Senator talks work-force, grad rates at HR town hall
Sen. Ron Wyden hit Hood River on his January town hall sweep.
New year, new brew news.
Freebridge is spanning a beer production gap in the Gorge.
Hood River County fuel stations consider making transition
A new law strikes down Oregon’s historic ban on customers pumping their own gas — with conditions.
Travel Oregon workshops focus on the Gorge
The Gorge Tourism Studio, offered by Travel Oregon in partnership with 26 agencies and organizations, is now open for registration.
The City of Bingen saw some changes toward the end of this year in terms of what’s offered in town for quick bites with the closure of two burger joints.
Artists invited to donate works to help Ed Wilder
Plans are being firmed up for the Jan. 27 “EdStravaganza” art auction and birthday party for Ed Wilder at Butler Bank Social Club.
Humor and homilies, friendly greetings, and fire and brimstone.
Northwest Farm Credit Services has awarded the Columbia Gorge Earth Center in Hood River a $2,000 Rural Community Grant for the Rural Entrepreneur Working Space.
The Columbia Center for the Arts is throwing open the doors to their classroom studio space for use by individuals in the community. The 700-square-foot studio has capacity for 25 individuals, and includes tables, chairs, sinks, countertops, drying racks, flat-screen television, model lighting, easels, access to restrooms, and free Wi-Fi. CCA staff are excited to see new creative faces in the studio.
Kara Kiyokawa and Marelie Vorster are the Elks November Students of the Month and were presented checks for $100 at a recent Elks Lodge meeting. They are both seniors at Hood River Valley High School. They, along with all other monthly winners, will be honored at the annual banquet at the end of the school year.
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum (WAAAM) Director Judy Newman has announced the museum has received a major gift from Jerry Wenger, WAAAM board member and donor of many of the WACO’s and Gliders found at the museum.
Beauty is found in ugly sweaters in Shortt Supply’s first “Ugly Sweater Contest” on Dec. 24 at the store at Oak and Second.
Isabel and Keith Doroski have opened Best of Belgium by Belle, a new chocolatier located at 202 Cascade Ave., Suite 1 in Mall 202.
January through May