I first went to Cody Orchards Farm Stand because I know the owners, Glen and Donna Cody, having been Glen’s classmate at Hood River Valley High School.
For me, a trip to Mt. View Orchards is a trip down memory lane.
The pear dumpling may be dangerous.
The feel of crisp autumn air in your face. The contrasting crunch and give of a juicy, ripe pear in your mouth. The stunning beauty of an unobstructed view across the valley. The joyful shrieks of children as they race to the pumpkin field and on through the corn maze.
The subject is boundaries in “An Evening of Four One-Act Comedies,” the 35th season opener for CAST, starting Oct. 11 at Columbia Center for the Arts. Three of the plays feature new directors. Explicitly or in nuanced ways, all four plays examine one or more types of borders — emotional, political, involuntary and designed — confronting the human condition.
I think that this week went really well considering the cancellation of the Bonfire. Students were disappointed, but I commented on their maturity when faced with this big disappointment.
While much of today’s culture in the U.S. appears focused on the acquisition of wealth and the adoration of fame, there is a small group of young people who have just arrived in Hood River who are experimenting with a different world view; one more in line with the profoundly challenging guidance offered by Mother Seton.
The first students to receive Delta Kappa scholarships courtesy of the annual Home Tour are now old enough to have kids in high school.
With a unique lineup of new and remodeled homes as well as non-residential buildings, the 11th Annual Green Home Tour aims to inspire homeowners and businesses to invest in buildings with the earth in mind.
Two long running home tours show all that comes with living in the Gorge.
Reintroduction program brings formerly extinct spring chinook back to the Hood
To the untrained eye, they’re difficult to spot, but for Ryan Gerstenberger and Blaine Eineichner, the pits and piles of upturned stones are obvious signs of spawning salmon. The water is crystal-clear in the upper reaches of the West Fork, where the two Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs staff are walking slowly upstream looking for signs of active spawning and spawning beds, called redds.
August 29, 2012 Kaleidescope
Gravel, rocks, snow, compact soil and dust: You trod on them all getting to Eliot Glacier, on the north side of Mount Hood.
The barriers across May Street on Thursday nights keep out the cars but not the fun.
A stirring play about seeking an end to ‘placelessness’
You will laugh during “Of Mice and Men.”
“I’m Woody, he’s Guthrie,” Bill Weiler joked, pointing to guitarist Marc Harvey.