Crop Talks return Feb. 23 at Rockford Grange

Crop Talks starts up again on Monday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. at Rockford Community Grange.

Zumba event helps Lila May Schow on Saturday

Cancer victim, 4, loves to dance

Friends and family continue to work, and play, on behalf of Lila May Schow, a Hood River four-year-old who is fighting cancer.

Gorge Commission, Klickitat County sign pact

In a historic agreement — nearly 18 months in the making — Klickitat County will devote planning staff time to help the Columbia River Gorge Commission process land use applications within its borders.

Columbia Gorge gluten free baker uses chemistry background

At the age of 17, Teresa Langen received some devastating news regarding her favorite hobby.

BNSF plans to spend $189 million on Washington railways this year

BNSF Railway Company announced last Friday that it plans to spend about $189 million this year on capital improvements and system maintenance in Washington.

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Man charged with murder in 2009 Eagle Creek death

A Bend man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a Portland woman that occurred in 2009 west of Cascade Locks.

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Darren Nichols resigns as Gorge Commission executive director

Will take job in Seattle in April after three years with Gorge Comission

Columbia River Gorge Commission executive director Darren Nichols will leave the Commission in April to take on a new role as the Associate Director of the William D. Ruckelshaus Center in Seattle.

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AVID learners need tutors

Hood River County School District middle and high school students are AVID for college.

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Funland finale?

Rasmussens will sell famed Pine Grove destination farm

For Lynn and Dollie Rasmussen, 2015 will be a landmark year, but without the land.

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Caregiver accused of stealing patient’s money over a period of years

A Hood River caregiver is facing multiple felony and misdemeanor charges after allegedly stealing well over $10,000 from a female patient of hers over a period of three years.

Small Business Showcase March 13

Small Business Showcase returns March 13 to a new location – Butler Bank Building, 301 Oak St.

‘Destination Weddings’ magazine debuts this week

A new Hood River-based publication hits the stands this week. Destination Weddings: Columbia River Gorge is a full-size magazine dedicated to the growing wedding industry in the Gorge.

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HRVHS AP History students enjoy Progressive-era dinner

History came alive last Friday in the AP U.S. History class at the Hood River Valley High School. Students participated in a Progressive Era dinner party with interactive roles as historical figures.

Elks Lodge names Bell, McLean January students of the month

Joy Bell and Lucy McLean have been selected as January Students of the Month by the Hood River Elks Lodge and were presented $100 checks at a recent Lodge meeting. Both are seniors at Hood River Valley High School. They, along with the other monthly winners, will be honored at a banquet on May 31 of this year.

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Maurer house fire ruled accidental, precise cause remains unknown

The cause of the Jan. 30 fire that destroyed a Westcliff Drive home has been ruled accidental.