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PET OF THE WEEK: Phoebe’s small size hides a big dog

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Phoebe as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

Retired Educators offer scholarship

Mid-Columbia Unit 20 of the Oregon Retired Educators Association is offering a $750 scholarship to a third, fourth or fifth year college student as of this coming September, who aspires to become a teacher and is attending an Oregon school.

White Salmon orders downtown lot owner to abate dangerous properties

The City of White Salmon has issued an enforcement letter to the owner of two lots on the south side of downtown Jewett Boulevard to abate the dangerous conditions and public nuisances that exist on the properties.

Dry winter prompts discussion on water use ordinance for Bingen

The Bingen City Council is considering an ordinance that would make overuse of water in circumstances of drought or water shortage punishable by fine or even jail time.

Break stress ‘ripples’

Local physician Joins effort to press State for gun safety regulations

Retired emergency room physician Bonnie New took to Salem Tuesday, proposing tighter gun safety measures to the Oregon legislature. Of the ten Oregon doctors who spoke to state leaders on March 16, she was the only one from Hood River.

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Clink! exhibit offers wine tastings

Enjoy local wines, listen to music, and soak up some Oregon history as The Hood River History Museum hosts a special traveling exhibit, “Clink!” on the history of wine in Oregon.

GO! Local Business Plan Competition updated

Launching or growing a sustainable business in the Gorge?

As March 19 ballot filing deadline nears, many elected positions have no candidates

Wanted: water, sanitation, port and transportation directors.

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Exhibiting Potential: Museum welcomes new director

After nearly a year in executive limbo, the History Museum of Hood River County found a new director in Megan Shuemate. The Wisconsin native comes to the job with enthusiasm, experience and a drive to put the museum back on the public radar.

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Craftsman David McClure ‘builds’ life in HR

David McClure, of the Dave McClure, Co., and its subsidiary Hood River Woodworking, has made a name for himself over the past two decades he’s lived and worked in Hood River.

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Full Sail employees okay brewery sale

At Full Sail, the next rounds are on Encore.

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Pet of the Week: Miss Susie is shelter favorite, but ready for her new home

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Susie as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

Airplane nose art author talk and book signing March 14

Join the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum when we host local author Andretta Schellinger for two talks on the cultural influences behind airplane nose art.

Leadership Development classes available at CGCC

Beginning in April, Columbia Gorge Community College will offer the series Leadership Skills for the High Performance Workplace, with Marge and Mike Cieri of Mardac Consultants.

Free kids admission at Gorge Discovery Center for spring break

Looking for a fun family activity during spring break? Come to the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum! Free admission for kids when accompanied by a paid adult during Oregon and Washington spring break, March 21 through April 12.