He wasn’t there to hear, but Gorge residents had plenty to say to Rep. Greg Walden.
On Thursday, April 20 from 1-5 p.m., Oregon Care Partners will host a free, instructor-led class, “Positive Approach to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care,” designed to help anyone caring for an aging Oregonian to develop positive approaches to behavioral challenges common in those affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
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May Street students created a number of artworks in class that will be sold to benefit the school’s Artists in Residence program, including bowls and tiled mirrors, at the annual Teddy Webber Scholarship Dinner and Student Art Auction on Thursday, April 13.
Hood River Valley High School art students installed blue jeans with anti-sexual assault messages along Oak Street on Wednesday as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Week. The art was inspired by Denim Day protests, which began in Italy when a rape conviction was overturned because judges deemed wearing tight jeans as implying consent to sex.
Lauren Greenleaf prepares to give blood Wednesday at the American Red Cross Blood Drive at Hood River Valley High School, with encouragement from her friend Elizabeth Bailey.
Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will hold town hall meetings Wednesday in his hometowns, Hood River and The Dalles.
A man accused of pushing his girlfriend off a cliff to her death nearly eight years ago likely won’t see trial until at least spring 2018.
Mt. Hood Meadows will give proceeds from midweek bonus days to Hood River Crag Rats
Non-profit looks to brighter future
Gorge Rebuild-it Center, a community-supported nonprofit since 2004, was looking at a February closing date as a long winter kept customers away and the theft of $8,000 in merchandise financially strained the organization.
The Spit access road will be closed starting midnight April 10 until regrading work concludes.
Walden announces town hall meetings next week.
Gorge Owned (GO!) is now accepting nominations for the seventh annual Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards, which celebrates people who are working on innovative, creative solutions to the environmental, economic and social issues facing the Gorge.
It’s the year of the Superhero show, starting with the Mid-Columbia Lions Follies. The 2017 show will be “Kid Awesome and the Disco Girls.” It is an original script with story by Terri Tyler and Bev Bridgewater, written by Tyler.