A student was reportedly sexually assaulted Wednesday at Indian Creek Trail near Hood River Valley High School.March 30, 2016 4:53 p.m. read more..
A student was reportedly sexually assaulted Wednesday at Indian Creek Trail near Hood River Valley High School.March 30, 2016 4:53 p.m. read more..
Master Food Preservers (MFPs) are trained and certified community volunteers who assist OSU Extension Service in providing up-to-date food safety and preservation information to Oregonians.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Last week, the ERS (Excavation Rental Supply) team won the third round in the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. ERS has been dominant all season, leading the league in total wins by a huge 49.5-point margin over the next best team. They not only just won Round 3, they also won Round 2.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Double Mountain Brewery and Taproom released The Divine Bourbon Barrel Aged Brown in honor of its ninth anniversary on March 19.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
As early as May of this year, the City of Hood River will begin charging a 3 percent service fee on all credit and debit card payments except utility payments.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Recorder W.J. Carlson, of Cascade Locks, this week asked Sheriff W. Edick to quote him prices for rent of one or more cells of the city jail at Hood River. The county leases the jail from the city and the Recorder believes it would be cheaper to rent jail space for its own lawbreakers than to build a jail at the Locks.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
WHITE SALMON — Boosting support for an overall plan to meet the needs of the community today and in the future, Skyline Hospital recently expanded its Transitional Care Program.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Sometimes bad things happen, and rather than pull you into despair, they lift you up. That is how we feel about getting called by Full Sail’s lawyer and told to change our name. The situation could have broken us were it not for you, the Gorge community — our family.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
On March 21, the Hood River Planning Commission came out in overwhelming support of regulations on short term vacation rentals (STRs). After carefully studying housing data and hearing substantial public testimony, six out of seven commissioners heartily endorsed “The Portland Plan,” designed to preserve the livability of Hood River and help retain our limited housing for residents.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
The election season has begun.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Klickitat County Democrats will host an April 4 candidate forum for State Lieut. Governor at the White Salmon Grange Hall, 1085 Main Street, White Salmon. It begins at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 8:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend, and the event is free.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
On March 31, a few days after the one-year anniversary of the earthquake, a group of nine Hood River area residents will be heading to Nepal as part of the ongoing Kumari development initiative.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
In Japan the train station is an integral part of travel. Even in Aomori prefecture where they can get an average of 58.2 inches of snow every winter, every city and town has a train station and a snowstorm is the only way to throw off its schedule. This is how I too get from town to town.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Gorge Owned (GO!) is accepting nominations for the sixth annual Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards, which celebrates people who are working on innovative, creative solutions to the environmental, economic and social issues facing the Gorge.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Calling all artists: ‘KOOBDOOGA: Community Reads’ is back for a second year.March 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Ruby (Jeannie) Bagge, Beverly (Bev) Mathews and Minnie HermanMarch 29, 2016 1:08 p.m. read more..
Edgar Holmson, Leonard Porterfield and Dorothy WilliamsMarch 29, 2016 1:07 p.m. read more..
Local gymnast Jacy Johnston had a good showing last weekend at the Oregon State Optional Gymnastics Championship in Salem, where she battled through a stomach bug to place fourth all-around in Level 6 competition — a personal best for Johnston.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Perhaps a good indicator of how well the HRV baseball team is playing this year is how well the Eagles did at their annual trip down to the Phoenix, Ariz., metro area for the Coach Bob Invitational, where HRV played some very competitive teams from Colorado, Arizona, and CaliforniaMarch 26, 2016 midnight read more..
