I never met my maternal grandfather. He died before I was born, an ocean away.
“I had a blast!” said Dorothy Phelps, resident of Hawks Ridge Assisted Living Community, of her recent Senior Wish activity
First-time visitors feel enlightened, not estranged
I have been fascinated with Cuba all my adult life. In 1959, Fidel Castro and Che Guevara led a small group of young men and women into Havana, Cuba, and took over the government of Fulgencio Batista. In 1959 Dick Schmuck and I were married. Finally, 55 years later, we visited Cuba.
Say hello: Exchange group of 22 Tsuruta junior high school students will be in Hood River March 14-22
The classroom erupts with the sound of laughter as we watch James playfully go after Shunnosuke for flipping him off with his middle finger.
Large crowd braves the cold on Saturday; 'It's been amazing what has done through here'
Few items go unsold at the Pine Grove Fire Department Auction, but veteran Leonard Wood saw to it Saturday that one thing stayed in-house.
Peer pressure and expectations are tough enough when you’re in high school.
Sure, the big snow is melted.
‘Still Life’ goes on, a week late
Ironically, the “Still Life” exhibit opening was postponed.
Center for the Arts presents a comedy about aesthetic and emotional discernment
How do you judge a piece of art?
Hood River’s Katie Crafts visits Antarctica
My New Year’s Eve toast this year took place aboard a 400-foot Russian research vessel, en route to Antarctica.
A record number of tuxedos — at least since the Roaring ‘20s — was seen Friday night at the Chamber of Commerce Membership Appreciation event at Columbia Gorge Hotel.
Four months to go on major Urban Renewal project for downtown Hood River
Crestline’s Jake Hamilton sat in the excavator with its toothed-bucket the size of a small dorm fridge and nudged a 10-inch trowel off a concrete box he needed to pick up.
Don Butzin took a stand. Serving in the Army, he wrote a letter in December 1944 to the Hood River American Legion after they took the names of 16 Japanese-Americans from the Hood River veterans honor roll.
Dramatic production benefits three local nonprofits
Everyone wants to be in the driver’s seat.
Giving can be a lesson, and a fun one.