Jeremy Bloom was sure “in the zone” last week in 10-pin bowling league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Six months ago, representatives from over two dozen agencies and political offices met in The Dalles with an ambitious charge from the governor’s office: to form a coalition to decrease hunger and increase access to quality food in the Columbia River Gorge.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Students of Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program under the direction of Pastry Chef Rainbow Trosper will be teaming up with Columbia Center for the Arts to bring eatable art to your holiday table this Dec. 21-22. Fresh Start will showcase a wide variety of pastries, confections and cakes that can be purchased at the arts center, or ordered in advance for pickup at the arts center.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
A grand jury in Hood River County has formally accused a former sheriff’s deputy of sexually abusing a minor while off duty.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River community lost one of its special volunteers earlier this month, when Maggy, the 90-pound chocolate Lab, therapy dog at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital for many years, passed away on Nov. 18, six months after being diagnosed with cancer at the age of 9.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
The Klickitat Canyon Natural Resources Conservation Areas (NRCA) may double its size before the year is through.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
The Christ Church pageant rehearsal is underway, and Owen Meany (Jimmie Oates, second from left) is redefining the crèche experience, to the surprise of Rev. Dudley Wiggin (David Dye, left,) and his best friend Johnny (Aiden Tappert, third from left) and the rest of the pageant cast — youngsters portrayed by adults in the irreverently comic “Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant,” opening Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Riverside Community Church.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River holiday parade and tree-lighting happens as it does every year on the first Friday of December, Dec. 2.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
On June 15, 2012, President Obama announced a new policy that allowed certain undocumented youth who were brought to the United States by their parents as young children to be considered for relief from removal from United States or from entering into removal proceedings.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
A new store opening in the downtown business district will be a haven for collectors in The Dalles.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River County Elections Department formally certified the Nov. 8 ballot last Wednesday. As a result, Carl Zerfing is officially the newest member of Cascade Locks City Council, in what has been designated Position 6, after his win in the write-in race.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
A concert Sunday honors one of Hood River’s true musical friends, the late Tim Ellis. Violinist Aaron Meyer will dedicate Sunday’s annual holiday concert to guitarist Ellis, his long-time “musical sidekick,” arranger, and musical director.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Families and robot lovers of all ages are invited to watch the fun at the Columbia Gorge FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Tournaments in December.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
And now it’s Nendels Hood River Inn — no longer just the Hood River Inn. The change came abruptly last week when Gordon Weller took over general management duties after Hood River Village Resort, Inc., closed the purchase arrangement.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Last weekend, the Hood River Valley Swim Team Osprey swam in Astoria at the Fall Chinook Open. The team had eight individuals who won at least one event. The following are the tops swims for the Osprey — all distances are in yards.November 30, 2016 midnight read more..
The four-piece Hood River folk band Hardshell Harmony starts the annual Advent Concert series, free to the public the next three Fridays.November 29, 2016 12:18 p.m. read more..
Lucille Parish, Norman Nelson, William Graham, Wallace May, Donald Douglas, George May and Patricia MillerNovember 29, 2016 9:25 a.m. read more..
Diners Gordy Parker, left, Robyn Beck, and Daniel Hinrich enjoy the Community Thanksgiving Meal Thursday at Riverside Community Church, where several hundred people enjoyed turkey and all the trimmings at no cost.November 28, 2016 10:45 a.m. read more..
Bonneville Power Administration operators are prepared for the energy anomaly that they see every Thanksgiving Day. They have planned for an unusual bulge, or peak, in the morning as millions of people across the Pacific Northwest gather to cook meals, which rely heavily on the use of ovens and other appliances. After the big meal, system operators will be on hand to ramp power down during the tryptophan drop off.November 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Arts, crafts, toys, wearables, and more will be on display and available for purchase at the Columbia Center for the Arts’ Holiday Show and Sale, Nov. 25 to Dec. 24. Local artists have pulled out all the stops to create beautiful handcrafted items.November 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Artist and teacher Laurel Marie Hagner of Glassometry Studios in Odell hosts a weekend Solstice retreat Dec. 17-19. To learn more about Hagner, her artwork or this retreat, visit www.glassometry.com, email laurel @glassometry.com or call 541-354-3015. Registration price includes all activities, art supplies and snacks on Saturday.November 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Mother Nature teased powder hounds with an early-season snowfall in October, but now that the snow is falling in earnest on Mount Hood, ski resorts are preparing for limited openings this weekend.November 26, 2016 midnight read more..
