Gary Young, who portrays Ebenezer Scrooge in the new production of Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol,” sat for an interview Nov. 27 in his Heights home, after polishing off a bowl of his own homemade soup. He spoke with editor Kirby Neumann-Rea, who has the role of Mr. Fezziwig in the production, by Plays For Non-Profits.November 29, 2017 11:03 a.m. read more..
The U14 Hood River Dynamos boys team finished their 10-game regular season with an 8-1-1 record, making them champions of the Division One Oregon Youth Soccer Association (OYSA) Timbers competitive youth soccer league.November 29, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River Holidays happens from 4-7 p.m. on Dec. 1 in downtown Hood River, with the annual parade beginning at 6 p.m. at Oak and Seventh streets and ending at the Hood River News parking lot. Formation starts at 5 p.m. at Seventh and Oak; lineup is first-come, first-served except for parade sponsors.November 29, 2017 midnight read more..
Three finalists have been named in the search to fill a vacant District 52 seat in the Oregon House.November 29, 2017 midnight read more..
Visit the Hood River Library on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. to learn how to play the ukulele as instructed by the Ukalaliens. All levels are welcome; bring your own ukulele or use one of the instruments provided.November 29, 2017 midnight read more..
SEATTLE (AP) — A major oil-by-rail terminal proposed on the Columbia River in Washington state poses a potential risk of oil spills, train accidents and longer emergency response times due to road traffic, an environmental study has found.November 29, 2017 midnight read more..
It’s that time of year again — time to make things for others as the holidays grow near. Some are not lucky enough to have anyone to make warm things for them, which is why Yvonne Ellsworth and Sarah Keller started the Warming the Gorge campaign in 2015.November 29, 2017 midnight read more..
It’s 1963, and I’m in Mrs. Fridley’s first grade class in Salsipuedes Elementary School in Watsonville, Calif. I’ve been handed a thin piece of 8 1/2 by 11 pulpy muddy-white paper, set on a landscape view, the top half empty for a drawing, the bottom half set with wide pale blue lines.November 29, 2017 midnight read more..
The founding member of the Oregon craft spirits scene, Clear Creek Distillery will move its operations from Portland to Hood River in the first half of 2018. This move brings Clear Creek Distillery closer to the source of its signature Pear and Pear-in-Bottle Brandies.November 29, 2017 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley swim team had 20 swimmers compete in Astoria for the Fall Chinook Open Nov. 17-19.November 29, 2017 midnight read more..
“You are about to show me shadows of the things that have not happened, but will happen in the time before us. Is that so, spirit?” Scrooge’s longest night receives a fresh take starting Dec. 2 from the large cast of “A Christmas Carol,” directed by Lynda Dallman, on stage at Wy’east Middle School.November 29, 2017 midnight read more..
Our Thanksgiving table was overflowing this year with caloric dishes large and small. The turkey was the centerpiece, cooked to perfection by son Corey, who uses a fancy device called a thermometer rather than my old-fashioned method of flapping the oven door open and shut every few hours to check on the bird’s progress. If the bird looks like it is getting too dark I slap a foil tent on its noggin and let it keep cooking.November 29, 2017 midnight read more..
Agnes KochisNovember 28, 2017 1 p.m. read more..
Goldendale Observatory kicks off its monthly movie-night and lecture series Nov. 30. Real scientific topics will be discussed and questions answered prior to each film.November 28, 2017 12:56 p.m. read more..
Alice Baker, Brandi Howard, John Bowles and Beverly DanielsonNovember 28, 2017 12:22 p.m. read more..
