“Cleaning up after Christmas is tiring enough without having to load a dry, needle-dropping old tree into your car and haul it to the transfer station. You’re thinking, ‘There’s got be an easier way,’” said Scott Thomson, Lions tree pickup chair.January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
Roy Talley, of Wasco, Ore., says he is approaching a milestone age of 70, but he still remembers all those years ago when he started playing music on the trombone, guitar and violin in early high school. “My mom was a well-known portrait artist, and I know she painted one of me playing the guitar,” Talley said recently. “A lot of her pieces went to my brother, and that one may still be around,” Talley said.January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
Energy experts are predicting the cost for a gallon of regular gasoline could climb as high as $3.80 per gallon by summer — and raise the price of food and other goods even more.January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
I’ve lived in the same house, with the same wonderful partner, for over 30 years. Our house isn’t big, or fancy, or elegantly decorated, but it’s our home, filled with comfort and love, and on a cold, grey day it’s a wonderful, cozy place to be. Curling up with a book on such a day is a treat.January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
The Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute is hosting a free volunteer workshop for anyone interested in learning about place-based education in the Gorge and local volunteer opportunities in environmental education. The workshop will be held on Thursday, Jan. 11 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Hood River Library Meeting Room, 502 State St., downtown Hood River.January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to make an appointment to give now and help address a winter blood donation shortage.January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
Evelyn Charity of Hood River is the winner of the Nissan Leaf electric car, won in a drawing held at Riverside Community Church. Charity, a long-time RCC member, had her name selected on Dec. 20 from nearly 400 tickets, sold by the church to raise funds for its outreach and justice work and to promote the transition to e-cars and clean energy.January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
In the United States, the era of big dam building ended some 30 years ago. That’s primarily because most of the best dam sites are already utilized and we’ve become much more aware of the environmental problems associated with dams. In the developing world, dam building is just getting started. River systems in Latin America, Africa, China, Southeast Asia, and Eastern Europe are being dammed at a staggering pace.January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
Horizon Hawks boys basketball opened 1A-6 Big Sky League competition on the road against Arlington on Jan. 5.January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
Last Friday night was no different than the previous six games for the Hood River Valley boys basketball team, as they went on the road and lost to Woodburn by a final score of 62-40.January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
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