Fundraiser meals start on Nov. 17
An expanded Gorge Soup, a series of micro-philanthropy events where people buy tickets to come to a community soup dinner, returns Nov. 17.
‘Quake Ex-II’ open to public
On Saturday, Oct. 10 the Hood River County ARES/RACES team will participate in a State Wide Communications Exercise from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Call by Oct. 7 to drop off flag to retire Oct. 10
The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum will host a community flag retirement ceremony on Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. in partnership with local Boy Scouts.
Join Hood River County Library District for the third Hood River Death Café, Sunday, Oct. 11 at 3 p.m. in the Hood River Library. At a Death Café, people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. The objective is to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
Gorge Kitchen, a kombucha and baked goods café, is the new venture of two young entrepreneurs and will open in mid-December in the Diamond Building, a project profiled in the Oct. 3 edition.
Mayor Paul Blackburn and City Council passed a proclamation last week that Oct. 7 is Tod LeFevre Day in Hood River, in honor of the late resident’s championing of sustainability and “his humble determination to make our community and this world a better place.”
Library Director John Schoppert at Columbia Gorge Community College (CGCC) has been awarded a state library award for leading open source resource development at the college.
Columbia Riverkeeper is hosting a free event Sunday in White Salmon featuring speaker Dr. Ceiridwen Terrill, a Concordia University professor who will be walking 225 miles from Portland to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in an effort to raise awareness about the history and cleanup of the nuclear site on the Washington side of the Columbia River.
Starting this month, forest visitors on Mount Hood will see interviewers working at recreation sites and along Forest Service roads. The trained interviewers will want to know about your visit to the Mt. Hood National Forest.
A wildfire in the Barlow Ranger District of the Mt. Hood National Forest swelled to an estimated 10-12 acres over the weekend.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed the west portion of Avery Park, located on the north shore of the Columbia River along Washington State Route 14 near Wishram, Wash. The east portion of the park remains open.
Homecoming 2015 – Event details and more
Calling all Hood River Valley High School, as well as Hood River High and Wy’east High grads, and anyone else wanting to see some traditional Friday Night Lights pageantry.
Construction on a key piece of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail between Cascade Locks and Hood River is slated for late fall.
The Hood River County Board of Commissioners heard a report last Wednesday by Beth Goodman, a consultant for ECONorthwest firm, which revealed short-term rentals are rarer than expected outside the city’s urban growth boundary.
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