The HRV boys lacrosse team had a solid season in 2015, culminating in the team’s first-ever Cascade Cup championship win — a tournament comprised of the bottom 16 Oregon boys lacrosse teams that did not get into the regular playoff tournament.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Five area restaurants earned Oregon Wine A-List Awards from the Oregon Wine Board and Oregon Wine Press magazine last month,March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
When the Hood River Watershed Group (HRWG) met March 22 for its regular monthly meeting, members and interested citizens — from Hood River and The Dalles — got a first glimpse of the Hood River Water Conservation Strategy, presented by Ed Salminen and Nicklas Christensen, Watershed Professionals Network, and Cindy Thieman, HRWG coordinator.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
One park down, one gained.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Lyrics to songs usually tell stories, and music certainly can create feeling for those stories — but the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble is taking a new step in their repertoire by presenting original music integrated with pre-recorded narration during their live show.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Lasting Light Photography, a new business founded by Hood River resident Vince Ready, began accepting clients in March. The business will offer a range of services including high-quality portrait photography, fine art landscape prints, and product and commercial photography for local businesses.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
“Brian James Patrick Doyle of New Yawk is cheerfully NOT the great Canadian novelist Brian Doyle, nor the astrophysicist Brian Doyle, nor the former Yankee baseball player Brian Doyle, nor even the terrific actor Brian Doyle-Murray. He is, let’s say, the ambling shambling Oregon writer Brian Doyle, and happy to be so.”March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
CAST’s production of Jon Robin Baitz’s play “Other Desert Cities” closes this weekend. Performances will be at Columbia Center for the Arts, March 25, 7:30 p.m. and March 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Rockford Grange.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
ODOT won’t extend the 2015-16 studded tire season past March 31. Studded tires are allowed in Oregon from Nov. 1 through March 31 each year. The law allows ODOT to extend the studded tire season when necessary, but current weather forecasts do not support an extension this year.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School’s health center looks a lot more colorful these days, thanks to murals created by the school’s National Art Honor Society and local mural artist Allison Bell Fox. About 12 students participated in the project.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
State Rep. Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) of Dist. 52 will be hosting a town hall at Dog River Coffee, 411 Oak St., March 30 to give a brief overview of the 2016 legislative session and to hear about issues from local citizens.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District, in cooperation with Columbia Gorge Masters Swim Team, will be offering free swimming classes during the month of April to any interested adult 18 years of age and older.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Two opportunities are available to qualifying local non-profit organizations through the Gorge Community Foundation this spring.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
"I'm in jail in Mexico," the scammer says.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association is planning a fundraiser to honor the late Richard Parker, who is recognized by all who knew him for his artistic influence on education, music, and theater in the Columbia River Gorge. Proceeds will go to supporting local music and theater education programs.March 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Gorge Owned (GO!) is accepting nominations for the sixth annual Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards, which celebrates people who are working on innovative, creative solutions to the environmental, economic and social issues facing the Gorge. GO! will present the awards to one individual, one business and one student at the Gorge Earth Day celebration on Wednesday, April 20 at Springhouse Cellars in Hood River.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
The housing committee of the Veterans’ county council voted on Wednesday to petition the City of Hood River to seek 12 additional housing units, similar to the 26 veterans’ homes to be erected on the Mooney tract, corner of Belmont Road. Mayor Joe Meyer stated Thursday that the city has obtained the maximum allotment of housing units under the presents Federal Public Housing Authority, but that more will be requested if the current legislation before congress is passed authorizing additional expenditures for the housing program.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
“Other Desert Cities,” a staged play reading closing this weekend, seems simple enough: adult daughter returns home to Palm Springs, a successful author with a new book about to be published. Her parents, brother and aunt are all there to greet her, and between game night and the newness of Brooke’s presence, matters start off friendly enough.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
The public charter school in Mosier is hosting its annual fundraiser event, called Made for Mosier, on April 9. After several years of hosting the event at Springhouse Cellars in Hood River, it was time to find a bigger space to hold one of the most popular fundraisers in the Gorge.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Susan Hoffman of Mosier was among four women honored with Women’s History Month awards at California’s Biola University on March 18.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Oregon Secretary of State Jeanne P. Atkins has released the final list of candidates to appear on the 2016 Democratic and Republican Presidential Primary ballots for Oregon’s May 17 primary election.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Slow, but specific, progress was made in Monday’s Planning Commission continued hearing on short term rental (STR) regulations. The commission meets again April 4 to continue deliberations on what is a laborious, minutiae-filled process.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Bracket-heads used four-letter words over the weekend.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
