Odell service station one of longest-running family-owned businesses in the county
It’s pretty impressive when a business hits the 70 year mark.
Puppetry — and pointed comment on stage at CAST
Yes, Avenue Q features puppet and human characters interacting together. And yes, there are intermittent, computerized visuals reminiscent of The Electric Company and Sesame Street.
Non-Profits troupe performs the Bard on Stonehedge Gardens lawn
Summer has arrived and Plays for Non-Profits is opening this season with outdoor dinner theatre, a first in the nine-year history of the program.
Your guide to Independence Day events around
Parades happen in Hood River at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. in Odell.
The Office of State Fire Marshal, Oregon fire service, Keep Oregon Green, natural resource agencies, Oregon fireworks wholesalers, and safety experts encourage Oregonians to “Keep it Legal and Keep it Safe” when using fireworks.
I was headed into my freshman year of high school when Mike’s Ice Cream opened in 1986. It was a big deal — there weren’t a lot of places where kids my age could hang out, and having something downtown, across from the library park (that sold ice cream! In waffle cones!) really opened up options for me and my friends. We’d meet, grab a cone, and catch up on what we’d been up to that summer.
Horizon Christian School sent off its Class of 2016 with a call to action: share your faith and wisdom with the world.
It was rainy, it was windy, it was cold, but the weather Friday night at Henderson Community Stadium failed to dampen the spirits of the Hood River Valley High School students and their loved ones who gathered to watch the Class of 2016 graduate.
School’s soon out for summer, but this year one sample of summer fun is all about school: “Encyclopedia to Wikipedia” exhibit at History Museum of Hood River County, open daily.
Towns and times: across the U.S. by bus — and back
"What — were the wagon trains all booked?" This was just one response I got when I told people I had returned from a cross-country Greyhound bus trip.
This year’s Culture Fest at Columbia Gorge Community College was indeed a Kaleidoscope of vibrant color, dance and community interaction.
It’s no secret that Hood River is a dog-friendly town — go literally anywhere and you’ll see dogs and their humans together.
Nobody’s safe from mockery in Columbia Center for the Arts’ upcoming play, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” which opens Friday.
‘Ten years of reading together’
Hood River County Reads celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and kicked off the 2016 season with book distribution of this year’s selection, “Martin Marten” by Brian Doyle, at the Hood River Library on sunny Sunday, April 17, with additional books at the Parkdale and Cascade Locks branches April 19.
HRVHS Spanish class part of historic ‘first wave’
A group of 26 unsettlingly sunburnt adults and teenagers from Oregon wandering through a Cuban city isn’t as inconspicuous as it sounds, especially if the entire assembly is constantly squinting at the sun as if confused by its presence.
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