Reprint, Hood River News, Thanksgiving 1975
A column written by Ruth Guppy and published in the Nov. 27, 1975 edition of the Hood River News.
The wind blew down an oak midday on Nov. 3 in Kendra and Conor Kelly’s front yard, a tree the family cherished for its shade and beauty as well as for the live colony of bees in its trunk.
When one thinks of going on a vacation, or in this case, a third attempt for entrepreneurs at a honeymoon, you would think it would mean they are seeking out beaches, lounging, and the typical “vacation.” Not for Lance and Jax Koudele (who wrote this account for Travelogues).
Longtime Hood River Valley High School Theater teacher Rachel Harry is debuting her first fall musical, “Grease,” opening this weekend at the Bowe Theater.
Halloween is all-ages fun. The big day is 10 days away, but to help you prepare, we present this list of community events and attractions leading up to Halloween, with some fun fall events also happening in the harvest and trick-or-treat season.
Debut director puts new twist on a classic
“Romeo and Juliet” is the action-packed, witty debut of first-time director Emma Spaulding, now playing at the Columbia Center for the Arts. And while the story isn’t new — it was, after all, written in 1595 and is one of Shakespeare’s most-produced works — Spaulding’s take on it is.
Over the past twenty years, it’s been the place where parents wiped tears as they watched their children walk across the stage to collect their diplomas.
When I found myself jobless at the end of May, I decided to follow a long-held dream to solo-hike sections of the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail).
Hood River parks and rec stalwart credits ‘working together with a lot of good people’
This was a summer-ending pool party with meaning.
Fun facts behind some lesser-known apples and pears of the Hood River Valley
All around the county, farmers are bringing in a variety of unique and/or heirloom apples and pears that just aren’t found in traditional markets.
I almost don’t want to tell you what’s in Magdalena Bay.
New faces, details for 2015-2016
On Tuesday it all begins again, for students, at least.
With the Hood River County School District and Horizon Christian School back in session Sept. 8, there’s been a fair amount of buzzing around the various sites in the past week or so. And for four new principals — two of whom are new to the area — the work is just beginning.
‘Thoreau’ and ‘Inherit the Wind’ open Friday at CCA
In two dramas opening together this weekend in Hood River, historical events find new life and current meaning, as Plays for Non-Profits takes the stage at Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA).
Papua New Guinea: Hood River woman witnesses rituals beautiful and brutal
After three flights, two days, and a 16 hour time difference, I arrived at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, exhausted and apprehensive but full of anticipation.