Columbia Center for the Arts has introduced a new program to help bring the performing arts to a wider audience.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
Columbia Center for the Arts has introduced a new program to help bring the performing arts to a wider audience.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
An inspired playoff run by the HRV softball team came to a close Friday evening at Steve Cary Field in Pendleton, where the No. 3 Pendleton Buckaroos edged the No. 6 Eagles 4-2 in the quarterfinal round of the 5A state tournament.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
Adam Cameron signs with Linn-Benton; Emily Viuhkola signs with Fresno StateMay 31, 2017 midnight read more..
The White Salmon Equestrian Team (WSET), which combines athletes from Columbia High School (CHS) and Hood River Valley High School (HRVHS), returned from a successful state meet on May 12-14 at the Grant County Fairgrounds in Moses Lake, Wash.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
Keep Memorial Day every day, speakers said Monday at Hood River’s annual observance at Idlewilde Cemetery.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
Visit the Hood River Library on June 8 from 7-9 p.m. to learn about virtual reality and how to use it as a teaching tool with Chuck Evans, Radiant Perspectives.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
Mercado del Valle returns to downtown Odell June 1. The market will be held on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 4-7 p.m., ending Aug. 19.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
Underwood Community Gardens welcomes the community to celebrate children and wellness in the garden this summer with gardening programs at the Underwood Community Center.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
Local high school students graduate next weekend, and they will be going in dozens of directions.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
After several weeks of declines, retail gas prices moved up in many markets ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend due to rising demand and higher crude oil prices.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
Columbia Center for the Arts is spending the month of June celebrating the arts and the significance of art in the community. Activities will happen at the center and emphasize the joy and importance art brings to the community.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
What every restaurant wants — plenty of customers — can create an unwanted reality: “the crunch of people.”May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
The seemingly endless seasons of softball are in full swing for fervent fans of a sport involving garish yellow balls, smelly leather cleats and dirt filled diamonds. It has provided us some much-needed diversion over the last three months watching JV, varsity and traveling team players come into their own.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
The City of White Salmon has been continuing to work diligently on moving forward with building a new pool. They are in the middle of a study on the operations and maintenance costs of the new pool.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
The last week in May has been unusually hot in eastern Oregon, but Hood River Valley was cooler than most other areas, with high temperatures in the valley not to exceed the 90-degree mark.May 31, 2017 midnight read more..
Crag Rat Rescue volunteers and deputies with Hood River County Sheriff’s Office mobilized early Tuesday afternoon to do a search for an injured hiker on the Benson plateau area, about 8-10 miles south of the at Eagle Creek fish hatchery.May 30, 2017 1:18 p.m. read more..
The HRV boys lacrosse team moved another spot closer toward achieving their second Cascade Cup title in three years Thursday evening, taking out No. 8 Oregon City (6-11) by a score of 14-8 in a quarterfinal game.May 27, 2017 midnight read more..
For the first time since the 2013 season, the HRV baseball team will not be heading to the state tournament.May 27, 2017 midnight read more..
Want a fresh view of the Gorge and a long list of things to do this summer and fall? The 2017 Visitors Guide comes out just in time for summer planning. Look for the free 80-page full color joint publication of Hood River News and The Dalles Chronicle at area businesses, visitor centers, and the newspapers’ offices.May 27, 2017 midnight read more..
Paul Henne’s TV & Stereo Center, one of the oldest existing businesses in the Hood River Heights, will be powering down at the month’s end.May 27, 2017 midnight read more..
Cody Durham and Chad Muenzer competed Tuesday for the right to compete at the Oregon State Fair in the Mt. Hood District FFA tractor driving competition in Canby. Muenzer took third, qualifying for state fair; Durham took seventh in the 40-contestant field.May 27, 2017 midnight read more..
The Oregon Mayflower Society has chosen Abby Walker, a senior at Hood River Valley High School, to be the recipient of a $500 scholarship. She is a direct descendant of three Mayflower passengers: John Alden, Priscilla Mullins and Richard Warren. She is the daughter of Eric and Trisha Walker and the granddaughter of Joni Walker, all of Hood River.May 27, 2017 midnight read more..
