In June, the Red Cross joins blood collection agencies around the world mark World Blood Donor Day by raising awareness about the need for a readily available blood supply.
“This mural is who they are and where they came from,” says teacher Sarah Lyon about the newest large-scale student artwork in the Hood River County School District.
Columbia Land Trust has announced that the new Powerdale Recreation and Access Plan will be presented to the public on June 27 at a meeting hosted by the Hood River Watershed Group from 6–8 p.m. at the Hood River Library.
Kriekfest, the summer’s first big beer event in the Gorge, returns to Parkdale for its second annual celebration of cherry-based sour ales — local, regional, national and international — on June 24 starting at noon at Clear Creek Station.
June 15 is designated by the UN as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). On this day, communities across the world honor older people and uphold their right to live in safety with dignity and respect. WEAAD is an opportunity to make the community aware that many older people experience mistreatment from people close to them, often their family members.
The volunteers at Hood River Adopt A Dog have chosen Baxter as this week’s adoptable pet. Writes Lauren Halliday, assistant shelter manager:
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
Sheppard’s is on the move after nearly a century on State Street.
An unexpected 90 minutes of testimony the Westside Concept Plan dominated Monday’s meeting of the Hood River City Council.
Superintendent Dan Goldman announced that Kelly Running will be recommended as the new Alternative Education/Online Principal for the Hood River County School District.
Part festival, part solemn memorial, the first Pride Parade in Hood River drew a crowd of close to 600 people, including about 300 marchers, numbers that surprised organizers with Columbia Gorge Pride Alliance.
Following the Lewis and Clark Trail, with a long stop in Odell
Look for a line of vintage campers in the Gorge June 15 as more than 100 members of Sisters on the Fly, the largest outdoor women’s group in the U.S., visit on a journey of exploration. The members are following the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery trail from May 22 to June 21, with a stop next week at Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell, a press release said.
This year, Hood River Rotary Club donated $32,000 in scholarships to local youth.
The Cascade Locks Library Children’s Summer Reading Kick-off happens from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 17.
On May 27, Delta Kappa ESA installed Debbie Sanguras as the new president for 2017-2018 during a luncheon held at the Columbia Gorge Hotel.