a much closer 7-6 loss last week at Oregon City.March 26, 2013 1:33 p.m. read more..
As is typical for the Cascades, the first official days of spring were met with cold, wet and windy weather that brought quite a bit of fresh snow to the mountains. Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort announced 44 inches of new snow last week as it prepared for a busy schedule of spring break activities and operations. The resort’s 117-inch base (as of Monday) ensures a quality late season with plenty of opportunity for skiing and snowboarding in T-shirts and sunglasses.March 26, 2013 1:26 p.m. read more..
The sun is coming out, flowers are blossoming and the Gorge is getting ready for springtime. On Saturday, April 20, Gorge Owned Business Network is putting together an Earth Day party from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Springhouse Cellar Winery located at 13 Railroad St., Hood River.March 26, 2013 1:17 p.m. read more..
The Odell FISH Food Bank site opened its doors almost three years ago in downtown Odell and has been quietly distributing food to clients on Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. ever since.March 26, 2013 1:16 p.m. read more..
Being a health care provider has certain benefits in our society, and one such perk I received recently was an invitation to teach a couple dozen fourth- and fifth-grade boys about all the mysteries and wonders of puberty.March 26, 2013 1:14 p.m. read more..
Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray’s songs are gritty, bluesy, atmospheric, sparse at times and bring lots of roots-music elements together to tell stories. You would think that the music should “say it all,” so to speak.March 22, 2013 5:20 p.m. read more..
A Spokane, Wash., man was arrested Monday night during an Oregon State Police traffic stop after a trooper allegedly found more than 5 pounds of marijuana and a small amount of cocaine in the man’s car along Interstate 84, 2 miles east of Hood River.March 22, 2013 2:12 p.m. read more..
This week has been mostly cold, windy and rainy; not exactly the kind of weather that makes you want to go flying. But Thursday at Ken Jernstedt Airfield in Hood River, Dave Koebel is doing his pre-flight check to make sure everything is ready for a flight.March 22, 2013 2:12 p.m. read more..
Both community forums for the school attendance boundary study have come and gone, but parents and other community members have until the end of March to share their ideas for solutions with the 12-member committee that has been looking at the imbalance in school enrollment and building capacities throughout the district.March 22, 2013 2:10 p.m. read more..
NW Natural gas is reporting a phone scam in which scammers claiming to be from NW Natural tell customers they have a past due payment that must be paid immediately with cash to avoid shut off. The customer is given details on where to wire the cash payment.March 22, 2013 2:06 p.m. read more..
Hood River Adopt A Dog (HRAAD) rescued 10 dogs on Friday, March 15, from a Washington farm where they had been housed in less than desirable conditions, and is seeking help in their care.March 22, 2013 2:02 p.m. read more..
Spring in to safety.March 22, 2013 2:01 p.m. read more..
The Spring Humanities Series 10th Anniversary Retrospective will begin April 3 with a presentation by Flor Fernandez Barrios. The event will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium, 323 E. Fourth St. in The Dalles.March 22, 2013 1:46 p.m. read more..
The City of Bingen is inviting all Gorge residents to join a fund evening of fundraising March 23 to help raise the remaining funds to finish the Bingen community’s skate park. The event, held at the Bingen School House (210 N. Cedar, Bingen, Wash.), starts at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour and silent-auction. A buffet dinner, music and a live auction will follow. Tickets are $15 each or $25 for two, available at the door.March 22, 2013 1:41 p.m. read more..
Hood River’s Special Olympics team concluded its winter season recently with the Special Olympics of Oregon State Championships March 8-10 at Mt. Bachelor. Pictured are team members Joe Cannon, Dylan Bigelow, Kardell Mann, Charles Kronger, Nolan Carlson, AnaLinda Orlickas and Melody Nilson. Coaches were Dominick Leonardo, Jena Christiansen, Kelci Barnes, Cale Rice and Amanda Thomas.March 22, 2013 1:39 p.m. read more..