William Decker, a senior at Horizon Christian School, has been appointed to the United States Air Force Academy. Decker joins a select group who have completed a rigorous application process including a letter of recommendation from U.S. Representative Greg Walden (R-Oregon).May 27, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School seniors went home on Thursday night with over $69,000 in Hood River County Education Foundation (HRCEF) funds for their post-secondary educations.May 27, 2017 midnight read more..
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Fort Dalles Museum, both in The Dalles, are participating in the 2017 Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission for all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and up to five family members, from Memorial Day weekend beginning May 27, through Labor Day, Sept. 4.May 27, 2017 midnight read more..
Jan Bony, OrGenWeb state coordinator will be the speaker at the next Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society meeting and program on June 10 beginning at 1 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles. The public is invited to attend.May 27, 2017 midnight read more..
ODOT’s Columbia Gorge Express bus service to Multnomah Falls will begin its second season on Friday, May 26, with bigger buses and service improvements.May 27, 2017 midnight read more..
A two-out, walk-off single by Lauren Decker was the perfect cap to the HRV softball team’s (No. 6, 18-10) impressive rally Wednesday, erasing a 2-0 deficit against the La Salle Falcons (No. 11, 17-11) to come back and win 3-2, propelling the Eagles into the quarterfinals of the 5A state tournament.May 26, 2017 2:51 p.m. read more..
Sharon Mills, Donna Schnell and Scott ZorzaMay 26, 2017 12:52 p.m. read more..
Randy Van Woert and Thomas FordMay 26, 2017 12:51 p.m. read more..
The HRV boys lacrosse team is the top team in the Cascade Cup and certainly acted like it in the opening round Friday evening, bowling over No. 16 La Salle, outscoring the Falcons 18-2.May 24, 2017 midnight read more..
The Horizon track and field team finished off their season late last week at the 1A state championship meet at University of Oregon’s Hayward Field in Eugene, coming away with new personal records and podium appearances to boot.May 24, 2017 midnight read more..
A rebuilding year for the HRV track and field team has given Head Coach Brandon Bertram plenty of optimism for the 2018 season, as his athletes — some veteran, some brand-new to the sport — wowed him at OSAA 5A state meet held Friday and Saturday at University of Oregon’s Hayward Field in Eugene.May 24, 2017 midnight read more..
A grant that helps fund Hood River County land use planners’ implementation of federal Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area rules may get cut, leaving questions as to which agency will handle certain permits for new development.May 24, 2017 midnight read more..
By a 5-2 vote Monday, city council approved the rezone of tax Lot 700, Morrison Park, to create a place for affordable housing. Following formal approval at the June 5 council meeting, the city can move forward with developing a plan for the property with its partner in the project, the non-profit Mid-Columbia Housing Authority.May 24, 2017 midnight read more..
I found Dan Peterson carbonating half-kegs at Pine Street Kitchen the other day, but the contents were not one of his beers. It was kombucha, the newest venture for the Hood River-based Ferment brewery.May 24, 2017 midnight read more..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some things aren’t adding up in President Donald Trump’s account of the investigation into his campaign’s relationship with Russians, an inquiry he says “I respect,” yet considers a “witch hunt.”May 24, 2017 midnight read more..
Pi Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, has selected Bambi Foy to receive the 2017 Woman of Achievement Award. Foy’s selection came as a result of her work as the raptor education coordinator at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, a position she’s held for nearly six years.May 24, 2017 midnight read more..
Looking for a summer camp that incorporates art, outdoor activities, music, games, healthy snacks and a spiritual grounding in creation? Sign up for Riverside’s “Earth Camp,” where kids will grow in faith, have fun, and learn how they might change the world.May 24, 2017 midnight read more..
Ballot watchers will have their eyes on two close elections from the May 16 ballot: a two-vote margin between John Everitt and Svea Truax for Position 2 on the Port of Hood River Board of Commission, and a six-vote lead by Benjamin Sheppard over David Russo for Position 2 on the Hood River County School Board.May 24, 2017 midnight read more..
