Hood River County is known for its abundance of outdoor athletic activities. But what about those of us who are afraid of water, heights, and flying projectiles?
County Commission, City of Cascade Locks to consider moratoriums
Local governments will be voting in the next couple weeks on whether to adopt ordinances that would place up to one-year moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries that are now legally allowed to operate in the state of Oregon.
The Hood River County School District will hold its annual Kindergarten Roundup during the week of April 28 to May 2. This is the time for parents to register their children entering kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year.
In an effort to help re-establish Washington’s high school cultural exchange wrestling program, Oregon has partnered with its neighbor to the north to send a team of 13 high school wrestlers to Japan this June. To help fill the team, Oregon is sending six of the 13, and of those six two (and possibly a third) are Hood River Valley High School wrestlers.
There’s always something happening in Hood River County, but Saturday’s list of athletic happenings is especially long. Here’s a quick roundup of several things going on:
Youth soccer program builds on reputation as small-town powerhouse
The BSC Hood River Bulldogs U14 grade girls club soccer team finished the spring Oregon Youth Soccer Association competitive season with a 2-4-2 record. The team competed against some of the top teams in the state, scoring six goals in eight games and holding the opposing teams to 12 goals.
We had quite a match last week between teams 3 Fingers Deep and Hood River Supply for the championship of the Monday night Industrial league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.
HRV girls lacrosse defeats Central Catholic in overtime; Water’s Edge Duathlon, Half Marathon and 10K is May 3 in The Dalles; more
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River April 7-13.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River April 7-14.
Spring seems like the perfect time for United Way of the Columbia Gorge to kick off its 2014 allocations process. For many, the new life that these much-needed funds bring to local agencies mirrors the essence of the season.
Celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the Hood River Library with performances and activities for kids and grown-ups alike.
Earth Day approaches, officially on April 22, for its 44th year.
Honest and kind; The lost is found; Red herring; Kindness of a stranger
Best of student films April 23; ‘Art of Movement’ April 26; more
Here are the results of the first ever Hard-Pressed Cider Fest awards, held April 12 at Mt. Defiance Fruit in Odell:
Master poet Tommy Gaffney will read from his new book, “Whiskey Days,” at noon on Tuesday, April 29, at Columbia Gorge Community College, Hood River–Indian Creek campus. The reading is free and open to the public.
If you’re looking for Peter Hardy, you can find him teaching middle school math at Mid-Columbia Adventist Christian School four days a week.
Watershed Group meets Tuesday
A pioneering method of bringing more ice on the north side of Mount Hood will be the topic of the Hood River Watershed Group’s meeting on Tuesday, 7 p.m. at the OSU Extension meeting room, 2990 Experiment Station Road, Hood River (turn north just after Your Party and Rental Center).
Mark Johnson called his Thursday talk to Hood River Rotary “the good, bad and the ugly.”