I’m reading a terrific book right now. It’s terrific because, well, when you get to read translations of very old manuscripts about super-important stuff — and even find analogies to music that can tie into the current Instrumental art show — I’d call that terrific.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Pallets of hundreds of empty beer cans wait, resting amongst a hum of steady commotion and scattered brewing material. Each sheet is composed of cans stacked one on top of another, layered like a cubic aluminum cake, their copper-orange sheen soon to be filled with Carson’s Backwoods Brewing Company Copperline Amber beer.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
There were tears from both sides as host families said goodbye to their junior high school students from Tsuruta, Japan, Tuesday morning at Hood River Valley High School.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
The annual Community Easter Egg Hunt held each year on the Saturday morning before Easter at Jackson Park is going to be bigger and better than ever, according to Rev. Jeff Mueller of Immanuel Lutheran and the sponsoring Columbia Gorge Fellowship of Churches.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
The HRV baseball team is clearly focusing on being a title contender again in 2016.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River Water Polo 14U co-ed team made up of 6-8th graders participated in the Chehalem Spring Tournament March 11-13. The team won three out of four competitive games throughout the weekend against some well-seasoned teams from as far away as Bend. For many Hood River players, it was their first game experience.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
One of the biggest track and field rosters in the history of the HRV program showed it was not only deep, but talented Thursday when the Eagles faced off against other Gorge schools at the Mullen-Leavitt Invite in The Dalles.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Earlier this month, Josh Nardone, an eighth-grader at Hood River Middle School and a member of the Cooper Spur Race Team (CSRT), competed in the U14 Western Regional Championships in Jackson Hole, Wyo.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
The HRV girls lacrosse team had a productive season last year, qualifying for the playoffs for the second time in the program’s history, and advancing to the second round.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Though they only had less than a week of practice time on the courts due to rainy weather, the lack of time seemed to have no impact on HRV girls tennis athletes during their season debut against the St. Helens Lions, whom the Eagles clobbered in St. Helens, 7-1.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
The boys tennis team picked up right where it left off last season in their home debut Thursday evening at the Tsuruta Tennis Courts, where the Eagles nearly swept St. Helens, taking the Lions down 7-1.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School sophomore Samantha Morley has earned a Silver Medal at the national round of the Scholastic Art Awards; Two HRVHS students have won spots in the National Speech and Debate competition to be held June 12-17 in Salt Lake City, Utah.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
The Expo Building will crunch down to rubble this spring, making way for two new light industrial buildings on the Hood River Waterfront.March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Dr. Kristen Dillon, MD, of Hood River, was named the 2016 Oregon Family Doctor of the Year by the Oregon Academy of Family Physicians (OAFP).March 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Valley Worship Center, Immanuel Lutheran, Concordia Lutheran, Parkdale Community Church (EPC), Hood River Valley Christian, Pine Grove-Odell United Methodist Church, Church of the Nazarene, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and Riverside Community Church.March 19, 2016 midnight read more..
Double Mountain Brewery and Taproom holds its ninth anniversary party on March 19, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Kids welcome (free) until 8 p.m. Entry is $5 (21 and over) and includes a souvenir mug.March 19, 2016 midnight read more..
During the month of January, the Columbia Center for the Arts hosted an art exhibition in the Gallery titled Women of Substance: The Art of Judith Cunningham and Ellen Dittebrandt. The Center pledged their portion of the sales from cards from these two artists to be donated to the Mosier Fire Department, in honor of artist Ellen Dittebrandt’s volunteer work in Mosier.March 19, 2016 midnight read more..
On Saturday, April 30, families and business leaders will join together in the March of Dimes annual March for Babies, the nation’s oldest walk fundraiser honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive, beginning at Parkdale Fire Department located at 4895 Baseline Road.March 19, 2016 midnight read more..
LOOK UP: If you’re thirsty and want a soda with a local touch, try a Jones strawberry lime — that’s White Salmon resident Paul Kline’s image on the label. A Jones Soda Co. letter to Kline told him that just one percent of all submitted photos get used.March 19, 2016 midnight read more..
With winds raging, sails taut, ropes tied, and horns blaring, the Gorge sailing team competed alongside Newport and their fellow teammates Saturday in the Hood River Regatta.March 19, 2016 midnight read more..
If you thought expectations were high for the HRV varsity baseball team last year, they’re even higher in 2016.March 19, 2016 midnight read more..
The HRV varsity softball team may have an extremely young roster this season, but what they lack in age they’ll make up for in talent.March 19, 2016 midnight read more..
Mary Toda Imai died in Hood River, Ore., on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. She was born June 1, 1925, in The Dallas, Ore., and was 90 years of age at the time of her passing.March 18, 2016 12:41 p.m. read more..
