When I found myself jobless at the end of May, I decided to follow a long-held dream to solo-hike sections of the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail).September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
When I found myself jobless at the end of May, I decided to follow a long-held dream to solo-hike sections of the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail).September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
The distinctly named “Crux-Arillo” went fast and some beer lines were longer than others, but Hood River Hops Fest seemed to offer something for everyone, be it experimental ales from all over Oregon and Washington, bluegrass and rock-and-roll music, hot food, or talking with friends under sunny autumn skies.September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley cross country program kept building on its stellar start to the 2015 season with numerous standout performances at the Nike Portland XC meet (formerly known as Nike Pre Nationals) on Saturday — a race that draws some of the top cross country runners from the West Coast.September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
Oregon’s early recreational marijuana sales program sprouts Thursday — starting Oct. 1, Hood River’s four medical marijuana dispensaries will be permitted to sell small amounts of cannabis to customers who don’t have a medical card.September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
Mommies and their babies — or pregnant moms-to-be — are invited to attend a free Mommy Wellness Program at Hood River Therapy, 2690 May Street, on Tuesdays from noon to 1 p.m.September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
Domestic violence thrives when we are silent, but if we take a stand and work together, we can end domestic violence.September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
Helicopters flying over school zones — a necessary step — is not an everyday occurrence, but it serves as a reminder that fire danger goes on.September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
The Confluence Project highlights the convergence of the history, cultures and ecology that define our region through artistic installations along the Columbia River. ColinSeptember 30, 2015 midnight read more..
How was your visit to the Gifford Pinchot National Forest?September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
October brings some great events to the Stevenson Community Library. Come join the celebration at the 36th Annual Artists of the Gorge Opening Reception on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s gallery.September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held firm at 4.7 percent in August, ranking second in Oregon, falling just behind Benton County’s 4.6 percent, according to a report by Dallas Fridley, regional economist for the Oregon Employment Department.September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Angelina as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
A new set of spotlights is about to shine on the emerging wine industry of the Columbia River Gorge and basin. The low light of a PowerPoint demonstration, over a luxurious five-course dinner, helped highlight the wines of Hood River, Klickitat, Wasco and other counties in the region. The occasion was “Oregon Wine Camp,” in which regional, national and international journalists took a tour of Oregon wine and food from Jackson County in southern Oregon through the Willamette Valley, and concluding last week in Hood River and The Dalles.September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
Saturday evening kindled fond memories of a Japanese tradition we let slip away decades ago.September 30, 2015 midnight read more..
The boys and girls varsity water polo teams have had a solid start to their season, with both squads holding a 2-1 record despite playing all their games on the road.September 26, 2015 midnight read more..
HRV had another trying week on the pitch, drawing with Liberty at home on Tuesday and then falling to Sandy on the road Thursday.September 26, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River Care Center residents, family members, staff, volunteers and community members came together Sept. 18 at Waterfront Park to fly hand-decorated kites in conjunction with National Alzheimer’s Day.September 26, 2015 midnight read more..
A transportation consulting firm has proposed a mountain-wide transit service plan which would connect Hood River to Mt. Hood Meadows.September 26, 2015 midnight read more..
Typically, the games where HRV teams play a Columbia River Conference rival are the more exciting contests on the sports calendar for both players and fans — a time of year when the season is in full swing and every matchup can potentially have playoff implications.September 26, 2015 midnight read more..
It’s only a few games into the season, but the HRV volleyball program has already improved over last year’s season.September 26, 2015 midnight read more..
When you think of a high school vice principal, what comes to mind? For many, “disciplinarian” is probably the first thought. But how about instructional coach? Kyle Rosselle and Nate Parson, vice principals at Hood River Valley High School, say the latter is what most accurately describes the position.September 26, 2015 midnight read more..
Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to think about the following situations and plan just in caseSeptember 26, 2015 midnight read more..
