Anyone who has seen Regan Huckaby work out in the last year will tell you, she’s an absolute maniac. Although as friendly as they come, the 27-year-old Hood River resident is trimmed like a Navy SEAL and can outperform most of the guys in her gym; accolades made all the more impressive by the fact that she’s a mother of two young Huckaby rugrats, ages 2 and 4.May 31, 2014 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley varsity boys lacrosse extended its season at least through the weekend with a commanding 19-0 win at home Wednesday night against Rex Putnam in the inaugural Cascade Cup tournament. The win advanced the team to a Saturday night game at Canby in the 16-team bracket’s quarterfinal round.May 31, 2014 midnight read more..
Humility may be the dominant trait of the two stand-out students honored with the 2013-14 Citizenship Award at Hood River Valley High School.May 31, 2014 midnight read more..
The care and keeping of Toll Bridge Park and Campground, located in Parkdale, falls to two Jims.May 31, 2014 midnight read more..
New language inserted into a federal water resources bill that’s awaiting legislative approval could help the Port of Hood River speed the development of a waterfront pedestrian trail planned for the west bank of the Nichols Boat Basin.May 31, 2014 midnight read more..
Hood River Adopt A Dog is holding its annual “Goin’ to the Dogs” Rummage Sale May 31-June 1 inside the Cody Fruit Stand in Odell, at the intersection of Davis Drive (Highway 282) and Graves Road from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days.May 31, 2014 midnight read more..
Thanks to everyone who sent in Rick Hulett memories.May 31, 2014 midnight read more..
Double Mountain introduces Lulu Saison; ‘Straffe’: Logsdon serves up its first tripel; It’s ‘ruh-cow’: Pfriem brews single hop RakauMay 31, 2014 midnight read more..
The 2014 White Salmon Spring Festival Parade Grand Marshals are Brad Roberts, Marsha Holliston, Char Oldfield and Teunis Wyers.May 31, 2014 midnight read more..
Life flies by. I remember joining Horizon Christian School in 2009 like it was only a week ago. I remember playing golf for the first time in eighth grade and swinging a baseball bat for the first time my sophomore yearMay 31, 2014 midnight read more..
The Columbia River Gorge, Mount Hood and surrounding areas will be on national television this Sunday as The Oregon Trail Rally airs on NBC Sports Network at 3 p.m. (PST). The race was held May 2-4 as a stage of the national Rally America series and covered terrain from Portland International Raceway, Dufur and the eastern Gorge and several gravel roads in Hood River County.May 31, 2014 midnight read more..
Eagle baseball pulled off a big-time win Wednesday afternoon in the first round of the OSAA 5A state championships. HRV, seeded No. 14 in the 16-team bracket after winning a play-in game last week at Bend, upset Springfield with a 5-2 win to advance to the tournament quarterfinals and knock the No. 3 seed out of the tournament on their home turf.May 30, 2014 5:05 p.m. read more..
The Hood River Valley Eagles (21-6) have the momentum of a locomotive after their 8-0 win over the Sherwood Bowmen (9-17) in a Class 5A first-round state playoff contest Wednesday at Westside Elementary School.May 30, 2014 5:03 p.m. read more..
Longtime local bowling luminary, Roger Montavon, stole the thunder and propelled his team to take all the marbles in the fast paced Wednesday night Fraternal league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Montavon rolled a perfect 300 in his first game of a four-team championship roll-off between round winners Electronics Assemblers, Van Cleave Design and the Amigos, plus Montavon’s Berries — the wild card team that took the most points during the season without winning a round.May 28, 2014 midnight read more..
CenturyLink recently awarded a $5,000 Mobile Technology grant to the May Street Elementary technology integration team. The team, led by Lenny Bunting, fifth-grade teacher at May Street, includes Kate Getchis, second-grade teacher and Heather Clark, first-grade teacher. The team will be implementing the grant over the next school year.May 28, 2014 midnight read more..
