The efforts of local children, and Matt Rankin, have benefitted the Columbia Gorge Children’s Advocacy Center (CGCAC).November 28, 2015 midnight read more..
A total of nine gymnasts from Hood River representing two gymnastic clubs competed in Portland this past weekend in the 2015 Fall Oregon State Compulsory Gymnastics Championships.November 28, 2015 midnight read more..
Just in time for the prep winter sports season that starts next week, the Hood River Valley High School athletics department has rolled out a new website that administrators hope will help players, coaches, parents, and fans stay connected and updated throughout the season.November 28, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River residents Anna Dillon, Lisa Erickson Sosa and Rachel Crowder were among 17 exceptional nurses from across Oregon and Southwest Washington recognized Friday, Nov. 13, at the fifth annual March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards. With 222 finalists, the state-wide committee selected the 17 winners in a blinded process.November 28, 2015 midnight read more..
When Lana Jack’s brother, Lonnie, died at the age of 43 from alcoholism, she became convinced that the first step in breaking the vicious cycle of addiction in the Native American culture was to give people hope.November 28, 2015 midnight read more..
If Sheri Castaneda looks familiar, she should — she’s worked at Bette’s Place, a downtown Hood River staple at Fifth and Oak, for the past 27 years. She does a little bit of everything while on duty, from waitressing to washing dishes, seating customers to working the cash register.November 28, 2015 midnight read more..
A senior at Hood River Valley High School, Olivia Newcomb is in the last stretch of a two-year effort to bring Full Circle Learning (FCL) to Your Sisters, an orphanage for girls and the Dinka School in Tanzania, Africa.November 28, 2015 midnight read more..
Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation has received a reservation of $43,000 through Oregon Housing and Community Services to assist first time homebuyers.November 28, 2015 midnight read more..
Gov. Kate Brown issued the following statement about Hood River-native Minoru Yasui, who on Nov. 24 posthumously received the Presidential Medal of Freedom award from President Obama.November 28, 2015 midnight read more..
From Dec. 1-24, the Columbia Art Center will feature the work of artist Steve Stegall. Inspired by the Columbia River Gorge, Stegall’s work includes jewelry, carvings, and sculptures of all sizes using natural materials.November 28, 2015 midnight read more..
If I have learned anything in all my years of wandering in wilderness, it’s that there is the plan for the day and then there is what actually happens. And while I have come to expect the unexpected, the gift that came from putting fear aside on a hot August night in 2004 still resonates deep in the marrow of my memory.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
The Oregonian newspaper’s online service, Oregonlive.com, gives kudos to local brews in its own recent ranking, and now, readers’ on-line voting:November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
The HRV cross country team’s season technically ended more than three weeks ago, but athletes recently had an encore to their illustrious season, racing against some of the best runners in the northwest.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
One of the best fall sports seasons, if not the best fall sports seasons in the history of Hood River Valley High School concluded the week before last, culminating with the boys soccer team’s second-consecutive 5A state title.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
The annual Turkey Trot takes place Thanksgiving Day, Mosier Twin Tunnels, 10 a.m. at Mark Hatfield Trailhead; register starting at 9 a.m.; kids’ 200-meter run at 9:50 a.m. Choose the 12-kilometer, 5K and 3K run/walk. Proceeds benefit Mosier Schools.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
Make memories with a visit and picture with Santa in the lobby of the Columbia Center for the Arts from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 13, and 20. Santa (who also happens to be starring in the CAST Theatre production of “Miracle on 34th Street” in the Columbia Arts Theatre) will be visiting with kids before Sunday show matinees during December.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
The 2015 Nove Nove Maui Aloha Classic was one for the record books. The contest, organized by Sam Bittner of the AWT, marked the culmination of the American Windsurfing Tour and the PWA World Tour, bringing together the best windsurfers in the world for one unique competition. The event’s holding period ran from Oct. 28 through Nov. 10, with 10 days of competition.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
Cascade Locks City Council tackled a diverse agenda — from utilities to tourism and Nestlé — at a short but busy meeting Monday.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
A bill launched by Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden to speed up a long-delayed land exchange between Mt. Hood Meadows resort and the U.S. Forest Service has moved forward one key step — the piece of legislation found Senate Committee approval last week.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