This was a summer-ending pool party with meaning.September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
The Harvest Quilt is a yearly community fundraiser for a local non-profit. This year, Hood River Adopt-A-Dog is honored to be the recipient of the quilt and is raising money by selling raffle tickets. The quilt is being shown around town and tickets are being sold at ETC — Every Thread Counts, Gorge Dog, and Hood River Adopt-A-Dog, 3910 Heron Drive, in Odell. Tickets are 1 for $2, 3 for $5, or 7 for $10.September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
Together with Hood River County Library, Columbia Gorge Dyslexia Fund and the Columbia Gorge Chapter of Decoding Dyslexia invite all to attend a month of free activities in honor of October’s Dyslexia Awareness Month and in celebration of the newly enacted state law that promises to change the experience of Oregon’s dyslexic students for years to come.September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
With the forms removed during the past few days, Hood River’s new federal post office, located on Cascade at Fourth Street, is now rapidly nearing completion and Contractor Hoffman will, it is expected, be ready to turn it over about the first of November.September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
The HRV girls and boys water polo teams launched their conference competitive season with an away game at David Douglas. The school has a 30-year history of a dominant swimming program which feeds its water polo teams with tough, fast swimmers. This year is no different and the adage “defense wins games” was the message being repeated to the teams by the HRV coaching of staff Dave Cameron, Kellie Dunn and Dave Robinson.September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
HRV (2-1) had an excellent opportunity to remain undefeated and get a win against the Ridgeview Ravens (2-1) on Friday. Trailing by a touchdown midway through the fourth quarter, the Eagles had an offensive possession and were hoping of converting a scoring drive to tie it up.September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
Deputy Superintendent Salam Noor released the following statement after the State Board of Education’s vote relating to the Essential Skills requirements on Sept. 17:September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
For the second week in a row, Woody Eskildsen is the man. He’s our No. 1 star this week after notching a nice scratch 222 game and an even 600 series in the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Woody finished up 105 pins over his average, the most by any bowler in competitive action last week. Playing it smart this season, Woody bowled summer league, so he is sharp and obviously ready. That’s the way to do it!September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
Alpine Veterinary Hospital is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Daphne Johnson to their staff. Johnson is a graduate of Oregon State University and had been in a Large Animal internship at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital in Snohomish, Wash.September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
Foodie fanatics around the state of Oregon and beyond will now be able to connect eating with Travel Oregon’s “The 7 Wonders of Oregon” campaign through the tourism commission’s new Passport to Bounty feature.September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
Fall is in the air and it’s time for “Oktoberfest in Washougal.” Now in its third year, the event is presented by the Downtown Washougal Association and local brew pub, Amnesia Brewing, at 1834 Main Street, Washougal, Wash., on Oct. 2 and 3 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
Destiny Whitaker’s car blew a tire on a Tuesday but the fix came on a Wednesday — in a big, hopeful way. Whitaker, an Odell single mother of five children, aged 7-19, was awarded a van as the result of Wheels of Hope from Bicoastal Media. Whitaker received a big surprise when a crew from Bicoastal arrived at her work place, Heart of Hospice, on Sept. 16 under cover of recording some radio spots for Heart of Hospice.September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
Members of a local advocacy group have filed a voter petition to block large-scale commercial water bottling operations in Hood River County, namely Nestlé.September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
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Some might call it a modest history.September 23, 2015 midnight read more..
Study after study has shown the benefits exercise has on people as they age. The National Institute on Health states that as people get older, “taking it easy is risky.” Researchers state that regular, moderate physical activity can help people maintain strength and fitness, improve overall health, and maintain independence.September 19, 2015 midnight read more..
It’s only a few races into the cross country season, but on the heels of an all-around excellent HRV performance at a pair of invitationals this past week, the Eagles already look like they’re in peak form.September 19, 2015 midnight read more..
The HRV boys soccer program seems to be largely picking up where it left off this season, dismantling teams left and right, giving up little to no goals on defense, and sitting near the top of the 5A standings.September 19, 2015 midnight read more..
After having a three-game win streak, HRV girls soccer faltered this week after getting shut out by two very good teams, and sustaining injuries to two key players.September 19, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River City Council is evaluating the need for an updated curbside garbage, recycling and composting program. Citizens have cited concerns with the current system in regards to nuisance (cans blowing over, lids flying off), worker safety (residents and workers lifting heavy cans) and interest in expanded recycling services (greater access to recycling, and/or curbside compost collection).September 19, 2015 midnight read more..
