Cascade Locks Elementary School is taking extra security precautions Friday in response to a vandalized reader board sign on WaNaPa Street. There was no credible threat to students, schools officials said.September 30, 2016 11:43 a.m. read more..
Cascade Locks Elementary School is taking extra security precautions Friday in response to a vandalized reader board sign on WaNaPa Street. There was no credible threat to students, schools officials said.September 30, 2016 11:43 a.m. read more..
Jack Stone, Jack Stone, Viola Wells, and Gerald CulpSeptember 30, 2016 10:16 a.m. read more..
He’s played soccer professionally for nine years and has traveled around Europe to play the game, but now, Hood River’s Matthew Dallman is bringing that experience and knowledge back to the Gorge to help a new generation of soccer players.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
Paasch Road’s wood-deck bridge was earmarked for replacement by the County Commission during a meeting here on Wednesday.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
Art of Community, Hood River BIG ART Walking Tour, is seeking artists for its third season.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
Christopher Leebrick will present a performance of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” on Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Hood River Library. The show will also feature other spooky tales from around the globe and a discussion following the performance.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
CarFit is coming to Hood River for the first time — actually, this is its first time in Oregon — to offer drivers a free opportunity to check how their cars “fit” them on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 1-4 p.m. at the Hood River Valley Adult Senior Center.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
Join Columbia Riverkeeper and Kat Brigham, former chair of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) and a tribal leader with the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, for a salmon viewing at Eagle Creek in Cascade Locks.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
Last week’s league action at Hood River’s venerable Orchard Lanes produced a hatful of prodigious scores. We knew it would be a short time before the big shooters in town found the range on our brand new synthetic lanes. The team of the week reads like a who’s who in Hood River bowling.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley High Eagles football team played extremely tough in a Special District 1 home game against the highly regarded and fifth-ranked Bend Lava Bears (4-0). A much younger Eagles (0-4) squad with just eight seniors made a valiant effort against a more experienced Bend team (20 seniors) and they were within two scores for most of the game last Friday.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
The Horizon Hawks volleyball team continues to fight to get out of the tail end of the Big Sky District, where they are currently ranked seventh of eight teams.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
The Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library cordially invite the public to attend an artists’ reception in the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 2 to 4 p.m.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
One Community Health, the provider based in Hood River and The Dalles, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in October 2016 with a month of activities based on the science of happiness, designed to make our community healthier.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
For those of you who are familiar with my prior writings, you know that I often like to communicate through humor. But today I’m feeling almost overwhelmingly sad, and I’m trying to channel that energy into something constructive and useful.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
“This Place” is a series of free, 90-minute community discussions sponsored by Oregon Humanities happening across the state this fall. One of these discussions will be in The Dalles on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 2-3:30 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
Outdoor aficionados in Hood River don’t have to travel far to enjoy a waterfall stroll or bike ride, and the trip just got shorter.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
When it comes to the lowest unemployment rates in Oregon, Hood River County remains on top, according to a report by regional economist Dallas Fridley.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River’s roster of marijuana dispensaries may soon grow to six.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
One Community Health (OCH) expresses gratitude to a number of local business and organizations that recently donated health-related prizes to support the Hood River Valley High School School-Based Health Center (SBHC), writes Katie Roberts, communications director, for the OCH and SBHC teams.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An iconic pathway around Oregon’s tallest mountain has fully reopened to the public.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
The Latino Advisory council met Sept. 20 to discuss the health of teenagers in Hood River, new apartments at the site of Morrison Park, and a change of name for a national holiday.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
Fruit … Art … Food … Music … FabricsSeptember 28, 2016 midnight read more..
Crispin Young and Chase Wilson, both of Hood River, were married Sept. 7, 2016. The ceremony was held at the Griffin House, overlooking the Columbia River Gorge and the various beaches and trails where the couple hiked together and fell in love.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
The first Modern Home Tour held in the White Salmon area “was a success as measured by the objectives that I hoped to accomplish with it,” writes organizer Tao Berman. The goal was to promote and highlight our community and raise money for under-privileged children.September 28, 2016 midnight read more..
All three sailboat occupants, and a dog, were safe after an unexpected swim in the Columbia River at about 2:20 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.September 27, 2016 5:01 p.m. read more..
Vera Owen, James Robinson, Clarence Lowell, Scott Burnett and Eva Morales SanchezSeptember 27, 2016 10:45 a.m. read more..