Gorge Grown Food Network and the Rockford Grange present the Greenhorn’s Up Up! Film Festival, a series of independent films and shorts that explore the questions of farmland, access, rural livelihoods and sustainability of people and place, at the Rockford Grange Dec. 11.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
Are you tired of giving the same old store bought gifts year after year? Do you want to give gifts with a more personal touch but are great looking? Come to the History Museum of Hood River County’s DIY Holiday Gift Day and learn how!November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
With Thanksgiving upon us, State Fire Marshal Jim Walker is reminding Oregonians to keep fire safety front and center when cooking and preparing holiday meals.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
In an Oct. 21 letter to the president of Klickitat County Public Utility District’s board of commissioners, the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Yakama Agency issued a demand for payment of more than $65 million for calculated losses due to the Mile Marker 28 Fire of July 2013.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
Trail work has begun on the last piece of the Columbia River Historic Highway Trail.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Gigi as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
Until recently, little was known about the extent and value of glacier caves hidden under the Cascade Mountains. But new studies show that these caves are much more than just curious holes in the ice; they serve as valuable climatic and volcanic indicators, and laboratories for astrobiological studies.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
Jack in the Box, located at 1407 W. Sixth Street in The Dalles, is offering a limited-edition JOY Jack antenna ornament for $1, while supplies last. Net proceeds will benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
On July 15, 2013, a plane departed Portland International Airport bound for Bangkok, Thailand. On board this flight was our family of four from Hood River. We had packed into four plastic crates all the belongings we believed were necessary for the next year or more.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
The Friends of Mount Adams organization (FOMA) is presenting a free public forum, “Mt. Adams Cougar Creek Burn: The Future,” on Friday, Dec. 11, 7 to 9 p.m. at Columbia High School Library in White Salmon.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
A whole new series of addresses went into effect Saturday when the Hood River Postal Service added Rural Route 6 to its delivery schedule. Postmaster Stanley Hendrickson said the new route was added as an auxiliary route because of overloading on other rural routes.November 25, 2015 midnight read more..
The new Gorge Mindfulness Center founded by local psychotherapist Craig Schlarb, Ph.D., LPC (3088) is initiating the Mental Health First Aid program in the Gorge for the Faith Community. The Gorge Mindfulness Center will train up to 30 faith leaders to improve mental health literacy – helping them identify, understand and effectively respond to signs of mental illness.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
The HRV boys water polo team’s quest for a 5A state championship were thwarted in the final nine seconds of an exciting tied-up semifinal game against Summit, when the HRV team was denied the opportunity for a penalty throw by what was proven later to be an erroneous referee decision, said HRV coach Dave Cameron.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
The next Red Cross blood drive will take place on Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Hood River Elks Lodge, Third and Cascade.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
Every 19 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes. That means nearly 30 million children and adults are now living with diabetes and another 86 million are at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. Recent estimates project that by 2050, one in three adult Americans will have Type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association’s vision is to raise awareness of this disease and for people to live free from it and all its burdens.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Task Force (MINT) conducted an investigation into the possession and delivery of methamphetamine which led to search warrants at 2350 Montello Ave., and 1623 Fifth Street, both in Hood River, on Nov. 12.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
OSU Extension Education Program Assistant Rachel Suits didn’t know a lot about the extension service prior to attending graduate school at North Carolina State University.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
When Lelu Branch, a May Street fifth grader, turned 11 on Nov. 9, she knew she wanted to collect gifts for others instead of for herself.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
The smell of toasted marshmallow paired with a stout took center stage at a local ale house Thursday, but it’s a quieter beer that deserves that kind of attention.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
The annual Giving Tree of Cascade Locks is back up at City Hall at 140 S.E. WaNaPa Street.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
B Gorge-us Boutique, located at 416 Oak Street in the Oak Mall in downtown Hood River, is open for business.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
Three “Pray For Snow” parties happen Saturday in Hood River County: Mt. Hood Meadows, Oak Street Pub, and SpringhouseNovember 21, 2015 midnight read more..
