The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office reported a high speed chase on I-84 at Hood River at 7 p.m. Monday night, which ended in the suspect shooting himself.June 29, 2015 11:56 p.m. read more..
Summer is definitely here, long after the first waves of hot weather. Many of us will spend the coming months doing our best to stay cool and protected from the hot sun. For Rick Anderson, staying cool is not just about comfort — it’s critical to keep his multiple sclerosis symptoms in check.June 27, 2015 midnight read more..
PacificSource Community Solutions has hired Kristen Dillon, M.D., as director of the Columbia Gorge Coordinated Care Organization. Dillon will also serve as associate medical director for Medicaid programs.June 27, 2015 midnight read more..
July 4, 1975: In the midst of the phenomenon known as the “running boom” that became that decade’s athletic focus, and several weeks after the passing of Oregon cross-country/track and field legend Steve Prefontaine, a few dozen individuals gathered for a footrace from Odell to Hood River.June 27, 2015 midnight read more..
The weather forecast is calling for high temperatures around most of the state through the weekend and even into the middle of next week. It’s a time to keep fire prevention uppermost in our minds, and also, to remember to protect the health of trees in yards and landscapes by deeply watering themJune 27, 2015 midnight read more..
You’re on deadline and you really should have done your research earlier, but you’ve been pulled a hundred ways all week (excuses!) and you’re just now getting to your story. Which is due in four hours. And okay, you’re panicking more than a little bit. Because this is going to be impossible.June 27, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River’s Chantelle Carter is heading next week to the Silver State International Rodeo in Winnemucca, Nev., for the second year in a row, where she will compete against some of the best riders in North America.June 27, 2015 midnight read more..
On Father’s Day, June 21, members and leadership of Valley Worship Center honored long time member and resident of the Mid-Columbia, Stephen R. Nance, for 41 years of service as the church Secretary/Treasurer and Bookkeeper.June 27, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River County hosts two parades that are definitely kid-friendly.June 27, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pass a countywide drought declaration at a special meeting Wednesday. The resolution will go to Gov. Kate Brown’s desk for executive action.June 27, 2015 midnight read more..
My timing was perfect the other evening. Not only did I catch the Columbiaires at band practice for the upcoming “Independence Eve” show at the Bingen Theater, but I managed to show up exactly during the fairly lengthy power failure that White Salmon and Bingen were experiencing at the time.June 27, 2015 midnight read more..
Gorge Grown and its community partners will launch the Veggie Prescription (or Veggie Rx) program in summer 2015.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
I heard crashing to my right. My heart jumped. I imagined the biggest and most dangerous of creatures just beyond my view.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
The Fourth of July holiday will limit access to several Port of Hood River waterfront properties beginning Friday, July 3 when the Hood River Eye Openers Lions Club begins setting up its fireworks display just west of the mouth of the Hood River.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced Monday he will support moving forward on trade legislation that the Senate will consider this week.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
The radio stations of Bicoastal Media, Mid-Columbia Medical Center, and Griffith Motors are teaming up to help a Columbia Gorge family in need. Wheels Of Hope will provide a deserving family lacking transportation options a vehicle to help them meet their daily needs, along with other appropriate gifts to offer a hand up.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Rufus as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
Tucker Road Baptist Church, 1455 Tucker Road, Hood River, will hold its annual Vacation Bible School July 13-17, from 9 a.m. to noon.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
Indian Creek Golf Course hosted Big Brothers Big Sisters’ first ever golf clinic on May 16. Mark Gradin, Director of Instruction and Player Development, and a few volunteers from the Hood River Valley girls and boys golf teams generously presented the event.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Lions Club will host its 40th annual Sternwheeler Days Festival in Cascade Locks June 26-28. Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation will also be on hand June 28 to conduct free state-of-the-art sight screenings for children.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
Johnny Duckwall was a loyal, well-loved, respected, long-time member and supporter of Asbury United Methodist Church who passed away almost ten years ago, leaving a Endowment Fund to be used for social action projects.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
