In the 12th century, who needed live streaming, when you had live scheming?March 14, 2018 midnight read more..
On the surface, the Hood River Valley High School Theater Department’s two winter plays — Steel Magnolias and Terra Nova — seem vastly different.February 28, 2018 midnight read more..
From gossamer dryer sheets to metal refuse rescued from local rivers, cast-off objects that imbue the spirit of reuse and recreate give shape to a dynamic exhibit that runs through Feb. 25 at Columbia Center for the Arts.February 21, 2018 midnight read more..
From the rooftop of my office building in Bucerias, Mexico, I overlook the Bay of Banderas, an area well-known by residents of the Pacific Northwest as a surf and kiteboarding destination. I’m coming up on one year in this small, seaside town and it only seems right to reflect on how I got here.February 14, 2018 midnight read more..
While I have always been interested in my own family’s history, I have spent a disproportionate amount of time researching my husband’s Japanese side of the family.January 31, 2018 midnight read more..
In the United States, the era of big dam building ended some 30 years ago. That’s primarily because most of the best dam sites are already utilized and we’ve become much more aware of the environmental problems associated with dams. In the developing world, dam building is just getting started. River systems in Latin America, Africa, China, Southeast Asia, and Eastern Europe are being dammed at a staggering pace.January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
At the close of December 1937 — 80 years ago — a special announcement and colorful insert caught my eye as I scanned for items for our weekly Yesteryears compilation: The celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Apple Growers Association (AGA).January 3, 2018 midnight read more..
We have now spoken five times.December 27, 2017 midnight read more..
Hood River Valley residents find no end of ways to decorate for Christmas. Here is a series of the serious and the whimsical, and seriously whimsical, displays you might have missed.December 20, 2017 midnight read more..
It all started when we picked up Hood River folks from Aomori-Shin Station.December 13, 2017 midnight read more..
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