Following in the footsteps of last year’s standout Hood River Valley High School track and field team, which brought home 10 district titles, two state championship titles and top-10 state finishes in 12 events, is going to be a big task; but the next batch of Eagle athletes is hard at work trying.March 22, 2013 1:27 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley High School varsity baseball’s run of offensive ascendancy came to an abrupt halt Tuesday in a sluggish 4-2 loss against Barlow. The home game brought the Bruins, now 1-2 on the season, to HRVHS for a cold afternoon at Traner Field following three blowout victories for the Eagles.March 22, 2013 1:27 p.m. read more..
Ideally, half of every plate you put in front of your children should be filled with vegetables and fruits.March 22, 2013 1:25 p.m. read more..
Fundraisers are what help keep the lights on and the water running at event centers in the upper valley community.March 20, 2013 4:26 p.m. read more..
Registration is now open for the Regards to Rural Conference at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Friday and Saturday, June 21-22, with a pre-session by Michael Shuman, conference keynoter, on June 20.March 20, 2013 4:22 p.m. read more..
An appreciation of an “Gloves are very interesting. It’s almost like a second skin, because they’ve been with us for so long.” — Wren AndrewsMarch 20, 2013 4:17 p.m. read more..
With six seniors on the roster this season, the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls tennis team is working to improve on last season’s rebuilding effort that concluded with a fifth-place league finish.March 20, 2013 4:09 p.m. read more..
Junior attack-man Taylor Cramer sunk back-to-back goals to kick the Hood River Valley High School varsity boys lacrosse team into gear Friday night in the season-opener against the 6A Three Rivers division Pioneers.March 20, 2013 4:08 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley Snowboard Team’s Autumn Inouye claimed an individual state halfpipe title last week in the Oregon Interscholastic Snowboard Association state championships in Bend. Along with the individual title, the girls team brought home a first-place trophy for the halfpipe event thanks to a second-place performance by Maddie Collins and a 15th-place result for Katie Middle.March 20, 2013 4:05 p.m. read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Jasper as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:March 20, 2013 4:04 p.m. read more..
CAST Theater and Columbia Center for the Arts present two nights of a staged reading of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Williams on Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, at 7:30 p.m. in the theater at the arts center, 215 Cascade Ave., Hood River.March 20, 2013 3:48 p.m. read more..
Where would the Gorge economy be without arts, history and culture?March 20, 2013 3:41 p.m. read more..
Citizens still have time to step forward and be counted in a big way.March 20, 2013 3:40 p.m. read more..
The next Hood River Watershed Group meeting will include a water quality technology presentation by Charlie Allen, vice president of Wilkins, Kaiser & Olson, owner of Mt. Hood Forest Products in Mt. Hood.March 20, 2013 3:21 p.m. read more..
The Hood River Police Officers Association is offering two $500 scholarships in support of students wishing to pursue higher education. These scholarships can be applied toward tuition, room and board or books.March 20, 2013 3:07 p.m. read more..
CORVALLIS, Ore. – New research at Oregon State University suggests the health benefits of small amounts of activity – as small as one- and two-minute increments that add up to 30 minutes per day – can be just as beneficial as longer bouts of physical exercise achieved by a trip to the gym.March 20, 2013 3:07 p.m. read more..
The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals ruled Friday morning that the City of Hood River must reconsider several points of its recent decision to allow construction of a hotel and commercial building on the Hood River waterfront.March 20, 2013 3:04 p.m. read more..
Turning fans away at the door isn’t normally something to be proud of,March 19, 2013 1:37 p.m. read more..
Whistle? Check. Mighty Miles certificates and Dragon Dineros? Check. Clothespin hall passes? Check. Bullhorn, two-way radio and blood-borne pathogens safety kit?March 15, 2013 2:32 p.m. read more..
Photos, events sought Nine high school-aged poetry champions from around Oregon are set to compete in the state Poetry Out Loud competition on March 16, including Emelia (Emmy) McPherson of Hood River Valley High School. Each Poetry Out Loud competitor has already won both school and regional contests held earlier this year.March 15, 2013 2:26 p.m. read more..
Know your boundaries, the old saying goes.March 15, 2013 2:24 p.m. read more..
Mid-Columbia Unit 20 of the Oregon Retired Educators Association is offering a $750 scholarship to a third-, fourth- or fifth-year college student (as of this coming September) who aspires to become a teacher and is attending an Oregon school.March 15, 2013 2:08 p.m. read more..