It was an emotional evening for returning Port of Hood River Commissioner John Weber Tuesday as he attended a reception in his honor followed by his final commission meeting. People came from Salem and Portland as well as the Mid-Columbia to congratulate Webber on a job — many jobs — well done during his 24 years on the commission.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
Two teams seeking their first summer league win met in an American Legion Single A baseball game Monday as the Carson Oil-sponsored Hood River Oilers hosted the Horizon Christian Hawks of Tualatin at Hood River Valley High School’s Traner Field.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
The June 17 Hood River News edition mentioned two new cideries due to open this summer and fall in Hood River.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
The Upper Valley Garden Tour is one of three big community events covering plenty of ground this weekend.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
Runners will scale the Cascade Mountains of Washington in August — from St. Helens to Mt. Adams.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
The Friends of the Goldendale Library will be holding their annual Community Days book sale on Thursday and Friday, July 2 and 3 in the library’s Camplan Room. Used books of all sorts will be on sale, from gardening to crafts, mysteries, children’s books and much more. Most paperbacks are 50 cents, and most hardbacks are $1. The sale starts at 10 a.m. each day.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
GOLDENDALE — The Klickitat County Planning Commission was one vote shy of unanimity in its meeting Monday night in proposing a two-year ban with a sunset clause on new marijuana businesses to the County Commissioners. The vote has no binding authority but rather serves as a recommendation for action to the county commission. No action would affect existing county businesses.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
STEVENSON (AP) — Four people are dead, including two boys, ages 7 and 9, after a head-on crash between a pickup and a minivan near Stevenson.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
Directors Bill Weiler and Lynda Dallman will hold auditions for the plays Inherit the Wind and The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail at Columbia Center for the Arts in the Studio at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 28 and Monday, June 29.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
Celebrate the world of Mt. Hood single track at Trailgate, hosted by the 44 Trails Association and the Mt Hood National Forest! Trailgate is a day to celebrate and enjoy the fine single track trails accessible from Forest Road 44 on the Mt. Hood National Forest. There’s plenty of great riding and hiking to be had from the Billy Bob SnoPark, including rides for all abilities, even kids.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
More than a dozen Northwest bands have contributed songs to Maryhill Winery’s 2015 “Live Music on The Terrace Vol. 2,” a CD that showcases artists scheduled to play at the venue this summer.June 24, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River Watershed Group will hold its next meeting June 23 at 6 p.m. at the OSU Extension Meeting Room, 2990 Experiment Station Drive.June 23, 2015 2:47 p.m. read more..
Last weekend, 18 members from the local Columbia Gorge Tri Club travelled to Victoria, BC, to participate in the Ironman 70.3 Victoria, with 1,622 total finishers listed for the race.June 20, 2015 midnight read more..
The Columbia River Gorge is home to a multitude of wind and water sports, as well as a number of festivals and races to go with them and come July, the Gorge will add another such festival to its already busy summer roster.June 20, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District hosts a community meeting Wednesday on sports field and park development, with an emphasis on potential acquisition of an 8.29-acre parcel located just south of City Limits near Tucker Road.June 20, 2015 midnight read more..
A record drought has marred most of Oregon, prompting Gov. Kate Brown to declare a state of emergency in 19 counties so far. Hood River County could be next on the list.June 20, 2015 midnight read more..
In the early 1990s, while working in a local orchard, Gerardo Bobadilla was challenged by an old-time farmworker to change the course of Mexican history in the Hood River Valley.June 20, 2015 midnight read more..
When Activities Director Christine Shannon began her free “Gentle Yoga for Beginning Seniors 50 and Over” at the Hood River Care Center mid-February, she started with three students.June 20, 2015 midnight read more..
This is a case of “at home, go big.”June 20, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River County Board of Commissioners met Monday to adopt a $55 million budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. Commissioners also discussed an overhaul of the current 911 emergency radio system used by police and fire departments.June 17, 2015 11:45 a.m. read more..
