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Police Log for April 12

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River March 24-30.

Sheriff Log for April 12

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River March 30-April 6.

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PET OF THE WEEK: Calypso is ‘a happy, calm fella’

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Calypso as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:

Sullenger resigns from CL Port Commission

Scot Sullenger has resigned from his position on the Cascade Locks Port Commission, leaving the remaining commissioners to search for his replacement.

First cider fest comes to Odell

Blossom Festival starts off Saturday with a new event: Hard-Pressed Cider Fest, noon to 6 p.m. at Mt. Defiance Cold Storage, 3351 Stadelman Drive, Odell, just off Highway 35.

Nominations sought for LeFevre award

Gorge Owned (GO!) is accepting nominations for the fourth-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.

Two Gorge residents earn Governor’s volunteer awards

Sigrid Scully of Hood River and Doug Leash of The Dalles will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2014 Governor’s Volunteer Awards.

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PocketFuel seeks Kickstarter boost

PocketFuel of Hood River continues to expand and diversify, and has launched a Kickstarter fundraising campaign to help upgrade production of a signature product, ColdBrew Coffee.

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As child abuse cases rise, CGCAC role grows

On Wasco Street in Hood River, just up from the 13th Street intersection, there lies an unassuming, beige, quad-plex that from the outside, looks mostly like any other apartment building you might find in America.

Blossom Fest opens

First of three weekends celebrating spring splendor

Towers of flowers are out there.

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NYC Sub Shop celebrates 25 years in Hood River

In April 1989, Andrew Deenik rolled into Hood River for his first time in Oregon from Jackson Hole, Wyo. He came to open what has now become one of Hood River’s signature lunch spots.

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Hanel sisters believe memories will remain after auction is over

The Hanel sisters believe you can’t truck away a legacy.

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Cascade Locks teacher will retire after 38 years, but keep connections she loves

Laurie Wheeler finds teaching “a natural fit.”

‘Master of Aging Well’ course starts

OSU Open Campus presents “Mastery of Aging Well,” an informative series developed by OSU Extension in partnership with AARP.

April 12 ‘Be a Hero’ event helps McCabe family

The community can gather to “Be a Hero” for the Matt McCabe family of Hood River on April 12 with a Zumbathon charity event from 9-10:30 a.m. at Westside Elementary School, 3685 Belmont Drive. No tickets are needed; donations are accepted at the door.