A ticker tape parade is definitely in order for the Incredibowls team, which won the Thursday evening Hood River County league at Orchard Lanes last week in a championship match that pitted the first-half winners against the second-half winners for all the marbles.March 15, 2013 1:56 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley Swim Team continues to add state champions to its ranks as this year’s season comes to a climax. Competing at the recent 2013 Oregon senior state championships, HRVST standouts Scott Bergstrom, Danielle Miller, Erin Nelson and Connor Webb all won state titles.March 15, 2013 1:54 p.m. read more..
A blowout and a nail-biter set the stage for what should be an exciting season for Hood River Valley High School varsity softball. With seniors Natalia Ames, Hallie Curtis, Amanda McCafferty and Hannah Williams and another seven juniors anchoring the varsity roster, the team is loaded with players who bring several years of experience to the field.March 15, 2013 1:53 p.m. read more..
South Carolina chiropractor Daniel Kehres says those trying to lose weight should look at how sumo wrestlers live.March 15, 2013 1:44 p.m. read more..
Feel that, the growing in your stomach after a work-out? That’s hunger, the honest-to-goodness kind, not the I’m-bored-so-I’ll-eat-ice-cream variety. It’s a good thing, and you earned it. Now, however, what you do about that hunger can make or break your weight loss goals.March 15, 2013 1:42 p.m. read more..
The Hood River County School Board concluded its search for a new superintendent Wednesday evening and offered the position to Dan Goldman, current director of instruction and elementary education with the Tigard-Tualatin School District.March 15, 2013 9:24 a.m. read more..
“For artistry, excellence and dedication in arts education in our schools and community”: That is how a newly created award will honor future dedicated educators in Hood River County. This year’s first recipient of those eloquent accolades however is Hood River Valley High School Music Director Mark Steighner.March 12, 2013 4:11 p.m. read more..
Saturday’s Feast of Words turned out to be an encyclopedia of giving.March 12, 2013 4:02 p.m. read more..
The students of Mosier Middle School are seizing the opportunity to improve their school surroundings and help change the learning experience for the future generations of students.March 12, 2013 4:01 p.m. read more..
As usual, the first Saturday of March had the Hood River Leos Club collecting deposit bottles and cans in the Rosauers parking lot. As they do on the first Saturday of every month, the Leos greeted the regular stream of cars whose drivers were bringing bags or boxes of empty containers.March 12, 2013 3:53 p.m. read more..
Hood River Feasted, now it’s time for Hood River Reads.March 12, 2013 3:52 p.m. read more..
Soil is arguably the most important component in a successful garden; it’s what feeds and aerates your plants. Good soil is a microcosm filled with microorganisms that transform organic matter into food your plants can digest. Only with good soil will your plants thrive.March 12, 2013 3:48 p.m. read more..
If there was ever a time in Hood River to break-out the clickty-clackers, cowbells, plastic clappy-hands, thunder-sticks and vuvuzelas, Saturday is it. The otherwise maddening spectator noisemakers will provide appropriate harmony for the Gorge Roller Girls’ first-ever league bout; a match-up between the River Reapers and the Cherry Bombers March 16, 6 p.m. at Hood River Valley High School.March 12, 2013 3:44 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley High School freestyle skiers flipped, spun, shredded and grinded their way to domination in what is fast becoming a popular new facet of high school skiing. In last week’s OISRA state championships, HRV boys and girls freestyle competitors made a clean sweep in all events, taking first as a combined team, first as boys and girls teams and claiming most of the top three spots in all individual events.March 12, 2013 3:13 p.m. read more..
Join Little Feet Cooperative Preschool for its open house March 19-20 from 9-11 a.m.March 12, 2013 3:11 p.m. read more..
Speakers told their tales of legal obstacles and life realities at a forum on immigration reform last week in Hood River.March 12, 2013 3:08 p.m. read more..
Last Saturday dawned beautifully. Blue sky, snow-covered mountains, birds singing and early spring flowers popping open. The perfect day for biking, working in the yard, taking a walk, or (for several dozen local teachers) willingly sitting in darkened rooms illuminated by computer screens, not sunshine.March 12, 2013 2:50 p.m. read more..
