A chain link fence went up around the playground structure at Children’s Park Friday.March 31, 2017 3:57 p.m. read more..
Frances Ingebo, Martha Niblack, Maxine Parker, Mariano Gonzalez-Vargas, David Sisson and Genevieve BertolaMarch 31, 2017 11:41 a.m. read more..
Hood River Coutny Prevention Department is launching Sexual Assault Awareness Week.March 29, 2017 midnight read more..
I slipped away from granddaughter Aunika’s softball game at Westside Elementary to meet son Niko and his family at the hospital. No, there was no emergency. In fact, it was a reunion of sorts.March 29, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River gymnasts didn’t need “the luck of the Irish” at the 2017 Oregon State Optional Championships held at the Oregon Convention Center over St. Patrick’s weekend.March 29, 2017 midnight read more..
It’s a story of hard work paying off as Cassell LeFevre was selected to the 11 men, 11 women Western Region team, scheduled to compete in Sugarloaf, Maine, at the Under 16 National Championships March 29-April 4.March 29, 2017 midnight read more..
The past few years, the HRV boys varsity lacrosse team has been steadily improving.March 29, 2017 midnight read more..
A new trial to determine responsibility for a snowboarder’s death will move forward, according to a Wednesday ruling by Oregon Court of Appeals.March 29, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School junior David Kirschbaum will host the annual Dess for Less prom sale on April 8, and he needs the community’s help to stock an inventory of gently used formalwear, shoes and accessories.March 29, 2017 midnight read more..
Rep. Greg Walden will not attend an April 8 “Constituent Town Hall” in Hood River, due to previously-scheduled commitments, according to his spokesman, Andrew Malcolm.March 29, 2017 midnight read more..
Understanding homelessness and healing through music are the aims of two arts grants that will go to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Foundation and Arts in Education of the Gorge, Hood River. The two organizations are among 36 groups recently awarded Arts Build Communities grants from the Oregon Arts Commission.March 29, 2017 midnight read more..
Columbia Arts is hosting an exciting live auction in the theatre on April 9 at 3 p.m., starting with music, silent auction and social hour at 2 p.m. The live auction will feature: 18 original works by artist Ellen Dittebrandt; three original pastels by artist Judith Cunningham; and additional collector pieces by Sherrie Wolfe, Sydney Roark, Roland White, and more.March 29, 2017 midnight read more..
An outline of the reasons why Hood River County should sponsor a Tourist Host school of information on the tourist business and its importance to both county and the state was presented to the Tourist Committee of the Chamber of Commerce Tuesday by Hal Powell and O.E. Palmateer, representatives of the Tourist Promotion Committee of the Oregon Advertising Club of Portland.March 29, 2017 midnight read more..
“It lets the architecture speak,” Mark Nilsson said of his new mural in the children’s section of Hood River County Library. “There are a lot of walls here, and angles, and they’re broken up. Initially I was going to paint on the angles but I decided to keep them as natural breaks.”March 29, 2017 midnight read more..
Dale Collver and Connie MillerMarch 28, 2017 2:25 p.m. read more..
Boy Scout Troop 378 members Bryce Stanton, AJ Carron, Emilio Castaneda, David Virgen and Nicholas Arenas will be attending the Boy Scout National Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve, W. Va., from July 15-29.March 25, 2017 midnight read more..
It’s the year of the Superhero show, starting with the Mid-Columbia Lions Follies. The 2017 show will be “Kid Awesome and the Disco Girls.” It is an original script with story by Terri Tyler and Bev Bridgewater, written by Tyler.March 25, 2017 midnight read more..
Last week I received a letter from a Hood River retiree who chided me for typos and other journalistic deficiencies, and for my occasional practice of writing about that fact that I enjoy sending letters and postcards. That’s fine, happy for the feedback, and everyone is entitled to their opinion.March 25, 2017 midnight read more..
The HRV baseball team roared back from consecutive losses late last week with a victory over Sandy on Tuesday, taking down the Pioneers 4-0 at Traner Field in what was the Eagles’ first shutout of the season. The Eagles followed that up with an even better performance Thursday on the road at 6A Reynolds, clobbering the Raiders 7-0.March 25, 2017 midnight read more..
Full Sail Hop Pursuit IPA was chosen for the national Good Food Awards for being part of a responsible brewery that pioneers local manufacturing and craftsmanship, reshapes supply chains by sourcing locally grown ingredients, practices resource conservation and supports local communities.March 25, 2017 midnight read more..
