Port of Cascade Locks, Odell orchardist want to build freeze-dried fruit plant by 2015
CASCADE LOCKS – An Odell orchardist is looking at a Cascade Locks location for her new business, “The Puff Factory,” a 26,000-square-foot plant that will use a unique freeze-drying technique to transform Hood River fruit into snack products. Plans are to employ 30-50 people.
The Hood River County Planning Commission may decide this Wednesday whether or not a 140-foot cell tower on the west side of Hood River can be built.
On Oct. 20, the Gorge Roller Girls presented Kim Stolte with a check for close to $10,000.
Friday’s annual event benefits Christmas Project
Your turn, Fashionistas.
Veterans Day events begin with a 7-10 a.m. veterans breakfast at the Elks Lodge, co-hosted by American Legion and Gorge Heroes Club. (The Nov. 6 edition gave the wrong time for this event.)
The passing of Halloween brings a new season of warm pumpkin pie, turkey, and even more community involvement.
The City of Hood River issues autumnal reminders regarding leaves, sidewalks, drains, and branches:
Horizon Christian School starts the school year with something unique among Oregon schools, according to Supt. Ken Block.
Food banks need donations as demand rises for the holidays
The cupboards aren’t bare at FISH, at least not yet.
Nov. 13 lecture reveals history of mountain rescue organization
As the oldest mountain rescue organization in North America, the Crag Rats have a lot of history.
Wearing festive hats and beautiful smiles the Hood River Youth of Heart of Hospice/YoHOH’s began visiting Hospice patients this season, delivering festive little pumpkins, visiting with patients and reading autumn poems by Emily Dickenson and Robert Frost.
The Pine Grove-Odell United Methodist Church will host its annual free Harvest Dinner on Nov. 16, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Odell Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Dinner will include a full turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Donations of canned food and money will be accepted for FISH Food Bank.
What do you do when you have degrees in political science, economics and international relations AND you’ve lived in Japan, Germany, Morocco and the Philippines, in addition to a number of different cities in the United States?
Parents who ensure that teens get ample practice in a wide variety of situations and transfer their safe driving wisdom to their novice drivers are more likely to help their teens develop the necessary skills to be safer drivers, according to a series of research studies from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
On Sunday, Nov. 3, Indian Creek Stewards and community volunteers picked up about 10 cubic yards of garbage, including an armchair, propane tanks, and a lot of plastic along Indian Creek in the area from 12th Street to the Union Street substation.