Prevention supporters said one goodbye and issued numerous thank yous on June 16 at an appreciation luncheon at China Gorge Restaurant sponsored by the Hood River county Prevention Department.
It was an emotional evening for returning Port of Hood River Commissioner John Weber Tuesday as he attended a reception in his honor followed by his final commission meeting. People came from Salem and Portland as well as the Mid-Columbia to congratulate Webber on a job — many jobs — well done during his 24 years on the commission.
Johnny Duckwall was a loyal, well-loved, respected, long-time member and supporter of Asbury United Methodist Church who passed away almost ten years ago, leaving a Endowment Fund to be used for social action projects.
The Columbia Gorge Lions Club will host its 40th annual Sternwheeler Days Festival in Cascade Locks June 26-28. Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation will also be on hand June 28 to conduct free state-of-the-art sight screenings for children.
Lions Don and Bonnie Benton hold up an order form given to shoppers as part of the June 6 food drive at local grocery stores.
Indian Creek Golf Course hosted Big Brothers Big Sisters’ first ever golf clinic on May 16. Mark Gradin, Director of Instruction and Player Development, and a few volunteers from the Hood River Valley girls and boys golf teams generously presented the event.
Ashley McNerney and Casey Rogers, both of Nampa, Idaho, have announced their engagement. They will be married on Aug. 15, 2015 in an outdoor ceremony in the bride’s hometown of Hood River.
Updated for June 24
Tucker Road Baptist Church, 1455 Tucker Road, Hood River, will hold its annual Vacation Bible School July 13-17, from 9 a.m. to noon.
‘Country Garden Tour’ June 27 in Upper Valley
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Rufus as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
Local law, fire leaders urge safety
It’s going to be a scorcher. With an anticipated surge of locals and tourists hitting the Columbia River and other natural water playgrounds throughout Hood River County, local law enforcement and safety officials are urging caution.
The Oregon Community Foundation awarded a grant of $15,000 to The Next Door for the Promoting Prosperity Program. This project enrolls participants in Lending Circles to improve their credit ratings and access to loans.
The radio stations of Bicoastal Media, Mid-Columbia Medical Center, and Griffith Motors are teaming up to help a Columbia Gorge family in need. Wheels Of Hope will provide a deserving family lacking transportation options a vehicle to help them meet their daily needs, along with other appropriate gifts to offer a hand up.
Public agencies must take the lead in conserving precious resource
Word came from a reader this week about some sidewalk watering by a public agency.
Water concerns; Doing part; more
Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced Monday he will support moving forward on trade legislation that the Senate will consider this week.
Blues and Brews returns June 26-27; Steve Hale at The Pines; more