All children need heroes, but kids who have been abused or neglected need superheroes. Columbia Gorge CASA celebrates the many superheroes involved in the lives of local foster children with the Fourth Annual Superhero Fun Run on Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
EnviroGorge sponsored a free kids writing contest this summer where elementary, middle school and high school students were invited to submit an open-topic entry having to do with the environmental and the Columbia River Gorge.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Columbia River tribal members dressed in traditional regalia came to the Oregon State Capitol on Wednesday to protest persistent attempts to bring a Nestlé water bottling plant to Hood River County, where voters rejected the plan in a ballot measure in May.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
What are four courses that change the course of someone’s life? It’s not a trick question. On Oct. 19, Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program students prepare a four-course dinner in celebration of their own graduation, said Board Chair Kathy Watson. And after that, jobs await these graduates.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
The second annual “H is for Harvest” gala takes place on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Springhouse Cellars from 6-9 p.m. Hood River Valley Residents Committee and sponsors Cardinal Glass and Timberline Lodge invite the community to join them for live and silent auctions.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce and Google are launching a new educational event series for the Gorge community called Tech Talk.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
Calvin has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. He’s 4 years old, 13 pounds, and a Terrier mix.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher is on a nationwide tour promoting an upcoming CD that will feature such masterworks as Paganini’s Caprice No. 24, and the ever popular Cordoba by the Spanish composer Isaac Albeniz.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
Full Sail’s brewers wait with thirsty anticipation for each fall’s hop harvest and their chance to celebrate by brewing fresh hop beers. From the fields to the brewhouse in just a few hours, this year’s hop harvest has culminated in the Brewmaster Reserve 8 Pound Pale Fresh Hop Ale.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
It’s been a different kind of season for the boys water polo team, except for one key aspect: they keep winning.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
Tuesday’s home debut for the HRV girls water polo team had the similar trappings to the other victories the young, talented Eagles squad have racked up so far this season.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
The end of HRV’s nonleague series (save for a game against Woodburn Sept. 29) didn’t go exactly as planned for the Eagles, who have been trying to rack up as many nonconference wins as possible to help them gain a higher ranking at the end of the season.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River City Council meets Monday at 6 p.m. and will hold a hearing on proposed additions to Title 5 of the Municipal Code, which sets down licensing, fee and registration requirements for operating short-term rental properties in the city.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
A squabble at Walmart, in which a pellet gun posed a threat and someone allegedly hit a man on the head with a milk jug, yielded no criminal charges.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
After escaping with a win against Pendleton and then recording its first loss of the season in a tournament with Liberty last Saturday, the HRV girls volleyball team apparently decided to take any lingering frustrations out on Hermiston Tuesday night, walloping the Bulldogs in three lopsided sets.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
Continuing a trend from the last couple seasons, the HRV boys soccer team remains undefeated as it heads into its league schedule, after holding La Salle (2-2-2) to a 1-1 draw on the road Tuesday, then shutting out 6A Central Catholic (1-4-1) with a two-goal effort Thursday evening at Westside Elementary. The Eagles (6-0-1), the No. 1 team in 5A, will look to start their Columbia River Conference games with another win Tuesday at 4 p.m. in a match with Pendleton (1-3-1) at Westside Elementary.September 24, 2016 midnight read more..
Betty Johnson, Yoshiko Duffield, Roger Sandvold, Louise Anderson and Inis JonesSeptember 23, 2016 11:07 a.m. read more..
Downtown will be a beer drinker’s paradise on Saturday, with two events open to families happening simultaneously a few blocks apart. The first Oktoberfest at Hood River Elks Lodge, Third and Cascade, runs 4 to 9 p.m. Admission is free for all ages.September 21, 2016 midnight read more..
The shady 1.2-mile segment of trail begins west of Hood River at Starvation Creek Trailhead.September 21, 2016 midnight read more..
Providence Volunteers in Action, a program of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, and the Area Agency on Aging, a program of Mid-Columbia Council of Governments, are cohosting Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week workshop beginning in October.September 21, 2016 midnight read more..
The 27th annual Columbia Gorge CROP Walk takes place this Saturday, Sept. 24, beginning and ending at ending at Hood River Valley Christian Church, 975 Indian Creek Road. Registration for the 5k, 10k or 1-mile walk begins at 9 a.m.September 21, 2016 midnight read more..
May Street School will begin taking shape next week after a two-week construction delay resulting from a steel shortageSeptember 21, 2016 midnight read more..
