MiKayla Ryan started work as executive director of Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, succeeding Kerry Cobb, who retired. The center was created through sponsored and community fundraising in 2005, in the former American Legion Hall.January 16, 2019 midnight read more..
Smooth but crunchy snow, lack of wind, and bright sunshine filtered into a calming blue were conditions combining for an enjoyable opening for Cooper Spur Ski Area.January 9, 2019 midnight read more..
We crouched in silence, the pitch-black Upper Paraná Atlantic Forest surrounding us. As our eyes adjusted to the darkness obscuring the forest floor, Becca, the primate project leader at Para La Tierra (PLT), pointed out the silhouettes of several hooded capuchin monkeys.December 26, 2018 midnight read more..
Community Works Program, aka “The Fire House,” is a quiet force for kids in the Hood River County School District.December 12, 2018 midnight read more..
“We’ll all get into the heart and beat.”December 5, 2018 midnight read more..
Third grader Ali Salman’s creepy tale was selected as the top prize winner in the first May Street Elementary “Scary Stories Night” on Oct. 25 out of 17 entries. Ali and fellow students got to read their stories aloud to friends and family members who filled the school cafeteria.October 31, 2018 midnight read more..
I was not expecting to be touched by the onstage musical antics of the Addams Family. But I was.October 24, 2018 midnight read more..
This past spring at Hood River Valley High School was a lot like any other school year for me. I was busy preparing students for concerts, brainstorming ideas for the fall musical and pulling together the details for the Wind Ensemble and Chamber Singers trip to Vancouver, B.C.October 17, 2018 midnight read more..
Jacquie Barone answered the phone one evening this past June to find a friend on the other line, telling her that she and her garden had been featured in that month’s edition of Better Homes & Gardens magazine and that she had to come over to look at it immediately.October 10, 2018 midnight read more..
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