Addition of portable classrooms at Westside Elementary may provide “a better Band-Aid” solution to overcrowded conditions pending a long-term answer, according to information presented at the latest of several school district budget committee meetings.May 16, 2018 midnight read more..
I have been a road warrior these last few weeks, crisscrossing Oregon in pursuit of our granddaughter’s softball fields and meeting with tribal and county purveyors of prevention. These two very diverse activities have taken me along roads familiar and others less traveled.May 16, 2018 midnight read more..
With the month just begun and a neat $12,110 already in the till, the Memorial Hospital Building fund drive swung into high gear in the county this week.May 9, 2018 midnight read more..
In the nearly three years I have been documenting the entire Columbia and people of the river, one thing has become abundantly clear. It is less a river but more a series of slack water lakes made into a perfect machine, reverse engineered to benefit corporate interests.May 2, 2018 midnight read more..
The menu was barbecued hamburgers and chocolate chip ice cream cones when 10 Soviet visitors and their American hosts visited Hood River Sunday afternoon.May 2, 2018 midnight read more..
Petitions for the formation of a West Side fire district will be circulated in that area during the coming week, announces Bill Hukari, West Side fire chief and overall chairman of a formation drive.April 18, 2018 midnight read more..
On Friday, May 4 at 6 p.m., Columbia Center for the Arts will present “Talk to Everyone & Everything about Race,” an ongoing, socially engaged art project. This community discussion brings participants together to talk with people and places about race in open and meaningful ways.April 18, 2018 midnight read more..
Studded tires still click on pavement, but fruit blossoms, chirping birds and out-of-state license plates are irrefutable evidence that it’s spring and time to dig in the garden, or hit the road, or the skies, or the rails. Warmer weather adventures await.April 11, 2018 midnight read more..
Last week the auto stage operated by the Fashion Stables resumed its service between Hood River, Parkdale and intermediate points. Bert Stranahan, the veteran chauffeur, is again at the wheel.April 11, 2018 midnight read more..
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