Medical marijuana dispensaries will not face ban in Hood River
Medical marijuana dispensaries will be allowed to operate inside the Hood River city limits after the city council decided Monday night it wasn’t interested in pursuing a medical marijuana moratorium.
Hood River valley events April 18-20 bring good sights, sounds, and flavors
Plants for sale, desserts and fruit to sample, music to listen to, pancakes to eat are just a few examples of what’s in store this weekend with Hood River Blossom Festival, in its second weekend for 2014 throughout the Hood River valley.
Gauging the success of a first-ever event can be “a bit of a crapshoot,” says Mike Glover, executive director of the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce. Will people show up? Will the weather cooperate? Will people enjoy themselves
Scot Sullenger has resigned from his position on the Cascade Locks Port Commission, leaving the remaining commissioners to search for his replacement.
Gorge Owned (GO!) is accepting nominations for the fourth-annual Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards, which celebrates people who are working on innovative, creative solutions to the environmental, economic and social issues facing the Gorge.
PocketFuel of Hood River continues to expand and diversify, and has launched a Kickstarter fundraising campaign to help upgrade production of a signature product, ColdBrew Coffee.
In April 1989, Andrew Deenik rolled into Hood River for his first time in Oregon from Jackson Hole, Wyo. He came to open what has now become one of Hood River’s signature lunch spots.
The Hanel sisters believe you can’t truck away a legacy.
The Renewable Energy Technology program at Columbia Gorge Community College is accepting applications for nine-month certificate and two-year Associate of Applied Science Degree programs.
Hard-Pressed Fest in Odell celebrates valley’s burgeoning libation industry
It is blossom time again, and Hood River Blossom Festival starts off Saturday with a new event: Hard-Pressed Cider Fest, noon to 6 p.m. in Odell.
Hanel Development Group, the last corporate vestige of Sterling Hanel’s legacy, is closing shop and selling equipment large and small.
Local yarn shop Knot Another Hat is bringing the Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival back to the Best Western Hood River Inn for its fourth showing, on April 18-20.
Tom Reid, left, and Theo Davis of Green Home Construction of Hood River stand with designer Blanche Garcia on the grounds of the Vagabond Motel Thursday, the final day of filming for an upcoming episode of The Travel Channel’s “Hotel Impossible,” with TV host Anthony Melichiorri.
Educators and employers will come together in the first-ever “Columbia Gorge Education and Industry Summit,” April 18 on The Dalles Campus of Columbia Gorge Community College.
With tight budgets, public schools often have to reconcile cutting costs with maintaining quality educational services.