Kat Blackmar, left, and Barb Berry, right, prepare their calendar poses in the comedy ‘Calendar Girls’ continuing its run at Wy'east Middle School Performing Arts Center in Odell. Also shown, from left, are Kathleen Morrow, Blaire Carroll, Kathy Williams, and Maren Euwer.March 25, 2017 midnight read more..
The Horizon track team squeezed in another meet in between rain clouds at Hood River Valley High School Wednesday afternoon, competing against primarily HRV junior varsity athletes, along with those from Dufur and Klickitat.March 25, 2017 midnight read more..
Wet conditions didn’t put a damper on the HRV girls lacrosse team Tuesday night in Hood River, where the Eagles beat the Beaverton Beavers by a double-digit margin to get their first win of the season.March 25, 2017 midnight read more..
The HRV softball team put together great performances in the Eagles’ second week of play and were rewarded for their efforts, defeating Sandy and then 6A Reynolds to rise to a 3-2 record heading into spring break. And though it’s too early in the season to be putting much stock in OSAA rankings, the Eagles have to be happy about achieving a No. 9 spot in the 5A standings at the end of the week.March 25, 2017 midnight read more..
For people with chronic health conditions, good medical care is just half of the equation. Equally important is their ability to make healthy decisions, follow their doctor’s recommendations and take care of their condition.March 25, 2017 midnight read more..
Betty Hase, Charlene Caldwell and Glenda FultonMarch 24, 2017 12:10 p.m. read more..
Michael Lynn and Jose PerezMarch 24, 2017 12:09 p.m. read more..
Waucoma Bookstore and Columbia Center for the Arts are hosting author Jeff Alworth for a book and beer discussion on Thursday, March 23.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
President Donald Trump said this week, “We have a chance to do something fantastic, to do something amazing,” referring to pending health care legislation, aka American Health Care Act.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Abby Walker, a senior at Hood River Valley High School, was honored as the chapter winner of the Good Citizens Scholarship Contest sponsored by Celilo Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) at their monthly meeting on March 15 in Hood River.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Writes Tracie Hornung: “Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue offers sincere thanks to Dr. Katy Holmes and the team at All Animal Care Clinic, Marchesi Vineyards and all who participated in (the March 11) successful fundraising event that raised money for our organization, as well as Dogs in Brazil.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Odell’s long-looked-for and much wished-for waterworks system is at last under actual construction. Last week a crew of workmen dug the trench for the main pipe line from the well-known Davis spring through a bit of woodland and over a field to the road near the telephone office and high school.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
The Horizon Christian track and field team opened up competition over the weekend at the Mullen-Leavitt invitational in The Dalles, mixing it up with small Oregon and Washington schools, as well as The Dalles and HRV in what was a non-scored meet.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
The HRV boys varsity tennis team may have lost a whopping seven varsity players from last year’s team, but the Eagles didn’t let that faze them in their season opener Thursday in St. Helens, edging the Lions 74-61 on games won after the teams tied on both points and sets won.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
The HRV varsity baseball and softball teams couldn’t get much going offensively in their first away games of the season, with the baseball team (1-2) losing 9-1 to the Wilsonville Wildcats (3-0) Friday evening and the softball team (1-2) dropping their Saturday contest against the 6A Sam Barlow Bruins (2-0), played at Sandy High, by a score of 11-1.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
It will be hard to top last season for the HRV girls lacrosse team. The Eagles ended the regular season with an 11-3 record, the best in the history of the program, and capped that effort by running the table in the playoffs and winning the Oregon Girls Lacrosse Association’s first-ever Navy Championship.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Congratulations to the Got Sand team, who won the popular Tuesday Nite Mixed (TNM) league at Orchard Lanes last week. To win, the newly crowned champs won a four-team total pin roll-off against You Can’t See Me, Oh She Hit, and Take Ten.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
A sparse turnout met Hood River County Board of Commissioners’ first hearing on a new construction excise tax.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
March 15 was National Kick Butts Day, which is a national awareness event, created by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
A rotary screw trap for fisheries research is being temporarily installed again this year on the lower White Salmon River. The fish trap will be used by the U.S. Geological Survey and Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group to monitor migrant juvenile salmon and steelhead. The work is part of a broader assessment of fish recolonization of the White Salmon River after the removal of Condit Dam.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) delivered its preferred design solution for Carson’s Wind River Road and SR 14 intersection: a roundabout. The transportation department has chosen a roundabout to replace the intersection because it “offers the greatest safety benefit by reducing the potential for severe collisions.”March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Waucoma Bookstore, Columbia Center for the Arts and Double Mountain Brewery are hosting author Leif Whittaker for a book talk March 25 at 7 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
While the Santana show has already sold out, tickets for the rest of the Maryhill summer concert series will go on sale to the public at maryhillwinery.com or Ticketfly (1-877-435-9849) on Friday, March 24 at 10 a.m., with prices ranging from $46 to $100.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
SenseMarch 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Luke MacMillan will perform excerpts from Paul Salerni’s song cycle “Bad Pets” in the upcoming First Songs concert series in Boston, New York City, and in Bard College’s Fischer Performing Arts Center.March 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Providence Hospice of the Gorge is seeking volunteers to provide service to hospice patients and their families. Opportunities include visits to patients, transporting patients to appointments or outings, respite for caregivers, veterans supporting veterans, bereavement support, bedside vigils, and more.March 21, 2017 12:49 p.m. read more..
