Join the Hood River County Library District on Saturday, Aug. 26 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for the annual Unity Picnic, a celebration of diversity and the culmination of the library’s summer reading program.
When the Hood River Swimming Pool closes its doors this Sunday, it may not be for good, Hood River’s city council decided Monday.
SUMMER 2017 brought the troublesome combination of heavy smoke in early August and some of the hottest temperatures on record in late July.
The radio stations of Bicoastal Media are teaming with Northshore Medical Group to launch their annual campaign to help a Columbia Gorge family in need. “Wheels of Hope” will provide a deserving family lacking transportation a 2007 Honda Accord from Griffith Motors to help them meet their daily needs.
As the end of summer nears, remember there is more to do than just watch the eclipse. Here is the final installment of our School’s Out-to-Labor Day list of one-a-day activities for the busy Gorge summer. (As this is intended for fun, we have not included “back to school shopping.”)
Mark Saturday, Aug. 13, 1977, down in your memory.
July seemed to melt into August this year, with its relentless heat. The thickening dust of a thousand tractor wheels pulverizing the earth in the race to harvest perishable fruit filled the orchard air with a thick layer of particles. Little relief could be found in the eerily still nights with nary a breath of fresh air to ease the blistering heat.
Mural admirers greet Hood River artist Nate Chavez, right, as he arrives with his paints to work on “The Remains Mural” at Third Street and Industrial Way, in this July 2017 photo.
Simple rocks become works of art and messages of joy in the hands of Parkhurst Place Assisted Living residents and staff.
At some point in our lives, everyone has a bad day.
Odell Union High School will begin its first full year in the new high school building Aug. 27.
2017 fair results, open class
Textiles and more
Open Mic at Community Music, Maryhill Music on the Terrace, more
Quiet and active pursuits filled the 90-degree night on Friday, Aug. 4.