Learn about STEM Education, robotics March 19

Gorge Tech Alliance (GTA) invites the community to interact with three levels of youth robotics in the Gorge and learn easy ways to make a difference supporting STEM (science, tech, engineering and math) education on March 19 at 6 p.m. at Springhouse Cellar Winery, 13 Railroad Ave.

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Watershed Group meets March 20

The next Hood River Watershed Group meeting is Tuesday, March 20 at 6 p.m. at the OSU Extension Center meeting room, 2990 Experiment Station Drive.

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Blossom Craft and Quilt Show returns to fairgrounds April 21-22

In springtime, the Hood River Valley is famous for its blanket of thousands of acres of blooming pear, apple, and cherry orchards. The valley's communities celebrate this floral display with the annual Blossom Festival. Two of the festival's events — Blossom Craft Show and the Blossom Fest Quilt Show — take place Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hood River County Fairgrounds are located in the midst of orchard country at 3020 Wy'east Road, near the community of Odell.

March 17, 2018 midnight read more..

The Ale List: Logsdon, pFriem gain gold honors

In January, Draft magazine rated the Vienna Lager from pFriem Family Brewing among the top 17 U.S. beers of 2017, saying, “Outside of Vienna, Mexico or, well, anywhere, pFriem’s is as perfect an example of the style as you’ll find.”

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SMART holds successful first ‘Sip’ fundraiser

The first “SMART Sip,” a benefit for the Start Making A Reader Today (SMART) literacy programs in Hood River and Wasco counties, raised just over $12,000 on Feb. 22, the most successful fundraiser for Hood River County SMART.

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Steelhead to Super Regionals

Hood River Valley High School FTC Robotics team Steelhead competed at the Oregon State Championships last weekend and will advance to the super regionals competition held in Spokane later this week.

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Solstice Anniversary

Solstice Café owners Aaron and Suzanne Baumhackl admire their 11th anniversary cake, held by Kent Sweeney, in a Feb. 28 party at the cafe for vendors and friends.

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Schools, County gather Wednesday for safety forum

About 30 community members attended a Wednesday work session between educators and public safety officials, a 90-minute round table to assess existing and potential practices and policies aimed at ensuring and improving student safety.

March 3, 2018 midnight read more..


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