Conservation group holds party on May 21 at Crag Rat Hut
Hood River Valley Residents Committee celebrates four decades of serving this place on May 21, starting with a 3:30 p.m. social.
Tumbling towers of toilet paper rolls, cantilevered domino diving boards, flying cotton balls from popsicle stick trebuchets — this was the scene at Westside Elementary School on the evening of Tuesday, April 25 as students and families worked together on a variety of STEM challenges at Family Engineering Night. Some of the challenges required teamwork, others encouraged competition.
Hood River Valley High School holds its junior and senior prom on Saturday, May 13 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
The “Train of Tears” event starts at noon Saturday at Mt. Hood Railroad, First and Cascade streets. In case of rain, the event will be held inside Springhouse Cellars.
The Oregon State Parks Foundation announced this week it will host an online silent auction of 30 campsites at the Crooked River Campground in the Cove Palisades State Park in Central Oregon. This location is within the path of totality for the eclipse, and slightly south of the expected central line for the Aug. 21 event.
U.S. Postal Service Carrier Brad Heilman walks his beat on the Heights Thursday, and he was delivering more than mail: on his belt are yellow bags that carriers are leaving for patrons to fill with non-perishable food donations.
Want to be a host to adult Costa Ricans in Hood River? Want to travel to Costa Rica and be hosted there as well?
Staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum have announced a packed schedule for the museum’s free 22nd anniversary party on May 13.
The first-ever Hood River Latino Festival takes place on Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, and is free and open to all. (The headline in Wednesday’s Hood River News gave the wrong day of the week.)
On June 9, the senior class of Hood River Valley High will celebrate its graduation with an all-night party. Project Graduation 2017 is organized by volunteer parents to honor graduates and provide a safe place to celebrate.
The voices of farm workers were heard, literally, during Tuesday’s Columbia Gorge Community College Board meeting.
Steven Wagner Nichols, 42, pled guilty Monday to two felonies: criminally negligent homicide and coercion.
“Everything you see in here flies.”
Hood River Valley High School FFA holds plant sale May 13-14
For the third year, Raices Cooperative Farm, an economic development program of The Next Door, will hold its organic plant start sale the Saturday before Mothers’ Day, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in The Next Door parking lot, 965 Tucker Road, Hood River.