Rose Kost, George Carr, Jose Perez, William Urban and Betty HaseMarch 21, 2017 12:08 p.m. read more..
Holly Kristen Lester, 27, has been missing since early Thursday morning, March 16.March 21, 2017 12:02 p.m. read more..
A study released on Feb. 28 shows that Oregon has enough dentists now and into the future to address the state’s oral health care needs, but ongoing support is needed for programs that ensure dentists are as easy to find in rural communities as they are in more populated areas.March 18, 2017 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Directors will schedule an opportunity in Hood River — at a date to be announced — for the community to weigh in on the proposal to declare a “Declaration of Open Access and Protection” on the CGCC campuses.March 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Each year I hold a town hall in every county. During my last town halls, there was a startling trend in the questions I was asked.March 18, 2017 midnight read more..
“The Slip Up,” a one-minute, 26-second video produced by Hood River Valley High School High school students, is one of seven finalist videos from across the state created to bolster awareness about workplace that are full of drama, music, humor, and engaging characters — all with the central message, “Speak up. Work safe.”March 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Friends of the Columbia Gorge for hosts a presentation on current Columbia Gorge conservation issues and recreation programs on March 23. The program will feature three topics: Helping to steer the future of the Gorge via plan review and fossil fuel transport, premiere of a new “Gorge Towns to Trails” video, and “Gorge Hiking: What’s new in 2017.”March 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Let’s say you have just spent the last of your month’s budget on rent and are unsure how you will feed your children. While visiting the clinic, you share this concern and your doctor writes you a “Veggie Prescription.” They tell you that you and your family deserve fresh food, and that it is a cornerstone of your health. You are able to purchase whole fruits and vegetables for the first time in ages and something shifts for you and your healthcare provider.March 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Christopher Van Tilburg, MD, a physician at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Occupational and Travel Medicine, Emergency Department, and Mt. Clinic at Mount Hood Meadows, was first author of a two-year project, Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) Practice Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Avalanche and Nonavalanche Snow Burial Accidents, which was published in the March issue of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, the official journal of the WMS.March 18, 2017 midnight read more..
The Eagles rebounded in a big way from Monday’s 6-2 loss to Gresham in their season opener with a 10-0 throttling of Wilsonville Thursday evening at Westside Elementary.March 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Erin Mason will be head honcho on the hardcourt for the Hood River Valley High School girls tennis team this season — provided that the weather ends up cooperating long enough for the team to make it outside and get some matches underway.March 18, 2017 midnight read more..
There may be numerous new faces in the HRV varsity baseball team dugout this season, but their goals are no different than past years: do well in league play, qualify for the playoffs, make it to the state championship game.March 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Charlene Caldwell was killed Thursday afternoon at 1021 E. Ninth St. Her grandson, Garrett Jack Brennan, 25, was arrested and charged with murder and unlawful use of a weapon.March 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Gorge Owned is encouraging locals and tourists to descend on Gorge downtowns and commercial corridors to shop at dozens of participating shops and restaurants, most of whom are offering special sales or promotions for the occasion, and numerous raffle or door prizes for shoppers, on Saturday, March 18.March 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Michele Fleming, Steve Leavitt and Howard GoodwinMarch 17, 2017 1:41 p.m. read more..
William Braden and Agnes ShibaharaMarch 17, 2017 1:40 p.m. read more..
