Four students from four area middle schools advance in Lions International Peace Poster Contest
Christine Kaiser, an eighth-grade student at Wy’east Middle School, Brianne Dunn, a sixth-grade student at Mid-Columbia Adventist, Nolan Ryan, a fifth-grade student at Horizon Christian School, and Kennedy Leavitt, a seventh-grade student from Hood River Middle School, have all taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Hood River Lions Club.
In partnership with nonprofit organizations in their communities, Windermere Real Estate offices in the Gorge are hosting Windermere’s annual “Share the Warmth” coat and blanket drive.
The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum has expanded into its new building bringing the total display area of the museum to over 100,000 square feet.
Mid-Columbia Community Choir presents “Hymns of Thanksgiving” on Sunday at 7 p.m. at Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State streets.
Pine Grove-Odell United Methodist Church hosts a special “Children First!” service Dec. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Pine Grove-Odell United Methodist Church in Odell.
Rev. George Watkins, evangelist from Mount Vernon, Wash., will minister during morning services at Covenant Hood River church on Nov. 24. Service times are 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.
Two distinct character personalities were evident in my phone call to a couple of fools the other week.
Alder Street All Stars at CEBU; more
WELL SAID: “Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.” – Jonathan Kozel
A 16-year-old writes in the anger of the day
By Leslie Dinsmoor Melby, written Nov. 24, 1963
Readers reply: ‘Where were you on Nov. 22, 1963?’
“A moment of terror and passionate chaos.”
Karen Lewis received a hearty round of applause when she began her job as activities coordinator at Providence Down Manor this September. Literally.
Megan Spears of the Westside PTO writes: “Westside’s Chair Affair: Oh, My Word! Reflecting back over the last three years, I have to say that the Chair Affair event is getting better and better. More of our Westside community attended this year than ever before; the night was a wonderful opportunity to connect with some friends and meet some new!
Nov. 30 bazaar brings together artisans from far and wide
Soroptimist International of Mt. Adams is hosting its ninth annual pre-holiday Artisan Shopping Extravaganza on Nov. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Best Western Hood River Inn Gorge Room. The event will feature Gorge and Portland area artisans exhibiting holiday gift items of jewelry, metal art, alpaca garments, pottery, glassware, paintings, cards, and more.
Judge Janet L. Stauffer swore in the newest group of Columbia Gorge CASA volunteers (Court Appointed Special Advocates) on Nov. 7.