Momentum continues to build for Maya Lin’s sixth and final Confluence Project site along the Columbia River system. The Oregon Community Foundation announces a special, one-time capital grant of $150,000 to help build the curved, elevated walkway at Celilo Park near The Dalles. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2016.May 28, 2014 midnight read more..
A well-preserved felt banner, reading “Asbury, Hood River,” lies folded on the floor of what was once a Sunday school room of the 100-year-old Methodist Church, left behind 15 months ago when the church closed its doors.May 28, 2014 midnight read more..
Despite being underdogs in Friday’s 5A baseball play-in matchup on the road against the 14th-ranked Summit Storm (15-10), the 19th-ranked Hood River Valley Eagles (11-15) claimed a huge 10-0 win to earn themselves a spot in the 16-team state championship bracket.May 28, 2014 midnight read more..
Sebastian Barajas and Jestena Mattson successfully defended state titles over the weekend at the 2014 OSAA 5A State Track and Field Championships to help propel Hood River Valley High School to ninth- and fifth-place team finishes in the season finale at Eugene’s Hayward Field.May 28, 2014 midnight read more..
Respect and gratitude were in the wind during Monday’s Memorial Day observance, held in breezy but sunny weather at Idlewilde Cemetery.May 28, 2014 midnight read more..
The Port of Hood River has many names for its various waterfront and land features. The Hook. The Spit. The Marina Beach. The Marina Green.May 28, 2014 midnight read more..
A fire at a Hood River retirement home burned the deck of one of the units early Sunday morning, but Hood River Fire and EMS Chief Devon Wells said the fire could have easily been much worse.May 28, 2014 midnight read more..
The Historic Mint Building and Fort Dalles Days Steering Committee announces the 1st Annual Chili Cook-Off and Benefit sponsored by The Mint. The highlight of this event, which will be July 11 from 6-10 p.m. in the Historic Mint Building located at 710 E. Second St., is that all proceeds will benefit Providence Hospice of the Gorge Children’s Grief Groups.May 28, 2014 midnight read more..
Residents, recreationists, fishermen, business owners, biologists, and more turned out last Saturday for a meeting to swap ideas and discuss concerns regarding what could be in store for the future of the lower White Salmon River.May 28, 2014 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Consortium invited lawmakers from Olympia and Salem who represent districts in the Columbia River Gorge to attend a bi-state legislative summit Friday, May 16 in White Salmon. Five legislators were on hand for the occasion.May 28, 2014 midnight read more..
While the Hood River girls tennis team didn’t get the “luck of the draw” at last week’s 5A Special District 1 Championships in Sunriver, where six out of the seven HRV players were bracketed against seeded players in the first round, they rose to the challenge and their play reached a pinnacle for the season as they went on to dominate the consolation rounds.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
Memorial Day observances on Monday, May 26, include new names added to the Veterans Walk of Honor.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
Sunny skies and a light but steady breeze greeted competitors in the first of eight summer races that make up the Gorge Cup windsurfing series. This is the 21st year of the series, which runs from May through August at the Hood River Event Site and brings together a wide range of sailors, from seasoned veterans to first-time racers, to competitors in a friendly atmosphere.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
After several years’ hiatus, Hood River’s Babe Ruth baseball program reassembled this year and is competing in the regional spring season.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
In a unique mix of fun in the sun and hard-headed competition, the Hood River Marina was host to the 2014 Oregon Beach Wrestling State Championships last weekend. On a smooth strip of beach jutting into the Columbia River, wrestlers were paired into general age and weight categories and competed in the unique format of wrestling with rules similar to those of the Japanese Sumo style.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
Samantha Meyers and Amanda Durnez made Hood River County history Tuesday: They purchased an Oregon marriage certificate, entitling them to marry, following a federal judge’s ruling Monday that the ban on same-sex marriage in Oregon is unconstitutional.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
There’s a lot of history in Pine Grove Butte Cemetery, and that’s something Sexton Randy Holmstrom likes best about the job.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
A measure that would provide funding for local emergency medical services seemingly passed handily in the city of Cascade Locks during Tuesday’s primary election, with 138 votes in favor and 78 against, representing an approval of nearly 64 percent.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
Wondering when your internet will be faster, more consistent, or just more of what you want?May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
It took 18 climbers and 17 hours of hard, dangerous labor, but the body of Robert J. Cormier has been retrieved from the north face of Mount Hood.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