The HRV girls water polo breakout season ended with an impressive third place in the 5A state tournament in Corvallis last weekend.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
My theory that all bands, music and interviews in the world are somehow linked together was further confirmed when a press release from Portland jam-banders World’s Finest landed in my in-box earlier this month.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
The winter sports season dawns on Saturday, following Thanksgiving break for local students. As noted in This Week at HRVHS, the Blue and Gold Night will be held Nov. 28, and it’s a great opportunity to see the nascent skills of our Eagle teams in action, and give the youngsters the support they deserve.November 21, 2015 midnight read more..
Interstate 84 between Cascade Locks and Hood River has been reopened following Tuesday's storm.November 18, 2015 9:54 a.m. read more..
Gorge Soup for adults has been cancelled this year due to lack of applicants, but the program is still stirring the pot for two early 2016 events: Gorge Soup for Kids (Feb. 25) and Gorge Soup for Arts, at a date to be announced.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
FISH Food Bank, Asbury Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Riverside Community Church and volunteers from around Hood River are teaming up to serve a free Community Thanksgiving dinner at Riverside Community Church, 317 State Street, on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26, from 1-5 p.m.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
I found Grandma the other day, on the front page of the Nov. 20, 1925, Hood River News.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River Elks local “Most Valuable Student” scholarship deadline is Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. Applications must be registered online, or must be turned into the Hood River Elks Lodge, located at Third and Cascade, by 6 p.m. Applications may also submitted to the high school by 3 p.m.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
Fresh off its inspiring, sold-out performance of Beethoven’s 9th, the Voci Community Choir is preparing to present its second “Voci and Friends” winter choral concerts. The performances are Dec. 3 and 4 at 7 p.m. in Wy’east Middle School’s Performing Arts Center.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
Gorge Grown hosts a “Community Conversation” on local agriculture Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. at Rockford Grange. Everyone is welcome to attend, be they vendors, shoppers, or community partners.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
An agreement has been reached that will transfer the oldest business in the upper Hood River Valley to new ownership next month. Malcom McIsaac, manager of McIsaac’s Store in Parkdale, said that on Dec. 15, 1985, the new owners will be in charge of the store his father, R.J. McIsaac, opened 75 years ago. It has been continuously operated by the family since that time, except for about a year after the old frame burned down. New owners are family members of a corporation headed by Jim Weseman. Others are his wife, Cleo; Wendell and Christine DeHart; and Joyce and Tony Weseman.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
Break down the big task or get broken down by it. City Council chose the former tack Monday in its continued meeting on the controversial topic of how to regulate short-term rentals — STRs — giving city staff a “roadmap” to follow, according to City Manager Steve Wheeler.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
This year’s Gorge Winds Christmas Concert will be Music Director Sam Grotte’s last.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
Fifth grade students at Wallace and Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School in White Salmon got a chance to experience outdoor education and stewardship firsthand thanks to a Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute program funded by Hood River’s annual Festival of the Fly.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
A Chinese hydropower company valued at $70 billion is looking to partner with Klickitat Public Utility District (KPUD) on its plan to build a pumped storage facility, the Yakima Herald reported.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
The high-energy Gala Fashion Show, now in its 19th season, hit the Gorge Room at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn Friday night. A packed, energetic crowd turned out for the musical extravaganza, which is the primary fundraiser for the Hood River Christmas Project.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
More than 50 people gathered on Nov. 6 at the Hood River fire station to explore ways Hood River can increase its investment in clean energy and benefit from local energy projects. On the same day that President Obama rejected the Keystone XL Pipeline, local government leaders, including city councilors and State Rep. Mark Johnson, came together with city staff, business owners, residents and regional experts to discuss Hood River’s clean energy future.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
Our seniors had quite a 10-pin week at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. The results from the recently completed senior tournament came in and it was definitely dominated by Joyce Ebersole and Lynn Spellman. Joyce and Lynn each won two titles. And, if you look at the leaderboard, you’ll see Joyce and Lynn each had a second place too.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River native son Minoru Yasui, who forged a life as a champion of civil rights first by breaking the law for walking down a Portland street, will be posthumously honored with the Congressional Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
Over the past several years, the boys soccer program at Hood River Valley High School has evolved from a good program into a great program under coach Jaime Rivera, but last Saturday, Rivera and his Eagles took the school’s program and officially turned it into a dynasty.November 18, 2015 midnight read more..