It is that time of year again. Labor Day has come and gone. The kids are back in school. We have even had the first snow fall on Mt. Hood. While we still have lots of great water time left, the summer season has passed, and what a great one it was! With warm and windy weather coming early in the “spring,” it felt like the never-ending summer. Our usual events brought a vibrant waterfront feel with the Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association’s Beach Bash, Kiteboard 4 Cancer, Gorge Cup windsurfing races, and more.September 19, 2015 midnight read more..
Eagles volleyball got off to a roaring start to their league schedule Tuesday night, when they defeated the Pendleton Buckaroos in a hard-fought game at Vannet Court that went to four sets. Coach Scott Walker said it was the first time HRV had beaten Pendleton in three years.September 19, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River Aquatic Center will reopen Monday morning following a week’s maintenance, as happens every September.September 19, 2015 midnight read more..
Voya Financial, Inc., a leading provider of retirement plans for educators, has awarded Odell resident Darla Goe, a librarian and media specialist at Parkdale Elementary School, with a $2,000 grant as part of the company’s 2015 Unsung Heroes awards competition.September 19, 2015 midnight read more..
What did you accomplish by the age of 5?September 19, 2015 midnight read more..
Riverside Community Church, UCC, in conjunction with Bethel United Church of Christ, is again offering Our Whole Lives (OWL), an award-winning sexual health program which helps 7th-9th grade students make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health and behavior.September 19, 2015 midnight read more..
Assuming duties as new library director at the Hood River County Library is June Knudson, who started work Sept. 8. She replaces Ellen Kimber, who retired Aug. 29 after 19 years with the library. During her first week, she said she is very impressed with the library as it is now. “I want to continue to find good and better ways for the library to serve the community,” she said.September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
Do you have a great art display or show you’d like to produce? Maybe you want to preserve or highlight some fascinating part of Hood River County’s cultural heritage?September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
“Cemetery Tales” returns Sept. 25-27 to Idlewild Cemetery in Hood River.September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
Circles have aroused powerful feelings in mankind throughout time. They are the simplest of form whose imagery evokes continuous connection of past to present, present to future, across generations. Circles are found in all cultures often used to illustrate the meaning of infinity, their structure having neither beginning nor end. Like a well-worn wedding band, they are symbolic of lasting relationships, never perfect in shape, silken to the touch, beget by years of turning and stroking when worry, fear, or pain separates one from the joy of life.September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
Environmental groups Friends of the Columbia Gorge (Friends) and Save Our Scenic Area (SOSA) filed a petition for judicial review in the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals last week challenging a recent decision by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) to approve the Whistling Ridge Energy Project’s application to connect to BPA’s energy grid.September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Angelina as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
GOLDENDALE — The Klickitat County Sheriff’s office has lifted Level 3 evacuation notices for Wishram as the nearby Horsethief Butte fire that threatened homes is reported to be 90 percent contained. Reports on Monday put the fire at about 8,000 acres.September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
The Senate has no weightier responsibility this fall than consideration of the nuclear agreement recently negotiated by the United States, key world powers, and Iran.September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
On Saturday, the HRV girls and boys water polo teams participated in a jamboree tournament at Sam Barlow High School.September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
Utilizing an explosive offense and a suffocating defense, the No. 15-ranked Hood River Valley High Eagles (2-0) overwhelmed the Madison Senators (0-2) 46-20 in a 5A nonleague game Friday at Portland’s Madison High School. For a second straight week, the high-flying Eagles recorded a dominating victory, which followed a 54-12 season opening home win Sept. 4 over Woodburn.September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
The 2015-16 fall bowling leagues began last week at Hood River’s own Orchard Lanes. There is still plenty of time to join up to get in on all the action. Spots are available in all leagues, so come on up to the Heights and try your hand at a real big-time game.September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
City Council on Monday formalized its strategy on affordable housing, though official changes on the issue are months away, and took one step closer to a decision on potential taxation of marijuana sales — an action it cannot formally move on until 2016.September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
Local leaders mulled over marijuana and its effect on youth at a community conversation Thursday at Mid Valley Elementary School in Odell.September 16, 2015 midnight read more..