The winners of the international 2016 Brussels Beer Challenge competition have been officially announced and out of all the beers submitted by American Breweries, pFriem Family Brewers took home the American Revelation — Fermentis Trophy for their Super Saison.November 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Waucoma Bookstore and AniChe Cellars are hosting Hood River author Tim Schell for a book talk on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. at AniChe Cellars Tasting Room in Hood River, 301 Oak St. Schell will be discussing his new book, “Road to the Sea.”November 26, 2016 midnight read more..
For many people, especially longtime Gorge windsurfers, Bart Vervloet probably needs no introduction. He’s been active in the Gorge windsurfing and local recreation scene since the mid-1980s and has been a resident of the area for just as long.November 26, 2016 midnight read more..
A Lake Oswego developer is seeking permits to build a 24-lot subdivision northeast of Odell, expanding an existing neighborhood.November 26, 2016 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association invites audiences to start the holiday season with some Celtic-inspired music and readings as Voci, Stages, and special guests Barley Draught present “A Celtic Christmas,” Dec. 2 at 7 p.m., and Dec. 4 at 2 p.m.November 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River City Council meets on two consecutive evenings this week — its regular meeting Monday and Tuesday’s special meeting held solely to consider passage of an emergency ordinance on Title 5. This pertains to rules for short term rentals in residential zones.November 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Community, At Hood River Valley High School, we are proud to represent a wide range of political opinions and a diverse population of students.November 26, 2016 midnight read more..
Lucille Parish, Caroline Nyseth, Soup Fukui, James Lound and William BakerNovember 25, 2016 10:53 a.m. read more..
First Book is a national nonprofit organization (501c) with a simple mission: to provide new books to children and youth in need, addressing one of the most important factors affecting literacy — access to books. Team First Book/Hood River is part of the national literacy effort and has been awarding book grants since 2000.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Santa Claus needs helpers.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
The holidays are a time for friends and families to gather together and celebrate. Some people revel in the opportunity to invite people over for a fun, festive event.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Oregon native Sharla Mosqueda has received an Executive Director of the Year award for her outstanding performance at Flagstone Senior Living and her dedication to local seniors and their families. The annual award, presented by Milestone Retirement, is a nationwide recognition of exceptional service.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
NORTH POLE – Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus — and the U.S. Postal Service can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter, complete with a North Pole postmark.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
With the holiday shopping and giving season just around the corner, Gorge Owned launched its seventh annual GO! Local campaign on Friday, Nov. 11 to encourage residents to shop and donate locally.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
As the holiday season draws near, The History Museum of Hood River County is getting ready for end-of-year gifts from donors who wish to take advantage of any tax benefits that their giving to charitable non-profit organizations can provide.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Fruit gains a big lift this month with three beers made from unusual fruits, pouring at pFriem Family Brewing and Logsdon Farmhouse Ales. Both are redolent, colorful ales, distinct but not overpowering with the flavor and aroma of their essential fruit: plums at Logsdon (Zuur Pruim — sour plum in Flemish) and at pFriem the blueberry Bosbesson and Farmhouse made from … kumquats.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
The Oregon Association of Nurseries is honoring Rep. Mark Johnson of Odell (District 52) and four other Oregon legislators as “Friends of Nurseries” for 2016. The five earned the recognition for working with the nursery industry to solve issues of concern.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
The Horizon boys high school basketball team’s “new” head coach is feeling right at home at the Hawks Nest, and likely hasn’t had too much of a learning curve when it comes to running drills and getting acquainted with this year’s roster.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
The Port of Cascade Locks has sold a piece of downtown property to Thunder Island Brewing Co., where the brewery plans to move.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Outstanding quality standards have earned Best Western Plus Hood River Inn the Best Western Chairman award, the hotel chain’s highest honor.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Supply won Round 1 of the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes by literally steamrolling their competition. They won by a huge 29.5-point margin.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
Long before she came to work at One Community Health (OCH), Lynne Frost believed strongly in a School-Based Health Center for her community.November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
What’s your favorite Thanksgiving recipe?November 23, 2016 midnight read more..