When Victor Magaña began working as a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service (USPS) nine years ago, the bulk of his deliveries were letters.November 14, 2015 midnight read more..
Dr. Beth Foster will speak Nov. 17 about her experiences in helping deal with the biggest international health crisis of 2015.November 14, 2015 midnight read more..
Kickstand Coffee and Kitchen, recently expanded and refurbished, hosts the second annual GOvember Party & Fundraiser Nov. 20, 6 to 10 p.m.November 14, 2015 midnight read more..
International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as stories of healing and hope are shared through viewing a video created by the American Federation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).November 14, 2015 midnight read more..
State Rep. Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) will host a forum Thursday to discuss Oregon’s current Ski Activities Statue and how it relates to recreation based businesses in Oregon. The event will happen from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Benson Ballroom of Columbia Gorge Hotel.November 14, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River County Board of Commissioners zeroed in on recommendations Tuesday from the Planning Commission addressing a countywide farm and forest resource zone update.November 14, 2015 midnight read more..
Santa and his elves have their workshop. Gorge residents have their local shops.November 14, 2015 midnight read more..
Join the Grave Matters Discussion Group for a conversation about contemplative care of the dying and music-thanatology at the Hood River Library on Monday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m.November 14, 2015 midnight read more..
Payton Rigert and Charley (Kayla) Boonstra, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as October Students of the Month and were presented checks for $100 at a recent Lodge meeting.November 14, 2015 midnight read more..
A Veterans Day ceremony at Anderson’s Tribute Center brought in several dozen audience members Wednesday for a morning of reflection and tribute to the men and women who put their lives on the line for what they believed.November 14, 2015 midnight read more..
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The Hood River Valley boys soccer team is trying for a second straight championship (in its third consecutive trip to the finals) at Hillsboro Stadium this weekend.November 13, 2015 6:01 p.m. read more..
“MVP! MVP! MVP! MVP!”November 13, 2015 1:05 p.m. read more..
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The wind blew down an oak midday on Nov. 3 in Kendra and Conor Kelly’s front yard, a tree the family cherished for its shade and beauty as well as for the live colony of bees in its trunk.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
For the second year in a row, the HRV girls soccer team had the misfortune of facing the No. 1 5A team in the state tournament’s quarterfinal game.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
Start-up operations for the 2015 The Hood River County Christmas Project have begun. The Nov. 13 Gala Fashion Show at Best Western Inn Gorge Room is the primary fundraising event for the Christmas Project: turn to page B3 for details.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
City Council wrangled over proposed restrictions on short-term rentals Monday in a four-hour meeting that left nothing decided except to meet again in a week.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
After a rocky game against Silverton last Tuesday, the HRV boys soccer team returned to form Saturday with a decisive victory over Bend, besting the visiting Lava Bears, 2-0, and earning a trip to the 5A semifinals once again.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
Bowling is such a great game — it never ceases to amaze and this team of the week is more proof in the pudding. A great mix of bowlers excelled in league action at Hood River’s venerable Orchard Lanes last week. Our fab five is comprised of a new bowler, a young bowler, a couple of top bowlers and a bowler who is part of the vast silent majority who enjoy the game week-in and week-out without much fanfare.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley Eagles football team concluded what was a highly successful season Friday by competing in the 5A state playoffs for the first time in 11 years.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
A drill challenged Hood River Valley High School to imagine the devastation of an active shooter on campus, and how local officials would coordinate a team response.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