BCI Group was awarded three grants from the State of Oregon to assist individuals in the Columbia Gorge community with enrolling in individual health insurance. The grant funding allows BCI Group to invest in technology and allocate resources specifically to help residents of Hood River, The Dalles and beyond efficiently enroll in Oregon’s health insurance marketplace.September 21, 2016 midnight read more..
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood and platelets this fall to help restock the shelves following a significant summer shortage to ensure an adequate blood supply for patients in need.September 21, 2016 midnight read more..
The concept of rezoning Morrison Park for developing affordable housing merits support.September 21, 2016 midnight read more..
After 11 games this season, the HRV volleyball team’s win streak was finally snapped on Saturday during a tournament at Century High School in Hillsboro, where the Eagles fell to 6A Liberty in the championship game.September 21, 2016 midnight read more..
For seven years, Kevin Haspela has been the head coach of the HRV girls soccer program. And in those seven years, the Eagles have played the West Albany Bulldogs six times. They’ve lost five times, tied once, but never won.September 21, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Hops Fest, a showcase for fresh hopped ale, has evolved into one of Oregon’s premier beer events.September 21, 2016 midnight read more..
Charlotte Osborne, Siaau Melie, Unice Gast, James Maling and Carl Howe, Jr.September 20, 2016 12:52 p.m. read more..
Kites will fill the skies at Hood River Care Center Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 21, World Alzheimer’s day. Residents and staff will fly hand-decorated kites, honoring the millions of families affected by the disease.September 20, 2016 12:50 p.m. read more..
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued a $2,380 civil penalty to the City of Hood River for violating environmental standards at its municipal wastewater treatment plant.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
Model A Ford owners are invited to celebrate International Model A Day at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum on Sept. 17.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
The Mid-Columbia Community Concert Association proudly presents Terry Barber, with his concert, “Around the World in 80 Minutes.” The concert will be held at the Calvary Baptist Church, 3350 Columbia View Drive, The Dalles, on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
At 20 years old, Pete Fromm heard of a job babysitting salmon eggs for seven winter months alone in a tent in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. He leapt at the chance to be a mountain man, even with no experience in the wilds. Thirteen years later, he published a memoir of that winter, “Indian Creek Chronicles.”September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
On Sept. 24, Columbia Center for the Arts will present “30 Years of TV Animation” with Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the presentation starting at 7 p.m. The event is suitable for all ages. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students and seniors, and are available at the gallery or columbiaarts.org.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
“Heart of Gold” honorees are people who make a difference: people who enrich our community through their good works, selfless dedication and commitment to health.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
Aging in the Gorge Alliance (AGA) has begun a new community reading and conversation project this week — and there’s still time to join in.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
A free presentation on fall prevention — how to prevent falls in the home — will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 27 beginning at 11 a.m. at the Parkdale Grange, 7375 Clear Creek Rd., Parkdale.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Elks Lodge No. 1507 supports a number of local and statewide organizations, but this summer had the opportunity to do something it hasn’t in 25 years — send two local kids to camp.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
Happiness is good for your health. A review of hundreds of studies has found compelling evidence that happier people have better overall health and live longer than their less happy peers.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
Gorge Cohousing hosts a public presentation Oct. 21 with Charles Durrett and Kathryn McCamant, two leaders of the cohousing movement in the U.S. The event begins at 7 p.m. at Springhouse Cellars. There will be an additional two-day workshop Oct. 22-23. For more information or to RSPV, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.gorgecohousing.com.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Therapy hosts a free, eight class series on persistent (chronic) pain beginning Sept. 29 from noon to 1 p.m.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
Coming on the heels of solemn observances of 9/11 is Gov. Kate Brown’s proclamation that Sept. 21-27 is First Responder Appreciation Week.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
Wins have been relatively easy to come by this season for the HRV volleyball team, cruising to victories in nonconference competition that left the Eagles with a 9-0 record and a 5A No. 1 ranking heading into Columbia River Conference games earlier this week.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
They may have been in a larger classification, but the 6A Reynolds Raiders were no match for the HRV Eagles girls soccer team, who took the Troutdale team down, 10-3, thanks in large part to a strong second half.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
An innovative arts-meets-ag project is now in place at Hood River FISH Food Bank garden on Tucker Road, in a collaboration with Hood River County students, and the Arts in Education of the Gorge, directed by Shelley Toon Lindberg.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
The Gorge’s “collective impact” initiative just got a big boost, monetarily and in morale.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
Gaby Santa Cruz, a senior at Hood River Valley High School, brought home two grand champion prizes from the Oregon State Fair this summer.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge United Way Masquerade Ball happens Sept. 22 at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, and while the event is expected to be sold out, a few seats may be available by emailing email@example.com or calling 541-386-6100.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
The HRV girls water polo team added another conference win to its tally Tuesday evening, easily defeating the Sandy Pioneers.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
On Sept. 11, the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the east coast, volunteers and paid staff of the City of Hood River Fire and EMS donned turnouts and tanks and did a commemorative stair climb starting at Overlook Memorial Park at Second and State.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
Richard Hukari and Calvin PeckSeptember 16, 2016 12:43 p.m. read more..