For youngsters, the fact that there is no school all week, along with a big Thanksgiving dinner, and the prospect of snow on the mountains (be optimistic!) are enjoyable enough aspects to the last week of Thanksgiving.November 22, 2016 2:14 p.m. read more..
Shaiyan Brittle stormed into the bowling limelight in Hood River last week.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
Fresh off a fourth-place finish at the 5A state championships two weeks ago, the HRV boys and girls cross country team had arguably an even better performance last week at a race that was simply for fun… and bragging rights.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
The public is invited to a benefit concert, “Hymns of Thanksgiving,” featuring gospel hymns with Perry Cole, director of the Mid-Columbia Community Choir, along with vocalist friends from the choir, on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Parkdale Community Church, 4910 Baseline Drive, Parkdale. There is no admission at the door, but a freewill offering will benefit the FISH Food Bank.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
Many people think farmers’ markets are expensive, but a new study done this week by Gorge Grown Food Network shows many of the most popular fall produce is less expensive at the market than at the local supermarkets.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
November is national diabetes month. It is not easy to manage diabetes, but it is worth it.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River Aquatic Center will be closed all day Saturday, Nov. 19 for a Masters Swim Meet. The pool will reopen for normal business hours Sunday, Nov. 20.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
Faith Bible Church will hold a Thanksgiving Eve service on Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. It will be a time to reflect on blessings received throughout the year.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
Plays for Non-Profits, with director Kathleen Morrow, proudly announces the holiday showing of “Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant,” to be performed at Riverside Community Church, 317 State St., Hood River, on Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and continuing Dec. 9, 10, 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee on Dec. 11 at 2 p.m.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
“World Series.” “Chicago Cubs.” Phrases not linked in 71 years. Add “champions” and it had been 108. I had to be there … in Chicago … at Wrigley Field.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
It was my mother who saw to it that my education regarding things “Southern” began by comparing and contrasting everything with the single word: Yankee.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife encourages Oregonians to start a new family tradition during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend — take the family fishing.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
Thursday marks three decades since a reluctant President Ronald Reagan signed the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act into law.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
Santa is comin’ to town.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
Since announcing that the Mosier Valley Senior Center is at risk of closing at the end of 2016, board members have received a fund-matching grant through an anonymous charitable foundation, who will match all funds raised up to $5,000.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
The two-year unexpired Cascade Locks City Council position has been determined by write-in, with Carl Zerfing receiving 119 votes, Joshua Harestad gaining 42 and Shane Corbett 10 in a vote that saw 229 ballots split among 43 names.November 19, 2016 midnight read more..
Volunteers are still needed to prepare and serve a free Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. at Riverside Community Church on 4th and State Streets in Hood River.November 16, 2016 midnight read more..
The Gala Fashion show, the primary fundraising event for the Hood River County Christmas Project, is set to take center stage at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn on Thursday, Nov. 17. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 7 p.mNovember 16, 2016 midnight read more..
Last Sunday, members of the Hood River Crag Rats were all set to scale Wind Mountain when it was reported by one of the “Rats” that 40 tons of vinegar apples were at the Ralph Jarvis ranch, ready to be hauled to the vinegar plant, and nobody ready to haul them.November 16, 2016 midnight read more..
The Gorge Tech Alliance (GTA) is seeking volunteers for its annual First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournaments. These events are for hundredsNovember 16, 2016 midnight read more..
