All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
House concert with Lucia Comnes and Daniel Carr; Tony Smiley plays Pint Shack; ‘Heroes not Welcome Home’ exhibit opens March 14; more
Since last April, drummer turned DJ Jeff Minnick has been broadcasting the classic country sounds of the 40s, 50s and 60s with his two-hour Tuesday night program The Countryside, live on the air and over the internet from 7-9 p.m.
Port also considering BOTG toll increases
The Port of Cascade Locks is looking to acquire a county-owned property in the city that the port hopes to use as a site for economic development.
Just last summer Parkdale’s Bicentennial Memorial Garden began to once again take shape and bloom under the combined efforts of the Parkdale Garden Club, the Central Gorge Master Gardeners and the Parkdale Grange.
Stan Benson has retired after 25 years on the County Planning Commission.
The party inside helps the grounds outside.
Life hasn’t slowed down much for Kristi Thomsen the past couple of years.
Hood River Valley High School sophomore Brynn Searcy is an artist. And a state and nationally recognized artist at that.
USA Triathlon reports that Hood River native and elite triathlete Erin Jones (HRVHS class of 2009) earned the top spot on the podium earlier this month at the 2015 Punta Guilarte CAMTRI Triathlon American Cup in Puerto Rico. It was the first career ITU win for Jones, who finished the 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike, 10-kilometer run course in 2:09:56
For seniors Dan Kuechmann, Austin Clarke, Scottie Ziegner, Kam Walker, Brandon Campos, Kaydin Gibbs and Colin Tegman, it turns out Tuesday’s senior night matchup against The Dalles won’t be their final home game in the Eagle uniform.
Teacup Nordic standouts Nils Engbersen and Sam Wiley were on the road last weekend for a Junior National qualifier race in Spokane. Both skiers placed high enough to represent the Pacific Northwest at next month’s Junior Nationals race at Donner Pass, Calif.
Hawks 48, Huskies 47
The No. 1 ranked Horizon Christian Hawks boys basketball team won its fifth straight Big Sky Conference title with two district playoff wins over the weekend at Hermiston High School.
Author Peter Stark will be at the Hood River Library on Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. Stark will discuss his book “Astoria: Astor and Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire, A Story of Ambition and Survival on the Early American Frontier.”
1935 — 80 years ago: With the new fall of snow on Mount Hood last week, skiing conditions on the mountain are now better than they have been all winter, according to Crag Rat Fuller, who, with Bob Barker and “Rusty” Fowler, made the trip from the junction to the Hut on Tilly Jane creek by way of the ride trail last Sunday. Several inches of new snow on top of the semi-ice beneath made skiing fast and delightful.
Upper valley residents packed the house at the fundraiser dinner at Solera Brewery on Wednesday, Feb. 11 to support Parkdale resident Cedar and the effort to build him a home.
Skamania County EMS and Rescue (SCEMS) responded to a reported motor vehicle collision on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 11:42 a.m. that resulted in the deaths of two West Linn High School students, The Enterprise reports.
Gun enthusiasts of the Columbia River Gorge will soon have a place to let off some steam — or ammunition. Thanks to the efforts of Klickitat County Commissioner Rex Johnston, Klickitat County Engineer Jeff Hunter, and several others, a gun range will be opening in Dallesport this coming summer.
Chambers of commerce in three areas in the Gorge are advising members that they are not participating or advocating for a private company selling advertising and time slots in a travel video.