The tea party held July 13 at The History Museum of Hood River County — a fundraiser that highlighted the museum’s current exhibition of wedding gowns — was a success, writes museum volunteer Maureen Lauran.
WELL SAID: “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank
Construction of a new building for Safeway Stores on property owned by the company at Second and Cascade streets is expected in the very near future.
Katherine Ann Pritchett and Christopher Russell Haskins, both Hood River natives, have announced their engagement.
Cherry harvest has been exhausting with an “off again, on again” schedule that exasperates workers, farmers and packing houses with its unpredictability.
The community is invited to a meeting on Thursday, July 20 to discuss the well-loved, aging Children’s Park at 6 p.m. at the Hood River Fire Hall.
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The arrival of cherries at the local fruit stands means it’s time to rearrange the kitchen to make space for the annual task of preserving the gorgeous orbs with the regal sounding names — Titen, Royal Anne, Rainier.
This week will see the wind up of the strawberry harvest, so far, at least, as carload shipments are concerned.
The Mt. Hood Town Hall will host a farmers’ market on Thursday, July 13 from 4-7 p.m. The Mt. Hood Town Hall is located at 6575 Highway 35, 14 miles south of Hood River.
The Hood River Valley High School Phoenix Theater group – part dance, part sketch comedy, part improv – presents a routine tailor-made for the audience at the Tsuruta Sister City 40th anniversary dinner at the Gorge Room: “Handshakes,” a non-verbal rhythmic display of hand clasping, hand shakes and embraces.
Independence Day celebrations ...
By mid-August, Hood River will have its first “new” city hall in 76 years.
Ed Dietrich of Hood River was surprised recently to find this “ticket” for “excessive awesomeness” on his car in downtown Hood River, in an envelope marked “Infraction.”
June has been jumping, packed with year-end school activities, community projects and preparation for the upcoming harvest.