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Providence proves it cares for ‘Hood River family’

Jacqueline Kay Smithwick of Hood River writes, “I have lived in four states and in three of those states, at least 10 years. I was born in Virginia, moved to Florida as an adult, moved to Washington state for my husband’s work, and now we are retired in Hood River.

February 14, 2018 midnight read more..


Travelogue: Mexico

From the rooftop of my office building in Bucerias, Mexico, I overlook the Bay of Banderas, an area well-known by residents of the Pacific Northwest as a surf and kiteboarding destination. I’m coming up on one year in this small, seaside town and it only seems right to reflect on how I got here.

February 14, 2018 midnight read more..
   

Play Works open house Feb. 21

Speech Language Pathologist, Sarah McDonnell, M.A. CCC/SLP, owner and director of Play Works Children’s Therapies, has expanded services and clinic space in Hood River.

February 10, 2018 midnight read more..


‘Mods, Rods and Custom Cars’ at WAAAM

For as long as there have been cars to work on, people have been taking them and making them their own. The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (WAAAM) will feature these homespun alterations during its Feb. 10 Second Saturday event between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

February 10, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Columbia Art Center opens Sketchbook Library

Columbia Center for the Arts has announced creation of The Panzer Collective Wisdom Sketchbook Library, home to sketchbooks submitted this winter by many local, regional, national, and international artists.

February 10, 2018 midnight read more..


The Porch: Feb. 10 edition

WELL SAID: Photo at left, a clipping inside the dugout at the ballfield at Belmont, where HRVHS softball plays. The field turf there is about to change, but likely not the spirit coach Eric Keller brings each season.

February 10, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Mark your books: HR Library ‘Million Page Challenge’ returns through March 17

The gauntlet has been thrown again. Hood River County Library District has been issued a Million Page Challenge by the Pendleton Public Library and a combined team of the Harney and Lake County Libraries. This three-way race is to see which library’s patrons can reach one million pages first. With help from patrons, Hood River County could win all the glory.

February 9, 2018 1:42 p.m. read more..


Pick of the Week: HRVHS students, more at CCA

Hood River Valley High School art students recently learned their placement in the Oregon Scholastic Art Awards, and gold key winners are being featured in the lobby of the Columbia Center for the Arts in February. Lanterns made from recycled materials by Matt Gerlick’s students will also be on display.

February 7, 2018 midnight read more..

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