The Gray Family Foundation recently commissioned a comprehensive analysis of the economic impacts of traditional camp-based outdoor school programs.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Ella as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
I know it’s been a few months (or six), but rest assured, the Odell community column really does still exist. Grab your calendar — there’s a lot going on in our little community over the next few weeks.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
There’s no need to wonder what you are going to do with your summer in the Upper Valley. With all the events going on, you’ll need to get out your calendar and write them in so you don’t miss anything!June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
June is jam packed with celebrations of every manner. My day planner notations look like a Spirograph has had its way with each date, recording a whirlwind of grandkids, family and friends celebrating birthdays, weddings, babies, graduations, talent shows and dance recitals.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
With the opening to the general public of the new Kreig apartments on Oak Street tomorrow evening, one of Hood River’s long felt needs will be filled. There has always been a big demand for high-class apartment houses, and the few building which could fit the requirements have long and extensive waiting lists. The new Kreig building will provide 16 apartments, most of them of three rooms and bath, with one or two smaller apartments containing combined living and bedroom.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
Members of the Hood River Valley baseball team traveled to Corvallis this past weekend for the end-of-the-season Reser’s All-Star Series held at Oregon State University’s Goss Stadium.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River Lions are working with other community groups for another great Independence Day salute to the United States. Set for Saturday, July 4, the day opens with the 40th annual Kollas-Cranmer Run/Walk from Odell to Jackson Park in Hood River.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
Right after high school, I tried going to college, but it didn’t appeal to me. I was working as a cook and my father didn’t like that career path. So one day I came home and there were two options laying on the desk for me. One was an application to the Air Force via my Dad, and the other was an up and coming culinary school in Portland that my Mom found in an article in the newspaper. I thought about it for about 30 seconds and culinary school won out.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
It’s been a banner year for Hood River Valley High School athletics: the Eagles have won state titles, produced individual state champions, received numerous coaching awards, and most importantly, have some pretty intelligent, hard-working athletes to boot.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
Parkdale Community Church, Parkdale Nazarene, Parkdale Baptist and Pillar Bible Fellowship of Odell will hold a combined vacation bible school Aug. 3-7.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
Oregon’s unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.3 percent in May compared with 5.2 percent in April. This kept the state’s rate close to the national level, as the U.S. unemployment rate was 5.5 in May and 5.4 percent in April.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
The state Supreme Court this week handed a victory to environmental advocates who argued that unzoned forestland in Skamania County is in violation of the Growth Management Act.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
Portland — (AP) Oil train traffic through the Columbia River Gorge has declined one-third or more from its peak amid an oil price decline that has pressured crude-by-rail shipments nationwide.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
A team of high school students from Hood River Valley High School Health Media Club in partnership with The Dalles YouthThink recently participated in a tobacco retail assessment, a youth led evaluation around the sale of tobacco products in their community.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
On Sunday I found myself crossing a busy street in Cannon Beach, though I was stopped short of a rash and dangerous act.June 17, 2015 midnight read more..
From the mountain to the river, these are your local farmers, growers, and producers — working hard to provide fresh produce year-round.June 15, 2015 3:57 p.m. read more..
I blinked with disbelief as the salmon made a U-turn out of the net and streaked down river faster than you can say, “summer chinook.” Never in all my years (which are quite a few) have I seen a fish that large escape a landing net so deliberately.June 13, 2015 midnight read more..
INDIANAPOLIS, IN— The rule prohibiting excessive contact in high school basketball has been expanded to include all ball-handlers on the court, include post players.June 13, 2015 midnight read more..
On Saturday, June 20 at 3 p.m., the Mercado del Valle Farmers’ Market in Odell opens for the season at Mid Valley Elementary. The Mercado del Valle offers something for everyone with a diverse set of vendors selling locally raised vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, eggs, honey, and bread.June 13, 2015 midnight read more..
We all experience grief and loss at some point in our lives. Even when we have experienced it before or know it’s coming, we are rarely prepared for its effects. And although much has been said and theorized about grief and the grieving process, how we grieve and how we react to loss can surprise and confuse those around us and even ourselves at times.June 13, 2015 midnight read more..
The Yesteryear’s section of the News for the year 1915 has mentioned the great amount of auto traffic generated by the newly completed Columbia Gorge Highway.June 13, 2015 midnight read more..
I may not be the deepest of thinkers — in fact, some have said my well is not just shallow but was dug with a spade — but I like to think that I can recognize and appreciate the philosophical bent in others, even in the most unlikely of circumstances.June 13, 2015 midnight read more..
