Right after high school, I tried going to college, but it didn’t appeal to me. I was working as a cook and my father didn’t like that career path. So one day I came home and there were two options laying on the desk for me. One was an application to the Air Force via my Dad, and the other was an up and coming culinary school in Portland that my Mom found in an article in the newspaper. I thought about it for about 30 seconds and culinary school won out.
Eagle voices filled the evening air with a choral farewell Friday evening.
Think globally, grow locally: Medical visitors from developing countries learn, and plant, in Hood River visit
Digging in the dirt is the same no matter which continent you’re on.
How do the clients qualify?
Border to Border ski: Finding solitude and friendship in a week’s Arctic Circle trek
The Rahalta Rajalle Hiihto is a classic (kick and glide) cross country ski event that crosses Finland from the Russian border to the Swedish border along the Arctic Circle.
In 2005, two years after the successful expansion of the Hood River County Library, the grounds surrounding the Jacobethan-style library building were completely renovated.
Fun run raises over $10,000
“I get knocked down/But I get up again/No, you’re never going to keep me down...”
The title of the play is itself full of irony: “good people,” the phrase used in South Boston and elsewhere to loosely describe firm acquaintances for whom you know, both the good and not-so-good.
More than 100 people turned out Saturday for the Procession of the Species Parade and a cleanup of the Hood River waterfront. These are just a few scenes from a busy culmination of Earth Week observances in Hood River County.
Fair weather shines on valley events: more this weekend
While most agreed that Saturday was the busier day, the weekend’s warm, sunny weather brought scores of visitors to the valley for the second weekend of Blossom Time.
Concern for community grows from two different, yet connected, creative projects
“We’re learning a bunch of cool stuff about art and I’m also happy we helped our community.”
The Mid-Columbia Lions Follies will present “Follies in the Ozarks” as its 39th annual show. Dates are April 10, 11, 17 and 18 starting at 7:30 p.m. A matinee performance will be on Sunday, April 12 at 2 p.m. All performances are at the historic Hood River Middle School Auditorium.
Summer camps have something special about them. Many of us have memories of summer camp and you can help create memories for the next generation.
Exhibit tells the painful post-war aspect of WWII incarcerations and the Hood River valley
The “What if Heroes Were Not Welcome Home?” exhibit has returned to the Gorge.
What do the building that houses Shortt Supply, Reed College, Cats, the corner of 9th and State Street, and Eliot Drive all have in common?
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