Every season is a time of need for some people in this and any community.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
A Hood River forum will examine what comes post-Eagle Creek fire and how the public can get involved in the forest’s recovery.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
The Cascade Locks food flight created quite a stir Wednesday at the normally quiet Cascade Locks airfield on Forest Lane.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
Buntings Auto won the first round in the competitive Wednesday night Fraternal league at Hood River’s 10 pin fun spot, Orchard Lanes. This puts Buntings in the roll-off for their league championship that will be held at the end of the season. Bowling for Buntings are John Riggleman, Mike Bosse and Ed Busick. Congrats to Buntings; it’s always fun to see some upstarts take it to the big boys. This is what makes league bowling so great.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell by a scant 0.1 percentage point in October to 3.7 percent. Ranked among Oregon’s 36 counties, Hood River’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate finished second to Benton County’s 3.3 percent.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
HRV Nordic skis in the competitive Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRAA) Northern league against league dominators from Central Oregon, including Summit and Bend.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
The U11 Gorge Scorpions capped off an undefeated regular season in the fall with a Presidents Cup tournament championship this past weekend in Portland at Buckman Field.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
After a year of brainstorming, the Oregon School Activities Association classification and districting committee has put together a final plan for the 2018-2022 high school sports seasons.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Gleaning Project connects those experiencing hunger to local, farm-fresh produce. The need is high — one in three residents of the Gorge are food insecure — yet produce left in local fields is abundant. According to Feeding America, nearly half of the food grown, processed and transported in the U.S. goes to waste.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
Open auditions are announced for “The Little Prince,” directed by Nicole Scribner, at Columbia Center for the Arts, Dec. 11-12 at 6:30 p.m. People of all ages are invited to audition.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association Stages is bringing “Chicago: The Musical” to Hood River in June 2018. In anticipation of the production, show choreographer and dance instructor Susan Sorensen, owner of Columbia Gorge Dance Academy, will be offering a class series for interested actors to brush up on their dance moves.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
Columbia Gorge CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is pleased to introduce their newest child advocates: Becky Bell, Hood River, Taryn Tkach, White Salmon, and Daylon Donnelly, Antonio Marconi and Michael Wacker, all of The Dalles. The group was sworn into duty by the Honorable Karen Ostrye on Nov. 9 after completing 32 hours of training.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River County has a long-standing history of investing in energy efficiency and renewable energy — as a means to reduce energy costs, hedge our bets against rising energy costs, and increase our community’s resilience to warming temperatures and natural disasters, both natural and human caused.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
In the 2011, book “Visit From the Good Squad,” writer Jennifer Egan envisions a future when social media and other cultural interactions and behavior mean certain words and phrases, including friend, change, and identity, become “word husks” — “words that no longer have meaning in English outside of quotation marks, drained of life by their web usage.”November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is providing $13.2 million to improve access to health care services for rural communities in the Columbia River Gorge, announced State Director John Huffman Nov. 20. The loan from Rural Development will be used by the nonprofit health care provider One Community Health to replace its Hood River community health center.November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
Westlake Cannon and Theodore LaDouxNovember 24, 2017 12:02 p.m. read more..
Latina Lisa Muñoz spoke Nov. 8 at Hood River forum from the perspective of a native Hood Riverite who grew up doing orchard work, went on to gain two degrees in college, and returned to her community to do oral history work at The History Museum of Hood River County.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Come one, come all: Thanksgiving dinner is served.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Oregon Heritage, a division of Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, awarded 18 grants totaling $230,000 to organizations across the state for projects that conserve, develop and interpret Oregon's cultural heritage.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Organizers for the annual Columbia Gorge First Lego League (FLL) Tournaments are seeking volunteers to help with the events.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
News brieft: Those close to a 15-year-old boy accused of starting a wildfire by tossing fireworks along a trail in Oregon's scenic Columbia River Gorge says he is from a church-going large Ukrainian family mortified by what happened.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
On Nov. 12 in Los Angeles, the first ever Combat Jiu Jitsu Worlds event was held, and ex-Eagle wrestler Ben Eddy was invited to participate. Combat Jiu Jitsu mixes traditional Jiu Jitsu with the addition of "palm strikes.”November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
This past weekend three athletes from HRV competed in the XC Nike BorderClash event held at the Nike World Campus in Beaverton.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Nov. 21 was Giving Tuesday, a day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year charitable support.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
A jagged line of fire cuts through the forested hill above Bridge of the Gods in a photo by Jurgen Hess. Gorge Photography Club will give a presentation on Eagle Creek fire photography, featuring Hess’ work, on Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Hood River Library, 502 E. State St. Hess will give his impressions of the fire as a photographer and wildlife storyteller.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
On Friday, Nov. 17, at about 4 p.m., Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Patrol Deputies responded to westbound Interstate 84 near exit 17 (257th Avenue) to investigate a report of a found body. Deputies located a dead adult male near the interstate.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Many people are asking what happened to the summer edition of The Gorge Literary Journal, originally scheduled for publication in August. Editors John Metta and Julie Hatfield were forced to postpone the last edition because of funding difficulties.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
The Grange was founded on Dec. 4, 1867, in Washington, D.C., as an organization for farmers. In honor of the 150th birthday celebration, Mosier Grange No. 234 will be serving a biscuit and gravy breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 8-11 a.m.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is accepting comments on a proposed rule change that would allow tribal governments to apply for Veterans' and War Memorial grants.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Growing up, I was obsessed with choose-your-own-adventure books. I loved the ability to see how different decisions led you down completely separate paths that sometimes, but not always, met up again.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
A new exhibit at the History Museum of Hood River County highlights both the traditional and the modern in the Latino experience.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Registration for the 2017 Hood River County Christmas Project started Nov. 9 and continues for families in need through Dec. 9.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River will shortly have its own aviation school, in charge of and run by a Hood River aviator.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
The annual Turkey Trot 12K, 5K and 3K run/walk takes place this Thursday, Nov. 23 — Thanksgiving Day — beginning at the Mark Hatfield West Visitor Center in Hood River. Registration is from 8:30-9:50 a.m., with a free kids fun run starting things off at 9:50 a.m. The race will begin at 10 a.m.November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
Ned MarshallNovember 21, 2017 10:23 a.m. read more..
