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Heroes in Our Hearts

“Heroes in Our Hearts” is the theme of the Hood River July 4 Independence Day parade directed by the Hood River Lions Club and supported by more than a dozen sponsors.

June 27, 2018 midnight read more..

Travelogue: Japan

Picture this: Walking to your office, located just three minutes away from your house — something I have always wanted.

June 27, 2018 midnight read more..

Yesteryears: Sailboarding big in 1988

Any doubts that sailboarding is having a major economic impact on the Columbia River Gorge should be allayed quickly by the latest regional study on this popular sport, related in draft form Thursday night by a University of Oregon research team

June 20, 2018 midnight read more..

Pick of the Week: Tea party at History Museum Thursday

The tradition of afternoon tea — with all the expected niceties, including intimate tables set with fine linens and china, plates of handcrafted sweet and savory treats, and cups of freshly brewed tea — will be captured at The History Museum of Hood River County at 3 p.m. on Thursday June 14.

June 13, 2018 midnight read more..

Roots and Branches: People of art and grace

I remember my Dad, Sulo Annala, saying you get to a certain age and all your friends start appearing in the obituaries. Dad was not a man of many words, and he didn’t want them wasted at a funeral, at least his very own. When he passed away, we had an evening of storytelling at the Crag Rat Hut in a manner befitting his style.

June 13, 2018 midnight read more..

Yesteryears: Great War brings uncertainties in 1918

Because of the uncertainties which are likely to attach to the transportation of fruit during the period of the war, the Apple Growers Association is making arrangements to store, if necessary, a larger percentage of the fruit here.

June 13, 2018 midnight read more..


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