Don’t look away: how to reduce the feral cat population

When I volunteered for the Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue (CGCR), I was prepared to see the sad consequences of people’s indifference to the suffering of animals. And I have. What I didn’t expect to see was the flip side to that indifference, which is an abundance of kindness.

April 21, 2018 midnight read more..

STEM Hub microgrants announced

The Columbia Gorge STEM Hub recently announced the recipients of the spring 2018 STEM Educator Microgrants. These ideas for innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) were selected by a committee from a competitive pool.

April 18, 2018 midnight read more..

Businesses, organizations sought for Gorge STEM Fair

Columbia Gorge STEM Hub and Hood River Valley High School’s Steelhead Robotics Team are seeking businesses and organizations to sign-up to host booths at the annual Gorge STEM Fair. This free event, open to the public, will be held June 1 from 5-7 p.m. in downtown Hood River.

April 18, 2018 midnight read more..

Wildwood begins

On May 1, Springhouse Cellar will become Wildwood, a private middle school and community center.

April 14, 2018 midnight read more..

Next Door hosts annual pool party

The Next Door’s youth mentoring programs Big Brothers Big Sisters and Mentor for Success hosted their annual pool party on April 8 at the Hood River Aquatic Center.

April 14, 2018 midnight read more..

This month at HRVAC

Amy Mallet, executive director of the Hood River Valley Adult Center, said the Meals on Wheels program has received a $12,000 grant from the United Way of the Columbia Gorge.

April 13, 2018 1:22 p.m. read more..

City’s proclamation honors Shelter Services

Hood River Shelter Services was honored Monday with passage and reading of a proclamation “in recognition and gratitude for the community support of residents in Hood River without adequate shelter.”

April 11, 2018 midnight read more..

Pet of the Week: Biggie is … actually pretty small

Biggie is just about as cute as they come, and he’s been selected by volunteers as Hood River Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. He’s a 1-year-old, Miniature Pinscher/Miniature Australian Shepard, just 12 pounds, and knows how to work it for the camera.

April 11, 2018 midnight read more..



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