Gorge Life


Library hosts annual book sale

The Friends of the Hood River County Library will hold its annual book sale May 31 to June 2 in the Gaulke Meeting Room at the Hood River Library, 502 State St.

May 26, 2018 midnight read more..

Students complete ESMAR

On April 27, Hood River high school seniors Lea W. Rysavy (homeschooled) and Onar E. Smith (Hood River Valley High School) successfully completed the Oregon Music Teachers Association (OMTA) Extended Study in Musicianship and Repertoire (ESMAR) curriculum

May 23, 2018 midnight read more..

Yesteryears: Portable classrooms installed in 1988

Addition of portable classrooms at Westside Elementary may provide “a better Band-Aid” solution to overcrowded conditions pending a long-term answer, according to information presented at the latest of several school district budget committee meetings.

May 16, 2018 midnight read more..

Roots and Branches: ‘Snarled yarn’ travels

I have been a road warrior these last few weeks, crisscrossing Oregon in pursuit of our granddaughter’s softball fields and meeting with tribal and county purveyors of prevention. These two very diverse activities have taken me along roads familiar and others less traveled.

May 16, 2018 midnight read more..

Kaleidoscope: After the fire

The Eagle Creek fire began Sept. 2 and was officially declared contained on Nov. 30 last year, but the effects are still being felt, from closed trails to lost business revenue.

May 16, 2018 midnight read more..

Hood River actor performs in ‘80s Teen Musical in Portland

Building on the success of their sold out smash hit “Heathers: The Musical,” Staged! presents the world premiere of “John Hughes High: The 1980s Teen Musical,” a piece designed for teen performers by Mark LaPierre (4X4=Musicals) and Eric Nordin (The Snowstorm) and directed by Diane Englert (“Heathers: The Musical”).

May 9, 2018 midnight read more..


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