Amazing production; See winter play at HRV; Oppose coal transport; more
The city waterline replacement project’s long creep toward town reaches a critical point starting as early as Monday: Look for excavation and closure of Belmont at 12th and 13th, the only junction directly connecting downtown and the north area of the Heights with the commercial and residential areas of the south Heights.
“Does My Head Look Big In This?”, a depiction of a dramatic, and oft-comic, culture clash, returns to the Hood River Valley High School stage this weekend (details below).
The White Salmon Arts Council is offering $250 for the poster design selected for this year’s Art and Wine Fusion. This is the 10th annual Fusion event in White Salmon, scheduled for Saturday, July 26.
The Hood River Aquatic Center hosts special open swims and offers scholarships for swim lessons.
During 2013, Central Oregon’s private employers were looking to fill about 3,000 job vacancies at any given time, according to new annual figures from the Oregon Employment Department’s Job Vacancy Survey. The Job Vacancy Survey provides a snapshot of the labor market job seekers face.
Tolls will be going up on the Bridge of the Gods this spring, but only for heavy vehicles.
The City of Cascade Locks will be asking voters this May to approve a ballot measure that aims to bolster funding for its Emergency Medical Services department by tacking on a service fee to its customers’ electric bills.
Odd two-way detours start March 10 as pipeline work hits critical junctions
Two-way traffic will be the new and different pattern — temporarily — on some normally one-way couplets starting as early as Monday.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Jax as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:
In a thrilling season finale Saturday night at the Memorial Coliseum, Hood River Valley High School wrestler Christian Marquez countered an outside single leg attempt, dug his toes into the mat and powered through the off-positioned Matt Hofenbredl of Dallas.
Marquez first, Peterson fifth, DeHart and Swafford sixth
Hood River Valley High School wrestling sent eight guys and four girls to the weekend’s OSAA State Wrestling Championships at the Memorial Coliseum, where 12 mats stretched across the arena floor and the constant echo of commotion set the stage for two days of action-packed and emotion-filled wrestling.
Horizon basketball boys play in 1A state tourney this week as No. 1 seed
For the Horizon Christian High Hawks, participating in high school basketball’s version of “March Madness” is something that they’ve become accustomed to in recent years, and this year is no different.
Large crowd braves the cold on Saturday; 'It's been amazing what has done through here'
Few items go unsold at the Pine Grove Fire Department Auction, but veteran Leonard Wood saw to it Saturday that one thing stayed in-house.
As expected, Saturday’s OISRA Mt. Hood Ski League end-of-season ceremony was dominated by Hood River Valley High School boys and girls ski teams, who claimed first-place awards in every team and individual category.
On Saturday at the library, the tree hosts a party so the branches can flourish.
City hires Steve Wheeler as city manager
Steve Wheeler will start work in early May as city manager of Hood River. Wheeler, 61, was hired Monday, Mayor Arthur Babitz announced.
Trail Running Film Festival; Wilderness at River City March 7; Is this your year to dance?; more
Galen Harvey, Ronald Krieg
Winter sports are quickly coming to a close, but not before a blizzard of activity to end the season with excitement.