Mary Abrams, director of Oregon DSL, stated in an interview with Rob Davis of Oregon Live “I have a real alliance with the people in rural Oregon. I’m very proud to come from a very small town in Morrow County. I also believe — and I think people who live and work in rural Oregon — have their own environmental consciousness. They believe there are ways to make economic development and good environmental choices at the same time. That’s what I always look for …”May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
Parkhurst House, a provider of assisted living services and care to seniors in the market unveiled its new name — Parkhurst Place, which reflects its refreshed commitment to enriching the life of the residents that it serves.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer regularly scheduled tours of The Dalles Dam May 24 and May 25 and has scheduled additional tours on Monday to celebrate Memorial Day. Tours begin at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High’s Dan Kuechmann shot a two-day total of 165 — 21 over par — to finish in a tie for 32nd place at last week’s OSAA 5A state golf championships at Banks’ Quail Valley Golf Course. Crescent Valley sophomore Kevin Geniza won the tournament with a three-over-par total of 147.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
The June show at Columbia Art Gallery, “The Best of the Gorge,” will celebrate and reward the best artwork produced by mid-Columbia residents. Prizes will be awarded to the best works, both 2D and 3D — all media are invited, from drawing and painting to glass and ceramics to sculpture, mixed media and photography.May 24, 2014 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents the June history dinner on “Building the Columbia River Highway: They Said It Couldn’t Be Done,” with author Peg Willis, Friday, June 13. A pasta bar dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. followed by a 6:30 p.m. presentation at the Discovery Center.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
Peter Pan kept popping up over Christmas break. And not from the peanut butter jar. It was the topic of conversation whenever I visited with Kendra, my seventh-grade granddaughter, who couldn’t wait for the production of the play to move past set decoration.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High track and field claimed 10 district titles and qualified athletes in 18 events at last week’s Columbia River Conference championships to compete in the upcoming OSAA 5A State meet in Eugene. Preliminary rounds start Friday inside the University of Oregon’s historic Hayward Field, where 38 of the state’s 5A programs will be represented; action peaks with final rounds Saturday afternoon.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High softball extended its winning streak to 10 with an 8-1 Columbia River Conference season finale victory over The Dalles-Wahtonka Eagle Indians Friday in The Dalles. The win secured the conference title for the Eagles (10-2 CRC, 20-5 overall), who finished their league schedule tied with the Pendleton Buckaroos (10-2, 19-6) to split the CRC titleMay 21, 2014 midnight read more..
Kim Vogel has announced she is retiring as of June 30, 2014, eight years after becoming principal of Parkdale Elementary School and with 20 years of service with Hood River County School District.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
The Pine Grove-Odell United Methodist Church will be worshiping at the Pine Grove church site on Eastside Road in June, July and August. Services begin at 10 a.m., and everyone is invited to attend.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center is proud to participate in the 2014 Blue Star Museums program. Blue Star Museums is a program that offers free admission to museums for all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 26, through Labor Day, Sept. 1.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
Horizon Christian School made a run at the District 3 track and field championship Saturday in Moro, where the boys team finished a close second to host Sherman County and the girls finished fifth. In all, the Hawks are sending athletes in 11 events to the upcoming state track and field finals in Eugene.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
On May 19, shortly before 9 p.m., Officer Emy Delancy with the Hood River Police Department performed a traffic stop for failure to signal a lane change on Interstate 84 near exit 63.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
Oregon’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady in April at 6.9 percent according to a report released Monday by the Oregon Employment Department. Compared with April 2013, Oregon’s unemployment rate fell by 1.0 percentage point over the year.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
An opportunity to support the Columbia Center for the Arts is coming up on May 31 with a fundraising gala “C’est Si Bon,” (Google says the translation is ‘it’s so good’) — starring Portland actor and singer Susannah Mars. The festivities start at 6 p.m.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
Developing a multi-use trail system on the Lyle Cherry Orchard property is starting to come together, at least on a conceptual level.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
