Gorge leaders spoke out against a proposed oil-by-marine terminal in Vancouver as hearings over the project’s fate came to a close July 29.
Big Horse Brewery reshaping, Double Mountain gets Portland digs
Subi Salon, on the Heights, hosts its grand opening on Aug. 12 at its second location, 1215 B St. (corner of 12th and B), from 5-7 p.m. Sample all-natural hair care products, try on jewelry from local artist Rebecca Bashara, and meet the stylists while enjoying refreshments from OVino and AniChe Cellars.
Learn how to turn your waste stream into a resource stream at the next Green Drinks on Aug. 17.
“Gorge Home Tour” happens in White Salmon Sept. 24.
4-H Fair results started in our Aug. 3 edition, and continue here. Open Class results will appear in the Aug. 10 edition.
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), in partnership with the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA), has launched the Veterans Rental Assistance Program, designed to provide transitional housing for military veterans who have serious mental illness and are homeless or at risk for homelessness.
Savannah has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. And talk about a looker! Savannah is one gorgeous girl!
The Hood River Valley Adult Center thrift shop has been closed since July 23 for maintenance and “house cleaning,” reported Board President Beth Peters, and reopened on Tuesday, Aug. 2 with an improved look and new merchandise.
Jobs are strong in the Columbia River Gorge this summer. Hood River County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate led Oregon at 3.9 percent in June, earning the distinction as the only county below 4 percent, according to a report by regional Economist Dallas Fridley.
AniChe Cellars is moving their Hood River tasting room from their former space at 311 Oak St. to the Historic Butler Bank Building at 301 Oak St., in downtown Hood River.
The old “Vagabond Lodge” has moved on.
Photos by Kirby Neumann-Rea 4H-er Aiden Sewell, 15, talks with Poultry Chair Julianna Dolan during the fair. Dolan said that turkey entries saw increased participation in 2016 in part due to disease issues with ducks and other small animals in 2015. At left: the cool floor of the Community Building was too much to resist for Rhylan Tama, 4, of Hood River on Thursday during the county fair. Below: Malina Broddie’s photo won the Special Award for Best Animal, from Women for Agriculture.
The Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association (CGWA) hosted Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge for its annual windsurfing clinic on Saturday, July 23 at The Hook.
Anderson’s Tribute Center hosts a “Putting Your House in Order” seminar on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 5:30-7 p.m.
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