Hood River Special Olympics held its annual Bowling with the Cops and Firefighters fundraiser on Monday at Orchard Lanes.
It’s time to get those Halloween costumes out and add your running shoes to what has become not only Parkdale’s annual Pumpkin Parade, but also a Fun Run/Walk fundraiser for Parkdale Elementary School.
Plenty of helping hands, working with cloth, dough, or glass, have combined on behalf of Helping Hands Against Violence.
Gary Fisher, Resurrected Rust team leader, delivers the rat rod “Roadmaster Jr.” to Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum on Oct. 11.
St. Francis House held its annual pet blessing ceremony Oct. 10 at the youth center in Odell. Dogs, one very brave cat, and even a chicken came with their humans for a special blessing by Fr. Ron Maag, pastor at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hood River.
Today’s column is most fittingly about roots and branches of our family tree, the influence of community on the harvest we so profoundly appreciate, and an actual tree recently created for our home.
The Board of Directors of the Mt. Hood Town Hall is looking for someone who is interested in keeping a piece of history in exchange for a donation.
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.”