Fredrick McLean and Ruth LewisSeptember 16, 2016 12:42 p.m. read more..
The 2016-17 league bowling season started last week at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Most bowlers had to fight off considerable rust after being away from league action since last season ended four months ago and there was a fresh twist awaiting them: Brand-new, state-of-the art synthetic lanes.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River Outrigger Canoe Club had the opportunity to send 13 members to Hawaii to join more than 2,500 other paddlers from around the world for the Queen Lili’uokalani Long Distance Canoe Races.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
We say this is fall, but the calendar says summer for another week, and so does the community schedule for this weekend, a varied, quintessentially Hood River selection of things to do outdoors.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
A North Carolina State University study of middle school science classes explored whether teachers’ beliefs about climate change influenced students’ perceptions.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
The year 2015 was a banner one for the Horizon Christian School co-ed soccer team, as the Hawks not only won the Special District 6 title, but also the 1A championship — a first for Horizon’s soccer program.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
The growing pains for HRV’s young football team continued Friday night as the Eagles were on the wrong end of another lopsided game, this time against Reynolds High.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River County Coordinated Transportation Plan Update is being prepared by Mid-Columbia Economic Development District to meet the state and federal requirements for Special Transportation Fund agencies.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
Rain may have dampened the attendance figures at this year’s Portage Days celebration in Cascade Locks, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of the Portage Days committee as it begins making preparations for the coming year’s celebration.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
Rice fields, shrines, fireworks, museums, humidity, judo, shopping, convenience store food, meeting a famous dog, Pokémon, host families, Japanese hospitality and fire torches are just a few of the memories that come to mind when I think of the 11 day trip to Tsuruta, Japan, I and 15 others embarked on this past August.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
The lovely September light, more golden than the harsher light of July and August, is just one indicator that summer is waning and fall will soon be upon us. Other clues are everywhere — the majority of our tomatoes have been harvested, dried and sauced, pounds of rainbow colored potatoes have been dug and stored away in the basement, and the Delicata squash are nearly as big and as yellow as the school buses rumbling down the street in the early morning hours.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center hosts its annual “A Vintage Evening: Bend of the River Ball” auction fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 1. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the barbecue dinner starts 6:30 p.m., with the live auction kicking off at 7:15 p.m.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
Columbia Center for the Arts is showcasing “Emerging Artists” in this month’s gallery show. An emerging artist is someone in the early stages of their career, who hasn’t yet established a solid reputation as an artist. Work can be raw and rough, or refined and sophisticated.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
The Mosier Senior Center is planning its first-ever Harvest Craft Fair for Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors are now being sought.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
Calling all men in the Columbia Gorge! Join The Next Door, Inc., for the kick-off of its “30 Men in 30 Days” mentor recruitment campaign on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Andrew’s Pizza, downtown Hood River. Enjoy free pizza, beer, a showing of “Remember the Titans,” and prizes. This event is only for men 21 and older.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
Mothers and their babies, from birth to 2 years old, are the focus of a series of free Mommy Wellness classes that begin at Hood River Therapy, 2690 May St., on Tuesdays from Sept. 20 through Nov. 8.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
Traffic surged this year at Bridge of the Gods, prompting the Port of Cascade Locks to hone in its pursuit of an automated toll system.September 14, 2016 midnight read more..
