Blossom Time started with the cider spectrum — from clear to cherry red — enjoyed by an estimated 2,000 people at the second annual Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest in Odell.
At first, Javier, who is here for his 2 year old well child check, looks at me skeptically when I show him the “My Little Word Book,” that I would like to look at with him. I turn the pages and show him the pictures. He is still is not sure what to make of this as he chews on his delicious cracker.
Parkdale Fire Department Casino Night on April 18 is a 21-and-over event; admission is $20 and includes dinner and $50 in chips, and admission to the beer and wine garden.
Local photographers Peter Marbach and Brian Chambers will teach “Chasing the Light: Six simple steps to the Art of Landscape Photography” on April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at Columbia Center for the Arts. The class is limited to 20; cost is $75.
pFriem Family Brewing held a party April 2 to launch its first bottles since opening in 2012. pFriem now sells 23 beers in annual, seasonal, limited and barrel-aged varieties. The Classic series is offered in a capped 500ml German-style bottle while the Select line and barrel-aged beers are being packaged in a corked and hooded 375ml bottle.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Andre as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
The Hood River County Planning Commission voted at a hearing Wednesday to limit Logsdon Farmhouse Ales’ public expansions. The commission plans to bar the rural Odell area brewery from expanding its barn facility and conducting public tours and beer tastings.
In Wednesday talk, former Federal official says ‘what’s really needed is carbon pricing’
A crowd of about 60 gathered at Springhouse Cellars to hear former White House staffer Dr. Johannes Loschnigg speak about climate change, common misconceptions and steps residents can take to brace themselves for the global shift.
A committee of community members will be meeting over the next six months to create a four year plan to improve children’s dental health in Hood River and Wasco counties.
HRVHS robotics student gives back to community
“I love giving back to the community” is Lucas Gilbert’s response to Hood River Valley High School Robotics newest project.
Hood River’s Robin Panzer is a Chigiri-e artist — an ancient Japanese art form (Heian period, 794-1185) that uses layers of hand torn colored paper to create images that, when completed, resemble a textured painting. Although it’s an old technique, she unknowingly stumbled upon it in 2011.
The Blue Ribbon Campaign, started in 1989 as a grandmother’s tribute to her grandson, who had died as the result of child abuse, came to downtown Hood River on April 4.
Cameron Teems, RNC-OB, Family Birth Center nurse at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, is organizing a special collection of baby blankets April 13-17.
Big bowlers, Little bowlers and bowlers in between made a difference at Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2015 on Saturday, March 14. The event grossed more than $55,000, almost half of the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ annual budget.
Hood River News on TwitterTweets by @HoodRiverNews
Latest blog posts
- Deep soul and rare records: Ural Thomas and the Pain plays Hood River Feb. 13
- Ben Ballinger brings ‘State I’m In’ to Gorge Jan. 2
- Going to see a band that really gives
- A comic’s taste of opera brews Sept. 19-20
- Remembering grandma’s 8-track still a key note for Mare Wakefield
- Orchestra benefit features Sam Baker Aug. 24