The Mount Hood Railroad is making the holidays a little more merry and bright on The Polar Express train ride this year, with service beginning Nov. 12. The story comes to life when the train departs Hood River for a one hour round-trip to the newly built North Pole set located in Pine Grove.November 16, 2016 midnight read more..
Director Martin Golden of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Portland District Office reminds Oregon small businesses of the Dec. 9 deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by severe winter storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides in Clackamas and Tillamook counties that occurred Dec. 6-23, 2015.November 16, 2016 midnight read more..
pFriem Family Brewers is the first American brewery to medal for German-style Pilsner in the prestigious European Beer Star Competition.November 16, 2016 midnight read more..
The Next Door’s foster parent recruiter will host “Make a Difference, Become a Foster Parent” on Monday, Nov. 21 from noon to 1 p.m. at Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue, 1400 W. Eighth, The Dalles.November 16, 2016 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. 7 with 41 offices, including five along the Columbia River, serving as donation drop-off sites.November 16, 2016 midnight read more..
We are fortunate to live in a wonderful, supportive and diverse community. In fact, in my three-and-a-half years of living in Hood River, I’ve been struck by your caring, neighborly and giving nature. Our willingness to try to understand one another, to learn from each other, and to honor and celebrate our cultural differences gives me great pride and fulfillment as your school superintendent.November 16, 2016 midnight read more..
Ballot tabulation is not quite through for the 2016 General Election and Democrat Mark Reynolds said he’s not done working for future votes.November 16, 2016 midnight read more..
Dorothy Phelps, Benancio Izazaga-Flores, Walter Hinkle, Fred Dethman, Evelyn Vandevender, William Mannatt, Albert Elton, Doris Kasmer and Lester LindellNovember 15, 2016 1:39 p.m. read more..
A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday morning reached an agreement in court with Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad (BNSF) over coal dust pollution.November 15, 2016 12:37 p.m. read more..
A new rule regarding free throw lane violations in high school basketball has been added for clarification. Players occupying the marked free throw lane line spaces cannot enter the free-throw semicircle until the ball touches the ring or the free throw ends.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
The Tar Sands Valve Turners — not a rock band, but a group of committed anti-fossil fuel activists — will speak Nov. 15 in the Pioneer Room at Riverside Community Church in Hood River. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Columbia Gorge CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program introduces its newest child advocates: Tonya Flory, Karen Lamp, Owen Lamp and Maresa Roberts, The Dalles residents; Krista Shilvock, White Salmon; and Guy Tauscher, Hood River.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
The Gorge Literary Journal, a voice for writers in the Columbia Gorge, is now accepting submissions for its fourth edition. The submission deadline is Nov. 15 for this twice-yearly publication.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
The Gala Fashion show, the primary fundraising event for the Hood River County Christmas Project, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and is set to take center stage at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn on Thursday, Nov. 17. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 7 p.m.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Visit the Hood River Library on Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m. to join award winning author and photographer Tim Palmer while he presents a slide show based on his new book, “Rivers of Oregon.”November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Since announcing that the Mosier Valley Senior Center is at risk of closing at the end of 2016, board members have received a fund-matching grant through an anonymous charitable foundation that will match all funds raised up to $5000.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
November is here, but those looking to slow down after the busy summer months might be in for a surprise. The Hood River Valley Adult Center is as busy as ever, said Board President Beth Peters in a recent newsletter.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
For decades, people have assumed that the Cascades tribes were sent away to reservations and are part of reservation communities. This historical paradox has vexed historians for generations because it appears that for many Cascades people, they did not remove nor are part of reservation communities.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Three stars emerged from last week’s league bowling battles at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes: Stan Pratnicki, Patrick Olson and Wally Jaksha.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River County voters went heavily for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump, 6,359 (59.5 percent) to 3,223 (30.2 percent) and gave a solid edge to challenger Mark Reynolds in his failed bid to unseat Mark Johnson in the State House Dist. 52 race.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Suzanne VanOrman, longtime community activist and 18-year resident of Hood River, has worn many hats.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Gorge Solution Partners (GSP) is hosting a launch event/reception Nov. 17, from 4 t 6 p.m.at the Hood River Inn’s Columbia Room. It is intended for business and technology managers who are interested in finding opportunities for improving their IT capabilities, and in contributing ideas for how best to bring that knowledge and expertise into the Gorge.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital holds a free screening of the documentary “Being Mortal” on Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts.November 12, 2016 midnight read more..
