The Ale List: New releases and a late-spring homecoming

Breweries in the Gorge alliance has grown by one more member, Ferment Brewing. Owners Dan and Jenn Peterson are amidst a rebranding program as they prepare for their physical move to the SkyLab building, under construction on the waterfront at Second and Portway.

March 24, 2018 midnight read more..

Western States Stock Horse Seminar April 7 at HR Saddle Club

On Saturday, April 7, the Hood River Saddle Club will host Western States Stock Horse (WSSH) chairman Robert Hartley, who will give an informative classroom presentation, geared to help riders of all ages improve their horsemanship skills in a show environment, stated a press release.

March 23, 2018 2:49 p.m. read more..

Hood River Therapy offers Mommy Wellness classes

Mothers and their babies, from birth to 2 years old, are the focus of a series of free Mommy Wellness classes at Hood River Therapy, 33 Nichols Parkway Suite 350 (new location), on Tuesdays from May 8 through June 26, from noon to 1 p.m. Mothers are encouraged to wear comfortable exercise clothing and bring along their little ones.

March 21, 2018 midnight read more..

Hood River County Reads starts a two-book season

Hood River County Reads, a county-wide project sponsored by Friends of the Library, kicked off March 17 at the Hood River Library. This year’s selections, “Moreno. Prieto. Brown.” by Alejandro Jimenez and “brown girl dreaming” by Jacqueline Woodson — both works of poetry — were distributed.

March 21, 2018 midnight read more..

‘Virtual Incubation’ project starts

Rural entrepreneurs with a promising business idea could win $1000 at the conclusion of an eight-week Virtual Incubation Program (VIP) beginning April 5, offered by the Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC) with sponsorship from the Oregon Community Foundation.

March 21, 2018 midnight read more..

Wind turbine design competition and fair fosters STEM skills, fun learning environment

Students from around the Gorge took part in the 5th annual Google Wind Challenge on Saturday, March 17 at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center in The Dalles. This year, more than 190 students from 16 local high schools and middle schools competed to build the competition’s top turbines. First place in high school and middle school categories went to Pacific Crest Innovation Academy and STEMINIST2, Henkle Middle School.

March 21, 2018 midnight read more..

One Community Health unveils mobile-friendly, bilingual website

The red ribbon has been cut, and One Community Health has a brand new presence — online, that is. This past week, the nonprofit, federally qualified health center launched a revamped bilingual website, The fresh look supports greater patient engagement and offers tools, features and exclusive content.

March 17, 2018 midnight read more..

Learn about STEM Education, robotics March 19

Gorge Tech Alliance (GTA) invites the community to interact with three levels of youth robotics in the Gorge and learn easy ways to make a difference supporting STEM (science, tech, engineering and math) education on March 19 at 6 p.m. at Springhouse Cellar Winery, 13 Railroad Ave.

March 17, 2018 midnight read more..


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