To say it out loud is uplifting: “Thank you for your service.”November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
All Bonnie Raitt songs, all night. “Something to Talk About” will feature star Portland performers Lisa Mann, Anne Weiss, Bre Gregg, Ara Lee, Shelly Rudolph, Mark Bowden, Rich Landar, and Dan Stueber in a show that will be a rocking romp down memory lane and an in-your-face authentic blues-soul-folk diva power performance on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
THE DALLES — Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue was called to two building fires over the weekend in The Dalles area.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
Nurses from the Columbia River Gorge have earned a place in the finals for Oregon and southwest Washington’s 2015 Nurse of the Year Awards.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
This year’s production of “Scenes from the Nutcracker,” presented by the students of Columbia Gorge Dance Academy ballet department, will be Dec. 12, with shows at 1 and 4 p.m., and Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Hood River Middle School Auditorium.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
On Nov. 12, Mount Hood Railroad will host more than 200 Next Door Inc. program clients, employees and their families for two Polar Express practice runs at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
Aven Lorac Dyke, a two year-old of Orford, N.H., was baptized in the Columbia River on Oct. 26. The baptism was part of a small service held at the Waterfront Park in Hood River.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
Thomas Bolman of Stericycle unloads a pickup bed full of hazardous waste brought by Pine Grove orchardist Vince Ackerman to the Nov. 4 collection event for farmers and businesses at the Hood River Garbage Service facility on Guignard Road.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi has invited me to visit his country, the United Arab Emirates, come April 2016. Well, he’s sort of invited me, a little part of me — a six-inch handmade paper circle, formed inside a two-quart empty container of Nancy’s Nonfat Plain Yogurt, and made from construction paper scraps and a handful of dried prunes.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
The Gala Fashion show, the primary fundraising event for the Hood River County Christmas Project, takes place this Friday, Nov. 13, at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the show beginning at 7 p.m.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
Any hope of salvage of apples, which were on the trees during the cold spell, was abandoned on Tuesday of this week, for, with rising temperature, the frost went out and left the fruit a mass of pulp. A considerable percentage of fruit, which was unprotected in orchards, also has been so badly damaged as to be of little value. Late estimates are that the loss will be about 20,000 boxes.November 11, 2015 midnight read more..
HRV boys soccer is going to the 5A state finals for the third consecutive season after defeating Hillsboro, 4-3, in a thrilling, come-from-behind victory.November 10, 2015 9:09 p.m. read more..
Thursday in Corvallis, both the girls and the boys battled in the 5A state quarterfinals after having qualified for berths with undefeated Metro 5A records while taking first place. While this will be the boys second year going to the semifinals, this is the first time the girls not only had a winning season, but are heading to the semifinals next weekend as well.November 9, 2015 11:57 a.m. read more..
For the third consecutive season, the HRV boys soccer team has advanced to the quarterfinals of the OSAA 5A state tournament, defeating the Silverton Foxes, 1-0, in Hood River Tuesday night.November 9, 2015 11:57 a.m. read more..
HRV’s Round 1 playoff matchup with Ashland had all the makings of a tight game, as the teams were closely ranked and had similar win-loss records, but neither team was likely expecting what transpired on the pitch Wednesday night in Hood River.November 9, 2015 11:55 a.m. read more..
The Hood River County Christmas Project began registering families in need on Friday — the 91st year community members have stepped up to provide assistance during the holiday season — and with this start comes the call for volunteers.November 7, 2015 midnight read more..
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation met with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s staff in Portland Wednesday to express their concerns over a cross water rights transfer between the City of Cascade Locks and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.November 7, 2015 midnight read more..