Throughout Oregon, on Friday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m., houses of worship and fire departments are asked to observe the 21- second moment of silence and/or toll bells 21 times to commemorate the sacrifice of the Unknown Soldier interred at Arlington National Cemetery.November 11, 2016 midnight read more..
Nobody can quite remember when the St. Mary’s Ham Dinner and Christmas Bazaar first started, but it’s been going on for at least the past 40 years.November 11, 2016 midnight read more..
Final Unofficial, Hood River County VotesNovember 10, 2016 2:29 p.m. read more..
Cascade Locks Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. tonight at City Hall.November 10, 2016 12:08 p.m. read more..
Maria Ambriz, Gary Brown, Coleman Carpenter, Edna Ellsworth, Charles Greenlee, Steven Drew and Janette FloryNovember 10, 2016 11:25 a.m. read more..
“The area has this sense of raw abundance, with thriving farms and orchards. It’s all so close. Then, when you hit Hood River, there’s an interesting mixture of forward-thinking people. And so much good beer.”November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River County Education Foundation has awarded scholarships to eight local students attending college.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
With the advent of cold weather, the dearth of fuel has become acute. The Mount Hood Railroad has been using all available cars for the past several weeks and has been unable to deliver any wood to the city.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River Aquatic Center will be offering a lifeguard training course Nov. 14, Nov. 15, Nov. 16 and Nov. 17.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
I voted.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
I’ve spent the last few days hanging out with Isaac Newton — yes, that Isaac Newton, the guru of gravity, who should properly be addressed as Sir Isaac Newton. This past week, his lordship was reincarnated by local educator and May Street Principal Kelly Beard to help bring science alive — literally — to hundreds of kids from Odell.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Veterans Day celebrates and honors the service, sacrifice, and enduring achievements of the nearly 22 million living Americans who served our nation in uniform — at home and abroad — during times of both war and peace.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Blue Collar Agency has partnered with Double Mountain Brewery, Doug’s Sports, Shortt Supply, and the Oregon Nordic Club to host a fundraiser for the iconic Tilly Jane A-Frame. The event will take place at Double Mountain Brewery on Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
The gathering was the first of its kind, at least in years.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Following a Wednesday evening appeal hearing that stretched over five hours, the Wasco County Board of Commissioners reversed an earlier decision by the county’s planning commission and voted unanimously to deny Union Pacific’s application to add several miles of new track through the Mosier area.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
While the forecast has been calling for big rains much of October, there has been at least a bit of “sunshine” in the Hood River valley as of late. A crowd of people from throughout the Portland area turned up to experience Copper Apple Farm, partaking in both a Harvest Fest celebration as well as a fundraiser, benefiting the Veggie Rx Program at One Community Health.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
For the past three years, they’ve been unstoppable. Perennial leaders of the Columbia River Conference. Back-to-back 5A state champions. Fifty-one straight games without a loss.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
The next AARP Safe Driver class will be held at Down Manor on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 10-11 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The two-day class will cover the many changes in Oregon’s driving laws in the past few years.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River County Christmas Project will continue for families in need through Dec. 3.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
The annual observance hosted by Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Ave., will be one of two local events honoring Veterans on Veterans Day, Friday.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Ori Shavit, an Israeli food writer, food critic and leading promoter of the Israeli vegan cuisine and vegan culture, animal liberation and green lifestyle, will speak Friday at 5 p.m. at Tofurky Company.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
What can you learn about your community in three to five minutes? Find out on Nov. 10, when nonprofit organization Livable Hood River presents an evening of storytelling by a diverse array of area residents.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Gorge Owned (GO!) welcomes community members to its third annual GOvember Party and Fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 11 from 6-10 p.m. at KickStand Coffee & Kitchen in Hood River.November 9, 2016 midnight read more..
