The Gorge Roller Girls derby team, as the saying goes, left it all on the floor last Saturday night in a hard-fought 213-163 win against the Southern Oregon Roller Girls at The Dalles High School. The saying blood, sweat and tears also applies, in what turned out to be one of the most exciting and physical bouts of the burgeoning team’s history.
CIRCUIT COURT: January 2014
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Feb. 9-17.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Harmony as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe her as follows:
Different farming practices may have fallen in and out of favor over the years, but the importance of family is one aspect of life that hasn’t changed for the Kiyokawas.
Kenneth Gordon Lolley has made bail and has been released from the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facility in The Dalles where he has been held for the past three months on first-degree sexual abuse charges.
Public reception planned Feb. 26
Four men and one woman are the finalists for the job of Hood River City Manager. A reception for the public is planned on Feb. 26, to meet the candidates for the position.
Christina McGhee has a lifetime of experience to share during her fitness classes at the historic Mount Hood Town Hall, located at 6575 Highway 35 in Mount Hood. The 10-year board member is one of three who teach morning, afternoon and evening classes that are catered toward the Mount Hood-Parkdale community, although everyone is welcome to attend.
FTC Blackhawks ‘Inspire’ in Idaho
Black Hawks, the Hood River Valley High School First Tech Challenge robotics team — all seniors — won the Inspire Award at the Idaho State Championship Feb. 15.
Does the Hood River Valley need more ball fields? Or do local agencies need to be more efficient in how they manage their fields?
CASCADE LOCKS — Family tradition moves upland in the latest commercial venture in Cascade Locks, the long-awaited Brigham Fish Market, near the west end of WaNaPa Avenue.
Columbia Gorge Community College is hosting an annual Renewable Energy Technology Career Fair for enrolled students on April 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. This career fair attracts highly skilled RET students with experience in electrical systems, mechanical systems, and electronics with a focus on the renewable-energy industry.
With many parts of the country continuing to be in the deep freeze, the National Fire Protection Association issued a renewed warning about the fire dangers associated with heating equipment, saying the improper use of heating equipment can be incredibly dangerous and their misuse is a leading cause of home fire deaths.
The AARP Tax-Aide program, administered by the AARP Foundation in cooperation with the IRS, provides free income tax assistance to low- and moderate-income taxpayers, with special attention to those aged 60 or older.
The History Museum of Hood River County is calling for all actors interested in participating and portraying someone from this year’s list of potential characters for the 2014 production of Cemetery Tales.
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