What happens when local writers meet visitors at the Columbia Art Center?September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
Almost six months ago, a nongovernmental organization (NGO), operating in Turkey, hired me to monitor and evaluate its projects for Syrian refugees and internally displaced persons. Fresh out of college, with no prior experience in nonprofit work, I was unprepared to discover how the system fails, and even hurts the Syrian people.September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School administrators didn’t encounter many hurdles in their process to hire a replacement for Donnie Herneisen, who switched to coaching girls basketball at HRV after seven years as the high school’s track and field head coach. Nor did they have to look far.September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
In 1965, Congress passed the Older Americans Act (OAA), creating programs and services for adults aged 60 and over. As a recipient of OAA federal funds, the Mid-Columbia Council of Governments, Area Agency on Aging (AAA), is required to update their Area Plan every five years to address needs of seniors.September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
Last season, there weren’t many schools that gave the HRV boys soccer team much trouble, except one.September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
One of the 5A teams HRV had on its list to beat during its nonconference schedule this season got the better of the Eagles Tuesday night, when the Hillsboro Spartans (2-0) used a strong first half to get out in front of HRV, handing the team its first loss of the season.September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
Earlier this summer, the Barlow Ranger District removed Flag Point Lookout from its rental program due to employee safety concerns related to re-occurring instances of vandalism that made it increasingly difficult to keep the facility open during the winter.September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
A fire along Herman Creek Road — between Cascade Locks and Hood River — burned about an acre and a half of brush in the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area Monday before crews extinguished it.September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
Horizon Christian School and the Hood River branch of Decoding Dyslexia Oregon have joined together to sponsor a program this fall to help struggling students and their families have a successful school year and develop lifelong organizational skills.September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
A project to reduce the threat of rockfalls on the south side of Interstate 84, west of Hood River, gets underway Tuesday, Sept. 6. Work will last until next spring.September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Therapy hosts a free, eight class series on persistent (chronic) pain beginning Sept. 29 from noon to 1 p.m.September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
Seven presenters have been announced for the first ever Gorge Soup for the Arts, coming to Columbia Center for the Arts on the evening of Sept. 20.September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
Views of two rivers will help frame Ferment, the “Gather-Culture-Taste” enterprise started last year by Dan and Jenn Peterson of Hood River.September 10, 2016 midnight read more..
Robert Stratton, Sr.September 9, 2016 10:17 a.m. read more..
Orvin Olson and Erma HuotSeptember 9, 2016 10:17 a.m. read more..
The HRV girls soccer team has ruled the roost in the Columbia River Conference for the past several years, taking the CRC title every year since Kevin Haspela took over as head coach of the team in 2010, although the Eagles did share the title with Hermiston back in 2012.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
Mt. Hood Town Hall Manager Amy Gray reports numerous ongoing exercise classes and wellness opportunities scheduled in September.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
Parkdale, the Town Nearest the Mountain, will again present its bigger and better annual rodeo on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 6 and Labor Day, and, with the excellent program promised, will draw a big crowd for the two-day event.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
Amy White, 19, Hood River Valley High class of 2015, is leaving Sept. 28 for a mission trip with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) — and is raising funds for airfare, housing, food and lectures with a benefit concert Saturday, Sept. 10 at River of Life Assembly of God, 979 Tucker Rd., Hood River.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
Have you ever wondered where the Columbia River begins? I started pondering this over a decade ago. Since that time, the pondering grew into an exploration of a river and its people that has brought me to the brink of completing the most challenging endeavor of my life as a photographer.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
Happiness is good for your health. A review of hundreds of studies has found compelling evidence that happier people have better overall health and live longer than their less happy peers. But the recipe and ingredients for this are variable things.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
“How is a child going to focus and excel at school if they are burdened with worries that no child should be burdened with?”September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
The Sierra Club and Latino Outdoors collaborated with local nonprofit The Next Door to offer a free, Spanish-language Latino Hike Leader training on Aug. 20-21. The training took place primarily on Indian Creek Trail and covered all the essential skills for preparing and going on a hike, as well as skills for leading groups in the outdoorsSeptember 7, 2016 midnight read more..