Connor Muhl, 17, is seeking community support for his film project “A Guy, A Guitar And A Girl,” directed by Katie O’Grady and produced by Muhl and his mother, Maura Muhl.May 24, 2017 midnight read more..
Camille Hukari wore her “I love my dog and my dog loves me” t-shirt to Thursday’s dedication of an animal shelter named after her parents.May 24, 2017 midnight read more..
For the first time since 2014, the HRV softball team (No. 6, 17-10) has made it into the 5A state tournament, qualifying Friday evening after edging the Northwest Oregon Conference’s Milwaukie Mustangs (No. 20, 11-15), 1-0, during a play-in game at the Ballpark at Belmont in Hood River.May 23, 2017 2:23 p.m. read more..
Douglas Waters and David WarrenkaMay 23, 2017 12:44 p.m. read more..
Dr. Paul Hessburg will present “Living in the Era of Mega-Fires” on Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m. in the Hood River Middle School auditorium. This traveling presentation comes in the form of fast-moving, short topic-based talks interspersed with video vignettes, according to a press release.May 23, 2017 12:20 p.m. read more..
Early returns from the May 16 Special District Election show tightly contested races and a narrowly rejected operations levy at Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
It was a busy weekend in Sisters for many Hood River lacrosse families. The 5/6 and 7/8 grade Hood River Valley Eagles Select teams each made their way to the finals in their brackets at the Sisters Annual Lacrosse Invitational (SALI) tournament. Both teams ended up playing against a Riptide Select team from Portland in their age divisions.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
Home with Heroes, a nonprofit organization committed to bringing veterans and active duty military together and into the outdoors to honor and thank them for their service, will have their annual endurance race fundraiser, the 5K Run & Gun, May 27.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley Swim Team Osprey have started off their summer season with a bang.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
One of the longest-standing conservation groups in the Gorge, Hood River Valley Residents Committee, celebrates four decades of serving Hood River, on May 21, starting with a 3-4 p.m. social.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
Having lost six of their last seven games — four of which were Columbia League contests — the HRV boys lacrosse team desperately needed a win during the league and regular season finale Monday at Wilson.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
All-League lists for Columbia River Conference baseball and softball teams were released this week and feature many HRV baseball and softball players.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
Last week, MWB won the high-scoring and competitive Wednesday night Fraternal League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. This is MWB’s third championship in a row, which is quite a feat in a tough league like this one. Congrats to the threepeaters: smooth Levi Phelps and Ma Barker’s boys, Casey and Court Barker.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
Forget three times — the second time was the charm for Hood River Valley High School theater arts teacher Rachel Harry, who learned Wednesday that she had been awarded The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University “Teachers with the Excellence in Theater Education” Award.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
Monday will likely bring the last word on the proposed Lot 700, aka Morrison Park re-zone, as city council is scheduled to deliberate after hearing one more piece of testimony.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
Heart Disease remains the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. The American Heart Association reports that on average per year, nearly 750,000 people, both men and women, suffer a heart attack or cardiovascular event.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
Over the last couple weeks, we have seen a few cases of poison oak pop up recently. The cases range from a few itchy spots to full on misery with a wide spread pesky rash. Along with poison ivy and poison sumac, poison oak has an oil called urushiol.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
The Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics presented Shannon Monroe with the Math Excellence Award for Area 12 at last week’s School Board meeting. Every year the council selects an outstanding teacher from different areas of Oregon. Area 12 includes the Gorge from Cascade Locks to Arlington.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
For a bit of background, I have been living in Mexico seasonally for almost 40 years. I just returned from four months in Mexico and because of the political environment and some moves and statements made by our new president, I feel compelled to state my truth from personal experience. This is not “fake news.”May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
A Giving Tuesday community fundraiser by Columbia Center for the Arts has enabled it to offer 15 full scholarships to children in need of financial assistance to attend an art class this summer.May 20, 2017 midnight read more..
