Many social theorists agree that community life has been transformed by communications technologies. Is community disappearing or strengthening as we gaze at smartphones, video games, online movies, and web pages? How do these technologies both connect and disconnect us? Where online do we engage deeply with friends, family, and neighbors alike?
Celebrate the wonders of Oregon wine and the people who make it possible in Clink! A Taste of Oregon Wine, a traveling exhibition curated by the Oregon Historical Society in collaboration with local history organizations and industry leaders.
Report shows increased oil going through the Gorge
The focus on oil trains running through the Gorge has largely remained on the Washington side, where the vast majority of crude, particularly coming from the Bakken formation in North Dakota, enters the National Scenic area.
Alfonso and Sylvia Delgadillo have enjoyed a steady stream of loyal customers since opening Tropicali Fruit, their Heights-area business serving Mexican-inspired fresh fruit cups, smoothies, juices and sorbets.
Luke patrols with Deputy Travis Paulsen
One of the newest additions to the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office has already been making a name for himself around the department, helping deputies make drug bust after drug bust — and looking pretty adorable in the process.
Should be done by the end of the month
A welcomed addition to the Hood River Waterfront is quickly taking shape, and with a finish date of the end of February, the new river access at the west end of the Hook will be ready for windsurfers, kayakers and stand-up-paddlers who come out of the woodwork in droves as winter winds down and the river-recreation season rapidly approaches.
At the age of 17, Teresa Langen received some devastating news regarding her favorite hobby.
BNSF Railway Company announced last Friday that it plans to spend about $189 million this year on capital improvements and system maintenance in Washington.
Will take job in Seattle in April after three years with Gorge Comission
Columbia River Gorge Commission executive director Darren Nichols will leave the Commission in April to take on a new role as the Associate Director of the William D. Ruckelshaus Center in Seattle.
Rasmussens will sell famed Pine Grove destination farm
For Lynn and Dollie Rasmussen, 2015 will be a landmark year, but without the land.
A Hood River caregiver is facing multiple felony and misdemeanor charges after allegedly stealing well over $10,000 from a female patient of hers over a period of three years.
Small Business Showcase returns March 13 to a new location – Butler Bank Building, 301 Oak St.
A new Hood River-based publication hits the stands this week. Destination Weddings: Columbia River Gorge is a full-size magazine dedicated to the growing wedding industry in the Gorge.
High school FFA chapter raises funds
National FFA week is Feb. 15-22 this year and the Hood River Valley FFA Chapter has several activities planned at the local level. The first activity in the community is the “Pass The Pig” fundraiser, which will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 17 beginning at 9 a.m.
The state of Oregon has the highest percentage in the U.S. of people seeking non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations and new data shows that some schools in Hood River County are above that already high state average.
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- Remembering grandma’s 8-track still a key note for Mare Wakefield
- Orchestra benefit features Sam Baker Aug. 24