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Cleaning up forest clutter might be good for more than just curtailing large wildfires in Oregon.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday proclaimed a state of emergency for 20 counties in response to multiple wildfires in Eastern Washington threatening homes, businesses, public infrastructure and natural resources. Inslee toured the Spokane-area fires Tuesday morning.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
THE DALLES — Tim Davis, historian with the U.S. National Park Service, presents “National Park Roads: An American Landscape Legacy,” on Friday, Sept. 23, at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
Columbia Center for the Arts will showcase Emerging Artists in its upcoming show in the Columbia Arts Gallery from Aug. 31 through Oct. 2. An emerging artist is someone who’s in the early stage of their career, someone who hasn’t yet established a solid reputation as an artist among art critics, art buyers, and art galleries, who is new to the world of professional art exhibitions, recently out of school and embarking on an art career, or studio artists of any age new to the creative process. Work from emerging artists can be raw and rough or refined and sophisticated. It can follow well-traveled traditions or embark on new paths. Emerging artists are in the process of gaining momentum with the expression of their art, and may be at a critical juncture in their career where they are taking more risks and pushing their work in dynamic ways. This Emerging Artists exhibition is being juried by Laurie Balmuth, a Hood River painter and multimedia artist who has shown work nationally and internationally. In the lobby gallery, local artist Sue Krigsberg will be showing a retrospective of her creative work over the past few decades — highlighting the journey of an artist as their style continues to emerge. Participating Artists Mary Andrews, Casey Caruso, Carmen Chan, Nate Chavez, Steven Christian, Maya de Ceano-Vivas, Chris Fackler-Lowery, Thomas Gail, Jinx Griswold, Jolene Johnson, Jill Kelly, Nessryne Lamarti, Barrett Lamont, Judy Larsen, Moriah Lee, Tien-Chu Loh, Leslee Lukosh, Maggie MacLean, Krya Mairead-Gorski, Tim Moore, Janet Pahl, Huon Quach, Diana Rogero, Genevieve Scholl, J. Scott Stephenson, Ms Michael Stewart, Nic Vic, Yazmin Villegas, Seddon Wylde, Sue Krigsberg (lobby gallery), Rick Wheeler and Chas Martin (nook gallery).September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
They’ve won two state titles in as many years and haven’t lost a game since 2013, but this year’s HRV boys soccer team isn’t taking anything for granted as they aim for a third-straight 5A championship.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
When Aging in the Gorge Alliance (AGA) began meeting in August 2015, the goal was to give residents of the Mid-Columbia region a place to discuss — and advocate for — the elderly and their caregivers.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley Eagles got off to a good start in their season-opening nonleague football game Friday versus the St. Helens Lions as they took an early lead after scoring on their first possession.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
“We’re going to be like brothers, this wheel and I,” said Ken Elliott.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
James Moncy and Juanita IgnowskiSeptember 6, 2016 12:36 p.m. read more..
They may have lost some key players due to graduation, but the boys water polo team, steadily growing over the past few years, showed they are stronger than ever earlier this week during HRV’s debut against David Douglas, during which the Eagles outplayed the 6A team, cruising to an 18-7 victory on the road.September 3, 2016 midnight read more..
The girls water polo team had a breakout season in 2015, finishing third in the state tournament after not winning in a single game in their inaugural 2014 campaign and appear to have picked up where they left off last season, pummeling David Douglas 15-2 in the Eagles’ away opener on Tuesday.September 3, 2016 midnight read more..
With August coming to a close and the kids heading back to school the summer, tourist season is wrapping up. This summer will be remembered as one of the best for wind conditions in recent history. From the end of June through July, and well into August, we had wind every single day.September 3, 2016 midnight read more..
As the year goes on, folks are trying to follow the script.September 3, 2016 midnight read more..
Fishers from the Nez Perce, Umatilla, Warm Springs, and Yakama tribes took to the Columbia River this week for the opening of the 2016 fall fishery, the largest tribal fishery of the year.September 3, 2016 midnight read more..
I’m pretty sure the stage outside at Springhouse Cellar is an assemblage of pallets and possibly some old wine-barrel parts.September 3, 2016 midnight read more..
Richard O’Brien’s infamous horror-sci fi musical “The Rocky Horror Show” is coming to the Gorge, and audiences are invited to come and “do the Time Warp” in style. The live, concert version of the musical (not the film), is the first production by CGOA Stages, the newest addition to the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association’s roster of ensembles.September 3, 2016 midnight read more..
A SWOT team starts a series of regional meetings Sept. 15.September 3, 2016 midnight read more..
Hills, mud holes and changing terrain help define cross country, a sport in which runners have to adapt to variations in courses and the very topography of competition, from one meet to the next. Those often-messy physical realities make two things all the more critical for a cross country squad: expectations for training regimen and race strategy, along with team cohesion.September 3, 2016 midnight read more..
The pool at the Hood River Valley Aquatic Center will be closed for its annual maintenance from Tuesday, Sept. 6 through Sunday, Sept. 18. Those with questions can contact the Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District at 541-386-1303.September 2, 2016 12:54 p.m. read more..
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