Gary Thelen, Thomas Ford, Deborah Wise and Murray KigginsMay 19, 2017 1:21 p.m. read more..
Early returns from the May 16 Special District Election show tightly contested races and a narrowly rejected operations levy at Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility.May 17, 2017 3:53 p.m. read more..
"How much easier it is to move many than to move the few.”May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
On the menu for White Salmon and Bingen city councils at the end of this month is a discussion on whether to merge the two cities, but not everyone sitting at the discussion table will be putting in an order for the consolidation of the municipalities.May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
It has been 42 years since a few doctors from Yale visited Lyme, Conn., to examine 60 children who were suffering oddly with joint pain, only to coin a name for an apparently new illness called “Lyme arthritis” (although the bacterium has been around for at least a thousand years).May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
Jesse Brownlee, right, of Half Wild in Home Valley, Wash., brainstorms at “We Speak the Gorge” hospitality training Monday at the Cascade Locks Port pavilion with Barrett LaMont, left, of Cascade Locks Museum, Brenda Wood of Locks Dogs and Treats, and City Administrator Gordon Zimmerman.May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
Mary Goyack, Earl Anderson, Fred Hill, Douglas Waters and Don CarterMay 17, 2017 midnight read more..
Mercado del Valle is one of three farmers’ markets in the Columbia Gorge region managed by Gorge Grown Food Network, and it returns to its downtown Odell location June 1. Like last year, the market will be held on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 4-7 p.m., ending Aug. 19.May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
Past traumas and vows of “never again” intertwined at a Saturday event looking back on the internment of Japanese Americans from the Hood River Valley during World War II.May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
For years, it’s been Summit’s world, and the other boys teams in Special District 1 have just been living in it.May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
Last week, the HRV girls lacrosse team made short work of Lincoln in their final Portland League contest of the regular season, going on a 5-0 run in the first 13 minutes of the game on their way to a 16-7 win over the Cardinals.May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
The Horizon boys weren’t able to get a threepeat in the Special District 3 championships last Saturday, but both the boys and the girls track teams found plenty of success.May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
The HRV softball and baseball teams capped regular-season action last Friday by creaming their Columbia River Conference rivals, The Dalles, in Hood River.May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
There’s going to be a building boom in Parkdale in the near future, according to word reaching the News’ office this week. R.J. McIsaac is planning to build a store and service station on the corner lot, now occupied by the implement shed.May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
What an uplifting day May 13 was in a year of emotional highs and lows. As my Dad used to say, without the lows you won’t appreciate the highs, unless they are over the top. Well, Saturday was an over the top day, right up there with the birth of my three amazing children and each of my grandchildren. It was a day of powerful statements in the face of injustice as 223 people gathered to honor those from our community who were forcefully removed and then imprisoned for three years primarily because of their racial ancestry and war hysteria.May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley High School senior Nathan Daniel, of Cascade Locks, is one of three finalists for a $5,000 scholarship from Hollywood Lights – Portland. His essay earned him a video spot on the group’s Facebook page, and the scholarship will be given based on how many “likes” each video receives.May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
Local environmental group Columbia Riverkeeper has hired a community organizer who will partner with Latino civic organizations and spearhead efforts to restore the Nichols Natural Area.May 17, 2017 midnight read more..
The voting deadline is 8 p.m. today, May 16, for the Special Districts election.May 16, 2017 2:23 p.m. read more..
Angus Tomilson and Deborah WiseMay 16, 2017 1 p.m. read more..
The Eagles softball team showed just how good they are Tuesday evening, splitting another doubleheader with No. 3 Pendleton, which gave the Eagles a split in the four-game season series with the Bucks — the first time that has happened since the 2013-14 season — and helped HRV keep their No. 5 5A ranking. HRV lost the first game 7-2, but took the second game 3-2.May 13, 2017 midnight read more..
Fresh off a statement-making victory over Tualatin last week, the HRV girls lacrosse team added some more feathers to their caps Wednesday night, when they concluded their league schedule with a resounding 16-7 defeat of the Lincoln Cardinals in Hood River.May 13, 2017 midnight read more..