Barbara Jean (Mockley) Willie, a former resident of Mt. Hood, Ore., passed away March 14, 2016, in The Dalles, Ore., with her daughter by her side. Barbara and her twin sister Beverly were born Sept. 3, 1931, at home, in Hillsboro.March 17, 2016 12:01 p.m. read more..
Business street lightning now under construction was explained by W.C. “Bill” Sunby and Hal Puddy before the Monday night meeting of the Heights Boosters. The Boosters are scheduling a series of speakers in a study of the feasibility of an improvement program for Hood River and Indian Creek areas. Post office requirements for a sub-station were also explained.March 16, 2016 midnight read more..
Gorge Owned announces a request for proposals for the 2016-17 Sense of Place Lecture Series.March 16, 2016 midnight read more..
Nathan Johnston, a junior at Hood River Valley High School, won second Place in Expository Speaking at the Southridge High School Invitational Tournament on March 5.March 16, 2016 midnight read more..
Yes, that is Spring Break sneaking up on us.March 16, 2016 midnight read more..
Few have forgotten the anguish of stunted crops and terror of devastating forest fires last year because of the meager snowpack that yielded paltry irrigation water and tinder-dry soils. The snowpack was far below normal last year, not for lack of precipitation (which was normal), but because of how unusually warm it was. Much more of the mountain precipitation fell as rain rather than snow.March 16, 2016 midnight read more..
I remember the first gig I played for one traumatic reason. But can I tell you the year it happened? No, not without research. The day? Probably a Saturday, but I’d have to check. Anything about the setlist? Ummm, it had songs on it, yes.March 16, 2016 midnight read more..
The new $3.2 million, 3,700-square-foot Wasco County Transit Center, located at 802 Chenowith Loop Road behind Home Depot in The Dalles, should be open by mid-May. The old transit center, operated by Mid-Columbia Council of Governments, was located at 201 Federal Street.March 16, 2016 midnight read more..
Clark College has announced it will close its campus at Bingen Point on June 16 due to low enrollment. Students currently enrolled in classes will have the opportunity to work with college advisors to develop a plan to complete their programs.March 16, 2016 midnight read more..
Nancy Reagan’s death on March 6 adds a poignant timeliness to the opening of “Other Desert Cities."March 16, 2016 midnight read more..
Fresh off her state competition at Mt. Hood Meadows, Hood River Valley High School sophomore Elexis McAllister will be heading to Copper Springs, Colo., to compete in the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA) Nationals April 1-10, but needs the community’s help in getting there.March 16, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley Swim Team’s senior swimmers took Region XII by storm and scored enough points to put the HRVST in 17th place at the region championships held earlier this month, placing just behind the Vancouver Swim Club and just ahead of the Columbia River Swim Team.March 16, 2016 midnight read more..
A former Hood River youth sports coach who was arrested and charged with numerous sex offenses last March won’t face a plea hearing until at least May.March 16, 2016 midnight read more..
Kinvara at Big Horse March 12; Celtic Crimes play March 17; moreMarch 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Ellie Schmidt may be new to the Gorge and new to the sport of tennis, but as first-year coach of the HRV varsity girls tennis team, Schmidt brings a wealth of experience in one of the most important fundamentals of any sport: keeping athletes fit and healthy.March 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Five Hood River gymnasts from Riverside Gymnastics competed in Level 3 competitions at the Oregon State University Gymnastic Academy Spring Invitational held last weekend and took home the third-place team prize.March 12, 2016 midnight read more..
For those who have been interested in pickleball but haven’t tried the sport out yet, come out Saturday, March 19 to the Hood River Sports Club to take part in a free day of pickleball.March 12, 2016 midnight read more..
A popular prom dress sale will continue this year thanks to the work of a Hood River Valley High School junior.March 12, 2016 midnight read more..
A.J. Kitt of Hood River announced Tuesday afternoon that he has withdrawn from the May 17 Primary Election race for Hood River County Commission, position 2.March 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Filing deadlines approach for the state’s Property Tax Deferral for Senior and Disabled Citizens program.March 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Gorge Grown Food Network hosts its annual “Buyers and Sellers Networking” event at Springhouse Cellars March 16 for from 6 to 8 p.m. This event aims to connect food growers, producers, and processors with chefs, retailers, and institutional buyers to increase outlets through which local food is available.March 12, 2016 midnight read more..
