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Goodwill dress was a hit in Germany

Who knew that a dress purchased at Goodwill in Oregon for $19.99 would make such a big splash in Germany?

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Yesteryears: Dedication of new Odell high school in 1917

Formal dedication of the new high school building at Odell took place Saturday evening.

‘poTENtial’ series starts Feb. 11

“How Recipes Can Preserve History & Nourish Community” and the experimental music of MOsley WOtta start the second “poTENtial” performance series next month at Columbia Center for the Arts.

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‘Bowl for Kids’ Sake’ March 11

The Next Door’s annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge is right around the corner. The event takes place on Saturday, March 11 at Orchard Lanes in Hood River.

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The Porch: Our many slippery slopes

Giving into the juggernaut winter, here is an all-weather, chains off edition of The Porch, asking the question: Will we now add “Yaktrax” to that list of standard Hood River equipment?

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Yesteryears: Hood River Memorial Hospital begins remodeling project in 1987

Work started Monday on a remodeling project designed to provide all the comforts and conveniences of a Portland facility to Hood River Memorial Hospital patients.

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Readers’ photos say, ‘Happy mid-winter, wherever you are!’

Winter is the coat we all wear, and it has hung on our shoulders for weeks now.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 18

‘Community Forgotten’ opens; Winter Festival Jan. 20; more

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Freeze Frames

Looking for winter work, these three May Street students used a snow day off from school on Wednesday to drum up some snow shoveling business. From left are Grant Hardy, 11, Massimo Blanco, 11, and Sawyer Clement, 10.

Cascade Observations: A year of books

I’m literally closing the books on 2016 as the new year begins — reviewing my diary and my reading from the last year and counting the number of books read (42, for a total of 11,518 pages).

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Yesteryears: Horizon Christian School dedicates new facility in 2007

Horizon Christian School will dedicate its new 51,000 square foot facility at noon on Friday.

Entertainment update for Jan. 11

Vox plays house concert; Country Dance Jan. 14; more

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Yesteryears: Parents sign petitions seeking lower speed limits in Odell in 1967

Some 50 petitioners seeking to slow traffic down on a Wy’east – Odell road were gaining a response, but learning that the wheels of government turn slowly.

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Chandra Man Bajyoo begins ‘Interesting People’ series at Mt. Hood Town Hall

Chandra Man Bajyoo, a Nepali guide who has done more than 100 treks in the Himalayas, will speak about his experiences at the Mt. Hood Town Hall on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m.

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Andersons celebrate 60th Jan. 19

Jean and Andy Anderson were next door neighbors in the coal mining town of Marianna, Pa. Jean


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