For those of you who are familiar with my prior writings, you know that I often like to communicate through humor. But today I’m feeling almost overwhelmingly sad, and I’m trying to channel that energy into something constructive and useful.
Kathy Holmson of the Sept. 24 CROP Walk writes, “It was a beautiful day for a walk. Thank you to everyone who participated."
The organizers of the Music Festival of the Gorge send out “a huge thank you to everyone that made this year’s event possible through their support, attendance, and donations.”
The first Modern Home Tour held in the White Salmon area “was a success as measured by the objectives that I hoped to accomplish with it,” writes organizer Tao Berman. The goal was to promote and highlight our community and raise money for under-privileged children.
WELL SAID: “The man who doesn’t read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.” — Mark Twain
May Street School will begin taking shape next week after a two-week construction delay resulting from a steel shortage
The pictures of people’s prized pets in a recent Hood River News edition struck an empathetic chord among our close knit family. We all have pets that have become family members.
Getting to know Tsuruta in a fun, fulfilling youth exchange
Rice fields, shrines, fireworks, museums, humidity, judo, shopping, convenience store food, meeting a famous dog, Pokémon, host families, Japanese hospitality and fire torches are just a few of the memories that come to mind when I think of the 11 day trip to Tsuruta, Japan, I and 15 others embarked on this past August.
The lovely September light, more golden than the harsher light of July and August, is just one indicator that summer is waning and fall will soon be upon us. Other clues are everywhere — the majority of our tomatoes have been harvested, dried and sauced, pounds of rainbow colored potatoes have been dug and stored away in the basement, and the Delicata squash are nearly as big and as yellow as the school buses rumbling down the street in the early morning hours.
Minstrels ‘St. Cinder’ at The Remains Gallery; Music Festival of the Gorge returns to HR Sept. 17; more
Music Festival of the Gorge returns to HR Sept. 17; Walking Man hosts 14th annual ‘Hoptoberfest’ Sept. 10; more
WELL SAID: “One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by.” — Jeannette Walls
Mt. Hood Town Hall Manager Amy Gray reports numerous ongoing exercise classes and wellness opportunities scheduled in September.
Have you ever wondered where the Columbia River begins? I started pondering this over a decade ago. Since that time, the pondering grew into an exploration of a river and its people that has brought me to the brink of completing the most challenging endeavor of my life as a photographer.
Last Thursday’s kick off of the Minoru Yasui Tribute events in Hood River was a rousing success.
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