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department welcomes beginning campers to join an overnight guided camping experience this summer at state parks. For $30 per family, the parks district provides tents, sleeping bags and other gear. Volunteers will help out.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
“Minoru Yasui and Social Justice” shows at The History Museum of Hood River County through April 3. The museum, on Marina Drive next to the Hood River Marina, is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River Rotary Club is 10 years old this week, and has won a record as one of the liveliest clubs in the nation.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
The Odell watershed was chosen by the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) as one of six “Strategic Implementation Areas” in the state. Agricultural properties in the Odell watershed were evaluated using aerial photos and/or field verifications from publicly accessible areas, primarily road sides.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC), supported by the City of Beaverton, received a $60,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation Fund to expand its Virtual Incubation Program (VIP) to entrepreneurs in rural Oregon over the next three years.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
On March 18, the last Saturday of the most punishing winter in the Gorge in more than 40 years, Gorge Owned (GO), a sustainable economic development organization in the Columbia River Gorge, is hosting a series of large scale cash mobs in an effort to lift the economic gloom that the record-breaking winter cast on locally-owned businesses, GO Executive Director Courtney Christensen said in a press release.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
The granddaddy of U.S. cross-country bike routes is the Trans America Bike Trail at 4,234 miles and over 211,000 vertical feet of climbing from Astoria, Ore., to Yorktown, Va., as endpointsMarch 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Lunafest, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues, highlighting women filmmakers and bringing women together in their communities, will be hosted by Soroptimist International of Hood River at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River on March 16 and 17.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Whether you’re a big fan or never even heard of Tintin, you don’t want to miss this party.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Last year’s HRV softball team had an incredibly young roster, boasting just one senior and two juniors, and while this year’s squad only has four players from the class of 2017, the juniors and sophomores on the team are older, wiser, and ready to build on last year’s efforts.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
The Emerald Team Challenge held in Eugene on March 4 proved to be one of the most exciting meets so far this season for Hood River Optional level competitors for Riverside Gymnastics Academy.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School sophomore Sean FitzSimons has been invited by US Snowboarding to represent the United States in the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard Junior World Championship for slopestyle in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic. The FIS Snowboard Junior World Championship is a slopestyle event by invitation only taking, place March 26 to April 2.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
“March 4 Trump” supporting President Donald Trump happened March 4 at Overlook Memorial Park on State Street, attended by about 20 people. Organizer Loran Ayles said, “The event was actually one of only two nationally sanctioned events held in the entire state of Oregon.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
The Oregon Office of Rural Health has organized "Forum on Aging in Rural Oregon," to be held in Hood River April 20-21.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River County Reads program kicks off on March 19.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Junior high school students from Tsuruta, Japan, teach their host families how to play “menko,” a traditional Japanese game that involves throwing colorful, round disks decorated with drawings or pictures at a welcome dinner in their honor at the Hood River Saddle Club on Monday.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
For the second year in a row, Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District, in cooperation with Columbia Gorge Masters Swim Team, will offer five free swim lessons during the month of April to any interested adult 18 years of age and older.March 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Betty Harlan, Zona Fine and Nicola LafrenzMarch 14, 2017 2:31 p.m. read more..
Agnes ShibaharaMarch 14, 2017 2:30 p.m. read more..
I proudly stand with the 48 (and counting) other Columbia Gorge Community College faculty who have petitioned President Frank Toda, and by extension the college’s Board of Education, to designate CGCC as a Sanctuary College, joining Oregon State University, the University of Oregon, Portland State University, Portland Community College, and many colleges nationally.March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
Athletes named to All-Conference basketball teams; Oregon Cancer Ski Out March 12-13; Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort already exceeding season average snowfall; Erin Storie graces the podium at Cuba triathlon; Jestena Mattson wins Mountain West pentathlonMarch 11, 2017 midnight read more..
