Gavin McIlvenna is on a mission to sell 63 tickets by the fourth week in May to bring a documentary about the role of the “Old Guard” to Oregon as part of a National Salute to the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
About 25 to 30 local jobs will be lost when the Dakine warehouse in The Dalles closes, sending that function to a facility in California.
Northeast Columbia Gorge Way is almost finished. An infrastructure project by the Port of Cascade Locks, the new road will serve industrial tenants in the port’s business park — completion is slated by the end of May.
Oregon State Police are investigating the death of a 48-year-old man who was found lying on the shoulder of Interstate 84 near Biggs Junction, according to a Friday police report. Police identified the man as Thomas L. Kelsey, 48, of Deer Park, Wash.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Susie as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.
The Hood River Valley Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter is gearing up for its ninth annual Steak Feed and Silent Auction, “Denim & Diamonds,” held in the Hood River Valley High School Cafeteria and Commons on Saturday, May 14 starting at 6 p.m. The dinner includes grilled tri tip, baked potato, salad, dinner roll, and a beverage. In addition, the $10 ticket gives you the opportunity to bid on items that have been donated from throughout the Columbia Gorge.
The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (WAAAM) announces the winners of the 2014 and 2015 Flight Scholarship awards: Hood River High School senior Michael Guzman and Horizon Christian School junior William Decker.
Business Oregon’s Seismic Rehabilitation Grant Committee announced that it will award an historic $50.3 million in grants for seismic upgrades at 41 schools across the state. Hood River County School District will receive $898,400 to upgrade the gymnasium and classroom building known as Multi-Purpose Room at Hood River Middle School.
Don’t be late for this very important date.
The short term rental question may be put on pause.
In memory of Hood River’s princess: With the passing of Lila May, Tutu Trot benefits other children with cancer
The third annual Lila May Tutu Trot was held this Saturday and while plenty of runners showed up in tutus as they did in 2014 and 2015, this year’s Tutu Trot, sadly, was missing its princess.
Marijuana dispensaries in Oregon will be allowed to sell limited amounts of edibles and other pot-based products to retail customers, starting June 2.
Hood River Valley High School robotics team Occam’s Razor competed in the World Competition in St. Louis last week, making it to the semi-finals after nine qualifying matches — making them one of the top 24 teams out of a field of 128.
The Friends of the Hood River County Library will hold their annual book sale Thursday through Saturday, May 12-14, in the Jeanne Marie Gaulke Community Meeting Room at Hood River Library. The members-only preview sale will be held May 12 from 4:30 to 7 p.m., and the public sale May 12 from noon-6 p.m. and May 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ($2 bag day).
After two years of fundraising, The Mt. Hood Town Hall Association has embarked on a complete renovation of the old kitchen in the community center along Highway 35 in Mount Hood. The association is the volunteer non-profit group which has been coordinating the restoration of the 101-year-old schoolhouse since 1988 and now manages the building for classes, events and activities.
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