Word from the Columbia Gorge CROP Hunger Walk Committee:
Writes Lori Duffy of Doug’s: ”Little did Doug Campbell and his windsurfing friends know when they started selling gear from their car the concept would still be going strong 30 years later!”
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Bill Block announced the appointment of Hood River native Margaret S. Salazar as Director of HUD’s Portland Field Office.
Hood River’s Patricia Vittoria, who creates hand-sewn dolls, is a finalist in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made contest. She is competing against up to 1,000 others from around the country for a chance to win $10,000 to grow her business, a spot in the Martha Stewart American Made market, and a feature on marthastewart.com, among other prizes.
Cody Colloton, 15, above center, won the $500 top prize in the annual Rock Paper Scissors competition sponsored by Andrew’s Pizza and Mr. Elive Productions Sept. 5.
Okay, Mid Valley—there’s a lot of stuff for the ol’ calendar this time around, so get your pencils ready.
I am an early riser.
Jan Lee and friends put a new twist on the old West slogan, “Roll ‘em, Roll ‘em.”
There are times, when I go out on a story, I find another story I’d like to tell just as much. Sometimes I can work a paragraph or two into an existing article; sometimes I cannot.
These are the Community Health Worker graduates who received their certificates Aug. 27 in a ceremony in Hood River, sponsored by The Next Door Inc. and Nuestra Communidad Sana:
All of the hard work and preparation paid off this year for the annual Country Fair fundraiser at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living.
Sean Counihan, Nate Miller, and Kelsey Stewart, all of Hood River, will be representing Hood River County at the Oregon Statewide Spelling Championship on Aug. 30, at the Oregon State Fair in Salem.
The 35th Annual Telly Awards has named Light Wave Communications as a Bronze winner for the video titled “Vision of Hope 2014,” which focuses on HAVEN’s efforts to prevent sexual and domestic violence in the Columbia Gorge.
Team “Resurrected Rust” from Hood River competes in the 2014 RAT HARD Great American Blue Collar Build-Off, sponsored by Ratrod Magazine & Ride Hard Magazine, in Lebanon Tenn., next month.
MacMillan at Sandbar Café; McDougall in Dufur Aug. 30; more