Horizon Christian senior Ian Walker qualified for the 3A/2A/1A state tournament after finishing fourth place during the Special District 1 tournament last week at Quail Valley in Banks, where Walker carded an 82 both days of competition for a two-day total of 164. “One excited guy,” his coach, Oscar Stenberg, said of Walker.May 13, 2017 midnight read more..
The Horizon Christian track team wrapped up its regular season last week with an inspired performance at the Arlington Invitational that saw athletes set 14 personal records, as well as come home with three first-place finishes. Both the boys and the girls finished third out of the primarily 1A schools in attendance Saturday.May 13, 2017 midnight read more..
At the beginning of the season, first-year Head Track Coach Brandon Bertram had a lot of questions about his team. The departure of almost all of his athletes from the boys’ 2016 squad that won HRV’s first-ever state track title, combined with fresh faces who had never stepped on a track for competition before, left those questions unanswered through the early part of the season.May 13, 2017 midnight read more..
Nearly a year after a fiery train wreck in Mosier leaked thousands of gallons of oil into soil near the Columbia River, environmental regulators are still keeping tabs on contamination levels in groundwater near the site.May 13, 2017 midnight read more..
Tumbling towers of toilet paper rolls, cantilevered domino diving boards, flying cotton balls from popsicle stick trebuchets — this was the scene at Westside Elementary School on the evening of Tuesday, April 25 as students and families worked together on a variety of STEM challenges at Family Engineering Night. Some of the challenges required teamwork, others encouraged competition.May 13, 2017 midnight read more..
Two events in two days are next in the “poTENtial” performance series running throughout 2017 at Columbia Center for the Arts.May 13, 2017 midnight read more..
The Oregon State Parks Foundation announced this week it will host an online silent auction of 30 campsites at the Crooked River Campground in the Cove Palisades State Park in Central Oregon. This location is within the path of totality for the eclipse, and slightly south of the expected central line for the Aug. 21 event.May 13, 2017 midnight read more..
The “Train of Tears” event starts at noon Saturday at Mt. Hood Railroad, First and Cascade streets. In case of rain, the event will be held inside Springhouse Cellars.May 13, 2017 midnight read more..
Steven Wagner Nichols, 42, pled guilty Monday in Hood River County Circuit Court to two felonies: criminally negligent homicide and coercion — but a murder charge stacked against him was dismissed.May 13, 2017 midnight read more..
Staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum have announced a packed schedule for the museum’s free 22nd anniversary party on May 13.May 12, 2017 2:41 p.m. read more..
The first-ever Hood River Latino Festival takes place on Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, and is free and open to all. (The headline in Wednesday’s Hood River News gave the wrong day of the week.)May 12, 2017 2:33 p.m. read more..
Doris Kahler and Murray KigginsMay 12, 2017 2:11 p.m. read more..
John Layson, Gary Thelen, Gayle Gronsdahl, James Carr, Helen Meves and Angus TumilsonMay 12, 2017 2:11 p.m. read more..
The voices of farm workers were heard, literally, during Tuesday’s Columbia Gorge Community College Board meeting.May 12, 2017 12:56 p.m. read more..
Steven Wagner Nichols, 42, pled guilty Monday to two felonies: criminally negligent homicide and coercion.May 10, 2017 2:20 p.m. read more..
The Pomona College Glee Club from Claremont, Calif., comes to Hood River to present a free concert of classical music as a part of their 2017 tour to Oregon. Under the direction of Donna M. Di Grazia, the choir will perform at Riverside Community Church on May 17 at 7 p.m.May 10, 2017 midnight read more..
There’s a lot of new faces on the track for HRV this year, but those uncertainties have ebbed as the Eagles have grown over the season and are peaking just in time for the district meet this week, where the Columbia River Conference title will be decided.May 10, 2017 midnight read more..
