Hood River Valley High School senior Nathan Daniel, of Cascade Locks, is one of three finalists for a $5,000 scholarship from Hollywood Lights – Portland. His essay earned him a video spot on the group’s Facebook page, and the scholarship will be given based on how many “likes” each video receives.
Voting deadline at 8 p.m. Tuesday
The voting deadline is 8 p.m. today, May 16, for the Special Districts election.
The Fifth Annual Columbia Gorge CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Playhouse Raffle is on now and this year’s house reflects a clean, classic cottage design.
Steven Wagner Nichols, 42, pled guilty Monday in Hood River County Circuit Court to two felonies: criminally negligent homicide and coercion — but a murder charge stacked against him was dismissed.
Nearly a year after a fiery train wreck in Mosier leaked thousands of gallons of oil into soil near the Columbia River, environmental regulators are still keeping tabs on contamination levels in groundwater near the site.
Conservation group holds party on May 21 at Crag Rat Hut
Hood River Valley Residents Committee celebrates four decades of serving this place on May 21, starting with a 3:30 p.m. social.
Tumbling towers of toilet paper rolls, cantilevered domino diving boards, flying cotton balls from popsicle stick trebuchets — this was the scene at Westside Elementary School on the evening of Tuesday, April 25 as students and families worked together on a variety of STEM challenges at Family Engineering Night. Some of the challenges required teamwork, others encouraged competition.
Hood River Valley High School holds its junior and senior prom on Saturday, May 13 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
The “Train of Tears” event starts at noon Saturday at Mt. Hood Railroad, First and Cascade streets. In case of rain, the event will be held inside Springhouse Cellars.
U.S. Postal Service Carrier Brad Heilman walks his beat on the Heights Thursday, and he was delivering more than mail: on his belt are yellow bags that carriers are leaving for patrons to fill with non-perishable food donations.
Want to be a host to adult Costa Ricans in Hood River? Want to travel to Costa Rica and be hosted there as well?
The first-ever Hood River Latino Festival takes place on Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, and is free and open to all. (The headline in Wednesday’s Hood River News gave the wrong day of the week.)
On June 9, the senior class of Hood River Valley High will celebrate its graduation with an all-night party. Project Graduation 2017 is organized by volunteer parents to honor graduates and provide a safe place to celebrate.
The voices of farm workers were heard, literally, during Tuesday’s Columbia Gorge Community College Board meeting.