Diamond chief says members’ belief in co-op has not wavered with the ups and downs
Wyoming native David Garcia has been with Diamond for more than a third of its existence, including the last three years as president, and chief financial officer for 10 years before that. He started as an entry-level accountant in 1978, a few years after graduating from University of Wyoming.
At the March program meeting, Meyer Memorial Trust’s board of trustees awarded two grants totaling approximately $313,000 to nonprofit organizations in the Columbia Gorge.
Gorge Grown Food Network invites the public to come meet local farmers and ranchers at the second annual CSA Farm Open House at Dog River Coffee in Hood River, Wednesday, April 17, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Check out the Gorge Grown Farmers Market weekly for fresh fruits, veggies, grass-fed beef, cut flowers, cheeses, fresh salmon, bread, eggs and more, from 4-7 p.m. every Thursday beginning May 2 at Hood River Middle School on 13th and May streets.
Gorge Grown hosts a CSA Farm Open House on April 17 to call attention to opportunities to support local agriculture.
One year has passed since Hood River travel agent Sue Collins, owner of Cascade Travel, left Kay Ericksen and her daughter Sarah Keller of Hood River scrambling for Disneyland vacation airline tickets at triple the price, just hours before their flight was to take off. The family had paid for their trip months in advance.
Fundraiser supports programs for disabled members of the community
Opportunity Connections celebrates its 46th anniversary Thursday by hosting the annual spaghetti dinner from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Mid-Columbia Senior Center, 1112 W. Ninth, in The Dalles.
More than 100 business and civic leaders from throughout the Hood River area will be “arrested” and put “behind bars” for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Lock-Up fundraiser on April 17.
Registration is now open for the Regards to Rural Conference at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Friday and Saturday, June 21-22, with a pre-session by Michael Shuman, conference keynoter, on June 20.
CASCADE LOCKS — The town’s business district is about to undergo a major change, with a coffee shop and fish market both set to open this spring.
The Mt. Hood Pullout restaurant is open on Highway 35 in Mt. Hood.
Kids, got a business or community activity idea?
The Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District has announced that Cindy Thieman has been hired as the new Hood River Watershed Group coordinator and Kris Schaedel as conservation technician.
Horticulturist says recent variable weather likely won’t harm fruit crop
The recent up-and-down weather patterns in Hood River valley yet will not pose any significant impact to developing orchard fruit.
Marchesi Vineyards of Hood River received Best of Class award for its 2010 Nebbiolo, Bujanen, Columbia Valley, at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.