A new report finds a statistically significant, positive association between high levels of residential radon and the risk of hematologic (blood) cancer in women. The study is the first prospective, population-based study of residential radon exposure and hematologic cancer risk, leading the authors to caution that it requires replication to better understand the association and whether it truly differs by sex.
Aug. 6 collection event to be held at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital
The Northwest Mothers Milk Bank and Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital (PHRMH) are hosting The Great NW Milk Drive to spotlight the importance of human donor milk for preterm infants and to increase the number of milk donors in Hood River.
Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc. (GOBHI) and the Older Adult Behavioral Health Initiative host a free training by national speaker Dr. Patrick Arbore, EdD, on July 26.
Many local farmers’ markets in The Gorge are sponsoring programs this year to up your buying power of local produce. The Power of Produce (or PoP) Club is back in action.
Mt. View Orchards and Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program are teaming up for a summer farm supper at the farm’s new dining venue, amidst 50 acres of pears, apples and cherries. The dinner is on Saturday, July 30 at 6 p.m., and features a romantic Italian buffet prepared by Fresh Start staff and students.
Kate's Kite Quilt: Stitch-lined swells give life to fabric art dedicated to sport, and to those battling cancer
What a swell piece of art.
An ensemble of artists, patrons, and artistic organizers have formed a new group, Performing Arts Initiative (PAI), for the long-range purpose of developing and presenting larger scale, higher-end artistic performances that are on a par with communities such as Ashland, Park City, Bend and Spokane, and make the Gorge a regional arts destination.
County planners greenlight improvements to park next to Hood River Valley HS
Plans to reinvigorate Golden Eagle Park have winged closer to fruition.
A robbery scheme turned violent Tuesday near Herman Creek Campground, just east of Cascade Locks, prosecutors say.
The Dalles cherry grower Ken Bailey of Orchard View Farms, keynotes the Mid Columbia Economic Development District economic symposium Wednesday at Hood River Middle School.
The mouth-watering recipes of Parkdale’s Andrea Beemis gained local exposure this spring and can now be found in the July/August edition of the national publication Eating Well. Beemis and her husband, Taylor, own Tumbleweed Farm near Parkdale. Beemis writes a blog, “Dishing up the Dirt,” and is developing a cookbook due out next year.
Kiters and their gear will fill the sands, beaches and waters at Event Site and The Sandbar Friday through Sunday for the 10th annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer event, part fundraiser, part community party, and part celebration of life.
Want to be a host to adult Costa Ricans in Hood River? Want to travel to Costa Rica and be hosted there as well?
Drivers should expect delays on Interstate 84 near Rowena Thursday afternoon, roughly 13 miles east of Hood River. Traffic is backed up for several miles eastbound and westbound due to an overturned semi-trailer. Crews were removing the semi from the roadway at about 11:50, and single lanes of traffic have been allowed through.
The Mt. Hood Town Hall will hold its first farmers’ market on July 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. The market will be held on the second Thursday of each month through September. The facility is located on Highway 35, 14 miles south of Hood River.
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