Annual festivities bring out crowds in Hood River, Odell, Bingen
Barbecue smoke wafted over an empty main lawn of Jackson Park on July 4.
The countertop requires a plastic covering, the dishwasher doesn’t work, and you have to lie on your back to light the pilot light to the stove.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Logan as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
WAAAM hosts annual antique vehicle display; look for a cruise through town this Friday night
Come on out July 11 to the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum to enjoy all sorts of cars, motorcycles, trucks, and more 30 years old or older.
2015 marks the 32nd anniversary of the Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival, and the celebration boasts some of the biggest stars in bluegrass: Sierra Hull, Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands, Jeff Scroggins & Colorado. They join The Caleb Klauder Country Band, the Downtown Mountain Boys, North Country Bluegrass and Jim Faddis with Farmstrong beginning July 23-26 when the event hits the Skamania County Fairgrounds in scenic Stevenson, Wash.
‘3 Speed’ at The Pines; ‘Dreams’ at Mt. Hood Winery; more
Kid-friendly programs abound in Hood River County. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
July 4th music gigs; ‘TRAILGATE’ happens July 11; more
Writers: got an hour or two?
‘Inside Out’ at HR Church of Christ
With a majority of better than 6 to 1,000 voters of Hood River City endorsed the $60,000 bond issue, proceeds of which are destined to be used for the construction of a swimming pool. The vote was: Yes, 398; No, 61. While the location of the pool has not been definitely decided upon, it is anticipated that a site near the city high school will be selected, and it may be incorporated into a wider plan for a recreation park at the same location.
On a pleasantly warm and breezy day, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge held its annual Windsurfing Clinic at The Hook.
First, a correction: I inadvertently typed the wrong date for the 50-Plus Expo coming to the Hood River County Fair on Senior’s Day in my last column — it will be on July 23, to correlate with the special admission price to the fairgrounds for seniors on that day.
Yonny Castillo-Flores, a 2011 Hood River Valley High School graduate, has been named a White House Intern for summer 2015.
Celebrate the world of Mt. Hood single track at Trailgate, hosted by the 44 Trails Association and the Mt. Hood National Forest.
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