The 31-mile-long Klickitat Trail between Lyle and the Centerville area was never officially closed and remains open for public recreation, according to the communications director for the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
In fall 2013 eight elite kayakers from around the world undertook a most epic whitewater kayaking expedition in the heart of central Colombia.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
Once again this year, in preparation for celebrating “Oregon Parenting Education Week,” May 18-25, the Columbia Gorge Parenting Education Program of The Next Door seeks photos of children from birth to 8 years interacting with an adult in a healthy activity.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
Samantha Meyers and Amanda Durnez made Hood River County history Tuesday – they purchased an Oregon Marriage Certificate, entitling them to marry, following a federal judge’s ruling Monday that the ban on same-sex marriage in Oregon is unconstitutional.May 20, 2014 4:26 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley Swim Team hosted its Secure Storage Sprinter Invitational last week at the Hood River Aquatic Center. For several of the 50 HRVST swimmers in attendance, the meet was their first, while others are now seasoned racers who are focused in posting personal best times in their respective events.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
Following the doctor’s orders is often easier said than done, especially when it comes to taking medications. Lacking information and support, nearly 75 percent of adults fail to take their medications as advised, resulting in an estimated $290 billion in unnecessary health care spending annually.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
Dan Kuechmann will be the lone golfer to represent Hood River Valley High School at next week’s OSAA 5A boys golf state championships. Keuchmann and Coach Mark Gradin will travel to Banks, home to Quail Valley Golf Course, on Sunday for a practice round before the two-day tournament next week to determine the state’s top high school golfers.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
Logging operations started last week for the Dahlia Timber Sale, located in the Post Canyon area of Hood River County Forestry property.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
Horizon Christian School’s golf team ended its season this week with the OSAA 3A/2A/1A Special District 5 championships at Pendleton Country Club, and although no one from the team qualified for next week’s state championships in Corvallis, Coach Oscar Stenberg is pleased with the way his players performed.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
May is Oregon Wildfire Awareness Month and each week will be dedicated to a different topic. This week is focused on creating defensible space around your home.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
Social media sites indicate that today’s Baby Gramps house concert at White Salmon Guitar is sold out, but that’s shouldn’t stop you from reading this short interview I gleaned from him, via his media correspondent — whom I’ve been in contact with.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
Michelle McGrath, executive director of Gorge Grown Food Network, has taken a position with Oregon Environmental Council in Portland as of July 1.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
Something has been stalking and killing the Barbour family’s animals and they and the Oregon Department Fish and Wildlife have reason to believe a cougar could be responsible for the deaths.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
Allison Fashing and Naomi Greenwald, both seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as Hood River Elks Club’s March Students of the Month. They both received checks for $100 at a recent Lodge meeting.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department has decided to hold off on executing a grant agreement for Barrett Park while the state tries to figure out if Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District’s proposed development for the land still qualifies for funding — or if the money should be used to develop another site of HRVPRD’s choosing.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
The Hood River County School Board passed the 2014-15 budget Tuesday, with no one from the sparse crowd choosing to speak when Budget Committee Chair Chip Dickinson opened the floor to public comment.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
On paper, Megan Saunders has not just one, but two job titles, and in reality, should could have many more.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
Hood River native Wiley Watson has been involved in the Southern California film industry for approximately eight years, working on movies, commercial and web shows, but Wiley says that “none have taken me on such an emotional roller coaster” as his most recent project: a film about the tragic death of his friend.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
Erika Enriquez saved the day Tuesday with a fifth-inning RBI single to drive in the only run of the game in the Hood River Valley Eagles’ narrow 1-0 home victory over Hermiston.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
The Charburger Restaurant in Cascade Locks recently accepted a generous donation of art from students at Cascade Locks Elementary School. The piece was created as part of a Columbia Gorge Arts in Education project at the school last month.May 17, 2014 midnight read more..
