Mail carriers teaming up with public to ‘Stamp out Hunger’ on May 9

Food donations: FISH opens at new site at Our Redeemer Church, Tucker Rd.

The largest one-day food drive in the nation is coming to Hood River Valley next week.

Hood River business notes: Changes at HR Stationers, 10 Speed, Idlewild Market

Three Hood River businesses have been sold, with varying changes to the business names: one stays the same, another changes in part, and a third changes in full.

Community Resiliency Programs continue May 2

Stevenson Grange 121’s 2015 Community Resiliency Programs continue with a Walk-In Plant Clinic given by the Central Gorge Chapter of the OSU Master Gardeners (Hood River) and a Seed and Plant Swap, on Saturday, May 2, from 12 to 3 p.m., in the Stevenson Community Library Gallery.

Mad Hatters Tea Party benefits Opportunity Connections

“I’m LATE, I’m LATE, for a very important date! Read the DIRECTIONS and DIRECTLY you will be DIRECTED in the right DIRECTION!”

HR Farmers’ Market opens for ‘15 season

The Hood River Farmers’ Market kicks off the 2015 season at Hood River Middle School on Thursday, May 7, from 5-8 p.m.

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CGCC faculty censures Toda

Faculty at Columbia Gorge Community College voted by a wide margin on April 25 to submit a letter to the CGCC Board of Education censuring college President Frank Toda and calling for his resignation.

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Doug Nichols ‘blessed’ at wastewater treatment plant

Doug Nichols, Project Manager for Hood River Public Works, has a job that not many people understand: Wastewater treatment.

Seasonal weekend transit begins May 2

Going to the Gorge Blues and Brews, tired of trying to find parking on the weekend at Dog Mountain trailhead, or need a ride to Vancouver?

‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’ splash together

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge hosted its semi-annual pool party on Sunday, April 12 at the Hood River Aquatic Center.

Earth Week networking

Winners of the first Business Competition by Gorge Owned drew 125 or so people to The Pint Shack Thursday, where five businesses gave their pitches and three earned enough audience votes to snare the right to apply for a no-interest Kiva Zip non-profit loan for start-ups.

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Fashion visits Cascade Locks

A model shows off couture by Carson, Wash., designer Desi Allinger Nelson, who has upcoming shows in Australia, Seattle, and London, in Sunday’s “Soul In Motion” fashion show and forum at the Port Pavilion Building.

Anti-Nestlé protestors decry state’s role in proposed bottled water plant

Rush hour across the Hawthorne Bridge Thursday morning was an unusually rowdy affair.

DGCC wind program open house May 11

Ribbon cutting, tours available

Columbia Gorge Community College’s Renewable Energy Technology (RET) program will host an open house on May 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at its new home in the Fort Dalles Readiness & Workforce Innovations Center on The Dalles campus.

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Bike Buddies holds bike drive this weekend

8-year-old organizes bike restoration, give-away program

Anson is a very special 8 year old who lives in Hood River.

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Reese receives Ford Foundation scholarship

The Ford Family Foundation of Roseburg, Ore., has recognized Parkdale resident Kristin Reese with a Ford Community Fellowship award. This honor is given to residents in rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif., who demonstrate a commitment to community service and to the pursuit of rural community vitality.