Police arrested two females on Sept.15 in relation to the Port of Hood River tollbooth deposit bag theft on Sept. 5.September 15, 2015 2:43 p.m. read more..
September 10 dawned bright and clear for the annual day of service in honor of Jerry Cranmer. Friends, family and community members met at Waterfront Park at 9 a.m. — as they have for the past three years — and spent the morning completing grounds-keeping tasks.September 12, 2015 midnight read more..
The HRV boys soccer team didn’t exactly get the result it was looking for in Tuesday’s home opener against Hillsboro, where the Eagles remained on even footing with the Spartans throughout the majority of the game, which ended in a 1-1 draw.September 12, 2015 midnight read more..
Hops Fest happens Sept. 26 but it is far from the only new thing happening, fresh hops or otherwise, in this beer-centric burg.September 12, 2015 midnight read more..
Crazy Pepper Cantina and Mexican Restaurant has changed hands. But the new owner, Tommy Ogawa, plans to keep the “crazy” intact by stirring the restaurant’s traditional Latin American cuisine with a new twist: freshly prepared Japanese sushi and burgers.September 12, 2015 midnight read more..
Art of Community large art works are all — but a few — installed including two new locations on the Heights, three downtown and three on the waterfront. A new map will be printed soon and the tour updated on the website, art-of-community.com.September 12, 2015 midnight read more..
In celebration and recognition of the elusive creature Bigfoot and in an effort to promote the natural beauty and local businesses in the rural areas of Skamania County, including the communities of Carson, Home Valley and Stabler, Wind River Business Association is holding the eighth annual Bigfoot Bash and Bounty on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Home Valley Park, just off Washington’s State Route 14 in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.September 12, 2015 midnight read more..
The HRV girls soccer team is on a roll, winning three in a row to start the season including two games this week.September 12, 2015 midnight read more..
Last October, Inge Echterhoelter examined her kitchen and wondered what it would look like to cook her family’s meals without prepackaged ingredients.September 12, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River County had a representative at the Oregon Horse State Fair in Salem this summer, held August 27-30.September 12, 2015 midnight read more..
Horizon Christian School’s co-ed soccer program had a successful season last year, finishing with an 8-1-1 record in 3A/2A/1A Special District 6 and advancing to the state title game.September 12, 2015 midnight read more..
Donna Cody and her daughter, Lisa Perry, operate Cody Orchards Fruit Stand in Odell, which first opened in 2006. The Codys have 180 acres of fruit trees in the Hood River Valley, and Lisa is the fourth generation to be working on the family farm.September 9, 2015 9:15 p.m. read more..
There is something magical about seeing rows of home-canned foods stacked on the shelf in the pantry. There is a beauty in being able to see through the glass and feel a connection to your food, knowing you had a hand in it. No fancy labels or opaque tin to mask the appearance of juicy summer peaches or pickled dilly beans. The rainbow of color invites your eyes to wander from one jar to the next and imagine future meals and potlucks, graced by your impressive food preservation skills.September 9, 2015 7:57 p.m. read more..
Celilo Restaurant, Hood River: Grilled peppers, corn, chanterelle mushrooms, arugula cream; Vintage Grill, Hood River Hotel: Bone-in Pork Shank confit, fresh shell and yellow beans, fall peppers two ways; Water’s Edge Bistro, The Dalles: Pear FlatbreadSeptember 9, 2015 7:46 p.m. read more..
School has started but summer fun continues. Hood River Education Foundation hosts a summer party, Sept. 11, 6-10 p.m, in the Ruins at Springhouse Cellar, featuring the band Cripple Hop.September 9, 2015 4:52 p.m. read more..
I love to cook, and I love to cook with my kids. I spend a lot of time planning, shopping and cooking food for my family. We eat dinner together as a family every night and we generally expect our kids to eat what we eat. As a food writ- er, blogger and lover, having my kids enjoy food and eat well is very important to me, and I find that the best way to accomplish this is to get them involved in the kitchen.September 9, 2015 6:59 a.m. read more..