The community’s baseball excitement having died down only slightly, let us add our heartfelt congratulations to the Hood River Valley High School baseball team for its impressive championship in 5A.June 13, 2015 midnight read more..
Triathlete Erin Jones, a Hood River native and 2009 Hood River Valley High School graduate, continues on her quest to make the Olympic qualifiers in Brazil this summer, and helped herself out last week by taking first in the Elite Women’s category of the International Triathlon Union’s Dallas CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon held in Dallas, Texas, June 6, as part of the Continental Cup series.June 13, 2015 midnight read more..
A fire at Biggs Junction Wednesday afternoon scorched 1,000 acres, including two structures, and was carried east some three miles towards Rufus on high winds.June 13, 2015 midnight read more..
Twelve students won new bikes, scooters and skateboards during the Walk/Ride to School event in May. Cascade Locks School’s PTO challenged businesses and organizations to make donations to purchase the items with the group donating the most money winning two hours of community service from the school.June 13, 2015 midnight read more..
Life is busy for Cruz Torres, but you wouldn’t know it from his easygoing demeanor.June 13, 2015 midnight read more..
I teach a variety of food preservation classes each year that highlight the many methods available for preserving food. These methods include freezing, drying, fermenting, boiling water bath canning, pressure canning, smoking, and even turning milk into cheese and yogurt. Because of the risk of food-borne illnesses and the preservation of valuable nutrients, my favorite methods of putting up foods are freezing and fermenting.June 12, 2015 11:41 a.m. read more..
You can almost hear the desperation in Chef Roman Deingruber’s voice. “I’ll take whatever they can give me,” he pleads.June 10, 2015 9:29 p.m. read more..
If you ask Jim Lambert, there’s something very special about milk and honey. Lambert, owner of North Land of Milk and Honey Dairy in Trout Lake, uses this belief to fuel his passion for his raw milk dairy business, the only one of its kind in the region.June 10, 2015 6:25 a.m. read more..
What if your hard-earned garage sale proceeds went to paying off a city fine for those signs you stuck on power poles? It’s something to consider, according to Code Enforcement Officer Marty Morgan of the City of Hood River.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
Shaniko’s first seasonal event, Pioneer Days, takes place June 20-21. Pioneering activities such as coal forge blacksmithing, gunfights and kids’ pioneer games will be available, but the real focus will be on Shaniko’s pioneers, depicted in the town’s murals. New this year are murals of the Moody, Fowlie and Farrell families.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
The Stevenson-Carson School District Board of Directors selected Karen Douglass, Principal of Stevenson Elementary, as its new district Superintendent Thursday. Douglass will begin her new position on July 1, replacing outgoing Superintendent Dan Read.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
Lyle — Students from Lyle School District created a grand scale human painting of a crimson salmon last Friday. The schools teamed up with “Art for the Sky” photographer Daniel Dancer of Mosier to make the proposed public art piece a reality.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
Retired Professor Steve Carlson will lead a geology tour Sunday, June 21, as he explains the dramatic upheavals, raging floods, and volcanic activities that shaped the Columbia Gorge. The tour van will depart the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center parking lot at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 21.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
Beat the heat — don’t let it beat you, or your children or pets.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River Lions are working with other community groups for another great Independence Day salute to our country. Set for Saturday, July 4, the day opens with the 40th annual Kollas-Cranmer Run/Walk from Odell to Jackson Park in Hood River.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
The 19th annual Elks Student of the Year ceremony was held in the Elks Lodge ballroom on the evening of May 31. Les Perkins, local businessman and County Commissioner, was the guest speaker. He talked about the value of community service and how the benefits of helping others within the community are long lasting and beneficial in many different ways.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — April Meads’ first hike of the season was almost her last.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
May 29, and the handcrafted love notes from second graders keep coming — their teacher has informed them that today is my birthday, and that I will be retiring from teaching in the coming year. If I felt uncomfortable about turning 59 when I awoke this morning, their lovely cards have temporarily banished those feelings.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
In the old days, a prospector may have pointed to Mount Hood with delight, saying “there’s gold in them thar hills.” Today, there’s a different prospector looking with glee at a gold mine on the mountain. This time, though, the color’s snow white. Saturday, Mt. Hood Meadows begins something it hasn’t done for over a decade. Extended skiing runs the next 25 days until July 4.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Lindy as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
Thailand Trek VBS, for kids from age 4 to 5th grade, will be hosted by Hood River Alliance Church June 23-26 and will run from 9–11:45 a.m. each day. Kids will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork building games, and dig into yummy Thai-inspired treats.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
Where travelers once held photos of Flat Stanley in unusual places, photographers now shoot photos of a humble red chair. Long considered simply a place to rest after a long day, the lowly wooden chair has been elevated to celebrity status, and is being welcomed at inns and bed and breakfast establishments throughout America.June 10, 2015 midnight read more..