The Pine Grove-Odell United Methodist Church Potato Dinner will be held March 16 beginning at 5 p.m. in the Odell church’s fellowship hall. Baked potatoes with all the trimmings, salad and ice cream will be served. Adults are $6, seniors $5, children $3, and those under age 3 are free. All proceeds will be donated to FISH.March 12, 2013 2:49 p.m. read more..
Twenty-seven educators across the county received a little extra boost in their efforts to bring innovation to the classroom with recent grant awards from the Hood River County Education Foundation’s Innovative Teaching program.March 8, 2013 2:15 p.m. read more..
Tammy Hall began her love affair with flowers when she was just 16. That’s when she took on the mantle of floral delivery person for her parents’ flower shop on the Heights. She’s taken a few detours since then, but always wound her way back to the blossoms.March 8, 2013 2:10 p.m. read more..
The Hood River City Council moved ahead Monday with approval of a plan amending its system development charges for transportation impacts.March 8, 2013 2:08 p.m. read more..
The international organization Play for Peace hosts a community event to help people and organizations use cooperative play to create laughter, compassion and peace.March 8, 2013 2:06 p.m. read more..
The newly licensed 16-year-old pilot profiled in a 1999 edition of the Hood River News has moved way beyond Cessna.March 8, 2013 2:03 p.m. read more..
Between PERS reform and less-than-robust state education budget projections, it is sobering but instructive to pay attention to the fiscal future of classroom programs in 2013-14.March 8, 2013 1:55 p.m. read more..
SALEM – The newly revised payroll employment numbers show that Oregon’s economy added jobs slowly and steadily for the past three years. In January, 182,994 Oregonians were unemployed. This was 7,707 fewer individuals than in January 2012 when 190,701 Oregonians were unemployed.March 8, 2013 1:54 p.m. read more..
The pins took a beating in league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last week. The two hottest bowlers in town kept up their torrid pace with a nearly perfect game and big series numbers. New bowlers also found the range and familiar names in women’s play hit pay dirt, too.March 8, 2013 1:40 p.m. read more..
The Hawks return 11 of 12 varsity players to the program, which has finished fifth, first and second at the Class 1A state tournament in Baker City the past three seasons. Horizon spent most of the 2012-13 campaign ranked first or second and rode a 38-game win streak over two seasons into the March 2 title game — a 41-39 loss to City Christian of Portland.March 8, 2013 1:38 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley Snowboarding Club boys and girls teams claimed individual and team Gorge League titles this month after solid performances throughout the season. The team of high school snowboarders will train this weekend in preparation for the Oregon Interscholastic Snowboarding Association state championship, held March 13-16 at Mt. Bachelor.March 8, 2013 1:36 p.m. read more..
Q: “Controlling my weight was a piece of cake in my 20s and 30s, but not anymore. Why does it seem so much harder now that I’m 50-something? Is there anything I can do to fight the middle-age spread, or is this a battle that all women my age are destined to lose?”March 8, 2013 1:32 p.m. read more..
Parents are invited to attend informational meetings March 14 about Mosier Community School and Middle School and the 2013 school year.March 8, 2013 1:25 p.m. read more..
Hope remains alive for Hood River to keep some direct access to Country Club Road.March 5, 2013 3:01 p.m. read more..
A postal worker who delivered mail in Hood River and lives in The Dalles was recently convicted for drug-related crimes in both communities but might soon be back on the job.March 5, 2013 2:57 p.m. read more..
The City of Bingen is putting on a dinner and auction fundraiser called GorgeOut on March 23, to raise remaining funds to finish the community skatepark.March 5, 2013 2:54 p.m. read more..
Hood River County Reads is an annual community reading adventure. This year, Hood River County is reading “Ricochet River,” by Robin Cody, a coming-of-age story set in a small Oregon logging town in the 1960s.March 5, 2013 2:44 p.m. read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Duncan as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:March 5, 2013 2:41 p.m. read more..
BAKER CITY – Horizon Christian School got the shot it wanted with four seconds remaining in Saturday’s Class 1A state title game, but not the result.March 5, 2013 2:35 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley Swim Team’s Chad Klaas swam to two state champion titles last weekend at the 2103 Oregon Swimming age 11-14 championships in Corvallis. Klaas won the 50- and 100-meter butterfly events in the 11-year-old boys division, dominating his competition and setting three new team records along the way.March 5, 2013 2:33 p.m. read more..