Gorge Grown Food Network will be hosting its second annual farm-to-table Harvest Dinner on Sept. 27 at Kiyokawa Family Orchards. Chef Ben Stenn of Celilo Restaurant & Bar will be preparing a four-course seasonal meal featuring local produce and meat with wines from Cor Cellars paired with each dish.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River County Library celebrated the receipt of 501 new bilingual and multilingual children’s books on Aug. 11 with local child care partners.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
Proposed construction of a $440,000 furnished building to replace May Street School is expected to be voted on by the city district three early next month. The proposed structure would increase the number of classrooms from nine to 14 and would provide a cafeteria for a hot-lunch program and facilities for large banquets of a community nature, the school board explained.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
A “Community Conversation on Marijuana” is scheduled at Mid Valley Elementary School cafeteria on Sept.10 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
The Obama Administration has launched the “Every Kid in a Park” program, which strives to protect national outdoor spaces and to ensure that every 4th grader in America has the opportunity to visit and enjoy federal lands and waters.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
A flotilla of volunteers and a riverbank crowded with supporters welcomed the 478 participants in Monday’s 73rd annual Roy Webster Cross Channel Swim.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
Hood River’s fourth medical marijuana dispensary, “High Winds NV,” swept in Friday with a bobbing samba.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River High School girls water polo team traveled to Redmond, Aug. 28-30 to complete in the Jay Rowan Water Polo Jamboree. A total of 14 high schools represented boys, girls and co-ed teams in the event. The Jamboree had the top three state finalists for the boys and three out of four state finalists for the girls.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
Nothing makes me happier than the thought of the fishing adventure that includes not only the catching of a big, beautiful salmon or steelhead, but its proper cleaning, filleting and cooking. To me, and perhaps you, enjoying a meal consisting of fresh fish is the perfect culmination of any fishing adventure.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley High School boys and girls water polo teams are both hoping to continue the success they had a year ago and maintain a positive atmosphere with their optimistic outlook for this season.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
An op-ed piece written by Lissa Voorhees and Sandy Moses of Lane County was published, Sept. 11, 2012 by the Eugene Register Guard for Suicide Prevention Week, and was submitted by Susan Gabay of Mosier, a suicide prevention advocate. Her daughter, Susanna, took her own life in 2009 at age 19.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
We all know which way the wind blows.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
Students arriving for fall classes at Columbia Gorge Community College campuses in The Dalles and Hood River will find new policies and procedures in place to improve campus security and guard against misconduct.September 9, 2015 midnight read more..
Mary Sandoz Leighton draws a rough, farm-worn finger down the ledger page. The customer bought cabbage, carrots and turnips, and hasn’t paid his bill. There’s not much luck of Mary collecting, however. The debt is 131 years old. “They will forever owe 60 cents,” Mary says with a sigh.September 8, 2015 10:05 p.m. read more..
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, family farming is on the decline. It has been since its peak in the 1930s, when there were close to 7 million family farms in the country. By 2002, the number had leveled off at around 2 million.September 8, 2015 9:36 p.m. read more..
Oregon State Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspicious vehicle involved in an alleged kidnapping that occurred between Mosier and Jantzen Beach, Portland, on Tuesday evening, Sept. 1.September 5, 2015 midnight read more..
Every year on Sept. 10, the friends and family of former Vagabond Lodge owner Jerry Cranmer gather to perform an act of service in his memory.September 5, 2015 midnight read more..
When participants dive off the Sternwheeler early Monday morning to take part in the 73rd annual Roy Webster Cross Channel Swim, members of a Gorge amateur radio group will be helping to ensure it all goes safely.September 5, 2015 midnight read more..
The girls soccer program has dominated the Columbia River Conference for the past several years and coach Kevin Haspela, who is in his sixth year coaching the team, expects the Eagles will stay the course in 2015.September 5, 2015 midnight read more..
This year Hood River County was represented by five 4-H Rabbit Showmanship competitors at the Oregon State Fair: two graduated high school seniors: Breezy McElheran and Brandy Fletcher, and three incoming freshman: Eva Murray, Emily Mitchel and Carter Rigert.September 5, 2015 midnight read more..
