8-year-old organizes bike restoration, give-away program
Anson is a very special 8 year old who lives in Hood River.
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.
Mosier Schools holds its biggest fundraiser of the year today — the Made for Mosier Art Auction and Gala. As a charter school, Mosier gets 80 percent of its funding from the state and county, with the rest coming from fundraisers. The goal is to raise at least $30,000 at this gala.
WELL DONE: Ink drawings by Kristina Cancelmi (above) on display through April 30 at Dog River Coffee. These bittersweet observations on love and life employe images and words, including a lyric by the 1980s Scottish band Big Country. Cancelmi is the graphic artist for Full Sail Brewing.
The Port of Hood River’s dream of a seamless pedestrian path connecting the entire waterfront has hit a major hurdle — a legal gap severs the Port’s and Naito Development LLC’s respective trail plans.
Join the Hood River County Veterans Service Office (HRCVSO), in partnership with Parkhurst Place, on April 30 at from 1:30-3:30 p.m. for a free Veterans Benefit Seminar.
Gordy Sato delivers roses to Brookside Manor Friday, a sort of Rotary Roses, part 2: Sato, a Hood River Rotarian and Parkdale orchardist, organizes the annual rose sale on the third Thursday of each April.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected RosieBee as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
Sean Guard will gather data about train frequency
Washougal Mayor Sean Guard plans to spend a week camping at 32nd and Main streets, to record the number of trains that travel through the city.
Nancy Funez and Scottie Ziegner, seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as Elks “Student of the Month” for their outstanding community service. Each student received a check for $100 at the recent Lodge meeting.
It’s time to tie a blue ribbon around the ol’ oak tree. Or your car antenna. Or wear on your jacket.
Cost per credit rises by $2, general fees by $3
The Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Education unanimously approved a $2 per credit tuition increase, coupled with a $3 per credit increase in general fees, during their regular board meeting Tuesday, April 14. Tuition and fees were last raised in 2012.
Pizzicato Hood River has a new name — but lots of familiar food and faces.
The long-awaited FISH Food Bank site will open on May 4 for food distribution.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Hugs as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
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