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Sports briefs for July 26

Golf tourney honors Hanel; Oilers end season; U13 JBO boys out at state; Cross Channel Swim registration filling

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Cervantes claims ICMGA club title

Indian Creek Men’s Golf Association held its annual Club Championship tournament over the weekend with a competitive field of 42 golfers vying for 19th-hole bragging rights for the rest of the year.

Wool busting, carnival, music, livestock auction — it’s all happening at the County Fair!

Hood River County Fair concludes July 26 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell.

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Parole-Probation joins Sheriff’s Office

On the morning of July 1, Parole and Probation personnel raised their right hands as Sheriff Matt English deputized staff. The Sheriff’s Office officially assumed the reins at the beginning of the fiscal year. Four Parole and Probation Deputies, a work crew supervisor and a corrections technician are tasked with supervising individuals in the community who are placed on probation by the court or released from prison. Currently, the division supervises around 300 offenders.

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Wylde wins Windsurfing Nationals event

The Columbia River in front of the Hood River Event Site was swarming with activity last weekend, as sunny weather and solid wind brought out the masses to play on the water and enjoy the classic summer conditions the Gorge is famous for.

Cemetery Tales returns Sept. 19-21

The sixth annual History Museum of Hood River County Cemetery Tales will take place Sept. 19-21 at Idlewilde Cemetery, with multiple performances each day and evening.

Gorge Grown ‘Picnic’ comes to Parkdale Aug. 3

Gorge Grown Food Network has announced “The Picnic,” a fundraiser for the Gorge Grown Mobile Market, at Rail’s End Park in Parkdale, noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3.

HR port meeting Weds. on Nichols Basin

Port of Hood River Commission will host a public meeting Wednesday, July 30 to review preliminary construction documents for the Nichols Basin West Edge Trail. The meeting will focus on the presentation and discussion of 25-percent construction plans developed by Walker/Macy, the Port’s landscape planning consultant.

Democrats host candidates Sunday

Democratic Legislative candidates Robert Bruce and Stephanie Nystrom will be in Hood River Sunday for a 6 p.m. gathering hosted by the Hood River Democratic Committee. The location is 4420 Riordan Hill Drive (corner of Country Club and Riordan– first house on the right).

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Pet of the week: ‘Ruff’ is good on a leash or on a lap

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Ruff as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:

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Relay For Life tops $60,000 for cancer fight

Many things bring people to Relay for Life.

County approves MHM park and ride in Mount Hood

The Hood River County Planning Department has approved a commercial land use permit for Mt. Hood Meadows ski resort to construct a gravel park and ride area in the community of Mount Hood.

‘Art of the Wild’ exhibit opens Aug. 1

An exhibit with an expansive number of connected special events comes to Columbia Center for the Arts next month.

Reunions

Class of 1973, 1984

Letters to the editor for July 26

Protect our trees; Don’t sell waterfront; Free parking for all; Thanks for Lyme articles; Informed caveman

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Danger Zones: Motorists, pedestrians beware

Steep hills, narrow streets, and prolific foliage help give Hood River its beauty and character.

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The Ale List: Friem celebrates 2nd anniversary Aug. 2

pFriem Family Brewers holds its patio grand opening as part of its second anniversary party from 2 to 10 p.m. on Aug. 2.

Entertainment update for July 26

John Michael Montgomery headlines HR County Fair; more

Mercado del Valle changes hours

El Mercado del Valle, located in the covered play area of Mid Valley Elementary in Odell, is changing its business hours.

Peace Walk Monday

Gorge residents walk, eat together as part of Interfaith Peace Walk

Two Interfaith Peace Walks, in remembrance of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August, 1945, will take place Monday, July 28, in Bingen and Hood River.

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