Plant a cabbage in your front yard. Go ahead. No one’s going to arrest you. At least not in Hood River. But around the country, from Los Angeles to Orlando and even in the midst of Iowa corn country in Des Moines, front yard vegetable gardeners are facing fines, and in some cases, city officials bulldoze their gardens.June 8, 2015 10 p.m. read more..
The Port of Cascade Locks has finalized a deal with an Odell orchardist, Jacqueline Alexander, which will make way for “The Puff Factory,” a plant that will freeze-dry Hood River Valley fruit and turn it into packageable snacks.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
The HRV boys lacrosse team is heading to its first-ever Cascade Cup finals, thanks to a high-octane third and fourth quarters that more than made up for the team’s sluggish start against the Canby Cougars Wednesday evening in Hood River.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
For the second time in as many years, the Hood River Valley Eagles baseball team is heading to the OSAA 5A State Championship game, ousting the Pendleton Buckaroos in a gutsy, 1-0 semi-finals game that bore witness to more than a few nail-biting moments during its eight innings.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
Sarah Segal, a sixth grade teacher at Hood River Middle School who teaches Social Studies, Literacy and Writing was recently named Oregon History Teacher of the Year for 2015 by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
Madison Graham and Jessie Karr, both students at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as Students of the Month for May by the Hood River Elks Lodge No. 1507 and were each presented with a check for $100. They joined 16 other winning students in the running for the annual Student of the Year Awards, held May 31.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
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Looking for a summer camp that incorporates art, outdoor activities, music, games and healthy snacks? Sign up for Riverside’s “Earth Camp,” where kids will grow in faith, have fun, and change the world.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
On Sunday, June 14, Hood River Valley Christian Church, 975 Indian Creek Road, will welcome its new pastor, the Reverend Alicia M. Speidel, who has been called to the congregation from the First Christian Church of Medford, where she served as pastor for 12 years. The service will start at 10:30 a.m.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
On another beautiful spring day at Jackson Park, the Heart of Hospice Foundation released butterflies for their 7th Annual Community Memorial Butterfly Release. The oohs and aahs from over 150 people in attendance were very moving. This year’s May 30 release was one of the best ever.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
My first foray into community theater happened nearly nine years ago when I was asked to be in a production of “Our Town” in which community members were cast in the roles matching their real-life jobs.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
Mike Cantrell, 48, could soon be moving from his home in Omaha, Neb., to take the helm as administrator of the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facilities in The Dalles.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
Steven Sliwa has been awarded the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award upon nomination by the Cascade Pacific Council, Hood River Oregon and the Boy Scouts of America. This award is granted to Eagle Scouts who, after 25 years, have distinguished themselves in their life work and who have shared their talents with their communities on a voluntary basis.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
Come enjoy summer fun with the Incredible Years program for parents and other adults and their children 2-8 years starting Tuesday, June 23, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Indian Creek Apartments, 1615 9th Court St., northeast of Walgreens.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents author Dr. Robert Boyd on Friday, June 12, with “Henry K.W. Perkins: Forgotten Wascopam Missionary.” The culture a la carte dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m. at the Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles.June 6, 2015 midnight read more..
Three brothers were arrested in connection with the May 2014 disappearance of Jason R. Muschaweck of Parkdale.June 3, 2015 10:26 a.m. read more..