Skyline Hospital will be collecting canned and dry goods Nov. 7-18, with all items benefiting the local food bank. Non-perishable donations can be dropped off in the main lobby of the hospital, located at 211 Skyline Drive in White Salmon.November 8, 2016 12:07 p.m. read more..
Miriam Danner, James McGee, Virginia Ashley, Betty La Douceur, Elizabeth Serna, Elaine Crone, and Rene DennyNovember 8, 2016 9:45 a.m. read more..
Hood River County has warned residents and businesses that Century Link phone lines across the Gorge in four counties in Oregon and Washington — Hood River, Wasco, Skamania and Klickitat — have been out of service, with some cases of temporary restoration.November 7, 2016 1:20 p.m. read more..
Anderson’s Tribute Center hosts a “Putting Your House in Order” seminar on Wednesday, Nov. 17 beginning at 5:30 p.m.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
During the regular season, the HRV girls water polo had a blowout victory in nearly every contest — defeating teams by such large margins that Head Coach Kellie Dunn feared the Eagles’ game could atrophy by the time they faced some stiffer competition in the state playoffs.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
With a goal of recruiting 30 male mentors in 30 days for its youth mentoring programs in October, The Next Door exceeded its goal. Through a recruitment campaign aimed specifically at men in the Gorge, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Mentor for Success have 34 new prospective male mentors undergoing the vetting process.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
Nov. 11 is Veterans Day. On Nov. 6, the first Sunday in November, Tucker Road Baptist Church will be honoring those who have served and those who are now serving this country in each branch of the military with a Veterans Day Celebration Service.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
The Mount Hood National Forest Service has unveiled a draft environmental impact statement concerning a long-stalled Mount Hood land exchange.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
Growing up in a Canadian family in the United States, it was never really in my blood to be political in any way. My parents have never been able to vote in this country, so the conversation didn’t come up much.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
The coalition Breweries in the Gorge (B.I.G.) is hosting its first ever multi-brewery event; “The B.I.G. Swig”, a one-day event inviting craft beer fans to get a sneak peek behind the scenes, with beer tastings and more.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
A season that started with big goals and high hopes for the HRV girls soccer team came to a bitter end Tuesday night at Henderson Community Stadium.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association proudly presents the world renowned Vienna Boys Choir in concert on their current American tour. The Vienna Boys Choir's deep historical connection to the development of European classical music is unparalleled.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
It was chippy, it was physical, and it wasn’t pretty, but in a first-round matchup with Rex Putnam Wednesday night, the HRV boys soccer team continued to do what they’ve done all season: win.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
A young HRV boys water polo team saw its season come to an end Thursday evening in Corvallis as the No. 5 Eagles lost a tough one to No. 4 Ashland, 10-7, failing to advance to the double-elimination round of the tournament for the first time since the 2013 season.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
As of last week, the City of Goldendale is in the — according to Mayor Mike Canon — “very early stage” of considering bringing a Nestlé bottling plant to Goldendale.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
If you are a van wrangler, Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program needs you. They also need volunteer servers, mentors, kitchen grunts, and occasionally, decorators.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
On Sunday, Oct. 30, more than 50 people of diverse faiths, ages and backgrounds stood together in the rain at Hood River’s Waterfront Park to show their support for the struggle of indigenous people and their allies at the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota.November 5, 2016 midnight read more..
Kathleen Knight and Dean GuessNovember 4, 2016 10:44 a.m. read more..
The Dalles Area Chamber has partnered with The Dalles Civic Auditorium to present the first-ever “Mistletoe Marketplace.”November 4, 2016 9:25 a.m. read more..
Our family recently moved, and as we are getting settled in our new home, I am reminded that cooking in general doesn’t need to be complex. It’s easy to get whipped up, no pun intended, in complicated ingredients and recipes—which I, of course, love.November 4, 2016 midnight read more..
