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Yesteryears: Ruptured natural gas line closes downtown in 1998

A ruptured natural gas line had a block of downtown Hood River cleared out Monday morning. Workers laboring on the Oak Avenue urban renewal project inadvertently jarred the line while digging up asphalt between Second and Third streets. The break occurred in front of Yaya’s restaurant.

January 24, 2018 midnight read more..


Pick of the Week: All-glow mini golf this weekend

Hood River’s only full-size indoor glow in the dark 18-hole mini golf course will open its doors for one more weekend before closing until November on Friday, Jan. 26 from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 27 from 2-8 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ninth and State streets.

January 24, 2018 midnight read more..
   

Cascade Observations: Finding home

I’ve lived in the same house, with the same wonderful partner, for over 30 years. Our house isn’t big, or fancy, or elegantly decorated, but it’s our home, filled with comfort and love, and on a cold, grey day it’s a wonderful, cozy place to be. Curling up with a book on such a day is a treat.

January 10, 2018 midnight read more..


Car winner

Evelyn Charity of Hood River is the winner of the Nissan Leaf electric car, won in a drawing held at Riverside Community Church. Charity, a long-time RCC member, had her name selected on Dec. 20 from nearly 400 tickets, sold by the church to raise funds for its outreach and justice work and to promote the transition to e-cars and clean energy.

January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
   

The Porch, Dec. 30 edition

WELL SAID: “The old problems — love, money, security, status, health, etc. — are still here to plague us or please us.” — Shelley Berman, 1926-2017

December 30, 2017 midnight read more..
  

YESTERYEARS: ‘Development’ the theme when looking back at 1987

Often times, a look back through a year’s news will reveal a theme — a thread that seems to tie everything together. That’s the way it has been in Hood River County in 1987, and the theme has been “development.” To be sure, there were many other events — both positive and negative — but the year was just barely underway when new developments started hitting the headlines.

December 27, 2017 midnight read more..


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