High school baseball rules now require a pitching restriction policy based on the number of pitches thrown in a game.March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
It’s a common issue for prep spring sports in the Pacific Northwest: schools west of the Cascades struggle to get games in during the earlier part of the season, as rainy weather makes playing surfaces unsafe.March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley Adult Center Executive Director Amy Mallett reports 150 people attended the center’s first ever Mardi Gras celebration in February, with $7,500 collected for Meals on Wheels — and counting.March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
Spring is in the air and farmers’ market season is just around the corner. Hood River Farmers’ Market opens for the outdoor season on Saturday, May 6. The market still has room for vendors to sell prepared food, locally grown produce, unique value added food items and handmade crafts or art.March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
“WHEREAS the successful prosecution of war requires every possible protection against espionage and against sabotage…” read the opening words of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Presidential Order 9066. Through that sweeping executive action Roosevelt gave the military control over the U.S. civilian population at the onset of World War II.March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
A Crystal Springs Water District mainline pipe broke Tuesday afternoon, prompting a boil water order for about 35 Odell area homes for roughly two days.March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
Join Waucoma Bookstore and local author and farmer Andrea Bemis for the book launch party for her cookbook, “Dishing Up the Dirt,” on Sunday, March 19 from 3-5 p.m. at Springhouse Cellar, 13 Railroad St., Hood River.March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
The Best Brewpub Experience award went to pFriem Family Brewing at the Feb. 28 Oregon Beer Awards, hosted by Willamette Week newspaper.March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
Wy’east Middle School eighth graders Cam Amer, Grace Guertin, Toby Fenner and Jason Fellow — The Pandroids — took the Championship trophy at last weekend’s First Lego League (FLL) State robotics tournament at Glenco High School in Hillsboro, and are now headed to the World Competition.March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
As a parent, one of the more stressful things to go through is when your child learns to drive. After many recommendations, I signed up our 15-year-old son for driver’s education through Community Ed. Many parents said the class taught thoroughness of driving rules, as well as drive time with an experienced instructor.March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
How did Hood River County’s two state legislators get their start in politics?March 11, 2017 midnight read more..
Betty Gray and Reba HallMarch 10, 2017 11:22 a.m. read more..
William FashingMarch 10, 2017 11:21 a.m. read more..
As immigration attorneys, we hear many common myths and misconceptions about immigration law, several of which have been repeated in recent letters to the editor published in this paper. In order for us to have any kind of responsible debate or discussion about immigration, we need to start with understanding the realities facing immigrant communities in America.March 8, 2017 midnight read more..
They say it’s lonely at the top? Newcomer Christy Hillen might be able to tell us if that’s true, because last week in the Thursday afternoon Hood River County League at Orchard Lanes, Christy discovered that bowling wasn’t so tough.March 8, 2017 midnight read more..
In light of a state-wide budget shortfall announcement from the Oregon Legislature of $1.8 billion dollars, Hood River County School District Superintendent Dan Goldman will be holding two community listening sessions with the public in the month of March.March 8, 2017 midnight read more..
The Hood River County School District Board of Directors has identified the following limited number of Open Enrollment Transfers for the 2017-18 school year at Cascade Locks Elementary, Parkdale Elementary and Wy’east Middle School.March 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Nathan Johnston and Kristen Gray, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as the February Elks Students of the Month. Both were presented checks for $100 in recognition of their volunteer efforts in the community and their achievements at school during last week’s lodge meeting.March 8, 2017 midnight read more..
The Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge opened on Dec. 9, 1924, when Calvin Coolidge was president. Within a year, 79,545 cars, 67 stage coaches, 3,920 livestock and 3,764 bicycles had crossed the river. In 1939, the lift span was installed after construction of Bonneville Dam. World War II began that year in Europe.March 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Like the long skirt and the padded shoulder, Rudy and Harold’s aging white Chevron service station building in Odell had long since passed out of style when the two partners decided to do something about it.March 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program and Central Gorge Master Gardener Association are bringing two types of food-related classes to town starting this month — one on the growing end, one on the preparing — offering community members a chance to learn new skills or brush up on techniques.March 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River County Education Foundation (HRCEF) has announced that April 14 is the application deadline for scholarships for Hood River Valley High graduates who will be sophomore, juniors or seniors 2017, and continuing in two- or four-year colleges, or a trade school.March 7, 2017 1:29 p.m. read more..
Maryjane Cook and Virginia MohrMarch 7, 2017 12:29 p.m. read more..
Edward Ganley, Karen Griffith, John Chelson and David DavisMarch 7, 2017 12:28 p.m. read more..
The Columbia Center for the Arts is hosting a spring cleaning art sale in its main gallery, featuring deeply discounted original art by local artists, donated original art, and pre-loved original art from local community members, from now until April 1.March 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Two parcels totaling 18 acres will be annexed to the City of Hood River.March 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River County School District must reduce spending by $4.75 million in the 2017-19 biennium, in light of a statewide K-12 budget shortfall announcement from the Oregon Legislature of $1.8 billion dollars, Superintendent Dan Goldman has announced.March 4, 2017 midnight read more..