The Wasco County Library Service District presents a free discussion about death and dying on March 22 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in The Dalles Library’s meeting room.March 12, 2016 midnight read more..
March has been nationally designated as Gambling Awareness Month, and locally, the Center for Living is spreading the word about gambling addiction and free treatment options available to both gamblers and family members.March 12, 2016 midnight read more..
The Oregon Community Foundation has awarded One Community Health a grant for $70,000. Thanks to this gift, school children throughout Hood River and Wasco Counties have something new to smile about — a chance for better dental healthMarch 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Valley Christian, Pine Grove-Odell UMC, Church of the Nazarene, St. Mary'sMarch 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Seeing Hood River “trending” nationally on Facebook the other day, and what it was trending for, made me so disheartened and mad, I actually used the word “jerk-wad” in a post.March 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Look for one weekly farmers’ market this year in Hood River.March 12, 2016 midnight read more..
A service group that goes back to 1969 and a woman who has served her neighbors for 25 years received the Hearts of Gold Awards Saturday.March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River County Library Foundation invites the community to eat, drink and be merry in the library at the fifth annual Feast of Words on Saturday, March 12, from 6-9 p.m. The event will include desserts and savory appetizers, local wine and beer, and live music by Tim Mayer in the Hood River Library.March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
$200,000 is up for grabs this month. Free money for college if you’re a high school student with a compelling personal story, financial need, and the time and energy to complete a plethora of applications for locally sponsored scholarships — 79 to be exact.March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Twenty-five years in, Andrew McElderry allows himself an un-appetizing description of the first pizzas he ever made.March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Plans for a marketing research study have been formed by Dee Hardboard Inc. in an effort to reopen the mill between Hood River and Parkdale, which has been shut down for a year. Spokesmen for the organization were optimistic that the first phase will justify a full feasibility study, necessary steps on the road to putting the plant back on line.March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River gymnast Jacy Johnston, 11, was at the top of her game this past weekend, breaking some personal records, receiving special recognition, and medaling on every event she participated in at the Oregon State University Gymnastics Academy Spring Invitational, which was held at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis.March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
HRV’s tradition of fielding one of the most competitive ski teams in the state continued this weekend on the slopes of Mt. Ashland in southern Oregon, where the boys and girls alpine teams combined to take second place overall at the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) state championships late last week.March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
A new study out of Oregon State University lays to rest the debate over whether hatchery life changes fish at the genetic level.March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Waterfront parking and future bridge funding questions await the Port Thursday.March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Just as I did in 2003 and in 2005, I am writing a letter a day.March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Among the forgiving words of Kozen Sampson are these: “You never think it will happen in your neighborhood and affect you personally. How many of us have let these things go by, even if just in our own mind, having these kind of thoughts rather than taking people as they come.”March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Master Food Preservers (MFPs) are trained and certified community volunteers who assist OSU Extension Service in providing up-to-date food safety and preservation information to Oregonians.March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
The History Museum of Hood River County moves into Stage 2 in salvaging the Henderson paddlewheel.March 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Frank Claxton, Madelyn SimpsonMarch 8, 2016 3:09 p.m. read more..
Beverly Mathews, Harold UtleyMarch 8, 2016 3:08 p.m. read more..
Hood River County Prevention Department and North Central Public Health District have been awarded a 12 month, $25,000 development grant from the Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program at Oregon Health & Science University.March 5, 2016 midnight read more..
Rule changes for the 2016 high school baseball and softball seasons were made at National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) rules committee meetings in Indianapolis. Those changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.March 5, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Babe Ruth baseball is back this spring and the program continues to grow since returning in 2014 after a six-year hiatus.March 5, 2016 midnight read more..
Another season has drawn to a close for the HRV boys basketball program and with it, another season without an appearance at the OSAA state tournament.March 5, 2016 midnight read more..
Blooms and bridges dominated Thursday’s CL Port Commission meeting.March 5, 2016 midnight read more..
The third annual Seed Share takes place at the Rockford Grange, 4250 Barrett Drive, on March 12 from 2-6 p.m.March 5, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River County Library Foundation invites the community to eat, drink and be merry in the library at the fifth annual Feast of Words on Saturday, March 12, from 6-9 p.m. The event will include desserts and savory appetizers, local wine and beer, and live music in the beautiful downtown Hood River Library. It’s a way to experience the library as you never have before.March 5, 2016 midnight read more..