The good news for Labor Day 2015: according to AAA, gas prices nation-wide will be the lowest in the past 11 Labor Day weekends. More on the holiday in a moment.September 5, 2015 midnight read more..
Songwriters in the Round, hosted by the ambassador of song Steve Hale, is a program where three songwriters Steven Hale, Tracy Klass, and Lincoln Crockett each take turns playing an original composition and sharing about why and how they wrote it.September 5, 2015 midnight read more..
The Gorge cider scene this fall features a new cider café and return of annual cider event, sponsored by a group that has a new name.September 5, 2015 midnight read more..
It’s been nearly three years since the Hood River Valley High School volleyball team last made the playoffs and in the past two season, the team hasn’t won more than a total of seven games, according to News archives.September 5, 2015 midnight read more..
Europe’s rail identity is getting redefined in reverse.September 5, 2015 midnight read more..
The First Lego League (FLL) season is kicking off already. FLL is a team engineering and science program for kids ages 9 to 14 that culminates in an international robotics tournament. The first competitions that local teams participate in are the Columbia Gorge FLL Qualifying Tournaments in December.September 5, 2015 midnight read more..
Rep. Greg Walden reminds Second District residents that his office is still accepting requests from residents of Oregon’s Second District for tickets to take part in Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. Capitol this month.September 5, 2015 midnight read more..
Oregon State Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspicious vehicle involved in an alleged kidnapping that occurred between Mosier and Jantzen Beach, Portland, on Tuesday evening, Sept. 1.September 3, 2015 10:39 a.m. read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Angelina as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center dedicated their Renewable Energy Exhibit with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 28, 2015. The interpretive exhibit on solar energy includes schematics of solar energy systems and a real-time display of solar energy being produced.September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
Before a large attendance the ceremony of laying the cornerstone of the new St. Mark’s church was performed by Bishop Remington on Sunday morning last in ideal weather. Before the cornerstone was placed in position, copies of last weeks’ issue of local newspapers, of the Oregon Trail Chruchman, a list of names of contributors to the new church building fund, names of officers of the church and a Fort Vancouver Centennial coin were placed in the niche.September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
Those interested in learning the fundamentals of wine appreciation will want to join Phelps Creek Vineyards and the Hood River County Library District for a hands-on workshop Sept. 3, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Parkdale Community Center.September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
The Hood River Art Club announces its People’s Choice award, won during the club’s 66th anniversary show at the History Museum of Hood River County this July, has gone to local artist Joanne Pollack.September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
The City of Cascade Locks is set to receive $3.7 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to overhaul its long-suffering water infrastructure.September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
With the Hood River County School District and Horizon Christian School back in session Sept. 8, there’s been a fair amount of buzzing around the various sites in the past week or so. And for four new principals — two of whom are new to the area — the work is just beginning.September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
2009 HRVHS graduate Amy Hay recently traveled to Dallas, Texas, to compete at the USA Weightlifting National Championships. Hay is the top ranked weightlifter in Oregon and Washington based off of Sinclair Score (pound for pound strength).September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
The defending OSAA Class 5A boys soccer state champion Hood River Valley High Eagles have advanced to the state finals the last two years. The Eagles, guided by sixth-year head coach Jaime Rivera and assistant Felipe Rayo, have another talented squad again this season and they’ll be seeking to return to the state championship game for a third straight year.September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
You might have seen a few extra visitors running or quick-walking past your house on Sunday, maps in handSeptember 2, 2015 midnight read more..
The HRV Cross Country team completed Portland to Coast High School Challenge last weekend.September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
Have you heard about Project Hipster?September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
Sometimes art contradicts its own truth, or at least the art work’s title does.September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
The state Department of Natural Resources shut down Klickitat County’s logging industry last Wednesday, Aug. 19, in response to the extreme wildfire conditions that exist throughout the county.September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates rose in July, with Hood River County rising to 4.7 percent and Wasco County climbing to 5.6 percent. Likewise, Oregon’s rate rose to 5.9 percent in July, an increase of 0.4 percentage point.September 2, 2015 midnight read more..
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