They say growing old is not for sissies. When you add serving as a volunteer for the Peace Corps to that equation, I think that I was announcing to the world (at least my family and friends) that I am no sissy and here is the proof. But I had a dream! And one risks a lot when going for a dream.
Fruit … Art … Food … Music … Fabrics
FESTIVAL ALSO BRINGS LOCAL CIDER
Hood River Hops Fest, a showcase for fresh hopped ale, has evolved into one of Oregon’s premier beer events.
Getting to know Tsuruta in a fun, fulfilling youth exchange
Rice fields, shrines, fireworks, museums, humidity, judo, shopping, convenience store food, meeting a famous dog, Pokémon, host families, Japanese hospitality and fire torches are just a few of the memories that come to mind when I think of the 11 day trip to Tsuruta, Japan, I and 15 others embarked on this past August.
Big Wheel Keeps On ... One bolt at a time, history gets a fix at The History Museum of Hood River County
“We’re going to be like brothers, this wheel and I,” said Ken Elliott.
Annual program runs Sept. 9-11
The eighth annual “Cemetery Tales” living history program returns Sept. 9-11 with the theme, “Actions Create Change.”
Add a rock ‘n wood vibe to the rock ‘n roll beat at Hood Crest Winery in Hood River.
There’s a new nonprofit in town encouraging community youth to reach for the sky. Quite literally.
Hood River got its shake on with another slam hit Families in the Park Thursday.
Opening Aug. 5 at HRMS
“Brand new state! Gonna treat you great!” A classic romance, with plenty of comedy and action, and a touch of tragedy, “Oklahoma!” unfolds against the historic backdrop of the eponymous Midwest prairie territory preparing to become a state, as it did in 1907.
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.