Gerald Hopsicker, Nobi Akiyama and Westlake CannonNovember 21, 2017 10:22 a.m. read more..
Once the spring season starts for HRV athletics in April, both the track and main field at Henderson Stadium will be unavailable as the renovation for a new track surface and synthetic turf field begin.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
After a great state run for the HRV cross country teams two weekends ago, the varsity squad capped off their season at the Nike Cross National (NXR) event in Boise, Idaho.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
After their best season in a few years, the HRV boy’s water polo team finished a strong 13-3 season.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are seeking federal money to help the Ports of Hood River and Cascade Locks, which suffered a combined $228,000 in lost bridge toll revenue during the Eagle Creek wildfire.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Citizens let city officials know their priorities for future investment in the Heights Urban Renewal District.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
National Weather Service (NWS) Portland is coming to Cascade Locks to help recruit and train a stable of local weather volunteers in Hood River and eastern Multnomah County.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
At its fifth meeting on the topic, Hood River City Council on Monday adopted a resolution changing fees developers must pay for impacts of on-street parking.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Copperwest Properties, Celilo Restaurant and the Hood River County Education Foundation have joined forces to ensure that after-school programs at Cascade Locks Elementary School are expanded to include more students. The school district has been running the after-school “Excel Program” since 2013, but recently sustained a 50 percent reduction in federal funding for the program. This has resulted in serving fewer students and more limited programming.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Sweet little Carla has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. She was found skinny and frightened in the streets. She had fur loss around her neck from being tied up too tightly in the past. When she got to the shelter and realized there were comfy laps and tasty treats to be had, she warmed up right away.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
November is national diabetes month. But wouldn’t it be nice if we could prevent type 2 diabetes? About 86 million people in the United States have pre-diabetes. Without any intervention, about 60 million will go on to develop type 2 diabetes.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
The Miner family has hunted blacktail deer in Goldendale for over 55 years. In that time, they have experienced some nearly unbelievable events. Todd Miner, of Richland, decided to write a book describing these events in detail, said a press release.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
The United States Postal Service will debut a new Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising stamp on Thursday, Nov. 30.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
The Mount Adams Ministerial Association (MAMA) will host its annual Thanksgiving Celebration and Dessert Potluck on Monday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at the White Salmon United Methodist Church, 341 N. Main Ave.November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Oregon State Parks invites you to play for free on Friday, Nov. 24 in celebration of “Green Friday.” The agency will waive day-use parking fees in 26 Oregon State Parks the day after Thanksgiving. For more details, visit oregonstateparks.orgNovember 18, 2017 midnight read more..
Emidio Evangelista-Rodriguez and Kenneth ProctorNovember 17, 2017 11:51 a.m. read more..
An hour-long power outage in the Hood River area affected 7,700 Pacific Power customers this morning, Friday, Nov. 17.November 17, 2017 9:25 a.m. read more..
Hood River County Prevention Department and North Central Public Health District (NCPHD) will encourage tobacco-free living during the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16.November 15, 2017 11:48 a.m. read more..
I had the great pleasure of watching the high school production of “Fiddler on the Roof” multiple times over the last three weeks. It was a splendid experience seeing these young singers, dancers, actors, musicians and technicians demonstrating an awesome array of talent to an ever-appreciative audience.November 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Residents of the Mid-Columbia who are interested in the partial eclipse of the sun Wednesday morning had an excellent opportunity to study the phenomena, for nearly clear skies prevailed during the two-hour period of progress of the partial eclipse, which covered about 25 percent of the sun’s surface as visible here.November 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River families are on a mission to make an impact in the lives of children in need. They are donating colorfully wrapped shoebox gifts to be sent to children around the world — many of whom have never received a gift before and have very little to call their own.November 15, 2017 midnight read more..