Dickey Farms in Bingen, Wash., was homesteaded in 1867 as the Henderson/Warner Farms. It became Dickey Farms in 1921 and has been in continual operation for nearly 150 years. The farm is currently managed and owned by the family’s fifth generation: Stanley Dickey, Janice Leis and Laurie Walker. John Dickey is the sixth generation working the farm.November 4, 2016 midnight read more..
When Trina McAlexander returned to Mt. View Orchards in Parkdale two years ago — the family farm where she grew up — she was excited and grateful to be the third generation to work the land. Her enthusiasm hasn’t waned. “I love it — farming is in my blood,” she said. “I was born to do it and I’m honored to do it.”November 4, 2016 midnight read more..
Long before the patty hits the bun, ranchers in the Columbia Gorge region work hard to raise their cattle with a gentle touch, hoping their daily toil — and compassion — will pay off down the road. The resulting naturally raised beef finds its way to plates on tables throughout the Gorge in a variety of ways. Here, we take a look at two of them.November 4, 2016 midnight read more..
Collaborations that began in the fertility of summer reach their reveal in the season of harvest.November 3, 2016 12:22 p.m. read more..
There has been a fair amount of press coverage about a mass exodus of Americans heading to Canada if Trump becomes president. I hope this isn’t the case. It’s not because I think people should stay and soldier on with their lives. You see, I have fallen in love with a slice of Canadian heaven, my new true north, and I want it all to myself.November 3, 2016 12:06 p.m. read more..
Cascade Locks — City councilmen have called a special meeting for Thursday night to lay their findings on a proposed steel mill before the public.November 3, 2016 12:01 p.m. read more..
Hood River Warming Shelter, the winter service of the non-profit Hood River Shelter Services, faces an 11th hour search for a place that can serve as a shelter for homeless members of the community, from November through March.November 2, 2016 midnight read more..
In their final game of the season, the Hood River Valley Eagles faced their most formidable opponent all year: the defending 5A football state champions and top-ranked Summit Storm.November 2, 2016 midnight read more..
Last year, the HRV volleyball celebrated the end of its breakout season by winning the team’s first conference title in 27 years. And last weekend, building on what they started last season, the Eagles ended another longstanding drought.November 2, 2016 midnight read more..
The Board of Directors for Opportunity Connections, Inc. (formerly Columbia Gorge Center) has voted to sell its property, which includes three large buildings, at 2940 Thomsen Road, in the Hood River valley. The organization will continue to serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as it has since 1967.November 2, 2016 midnight read more..
Soroptimist International of Mt. Adams is hosting its 12th annual pre-holiday Artisan Shopping Extravaganza on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn Gorge Room.November 2, 2016 midnight read more..
The Mid-Columbia Association of Realtors have recently elected their leadership for 2017, as voted by members at the Oct. 19 at the monthly meeting, held at The Dalles Readiness Center.November 2, 2016 midnight read more..
Ballot preparation time included a special visitor in advance of the Nov. 8 General Election.November 2, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River County courthouse, a marvel when it was built in 1954, has since fallen to the bottom rung of Oregon’s most decrepit judicial buildings.November 2, 2016 midnight read more..
On Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. the Hood River County School District will hold the first of several community open houses at Wy’east Middle School to talk about the design, layout, and function of the new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) addition.November 2, 2016 midnight read more..
ScanEagle, the Gorge-made robotic aircraft that has logged almost one million hours of flight, has landed in the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum collection. The most widely known product of Bingen-based Insitu, the ScanEagle X200 was inducted into the museum earlier this month.November 2, 2016 midnight read more..
It’s not often that a legislator comes face to face with the benefits of the policies he or she has passed into law. I had such an experience last month when I was able to address a room full of students at Columbia Gorge Community College, who are the first cohort of Oregon Promise students in the Gorge.November 2, 2016 midnight read more..
Florine Carpenter and Vivian PaulNovember 1, 2016 9:47 a.m. read more..
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