The Mid-Columbia Celilo Daughters of the American Revolution chapter donated over 550 books for the Children’s Book Bank, a nonprofit located in Portland, which will distribute them in the Portland area to low income preschool and grade school children.
From May 18 until May 31, the Hood River City Police Department will be conducting a two week traffic safety Blitz campaign.
Skamania County Emergency Medical Services (SCEMS) were called to the Dog Mountain Trail Monday at 1:10 p.m. for an injured hiker at the top of the mountain.
Getting two antennas to talk to each other was Tuesday’s task for Land Electric owner Rafael Landeros, right, and Joe Zargo, at the pedestrian-controlled crosswalk signal on State Street at the Hood River Library.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center is proud to participate in the 2015 Blue Star Museums program. Blue Star Museums offers free admission to museums for all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families from Memorial Day weekend, May 23, through Labor Day, September 7, 2015.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Lucille as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
Lauren Bardenett adds the flourish to a coffee drink at Doppio, 310 Oak St., where all day May 27 the café will donate 10 percent of proceeds — drinks and food — to help an earthquake-damaged Nepal village of Kumari.
Craving a few more books to read? Maybe, say, a whole bag of books for a dollar? Then you’re in luck. The upcoming Friends of the Library Used Book Sale is just what you’ve been waiting for.
May 30-31 sale benefits Hood River Adopt A Dog program
Hood River Adopt A Dog is holding its annual “Goin’ to the Dogs” Rummage Sale on Friday, May 29, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Plus: Original Courthouse program set May 30; ‘Emporium’ pops up at Butler Bank Bldg.; Roald Dahl Literary Challenge May 29
Camas, Washougal educators protest Washington state budget
Employees from the Camas and Washougal school districts joined forces to raise awareness during a teacher walkout day May 13. The demonstration was in protest against the state legislature for failing to fully fund K-12 education and keep class sizes smaller, among other issues.
White Salmon — Whitson Elementary ’s Schoolyard Habitat program received Envirogorge’s Nature Space Award last Thursday.
About 400 people assembled at Idlewild Cemetery Monday morning to remember the men and women who gave their lives for their country.About 400 people assembled at Idlewild Cemetery Monday morning to remember the men and women who gave their lives for their country.
Two strange incidents involving vehicles stood out in a busy but otherwise ordinary Memorial Day Weekend for local law enforcement.
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