Others love tutus, tooMay 14, 2014 midnight read more..
There’s something oddly heartwarming about watching a crowd of grown men prance around in pink tutus. In many cases entire families, dogs included, waited patiently, and proudly, for the start of Saturday’s Lila May Tutu Trot, wreathed in flamboyancy usually reserved for 6-and-under ballerinas or Halloween costumes.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office has received permission from the county to acquire a narcotic detection dog, which Sheriff Matt English said will be “uncharted territory” and the first time HRCSO has owned a drug dog in the department’s history.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
The noisy coins clink and slosh in the big white bin, hand-labeled with the famous pink ribbon denoting breast cancer awareness. That “noise” has become the sweetest sound for three seventh-grade girls at Wy’east Middle School who, over the last seven months, raised $139.50 to help prevent breast cancer in our community.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
The city of Cascade Locks has been cranking away at becoming an increasingly bike-friendly destination over the past couple of years.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
Many of the world’s best snowboarders were at Mt. Hood Meadows last week for the 18th installment of SNOWBOARDER Magazine’s highly touted Superpark exhibition, which featured a closed-to-the-public course of features that can only be described as ludicrous by anyone but the select few crazy, and talented, enough to fly off them at breakneck speeds.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
An unfortunate but timely reminder during warm-ups of the risks skaters take in the sport of roller derby set the tone for Saturday’s home bout hosted by the Gorge Roller Girls. After receiving a standing ovation as paramedics hoisted a Storm City Roller Girls skater into an awaiting ambulance with a broken leg, players from both teams did a quick gear check with referees before getting started with the bout.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
An important community effort is need of more help from the community.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
The GO! monthly networking event Green Drinks will be held Wednesday, May 14, from 5:30-7 p.m. at The Dwelling Station, 1202 First St., in Mosier. The Dwelling Station is a thriving reclaimed furniture consignment shop in an off-the-grid building.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
It’s difficult to single out a favorite memory I have of Rick Hulett. Memories spring up unexpectedly. Sometimes it is a song I hear on the radio, or I drive by a spot we played music togetherMay 14, 2014 midnight read more..
Four potential marijuana retailers will continue the licensing process through the Washington State Liquor Control Board after it was determined that a lottery to narrow the playing field was not needed in Klickitat County late last month.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
Oregon State Police have released the name of a truck driver who was killed in a crash Friday morning in Hood River.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
WHITE SALMON, WA – A long-term vision, goals and potential focus areas for future habitat conservation in the Lower White Salmon River will be discussed during an upcoming public meeting sponsored by the Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group and the White Salmon River Watershed Management Committee. The meeting will be held Saturday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Husum Fire Hall.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley Residents Committee has announced it intends to appeal to the state level a recent county planning decision that approved a land use permit for a radio-control flyer field at Barrett Park.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
Local food and farm nonprofit Gorge Grown Food Network continues to provide training and education to aspiring food entrepreneurs with their spring workshop lineup.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
Soroptimist International of Mt. Adams will present speaker Captain Barbara Bell (U.S. Navy retired) on Tuesday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the White Salmon Community Library.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
The votes will be counted on May 20.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
The Washington State Library, in partnership with local libraries across the state, is providing “Gadget Menagerie” training on handheld devices for library staff and patrons.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
Ah, springtime. Longer days and lingering light offer enjoyable opportunities to get outside and experience the natural world. For a kid, spring may be the season for Little League, after-dinner bike rides, and pursuing the end of a rainbow. There are trees to climb, and more hours in a day to climb themMay 14, 2014 midnight read more..
Do you like books? Do you love bargains? Do you need more of both? Then, boy, do I have a deal for you.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
Cooper Spur Race Team finished its 2014 ski racing and freeride competition last week at sunny Mount Bachelor, where team members competed at the 50th annual May Day Race. The event was a combination race for skiers ages 7-15, which included cross country and jumping competitions.May 10, 2014 midnight read more..