The City of Hood River seeks public input on housing issues with help from Oregon’s Kitchen Table, a statewide organization founded to connect Oregonians to public issues. Community members are encouraged to participate by submitting online or paper surveys prior to the Nov. 22 closing date.November 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Elizabeth Bailey and Alden Gendreau, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as the Elks October Students of the Month.November 15, 2017 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley High School exchange students arrived this past summer, and call various countries home. Francesca Mela, Javier Pico Escudero, Julia Carmen Van den Broek, Nadja Essing, and Stefan Salmar are among these students, and had a lot to say about their experience and what they have enjoyed about their exchange so far.November 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Picturing beer provided a blend of tastes and insights into fermenting at the Nov. 4 “Art & Beer: Pitchering Oregon” event at Portland Art Museum.November 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Yes, look for slides.November 15, 2017 midnight read more..
The HRV Girls Water Polo team finished in first this past weekend at the 5A State Championship Tournament in Corvallis at the Osborne Aquatic Center.November 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Despite a 2-6 record this season, HRV football had several players receive All-League status this year.November 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Saturday’s Veterans Day observance at Anderson’s Tribute Center made a particular point about remembering the past but also looking to the future.November 15, 2017 midnight read more..
The Climb for Clean Air mountaineering and fundraising program announces its 2018 climb dates with honorary co-chairs and climbing professionals Win Whittaker and Stacy Allison, as they inspire new teams of climbers to train for a summit, have an experience of a lifetime and help the fight to end lung disease.November 15, 2017 midnight read more..
Palmer Ronning, Pegge Barbarino, Kenneth Proctor, Phillip Gilman and Bruce SeymourNovember 14, 2017 12:24 p.m. read more..
Rudy Cochran, Annieka Vaughan, and Lawrence LynnNovember 14, 2017 12:23 p.m. read more..
Who among us can “read the tree”?November 10, 2017 midnight read more..
From November of 2016 to the summer of 2017, local triathlete Jeff Irwin was intensely preparing for the Ironman event in Whistler, Canada.November 10, 2017 midnight read more..
Despite the early exit from OSAA 5A state playoffs, the 2017 HRV boys soccer program had a season they should all be proud of.November 10, 2017 midnight read more..
On Veteran’s Day, let’s honor our veterans by taking steps to strengthen and protect our country. As a former captain in the United States Army, I consider the most compelling argument for renewable energy to be homeland security. The Department of Homeland Security says, “Without a stable energy supply, health and welfare are threatened, and the U.S. economy cannot function.”November 10, 2017 midnight read more..
In the first round of the state playoffs, HRV boys water polo knocked off North Eugene 27-9 to advance to the semifinals on Friday.November 10, 2017 midnight read more..
Registration for the 2017 Hood River County Christmas Project started Nov. 9 and continues for families in need through Dec. 9.November 10, 2017 midnight read more..
WELL SAID: “Gentlemen, I don’t know what came over me. Forgive me. Forget all I said. I don’t remember exactly what it was, but you may be sure there wasn’t a word of truth in it.” — Pozzo, in “Waiting for Godot” by Samuel Beckett. Below, Gregory Gilbertson, who plays Pozzo, studies his script during a recent rehearsal at Wy’east Performing Arts Center — see Happenings, page A9.November 10, 2017 midnight read more..
Real estate brokers throughout Oregon and southwest Washington are gearing up for Windermere Real Estate’s annual Share the Warmth campaign, Nov. 6 through Dec. 15.November 10, 2017 midnight read more..
Noah Barnes, 11, has burned through more shoes than other kids his age this year — he’s on his 11th pair — but then, none of his peers are about to become the youngest person on record to walk across America.November 10, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River photographer Peter Marbach has created a limited edition, collectible 2018 Oregon calendar featuring the 2017 total eclipse.November 10, 2017 midnight read more..
Janet Manser and Jerry MillerNovember 9, 2017 9:37 a.m. read more..