Also news for: Tucker Road Baptist River of Life, Valley Christian and St. Mary'sMarch 5, 2016 midnight read more..
Gorge Grown Food Network and the Rockford Grange present the next movie in the Up Up! Farm Film Festival series on March 11 at Rockford Community Grange, located on Barrett Drive one mile west of Windmaster Corner, south of Hood River.March 5, 2016 midnight read more..
The case of Stephen Nichols, who in 2009 allegedly pushed his then-girlfriend off a cliff to her death in Hood River County, has moved closer to trial.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
HRV Nordic has developed a talented group of athletes and produces a competitive team that’s ready to face any challenge sent their way. This season, the boys and girls teams took a combined third-place finish with 180 points out of the total 16 teams present at the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) Nordic skiing championships this weekend. As they have done in the majority of their races this season, Summit (43) placed first overall in the combined standings and Bend placed second (156).March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
It was another dominant race and another dominant season for the HRV freestyle skiers, who shrugged off less than ideal weather conditions to sweep all three events that made up the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association’s state championship competition held at Mt. Hood Meadows last weekend.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
Bowling is coming down to the wire in two leagues at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. A four-way roll-off for the championship of the popular Tuesday Nite Mixed League is set per league rules between the top two teams in the second round, Take Ten and Montavon’s Berries, and the top two teams from round one, Team Nishi and Oh She Hit.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School paid tribute to its artists and writers on Friday.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
VANCOUVER, WASH. — A land conversation group announced Monday they have acquired 115 acres of wildlife habitat for preservation at Mill Creek Ridge, located southwest of The Dalles.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
The Gorge Technology Alliance (GTA) announces the opening of a new scholarship to support Gorge students attending college for science, technology, engineering or math degrees. The scholarship is named the Corwin Hardham Memorial Scholarship in honor of a brilliant man who grew up in the Gorge and passed away unexpectedly in 2012 at the age of 38.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
Donald W. Hull and Ruben D. Cleaveland have joined the long established law firm of Annala, Carey, Baker, Thompson, and VanKoten, P.C., located at 305 Cascade St. in downtown Hood River. Hull retired in 2011, after serving 22 years as a circuit court judge for Hood River County and the Seventh Judicial District. Prior to being a Judge, Hull was a partner in the Annala Carey firm and he was previously the District Attorney for Hood River County from 1970 to 1974. He now returns to the firm.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
Occam’s Razor robotics team from Hood River Valley High School has advanced to the Super Regional competition in Oakland, Calif., March 24-26.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
I admit it, I watched the Oscars Sunday night. I’d only seen two of the Best Picture nominees and couldn’t care less about who won for Best Costume Editing in an Animated Short. I tuned in because, not unlike a presidential primary debate, it can be wonderful theater to watch out-of-touch blowhards trying to “trend” with their “passion” for the crisis du jour.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
The good news about local robotics comes with a handy lesson in Latin.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Sparky as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
Work on a long-awaited crosswalk project on 12th Street is scheduled to begin next Saturday, March 9, with completion slated no later than mid-May, Hood River City Manager Lynn Guenther said Friday. The project will cross the four-lane section of 12th Street, near the Hood River Shopping Center.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
According to the National Survey of Children’s Health, ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders in children and affects 11 percent of school-aged children in the United States — nearly 6.4 million.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center is joining hundreds of cultural institutions across the country on Saturday, March 12 for the Smithsonian Institution’s “Museum Day Live!” This is a nationwide campaign to reach women and girls in underserved communities and provides an opportunity to the public throughout the U.S. to enjoy and share in our nation’s dynamic heritage and cultural life.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
Thanks to a number of Hood River-based dental care providers and the National Dental Association (NDA), 16 local, underserved teenagers have received free services, saving their families an estimated $10,000 in visit and treatment costs.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
For third year, Hearts of Gold Caregivers Hearts of Gold Caregivers announced Feb. 25 that it has received the distinguished Best of Home Care Leader in Excellence Award from Home Care Pulse, a prestigious firm that oversees private duty home care.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
It will be dinner with the dragons.March 2, 2016 midnight read more..
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