Mid-Columbia Unitarian Universalist Fellowship has called the Rev. Judy Zimmerman to serve as its first “settled” minister — the first to reside in the area. MCUUF is located in Hood River and draws from throughout the Columbia Gorge.May 10, 2014 midnight read more..
The Port of Hood River made a significant addition to its property portfolio this week after entering into a purchase agreement with Hanel Development Group to buy the site of the former lower Hanel Mill in Odell.May 10, 2014 midnight read more..
Hood River’s newly formed high school sailing team ended its season in thrilling fashion last weekend at the Northwest Interscholastic Sailing Association’s Oregon State Championships, where the group of Gorge sailors finished third in the silver fleet and sixth and 10th in the gold fleet.May 10, 2014 midnight read more..
After allowing a ruinous eight unanswered goals in the first quarter, the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls lacrosse team matched Lincoln High goal-for-goal to end Wednesday’s game — the final of the season — on a positive note. The 16-8 home loss puts the Eagles at 4-10 this season and fifth in the Portland league, and while the win-loss record isn’t all that impressive, coach Andrew McElderry is pleased, and proud, of how the girls did.May 10, 2014 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School alumni Katy Eddy posed for a photo recently alongside Warner Pacific College coach Frank Johnson, while signing a letter of intent to wrestle under scholarship for the school’s newly formed women’s wrestling team.May 10, 2014 midnight read more..
“Got your running shoes?” Ed Walston asks when you tell him you plan to follow him around on the job for awhile.May 10, 2014 midnight read more..
The Hood River Police Department will be working in partnership with the Oregon Department of Transportation and other local agencies in conducting a traffic safety belt blitz campaign. The safety campaign will start May 19 and end June 1. The emphasis will be on proper seat belt and child safety seat use.May 10, 2014 midnight read more..
On Saturday, May 17, the White Salmon Guitar house concert series continues with Seattle-based folk-blues icon Baby Gramps. Doors open at 6:30, show at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 available at White Salmon Guitar. A guitar workshop is scheduled for 3 p.m. and pre-registration ($35) is required.May 10, 2014 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley High School Teen Parent Program received books from First Book-Hood River County on Feb. 14. The Hood River County Children’s Librarian, Jana Hannigan, played the ukulele while the young children and their moms sang and bounced to the music.May 10, 2014 midnight read more..
Continuing with the annual tradition, the May 10 Second Saturday events at Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum will feature the American armed forces. WAAAM’s military fleet of airplanes and automobiles will be flying and driving to celebrate the day.May 10, 2014 midnight read more..
THE DALLES — The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center is offering free admission to everyone during the annual Mother’s Day Extravaganza on May 11. The first 50 mothers will receive a special gift from the Columbia River Trading Company.May 10, 2014 midnight read more..
The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a Parkdale man who has been missing from his home since Monday.May 7, 2014 11:39 a.m. read more..
