Hood River Valley High School art students installed blue jeans with anti-sexual assault messages along Oak Street on Wednesday as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Week. The art was inspired by Denim Day protests, which began in Italy when a rape conviction was overturned because judges deemed wearing tight jeans as implying consent to sex.
Lauren Greenleaf prepares to give blood Wednesday at the American Red Cross Blood Drive at Hood River Valley High School, with encouragement from her friend Elizabeth Bailey.
Gorge Owned (GO!) is now accepting nominations for the seventh annual Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards, which celebrates people who are working on innovative, creative solutions to the environmental, economic and social issues facing the Gorge.
Through videos, students want to start a frank conversation.
Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from Officer Jermaine Galloway, who will make multiple presentations in Hood River to raise awareness of the ever-evolving drug culture that exists in our world today — yes, even in Hood River County.
May Street Elementary School will hold its annual Teddy Webber Scholarship Dinner and Student Art Auction on Thursday, April 13.
The Hood River Library has partnered with Kickstand Coffee & Kitchen to provide a once-monthly book club located at the café.
Horticulturist succeeds Brian Tuck at Research Center
Steve Castagnoli, horticulturist and expert in tree fruit production, is the new director of the Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center (MCAREC) in Hood River.
Oregon State University’s Rachel Gerig came to Hood River on Friday, March 17 to present OSU Presidential Scholarships to seniors Maria Lachino Sonato and Owen Ramsey.
The Columbia Gorge was one of seven national winners of the 2016 RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, honoring communities for efforts to ensure all residents have the opportunity to live longer, healthier, and more productive lives.
The Columbia Gorge is now home to an estimated 45 wineries, 14 breweries, 13 cideries and two distilleries — not counting dozens, probably hundreds, of home brewers.
Hood River Valley High School junior David Kirschbaum will host the annual Dess for Less prom sale on April 8, and he needs the community’s help to stock an inventory of gently used formalwear, shoes and accessories.
Boy Scout Troop 378 members Bryce Stanton, AJ Carron, Emilio Castaneda, David Virgen and Nicholas Arenas will be attending the Boy Scout National Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve, W. Va., from July 15-29.
Sessions help reduce pain, increase energy
For people with chronic health conditions, good medical care is just half of the equation. Equally important is their ability to make healthy decisions, follow their doctor’s recommendations and take care of their condition.
The Minoru Yasui Legacy Stone might be in place downtown in time for the March 28 statewide Minoru Yasui Day.