The Next Door is honoring Jeannette Kreft-Logsdon as its 2015 Bonnie Benton Philanthropist of the Year.
For the fifth consecutive year, the Gorge Community Foundation provided more than $100,000 in grants and scholarships ($112,000) in 2015 to more than 50 organizations or institutions in the Columbia Gorge.
Applications are now being accepted for Certified Ombudsman volunteers. A five-day training will be held in the Portland area beginning the last week of January. Those wishing to apply and be eligible to attend training should do so before Jan. 15. The training includes recognizing and reporting abuse, conflict resolution, long-term care and aging issues, elder law issues, investigating, and case reporting.
Back again, with more static from my attic.
Wear a mask — for any occasion — this New Year’s.
I love December.
Artists are invited to donate works to the next big event for Ed Wilder, “EdStravaganza,” at Butler Bank Social Club on Jan. 27.
Allison Walls of Hood River started chemotherapy treatments Friday in her battle with large-cell lymphoma.
What do you do when your dad founded the Joe Kollas Memorial 4th of July Run / Walk (now the Kollas–Cranmer Run / Walk) and you missed it for the year? Simple: you schedule a make-up for yourself, even if it’s in November!
Every time Tom Yates talks to groups of Providence Down Manor Village residents, he has a joke or a trivia quiz.
The Mount Adams Cougar Creek Fire Forum on Dec. 11 was a success. Around 110 people attended on that dark and stormy night, almost filling the Columbia High School library in White Salmon. Darryl Lloyd, of Friends of Mount Adams, provided the following transcription of the event.
“What are the ten most common foods served at Thanksgiving?”
The eight-inch snow punch nature threw Thursday caused trucks and timelines to go awry. Classes started late and ended early for Hood River County School District. Teachers, staff and drivers scrambled to get kids onto busses and home as snow kept accumulating throughout the morning. “More trouble than snow,” was how Jose Guzman of Guzman Towing pup it, after a day of pulling cars out of ditches.
To honor veterans on Veterans Day, both The Dalles and Hood River Youth of Heart of Hospice clubs (YoHOHs) visited the Oregon Veterans Home.
Chris Heald and the Ortiz Family are the winners of this year’s Hood River Lions Thanksgiving Grocery Raffle.
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