Coach Trent Kroll has a lot of catching up to do in the Hood River Valley High School wrestling room, and after several months of hard work over the winter and extended spring wrestling seasons, it’s the kind of labor he enjoys the most.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley junior hurler Ryan Ward pitched his first complete game no-hitter to help lead the Eagles to a 4-0 win over arch rival The Dalles-Wahtonka Eagle Indians in the opening contest of Columbia River Conference baseball doubleheader. HRV’s success continued in game two, as four pitchers combined on a one-hitter in a 6-5 win to help coach Eric Harjo’s Eagles earn the impressive sweep Saturday at HRV’s Traner Field.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley High Eagles needed two wins to keep their hopes of claiming the Columbia River Conference softball championship alive, and, as expected, that’s exactly what the Lady Eagles did Saturday in a home doubleheader against The Dalles.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Brandon as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
The May 3 edition carried profiles of Republican contenders for the U.S. House District 2 position: incumbent Greg Walden of Hood River and Dennis Linthicum of Beatty, in Klamath County. The vote May 20 will determine who runs in the November General election.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
Crag Rats clung to a jagged cliff worthy of their name Saturday afternoon.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
Collins Memorial Field is a scenic ballpark, between views of Mount Adams to the north, Jackson Park to the east, Tsuruta Tennis Courts to the west, the historic Hood River Middle School across May Street, and the green ball field itself.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
Continuing with the annual tradition, the May 10 Second Saturday events at Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum will feature the American armed forces. WAAAM’s military fleet of airplanes and automobiles will be flying and driving to celebrate the day.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
A missing Bainbridge Island, Wash., man who attempted to take his own life was transported to a Portland-area hospital after he was found by officers from Oregon State Police and Wasco County Sheriff’s Office Saturday inside a utility trailer at a rest area along Interstate 84 west of The Dalles.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
You may have noticed in the last few issues of the news I’ve been asking folks to send in Rick Hulett memories.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
A tie for first, an 8-0 sweep, a 6-2 win and a solid showing at a tough tournament — all in the last week — gives the Hood River Valley High School varsity boys tennis team key momentum as it approaches the all-important district tournament later this month.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
“The members of the Parkdale Fire Department would like to thank everyone who supported, donated and attended our 21st annual Casino Night. The event was a great success and with all of the community support and donations, we will be able to continue to purchase new equipment and keep up with changing firefighting strategies. A special thank-you to all of the following:”May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
It takes a village to clean a pool.May 3, 2014 midnight read more..
May 2 and 4 — SinfoniettaMay 3, 2014 midnight read more..
Medical marijuana dispensaries looking to operate within the city limits of Cascade Locks will have to wait up until a year to do so after the Cascade Locks City Council voted to enact a moratorium on the dispensaries during its regular meeting Monday night.May 3, 2014 midnight read more..
On March 19, 2007, Hood River County Commissioners, including Ron Rivers and Les Perkins, who sit on the Commission now, signed a letter of support for Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District in support of a grant to acquire the land now known as Barrett Park.May 3, 2014 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School students excelled in health and science occupational knowledge competition at the recent state HOSA conference, earning berths at nationals June 24-29 in Orlando, Fla.May 3, 2014 midnight read more..
Mount Hood glaciers are the lifeblood of the Hood River Valley. They represent the bulk of the water present in our rivers and streams, create habitat for salmon and other marine life, provide opportunities for recreation, and irrigate the valley’s orchards and farmland.May 3, 2014 midnight read more..
Alisha Hay shot a team-leading 85 Wednesday at Indian Creek Golf Course in a mini tournament with Pendleton, Hermiston, Estacada and HRV. Hay’s score — an all-time tournament best — was good enough for third place out of the 16-player field. Teammate Korey Cimock wasn’t far behind Hay, with an 89 — also an all-time tournament best.May 3, 2014 midnight read more..
With the Columbia River Conference meet just a few weeks away, it’s crunch time for Hood River Valley High School track and field. As a good measuring stick of where individuals are in their events and how the team measures up to the progress of other teams, the Eagles traveled to Bend last weekend for the 14-team Summit Invitational.May 3, 2014 midnight read more..
Hood River Baseball’s 12-year-old travel team was on fire over the weekend as it won five straight games and outscored the opposition 56-16 to claim the first-place trophy in the annual Cherry Festival baseball tournament in The Dalles.May 3, 2014 midnight read more..
A $75,000 grant was awarded to the Mount Hood Town Hall by the Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission in fall 2013 to put toward a new playground. A $5,000 donation was also given by Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District. The project is finally coming around full circle.May 3, 2014 midnight read more..
Dennis Linthicum, 58, decided to take on 16-year incumbent Greg Walden out of the belief that “establishment Republicans” are steering the party — and nation — in the wrong direction.May 3, 2014 midnight read more..
Greg Walden is seeking his ninth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing eastern Oregon in the 2nd Congressional District.May 3, 2014 midnight read more..
Aelea Christofferson, Democrat candidate for U.S. House District 2, holds a meet and greet Sunday, May 4, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the home of Rob and Sharon Guidera, 414 Montello St., Hood River. The community is welcome to drop in and meet Christofferson.May 3, 2014 midnight read more..
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