State Street will be cleaned up and ready for Friday night
State Street should “clean up real good.”
Commissioners vote 4-1 to deny permit for controversial park
Hood River County Commissioners voted 4-1 Monday night before an audience of 25 people to once again deny a conditional use permit for Barrett Park.
In an exciting start to the 2013-14 season, Hood River Wrestling Club was in full force Saturday for the annual Gorge Folkstyle Challenge at Hood River Valley High School. The youth wrestling tournament drew teams from as far away as Yakima, but with 46 in its lineup, the Hood River program was the clear powerhouse.
Results are in for the annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot fun-run and fundraiser for Mosier Community School. More than 300 runners turned out for this year’s run, held in brisk but dry conditions on the Twin Tunnels trail.
Ballet students at Columbia Gorge Dance Academy will once again present their gift to the community, “Scenes from The Nutcracker,” in three performances Dec. 14 and 15 in the Hood River Middle School auditorium.
Students broke bread together at HRVHS just before the Thanksgiving break, but it had nothing to do with pilgrims.
For the third year in a row, Riverside has earned an Award of Excellence for its wine list by Wine Spectator, a nationally renowned wine-focused magazine.
More than three years after beginning the planning process, Wendy B. Willow, certified public accountant, is excited to see her new 1,400-square-foot office space rising to the east of the dilapidated structure that has been home since 1999.
Schuepbach Builders’ fish passage and diversion structure project for East Fork Irrigation District has been nominated with 20 other companies across the country for the 2013 Crews That Rock Award.
Jewelry by Cari, a Hood River-based designer of interchangeable, personalized handmade charms jewelry, will conclude a preview of its latest Mixed Metals Collection at Silverado Jewelry Gallery in Hood River on Nov. 29-30.
Would you like to learn more about gardening, plants and insects? Do you like to work with people? Do you want to improve your gardening skills? Do you like to share your gardening experiences? Then the Oregon State University Extension Service Master Gardener program might be right for you. The training is open to everyone with an interest in gardening.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Poca as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe her as follows:
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
Here’s how to get help and give help to annual food-toy drive
Registration for the Hood River County Christmas Project is nearly over for 2013.
Get a haircut, donate to FISH; Volunteer as tax preparer; Parkhurst House Senior Living Community; FISH food bank building project; Robotics volunteers needed; Hat Project welcomes volunteers, yarn; Next Door seeks foster parents; Help grant senior wishes; Help with Christmas Project registration
Christmas is just around the corner: one of those corners the needy among us will have to be cutting.
It’s shopping season! Experts predict that we’ll buy $602 billion worth of new stuff in the United States during November and December.
Photos with Santa helps Adopt A Dog program; Sasquatch is coming Dec. 28; Countryside’ at Everybody’s; Benefit for Owen Stolte Dec. 7; Free Holiday films at Skylight; Tallman Band at White House; Groove Project Christmas Dec. 8
The Trail Band is an eight-piece ensemble that creates an energetic blend of brass and string arrangements of traditional and original music.