Organizers set $1M sales goal for 13 farmers’ markets Gorge-wide
Gorge farmers’ markets begin opening for the 2013 season in May with the Gorge Grown Farmers’ Market (Thursdays in Hood River), the Hood River Saturday Market and the Goldendale Farmers’ Market (Saturdays).
Lost Lake Resort and Campground will reopen the lodge May 1 and the campground May 6 under new ownership and management.
The Columbia Gorge Lions Club is seeking vendors for the 2013 Sternwheeler/Portage Days Festival to be held in Cascade Locks June 28-30.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – The spotted wing drosophila fly, which lays its eggs in fruit and makes it unmarketable, could reach record population levels in the Pacific Northwest this year, according to Oregon State University researchers.
Walk into Dog River Coffee, and there’s a good chance you’ll be served by owner Nathan DeVol.
Safari inspires book, vision leads to new publishing business
Joe O’Neill stands tall, wears a good-natured smile and hides a twinkle of mischief in his eyes — appropriate for a man who has experienced real-life adventures in both literal and high-tech jungles before making his home in Hood River.
Diamond Fruit Company hosts an open house on April 24, celebrating its centennial.
Deadline extended for community granting event
Kids, got a business or community activity idea?
Hood River Saturday Market is accepting applications until April 20 for new vendors for the 2013 market season, beginning May 4. Even if you have sold at this market in the past, you must fill out a new application each year.
Third-annual event raises funds for scholarships
Hood River Rotary renews its annual fundraiser, the Columbia Gorge Wine & Pear Fest, May 18-19 at the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum in Hood River.
Oregon’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.2 percent in March and 8.3 percent in February and 8.2 percent in March. This is Oregon’s lowest unemployment rate since October 2008 when the rate was 7.7 percent.
A simple brainstorming session between CenturyLink Hood River’s Jaclyn Miller and Heather McClain has turned into a $3,370 fundraiser in support of coworker Tiffany Baumgarten.
The Hood River Ranger District Office will be closed April 30 through May 4 due to construction issues related to the office installing a new HVAC system. This is part of an ongoing renovation of the Hood River District office building.
Diamond turns 100
ODELL — Diamond Fruit Growers is just part of the neighborhood for three employees with 40-plus years with the company.
Fruit packing house opens doors to public April 24
One of Hood River’s biggest, and oldest, businesses is holding a little party. Diamond Fruit Company hosts an open house on April 24, celebrating its centennial.