Amalia Vasquez, a student at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, is a member of the college’s Drama Ministries Ensemble and will perform a new worship drama, “Zambia Home,” in Iowa, Michigan, Illinois, Pennsylvania and New York during the college’s spring break March 1-11.March 5, 2013 2:27 p.m. read more..
The Hood River County School Board has four positions coming open in the May election. The district would like to encourage community members to consider board service as a way to be involved and make a contribution to the children and schools of Hood River County.March 5, 2013 2:15 p.m. read more..
In an effort to attract new members and better serve existing ones, Hood River Elks Lodge is taking steps to upgrade its athletic facilities. The lodge offers two racquetball courts, a selection of weights, treadmills, stationary bikes and other basic equipment and locker/shower rooms with saunas, but it’s no secret that the amenities have seen better days and are in need of a facelift.March 5, 2013 1:50 p.m. read more..
This Friday, March 8, from 5:30-8 p.m., Parkdale Elementary School students, faculty and PTO members are inviting the community to come out and join in the fun at their carnival, their biggest annual fundraiser.March 5, 2013 1:45 p.m. read more..
The Pine Grove Fire Department Awards dinner was held Feb. 9 at the Hood River Inn in the River View room. It was a nice change of pace from several years of having it at the fire station.March 5, 2013 1:44 p.m. read more..
The Horizon Christian Hawks defeated Hosaana Christian 58-37 Friday afternoon to advance to the 1A state finals in Baker City.March 1, 2013 4:53 p.m. read more..
CASCADE LOCKS — Friendliness is more than idle talk for Peggy Towery. “Hey, doing fine, how about you?”March 1, 2013 2:33 p.m. read more..
For two centuries, the Columbia River Bar has been called one of the world’s most dangerous passages. The loss of nearly 2,000 ships has earned the bar the moniker “Graveyard of the Pacific.”March 1, 2013 2:26 p.m. read more..
“Three-and-a-Half Wishes” is a new musical written by Mark Steighner and presented by students and staff at Hood River Middle School. With three performances canceled last week due to cast illness, one final “encore” performance has been added for this coming Tuesday.March 1, 2013 2:25 p.m. read more..
Lunafest, the annual touring international film festival featuring award-winning short films by, for, and about women, arrives in the Gorge on Wednesday, March 13, and Thursday, March 14, courtesy of Soroptimist International of Hood River.March 1, 2013 2:16 p.m. read more..
Next week, 50 Oregonians will embark on a five-day regional “March for One” bus tour through Oregon’s Second Congressional District.March 1, 2013 2:14 p.m. read more..
It is no wonder that local educators have been exploring ways to meet the needs of Spanish-speaking families; close to 30 percent of the population of Hood River County is of Hispanic origin according to the 2010 U.S. Census. In addition, over 28 percent of county residents speak a language other than English in the home.March 1, 2013 2:13 p.m. read more..
According to a March 1 press release from the Hood River County Health Department, efforts to repair the cracked spring box of the Oak Grove Water company are continuing and that it has no plans to pursue enforcement actions against the company.March 1, 2013 2:02 p.m. read more..
In the blink of an eye, the main bowling season at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes will reach a climatic conclusion this month as we determine team champions. This is really what it’s all about, conquering those ever-changing invisible lane conditions, holding each other up through the grueling season and striking out in the tenth to win points for the team. The intensity of it all is what makes bowling so much fun.March 1, 2013 1:56 p.m. read more..
BAKER CITY - Horizon Christian School opened defense of its Class 1A boys basketball state championship Wednesday with a 53-42 win against Country Christian in the final eight tourney.March 1, 2013 1:37 p.m. read more..
Hood River County Library District is seeking a few great individuals to run for its board of directors. The district was created by a vote of the citizens of Hood River County on Nov. 2, 2010, following the closure of the Hood River County Library, then a department of Hood River County.March 1, 2013 1:34 p.m. read more..
Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the Cooper Institute, both in Dallas, recently found that being fit in your 30s, 40s and 50s doesn’t just extend your life, but also ups the likelihood that you will really enjoy your later years.March 1, 2013 1:29 p.m. read more..
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