HRV girls water polo started its chase for back to back state titles with a dominating 15-0 win over Cottage Grove.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Slides, bigger monkey bars, a maze, and “a zip line straight to Mike’s Ice Cream” were among the imaginative ideas students have called for in a redesigned Children’s Park play structure at Ninth and Eugene streets.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
A single mom with three children received a vehicle Thursday in the third annual “Wheels of Hope” campaign sponsored by Bicoastal Media in partnership with Northshore Medical Group.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Dispatcher Sadie DeShong of Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fisheries will be among the graduates of the 106th Basic Telecommunications class on Nov. 10 in Salem, the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) announced.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
This year’s Columbia Gorge Economic Symposium, organized by The Dalles-based Mid-Columbia Economic Development District, focused primarily upon the Columbia River Gorge region’s forest products industry. Several speakers discussed what they saw as the industry’s challenges and opportunities over the next 10 years.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Three events on Saturday honor veterans who have served the United States.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Doug Grissom, M.D., knows first-hand that it’s a long way from an Air Force flight surgeon to family practice doctor.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
State Representative Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) announced Friday he would retire from the Legislature effective Nov. 6.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley Eagles volleyball team achieved many remarkable goals this year, highlighted by qualifying for the OSAA 5A state tournament for a second straight season.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
We are so lucky to call the awe-inspiring Columbia River Gorge home — a special place renowned for its natural beauty, diverse heritage, and, of course, the wonderful people who live and work here.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River County businesses can now get direct aid from the Federal SBA (Small Business Administration) disaster loan program to help Hood River businesses recover from lost revenue from September's Eagle Creek fire.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Izzie has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. This gorgeous girl is about a year old, and they think she’s a Pyrenees/Border Collie mix. She weighs 60 pounds, and wouldn't mind adding a few more.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Two men wait by the side of a deserted road, near a barren tree.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
We hit the trail recently — not in search of land to homestead, but rather to learn about those who came before us, looking for land and fortune, and who oftentimes found bad luck instead. We packed up our Prius with some provisions, all-weather clothing, and a tandem bicycle, and headed south and east to learn about Northwest history.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Highway 35 reopened to vehicles Saturday night after being closed for two days when mud, rocks and trees slid onto its surface near Polallie Creek.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Oregon Health and Science University Community Research Hub and Knight Cancer Institute’s Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research Center (CEDAR) is hosting an event in The Dalles, in which participants can share thoughts and opinions on cancer prevention, cancer research, genetic screening, and cancers that can be inherited, Nov. 14 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium. Dinner will be provided. For more information, email communityresearch @ohsu.edu; to sign up, visit oregontalksgenetics.org.November 7, 2017 12:39 p.m. read more..
Janet ManserNovember 7, 2017 10:49 a.m. read more..
City council and staff will meet for their annual goal-setting session, on Saturday, Nov. 11 at Hood River Library, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.November 4, 2017 midnight read more..
“We always find something, eh Didi, to let us think we exist?” Estragon (David Dye, right) asks his friend Vladamir, aka Didi (Kathleen Morrow), in “Waiting for Godot,” the classic absurdist tragicomedy by Samuel Beckett, written in 1953 and still asking questions humans are still trying to figure out.November 4, 2017 midnight read more..
State Treasurer Tobias Read on Thursday issued a press release sharply criticizing the newly unveiled blueprint for a massive federal tax cut saying it would largely benefit the super-rich, while putting at risk key projects that benefit working families.November 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Sunday, Nov. 5 marks the end of Daylight Saving Time and serves as a good reminder for Oregonians to test their smoke alarms. The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal is urging residents to test their smoke alarms before automatically changing the batteries.November 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Fun and games, including music by Family Man and Tony Smiley, and pumpkin bowling were part of the Insitu-hosted fire responder appreciation event Oct. 28 at Hood River County Fairgrounds. Ryan Hartman, Insitu CEO, left, and others talk with Hood River County Sheriff Matt English.November 4, 2017 midnight read more..
The HRV boys soccer team began their road to Hillsboro at home this past Wednesday night as they matched up against Silverton in the first round of the OSAA playoffs.November 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Community members gathered Wednesday afternoon at Jackson Park for a rally and march to Hood River City Hall in support of DACA Dreamers (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and to encourage the passage of a clean Dream Act in Congress.November 4, 2017 midnight read more..
There will be a free community Thanksgiving dinner again this year on Nov. 23 from noon to 3 p.m. at Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State, Hood River.November 3, 2017 12:17 p.m. read more..
