Call it a holiday rarity: a Christmas tradition that’s actually delayed a week or so.
A 44-year-old Dee man was arrested on drug charges Nov. 27 in a multi-agency operation that culminated an investigation by Hood River County Sheriff’s Office.
December brings several volunteer opportunities and family work days at The History Museum of Hood River County, 300 E. Marina Drive, Hood River:
Would you like to learn more about gardening, plants and insects? Do you like to work with people? Do you want to improve your gardening skills? Do you like to share your gardening experiences?
Gabriella Whitehead and Stephanie “Heidi” Villalobos, both students at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as Students of the Month for September by the Hood River Elks Lodge No. 1507. Each student was presented a check for $100 at a recent meeting.
Historic newspapers from Hood River and Wasco counties will soon be made available online thanks to several grants, Hood River Library Director Buzzy Nielsen announced.
Museum exhibit reveals the photography and adventurous spirit of Alva Day
“Bear Wallow, 12:50, 11-6-39”: so says the caption on the Autographic camera image of a smiling man clothing a hat while standing in a field. The rustic, plain-faced image befits its subject, the photographer Alva Day (born in Colorado, 1887, died in Oregon in 1955, and buried at Idlewilde Cemetery).
School is out for the week and government offices are closed on Thursday, but much is happening during Thanksgiving week.
Full Sail Brewing took home seven gold and four silver medals from the World Beer Championships last week.
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Columbia Bank will grant a total of $20,000 to three charities throughout Washington and Oregon. Community members may nominate nonprofit organizations for a top prize of $10,000 and two $5,000 prizes.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Nov. 17-25.
Eagles kick off season with Blue and Gold night Friday
With 10 returning district placers leading the charge, Hood River Valley High School wrestling is gearing up for what is expected to be another exciting season on the mat, and with precious little time to spare, the team will be working hard over the holiday break to get in shape for the first round of competition in less than two weeks.
A persistent temperature inversion made opening day conditions at Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday more akin to the end of the ski and snowboarding season, not the beginning.
Hood River Police Department will be conducting a traffic safety blitz campaign through Dec. 3.
The holidays are coming, and Hood River is preparing for the local festivities.