Memoirist Carolyn Wood will facilitate a creative writing workshop called Writing Memories for the Next Generation on Feb. 23 at the Hood River Library.
Celebrate reading: Getting through the winter with News staff picks
Hood River News staff shares what they're reading now.
On Feb. 17 and 19, Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta presents the tone poem “Finlandia” by Jean Sibelius, the “Pathetique” Symphony by Tchaikovsky, and a special appearance by oboist/author Blair Tindall performing Mozart’s lyrical Oboe Concerto.
The Hood River Library will host a Death Café on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m.
For the last decade, The Columbia River Fellowship for Peace has provided the Susanna Blake Gabay Peace Award supporting continuing education to local Gorge area high school students who plan to pursue peace and justice studies.
Ziplander at Volcanic Feb. 25, Brian Litt at The Pines Feb. 17, more
Hood River photographer Peter Marbach will share stories and imagery from his current project documenting the landscapes and culture of the Columbia River, from its beginnings in Canal Flats, British Columbia, to the two-mile-wide confluence with the Pacific, at a free public lecture and slide show on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.
QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Where does all the white go when the snow melts? Well, since it involves melting, perhaps that is next week’s question, or the week after that …
MOsley WOtta, Third Seven; Freehugger plays Slopeswell; Tess Barr Band at Hood Crest
With a new location and a familiar set of faces, the SMART Tongue Twister Tournament returns Feb. 24 for its seventh year.
Tuesday Night Music returns to Springhouse
Sedition in The Dalles, one of the Gorge’s newest breweries, joins Zwickelmania on Feb. 25.
Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort got another healthy dose of snow earlier this week, making for some fine tree-skiing on this Hood River Meadows run.
Helping Hands Against Violence’s annual Aporkalypse Now! Bacon Fest happens this Friday, Feb. 10 at Springhouse Cellars from 6-9 p.m.
Within a few weeks, the Hood River News will add to its already extensive equipment a photo engraving plant.
When it comes to unidentifiable incoming phone calls, I’ll admit I’m wary to answer them. I feel distrust, even fear, of the unknown caller. Some menacing stranger may be on the other end, poised to steal my identity or my money.