Hood River Valley High School Performing Arts Department continues its run of "Fiddler on the Roof" in the Bowe Theater this weekend, with 7 p.m. shows Nov. 3-4 and a 2 p.m. show Nov. 5. The show will close next weekend, Nov. 10-11, with 7 p.m. shows.November 3, 2017 12:12 p.m. read more..
September was a mixed market for the real estate market in the Columbia GorgeNovember 3, 2017 noon read more..
Across the state, Oregonians living in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities had what State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Fred Steele hopes will be considered a very successful Residents’ Rights Month, recognized each October.November 3, 2017 11:49 a.m. read more..
It can be a great feeling to deck the halls early and be ready for Christmas ahead of time.November 3, 2017 11:48 a.m. read more..
Community members in The Dalles and Hood River are asked to donate snack and hygiene items to make Christmas merrier for an Oregon National Guard platoon and other troops in Afghanistan.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
A core group of dedicated Hood River Middle School runners participated in preseason training in August and, at the start of the school year, brought out the rest of the team. Unfortunately, the Eagle Creek fire put a damper on strenuous workouts and cancelled the season’s first two events.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
After a 2-0 start, the HRV football team have dropped their final six games of the season, including their most recent loss to Summit on the road 44-7.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Columbia Center for the Arts will present a month-long, center-wide celebration of Native American art and culture Nov. 1-19. Visual arts in the gallery, performing arts in the theater, and classes in the studio will all focus on the artistic heritage of the Native American community.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Join Mel Skahan on Friday, Nov. 10 for “Sasquatch and Spirituality: A Native American Perspective,” at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. Skahan will be joined by the Bigfoot Beast Mode Show crew from KYNR Yakama Nation radio, and special guest Bob Gimlin. A pre-program dinner will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the 7 p.m. program.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River Sports Club brought in the world's number two pickleball player Tyson McGuffin for a full day of pickleball instruction this past weekend as he continues his tour. There were a total of 20 Pickleball enthusiasts that participated in the clinic, players ranging from beginner to advanced levels.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley Eagles volleyball team this past Saturday punched their ticket to the state playoff quarterfinals after their sweep against a tough and young Wilsonville team that gave the Eagles all they could handle.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley girls and boys water polo teams are West Metro 5A Conference champions.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
The HRV cross country team last week won both the boys and girls Columbia River Conference titles at the conference’s district meet in Pendleton.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
The Friends of Mount Adams will present a free public lecture, “Rare Carnivores of Mount Adams” on Nov. 9, 7-8 p.m. at the White Salmon Community Library Meeting Room, 77 N.E. Wauna Ave.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) announced that Saundra Lee Buchanan, SFO, Chief School Financial Officer of Hood River County School District, has earned the Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations (SFO).November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
OSU Extension will offer a wildfire preparedness workshop Nov. 7 to help farm/forest owners minimize risks and impact of wildfire from 6-8 p.m. at the Hood River Fire Department. There is no fee, but registration is required.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
For anyone disappointed that they weren’t able to score a ticket to the Tony-award winning musical, “Hamilton,” the Performing Arts Initiative (PAI) is offering a chance to win two tickets to the March 24, 2018, matinee in the Keller Auditorium.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Check out this adorable duo! Pixie and Charlie Brown are just about the cutest bonded pair of Dachshunds volunteers at Hood River Adopt A Dog have ever seen, and they have been chosen as the organization’s adoptable pets of the week.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Wy’east alumni were a little late for their homecoming this year, and a power outage drew the blame. Lights at the Wy’east field flickered and died as fans packed into the stadium overlooking a rain swept field. They failed to come back on, leaving the crowd to find its way home in the dark, wondering what happened.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Child Advocacy Center looks like a typical day care when one first walks in the door: the room is brightened by primary colors and hundreds of stuffed animals line shelves and window sills.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
Bill Caldwell has had people distract his guide dogs before, but never like this.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
A Washington state judge on Friday handed a victory to the developers of a massive proposed coal-export terminal on the Columbia River, saying the state acted arbitrarily when it blocked a sublease sought for the project.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
President Trump rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on Sept. 5. This means that thousands of DACA recipients like me are no longer able to re-enroll. After March 5, 2018, DACA permits will begin to expire and hundreds of young people will be without protection from deportation, a work permit, and a driver’s licenseNovember 1, 2017 midnight read more..
“Want to give useful items?” asked Bev Carpenter, a volunteer with Hood River Shelter Services.November 1, 2017 midnight read more..
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