In keeping with past performances, the Hood River Valley High School ski team ruled the slopes on the first day of the state meet’s alpine competitions during what was a sunny, warm, and blustry Thursday at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort.March 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington set spring Chinook salmon seasons for the Columbia River during a joint state hearing late last month in Vancouver, Wash.March 4, 2017 midnight read more..
The Arena 11-14 Oregon Swimming Championships took place Feb. 23-26 at the Tualatin Hills Aquatic Center in Beaverton.March 4, 2017 midnight read more..
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Softball Rules Committee approved four additions to Rule 3 regarding uniforms, equipment and substitutions at a meeting in Indianapolis. These changes approved by the committee, along with one in Rule 1, were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.March 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River yarn shop Knot Another Hat is planning an International Women’s Day celebration on March 8 to benefit local domestic violence service agency Helping Hands Against Domestic Violence.March 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Parkdale Elementary School will host its annual carnival on March 10 from 5-8 p.m. Find activities such as a bounce house, cake walk with locally made desserts, massage room, Nerf zone, and face painting, as well as a number of game booths. Game tickets can be purchased at the carnival.March 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Thank you to the Hood River News (Feb. 25) for promoting the many opportunities to serve in the upcoming local election.March 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Staff and volunteers are “be-boppin’” to get everything ready for the annual silent auction and dinner at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson on March 11. This year’s theme is “The Nifty Fifties,” with many planning 1950s costumes and accessories.March 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Both Hood River Valley High School and Hood River Middle School have plays opening this weekend.March 3, 2017 10:23 a.m. read more..
Micaela Garcia, LeeRae Kitchens and Nellie HjaltalinMarch 3, 2017 9:55 a.m. read more..
John Andres, Lloyd LeSollen and Ardyce EdlingMarch 3, 2017 9:53 a.m. read more..
At the Feb. 21 Hood River County Board of Commissioners meeting, the Hood River County (HRC) Forestry Department was awarded a Letter of Commendation by the Oregon Department of Forestry and the Eastern Oregon Regional Forest Practices Committee for consistently meeting and exceeding the requirements of the Oregon Forest Practices Act.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School theater teacher Rachel Harry was looking for a unique play that explored teen issues, and that’s exactly what she found with “She Kills Monsters,” written by Qui Nguyen.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
“Paper or plastic?” is now an obsolete phrase at Hood River’s largest stores.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
The Port of Cascade Locks Commission took on a handful of business, bridge, and staff action items at their Feb. 22 regular meeting.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School sent their best to compete in the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association’s state championship at the Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center last Friday. A total of 11 teams made it out from all over Oregon.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
The best girls basketball season in the history of Horizon Christian School came to end Saturday evening at the Hawks Nest in Hood River as visiting Powder Valley overcame a slow start and rolled Horizon 41-27 in the second round of the 1A state tournament.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Jason Shaner’s stellar wrestling season ended on the highest note possible last weekend, when the junior swept the competition in the 126-pound weight bracket at the 5A state championships, and took home first place for the Eagles.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Oregon experienced very low snowpack levels in 2014 and historically low snowpack levels in 2015; now a new study suggests that these occurrences may not be anomalous in the future and could become much more common if average temperatures warm just two degrees (Celsius).March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
The Columbia River Fellowship for Peace thank those who made the Peace Scholarship fundraiser a huge success Saturday at the Bingen Theater, write Linda Short of Hood River and Susan Gabay of Mosier.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Businesses in downtown White Salmon are shaking things up this month. Trellis and Candy’s Spa, located on the south side of E Jewett Boulevard next to Everybody’s Brewing, plan to move out of their space by the 27th of the month.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Last week, a group of Northwest senators announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon begin replacing tribal housing lost decades ago when dams were built along the Columbia River and rising waters forced many people to relocate.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
C.A. Bell of the Mount Hood Hotel was the exception Saturday. He was tickled to death because of the heavy fall of snow which had come during the previous night. Last fall Mr. Bell applied a whole lot of thought and elbow grease to the construction of a snow plow along original and very superior lines.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Oblige me while I weigh in on a letter to the editor published during my week of vacation at the end of February.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
The cast of Hood River Middle School students, with principals Brent Emmons and Ocean Kuykendall playing parents, performs the original musical written by Mark Steighner, musical director of Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association, while music teacher Anna Stipe directs.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Junior Ruby Patterson made it to the final round of Open Prose and won second place in Open Oratory as Hood River Valley High School Speech and Debate team competed in the Robert D. Clark Invitational tournament at the University of Oregon Feb. 18-19.March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
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