The HRV boys lax team went on a whirlwind trip to Central Oregon last weekend, playing three games in three days, facing nonleague opponents Summit, Mountain View, and Bend on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, respectively.May 10, 2017 midnight read more..
Before HRV’s game Friday with Tualatin, Eagles Head Coach Andrew McElderry pointed to the nonleague contest against the 13-1 Timberwolves as “very telling as to where we truly stand in the state.”May 10, 2017 midnight read more..
Visitors are encouraged to view the “Art and Culture of Japan” exhibit at Columbia Center for the Arts (open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.), which includes a “Citizen Min” section devoted to the memory of Hood River native Minoru Yasui, a lifelong civil rights advocate arrested in 1942 who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.May 10, 2017 midnight read more..
On May 30, Fresh Start Culinary Arts program begins its sixth term providing a 12-week, 40-hour-a-week intensive culinary training program for Gorge area residents.May 10, 2017 midnight read more..
On May 13 at 3:30 p.m. in the Storytime Theater, Hood River Library will be the scene of Fantastic Beasts and how to watch them. Make some Giggle Water, grab some snacks, wave our wands, grab some gold with the Niffler, dance along with Newt, and share a favorite Harry Potter (and 1920s) cosplay. Also, the 2016 film ‘Fantastic Beasts and How to Find Them” will be screened.May 10, 2017 midnight read more..
From May 14-20, we will celebrate National Prevention Week, an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues. It is a nationwide event and communities and coalitions all around the country participate.May 10, 2017 midnight read more..
For the third year, Raices Cooperative Farm, an economic development program of The Next Door, will hold its organic plant start sale the Saturday before Mothers’ Day, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in The Next Door parking lot, 965 Tucker Road, Hood River.May 10, 2017 midnight read more..
The recently formed Rotary Club of Hood River became a fully-fledged organization on Saturday evening, when its president, Dr. C.H. Jenkins, received the club’s charter from the hands of James Beatty, governor of District No. 1, Rotary International.May 10, 2017 midnight read more..
I missed celebrating National Volunteer Week (April 23-29). I was too busy volunteering to notice, as were all the other people I should have been acknowledging for their community service.May 10, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River City Council meets Thursday at 6 p.m. and will hold a public hearing on the planning commission’s approval of the city’s request to rezone Morrison Park to be used for housing.May 9, 2017 1:02 p.m. read more..
Fred Jurado Jr., Jacob Kaser, Elisa Troutman-Hoctor, Elisa Troutman-Hoctor and Delmer Gresham Jr.May 9, 2017 12:12 p.m. read more..
An estimated 500 children and their families gathered April 28 for Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Day of the Children/Day of the Books). The event was sponsored by the Hood River County Library District and held at Mid Valley Elementary.May 6, 2017 midnight read more..
An uncertain state funding situation did not deter the budget committee of the Hood River County School District from moving forward for 2017-18.May 6, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River County Elections Office mailed ballots to county voters at the end of April for the May 16 Special Districts Election.May 6, 2017 midnight read more..
The Horizon Christian track and field teams competed in meets Friday and Saturday and had strong performances. The Horizon boys squad, led by Quinn Roetcisoender, Andrew Rinella, Andrew Hung, Luke Holste and Ian Walker, took seventh in team scoring in the Condon-Wheeler Invitational Friday.May 6, 2017 midnight read more..
The HRV girls tennis team had a mixed bag this week in their return to league competition after weather sidelined the team last week, but the Columbia River Conference title is within their reach if they can defeat Pendleton Monday evening, which will be the final contest before districts next weekend.May 6, 2017 midnight read more..
They may not have been able to finish the match, but the HRV boys tennis team got enough done Thursday afternoon against the Hermiston Bulldogs to lock up another Columbia River Conference title before thunderstorms rolled through the Gorge and halted competition.May 6, 2017 midnight read more..
“Curious Gorge” is Scott Cook’s guide to the natural wonders of the Columbia Gorge. The History Museum of Hood River County, 300 E. Port Marina Drive, hosts a discussion with the author on May 10 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free; a $5 donation to the museum is suggested.May 6, 2017 midnight read more..
