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Hood River Liquor packs up and moves — three doors down

Hood River Liquor closed its doors last Saturday night, but only until 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24.

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Furniture burn pile brings down power line

Owner Amy Cannon, center, tells friends what happened Monday afternoon when her furniture burn pile ignited the power line running above the fire at her home on Country Club Road.

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‘Catch Me If You Can’

HRVHS drama students stage a big musical with funny, moving true story

Hood River Valley High School’s fall musical, “Catch Me If You Can,” is a big production.

Death Notices for Oct. 26: Mary Stinson, Wilma Bolton, Kathleen Coffey, Thomas Pierce and Evelyn Helseth

Mary Stinson, Wilma Bolton, Kathleen Coffey, Thomas Pierce and Evelyn Helseth

Letters to the Editor for Oct. 22

‘Makes sense’; Free speech stolen; Shameful; more

Another Voice: Community of caring, and the public issue of homelessness

For the past six years, hundreds of local volunteers have provided services to our neighbors who are homeless through the Hood River Warming Shelter.

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‘Catch Me If You Can’ opens next weekend

Hood River Valley High School’s fall musical, “Catch Me If You Can,” opens next weekend, Oct. 28-29, in the Bowe Theater beginning at 7 p.m.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 22

AniChe hosts music, Helping Hands benefit; ‘Beer of the Gods’ at Thunder Island Oct. 22; more

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Bridging Marine Park

Workshop in Cascade Locks hones overcrossing project

A raised pedestrian bridge will connect Cascade Locks’ business core to the riverside Marine Park, if plans reach fruition.

Death café at the library Oct. 26

The Hood River Library will host its seventh Death Café on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jean Marie Gaulke Meeting Room.

Halloween’s a Coming: Your Guide to Fun Oct. 29-31

Halloween Happenings There’s plenty of fun to be had for Halloween — and before — all around the Gorge. Here are a few themed events taking place next weekend:

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What’s the BUZZ on pollinators?

Bees are critical to pollination, and new sculptures in the community will become homes to bees while standing as artistic representations by middle school students.

Q and A: HR City Council candidate question and answer

Tim Counihan, Kate McBride, Megan Saunders and Mark Zanmiller

Tim Counihan, Kate McBride, Megan Saunders and Mark Zanmiller

Sports Briefs for Oct. 22

Middle school basketball coaches needed; Columbia Gorge Marathon this weekend; more

Reynolds prevails in rare HRV water polo double loss

Eagles bounce back and throttle Gresham

HRV water polo experienced a rare double loss Monday at Reynolds. The girls lost 12-11 in sudden death, double overtime. The boys fell 14-11 in regulation.

Jax Mariash Koudele wins Global Deserts race in Chile

Professional endurance runner Jax Mariash Koudele of Hood River became the female champion and fourth overall finisher at the Global 4 Deserts race series stop in Chile (known as the Atacama Crossing) on Oct. 8. The Chile stop is the fourth of five for Koudele this fiscal year to become the first woman in the world to complete the series Grand Slam Plus.

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Team effort gives HRV boys soccer the CRC title in win with Hermiston

Senior Night sparks flew during the Eagles’ final home game of the regular season Tuesday at Henderson Community Stadium, where the top-ranked HRV boys soccer team (11-0-2, 5-0 Columbia River Conference) defeated No. 5 Hermiston (9-3-1, 3-2) 4-2.

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Late-match strike by Mona Diaz puts HRV over the top in title game

It took a late effort by senior midfielder Mona Diaz to put the Eagles over the top, but for the seventh season in a row, the HRV girls soccer team has won the Columbia River Conference title, shutting out Hermiston 1-0 Tuesday evening on the road for the honor. It was HRV’s sixth consecutive win.

Kegler's Corner: Legendary Len Hickman leads

Last week, legendary local bowler Len Hickman turned the clock back.


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