Warm, sunny weather made for a good turnout at the 11th Annual Oregon Beach Wrestling State Championships held last Saturday down at Marina Beach at the Hood River Waterfront.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
Runners, paddlers and bikers turned out in droves on Saturday for the second annual Hood 2 River Relay, racing from the slopes of Mt. Hood down to the Hood River Waterfront. Started last year by event company Breakaway Promotions, the relay had to replace the nordic and alpine legs with an uphill run and a trail run due to the lack of snow, said race organizer Chad Sperry.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
The HRV Eagles defense once again put on a masterful performance Friday evening in Hood River, defeating the Putnam Kingsmen, 4-0, to get their second consecutive shutout of the post-season — the only team in the 5A playoff bracket to shut out an opponent at all, let alone twice.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
The HRV boys lacrosse team received its first true test Friday on its quest to win the school’s first-ever Cascade Cup, erasing a two-goal deficit and holding in check a furious late rally by HRV’s opponent, the Grant Generals, whom the Eagles defeated, 12-8.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to a family fishing event at Spearfish Park, near Dallesport, on June 6 from 9 a.m. to noon. The event coincides with the state of Washington’s free fishing weekend and national Get Outdoors Day.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
A unique “pizza” party is planned for downtown Hood River on Friday.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
Mosier Schools’ Performing Arts Director Betsy Oslund Harmon has been nominated for a Tony award. Community members and current and former students nominated Harmon for the national award, “Excellence in Theatre Education,” on Sunday, March 31, 2015 with letters of reference and a three-minute video tribute.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
Parkdale — The Mt. Hood National Forest Service will be hosting free interpretive tours of the historic Cloud Cap Inn starting June 21 through Labor Day on September 7, weather and road conditions permitting. The Hood River Ranger District is inviting the public to tour the inn, discover its history, and enjoy the majesty of Mt. Hood.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
Klindt’s Booksellers and Stationers, Oregon’s oldest bookstore, will host author Megan Marshall June 6, for an evening featuring her Pulitzer Prize winning biography, “Margaret Fuller; A New American Life.” Marshall will offer a reading and informal question-and-answer session followed by book signing. The Pines winery will be on site pouring wine by the glass and Klindt’s will provide refreshments.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
It’s been 57 years since the creation of Velcro and I know of a 57-year-old man who defines sticking to it.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
Congratulations, Class of 2015, as you prepare to step forth and accept your diplomas.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
Sarah Braman-Smith of Madras has been selected as the next principal of Wy’east Middle School beginning in the 2015-16 school year. Her selection was approved by the School Board at its May 13 meeting. Braman-Smith will be replacing Catherine Dalbey who will begin serving as the district’s Director of Human Resources July 1.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
Amy Moreland has been selected as the next principal of Cascade Locks Elementary School beginning in the 2015-16 school year. Her selection was approved by the School Board at its May 27 meeting. Moreland will be replacing Kim Vogel who is retiring at the end of the school year.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
How do the clients qualify?June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
Digging in the dirt is the same no matter which continent you’re on.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
Indian Creek Golf Course hosted Big Brothers Big Sisters’ first ever golf clinic on Saturday, May 16. Justine Ziegler of Big Brothers Big Sister writes, “Mark Gradin, Director of Instruction and Player Development, and a few volunteers from the Hood River Valley girls and boys golf teams generously presented the event.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Pepi as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
One of the most important experiments ever attempted came to a successful conclusion on Friday of last week, when 60 acres of the well-known Oregon Apple Company orchard near Monroe, Ore., were sprayed with dust of arsenate of lead and sulphur by two airplanes piloted by Lieutenants Oakley Kelly and Miller; the exact time to perfectly cover all trees in the 60 acre tract being 34 seconds. This was the first attempt ever made to dust spray an apple orchard by airplane, but all of the experts present declared that the “coverage” of the trees was perfect.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
Faced with unprecedented levels of predation from growing numbers of sea lions in the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, leaders from the Columbia River Treaty Tribes, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), and the recreational fishing community were joined at a public gathering on the shore of the Willamette River by Oregon U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader and hundreds of concerned citizens to support the passage of federal legislation to protect endangered salmon.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
A diverse cast of leaders was honored at Mid Valley Elementary School in Odell Thursday night.June 3, 2015 midnight read more..
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