The “Share the Warmth” coat and blanket drive, a long-standing tradition for Windermere offices throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington, kicked off Nov. 2 in 31 offices, including five in the Gorge serving as donation drop-off sites.November 7, 2015 midnight read more..
The 2015 fire season was worse than any on record and summertime temperatures are steadily escalating. Increasing the average summer temperature by just one degree Fahrenheit results in an increase of 420 wildfires in the State annually, according to estimates by the Oregon Department of Forestry.November 7, 2015 midnight read more..
Tricia Stevens loves serving veterans.November 7, 2015 midnight read more..
Kate McCarthy of Parkdale, who throughout her life served in many conservation groups through tireless advocating on behalf of environmental policies and issues, died Tuesday at the age of 98.November 7, 2015 midnight read more..
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has intervened on the cross water rights transfer that would make possible Nestlé’s proposed water bottling plant in Cascade Locks.November 6, 2015 3:28 p.m. read more..
The Hood River boys cross country team grabbed its first state trophy in recent years at the 5A state championship meet last weekend at Lane Community College in Eugene, where the boys once again edged Hermiston to take fourth-place overall.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
When one thinks of going on a vacation, or in this case, a third attempt for entrepreneurs at a honeymoon, you would think it would mean they are seeking out beaches, lounging, and the typical “vacation.” Not for Lance and Jax Koudele (who wrote this account for Travelogues).November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
The Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation’s (OLSHF) Mobile Health Screening Program (MHSP) screened over 160,000 people statewide during its 2014-15 program year.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River Police Department would like to remind the public to be cautious when posting their real estate and rental property ads online.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
The City of Hood River is expected to grow by 4,500 people in the next 20 years. As the city grows we need to carefully plan for our future so that Hood River becomes a stronger, healthier, and more vibrant community, not just a bigger one. Public parks have a pivotal role in enhancing quality of life. We need to provide for the future livability of Hood River by investing in parkland now.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
The Pink Ladies (left to right, Atari Gauthier, Ann Marie Goodman, Ella Van Cott and Olivia Newcomb) pump Sandy (Lauren Church) for details about her summer love in this scene from Grease, now playing at Hood River Valley High’s Bowe Theater.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
The Dalles Mayor Steve Lawrence recently invited Aaron Morin, a local resident, to address the city council as an advocate of siting more marijuana retail stores in The Dalles. “I’m here to ask you to opt in,” said Morin at the Oct. 12 council meeting.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
Partners in the Anderson Funeral Home have completed purchase arrangements on Belmont Road property for construction sometime in the indefinite future. Lela Vogt, one of the partners, explained lack of parking at the present Fifth and State street location convinced them that a move would be wise. Their new two and a half acre site should solve that problem.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
Last-second heroics by the Horizon’s front line lifted the Hawks’ co-ed soccer team over C.S. Lewis Academy last Friday in the 1A championship game held in Salem and gave the Hawks their first-ever 1A title.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
The HRV volleyball team’s breakout season came to a bitter end Saturday afternoon in Hood River, with the Bend Lava Bears sweeping the Eagles in an emotional and contentious, Round 1 playoff game.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
Action in the Monday night Industrial League highlighted competitive bowling last week at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River Warming Shelter will hold a “Warm the Night” silent auction of services 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, to kick off its 2015-16 season at its new location, the former “Fruit Tree” building, 4041 Westcliff Drive. An entry donation of $5 is suggested.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River County’s water sources hit the hurdles of virtually zero snowpack on Mount Hood and record high temperatures this summer, but irrigation district managers feel the impact on users was a “close call” averted.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley Eagles advanced to the state playoffs for the first time in 11 years following a 33-14 win over The Dalles Riverhawks (1-7) on Friday in The Dalles. The No. 25-ranked Eagles (5-4), guided by coach Caleb Sperry, finished second to Hermiston (3-0) in the Columbia River Conference with a 2-1 record to earn their first ever 5A playoff berth.November 4, 2015 midnight read more..
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