Anna Ticknor and Emily Gallegos, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as the April Elks Students of the Month.May 6, 2017 midnight read more..
Instructor and artist Steven Christian will teach students how to use everyday school and office supplies to make comics and cartoons. The workshop will run from 1-4 p.m. on May 13 in the studio at Columbia Center for the Arts, and is geared for anyone age 10 and up. By the end of the class, Christian and the class participants will have created a short digital cartoon.May 6, 2017 midnight read more..
Theodore Spencer Jr.; Stephen Woody and Thomas FarmerMay 5, 2017 10:37 a.m. read more..
Hadley Whiting, Betty Vance, Gary Schoenecker, Gary Schuhart, Vern Riddle, James Faught and Jerry SwindellMay 5, 2017 10:28 a.m. read more..
As they have often done in the past umpteen bowling seasons, the 10-pin terrors known as Nobi’s, won both halves in the ladies Tuesday morning Workshirkers League, which means they become the automatic league champions again!May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
The Dierker family spent six months exploring Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, volunteering at farms, teaching at schools, and seeing sights from Machu Picchu to the Galapagos Islands.May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
Invasive plants and animals are stressing Oregon’s native species and have the potential to cost millions in economic damage to the state’s water infrastructure systems, agriculture and forestry.May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
In recognition of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, I am requesting every reader to take this pledge to heart and share it most liberally:May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
The race for the Columbia River Conference title is far from over, but at least one thing is now for certain: the HRV softball team has at least earned a play-in game at the conclusion of the regular season.May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
Daniel ‘Beau’ Koch, Bobbie Phillips, Maria Alcala, Lisa Munoz, and Michelle McKissenMay 3, 2017 midnight read more..
Before the start of Friday evening’s game against Oregon Episcopal School, the HRV boys lacrosse team gathered around Head Coach Matt Luchsinger, who offered some candid words about the task set before his athletes. “This isn’t going to be an easy one.”May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
A room full of agricultural business owners and a near-vacant lot with a view drew Gov. Kate Brown to the Gorge last week.May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association is proud to announce that singer-songwriter David Wilcox will be appearing with the Gorge Sinfonietta on May 6. Wilcox is a fan favorite in the Pacific Northwest, appearing frequently in Portland and Eugene.May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
About 50 Gorge justice system leaders and staff will attend Thursday’s “Trauma Informed Strategies for the Justice System” session at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn.May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
The HRV track and field teams continued to improve with many athletes recording personal best efforts in the 17-team Dean Nice Invitational Meet April 28 at Gresham High School.May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
Ray T. Yasui’s widow was proud. Because of ill health, Mikie Yasui couldn’t attend Tuesday’s groundbreaking at Hood River Memorial Hospital for the $3.6 million dialysis center that will bear her late husband’s name, but her son and daughter in law, Flip and Maija Yasui, brought her souvenirs.May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
The HRV girls lacrosse team’s six-game win streak came to an end Friday in Portland when the Eagles ran up against one of the best teams in the state, league opponent Oregon Episcopal School, and fell 13-11 to the Aardvarks.May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
I am often asked who has had the greatest impact on my life. Since most people know me as a photographer, a lot of folks have assumed people like Ansel Adams, Eliot Porter, or the adventure photographer Galen Rowell have been models of inspiration.May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society's May Program will be "A Grave Situation," an historic overview of Oregon’s asylum cemeteries and current recovery programs to find lost family members, on Saturday, May 13 at 1 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, The Dalles.May 3, 2017 midnight read more..
For the third time this season, the HRV baseball team has swept a league opponent in a doubleheader, taking down the Riverhawks 5-1 and 11-6 in The Dalles Friday evening.May 2, 2017 9:19 p.m. read more..
Jean Brown and Elizabeth CutshallMay 2, 2017 2:13 p.m. read more..
Donald Rae, Donald Stinebaugh, Theodore Spencer and Ronald VanoverMay 2, 2017 2:08 p.m. read more..
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