RC strives to be good neighbors; Friends of whom?; more
Those “Back to School” sale signs are not the only thing telling us that the school season is on its way back.
Music, sponsors and fundraising schedule
Aug. 7 — Families in the Park: Radical Revolution (‘80s genre gems), 6-9 p.m. at Jackson Park, 13th and May Streets, Hood River. Toy Gun Conspiracy open. Fajitas will be served by Eye Openers Lions Club, raising money for sight and hearing. Free concert sponsored by Griffith Motors, Northwest Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Bruce Burton DMD, Lions Eye Openers, Rotary of Hood River.
Thanks for art; Not convinced; more
Earlier this summer, I attended the dedication ceremony for Insitu’s new production facility at Bingen Point. Not only will this building play a key role in the future of tech manufacturing in our area, but it meets high standards for energy efficiency and sustainability, and qualified for a high score by LEED for its construction and design.
The recent musical presented by CAST, “Urinetown,” odd title aside, served as a playful, yet pointed, commentary on human resistance to sustainable practices.
We know of a major retailer that has begun soliciting residents who would like to write letters to the editor on its behalf.
Invest in parking;Lot disappoints; RC park inappropriate; more
As you glance through our annual Women in Business supplement (in this issue), you would be forgiven for thinking women are doing just fine in the workforce — but the gender gap persists.
When I spoke to Paul Basile the other day, a band leader and songwriter for the indie-folk band Great Elk, I wasn’t expecting him to mention Billy Joel as an influential artist. But when he did, the insight brought a smile to my face and revived memories of seeing a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden.
Protect our trees; Don’t sell waterfront; Free parking for all; Thanks for Lyme articles; Informed caveman
Steep hills, narrow streets, and prolific foliage help give Hood River its beauty and character.
GOP: Stop blocking ACA; Only one question
All roads lead to the fair this week.
Arthur Babitz presented his final State of the City Address to Hood River Rotary on July 17. It is edited slightly for space reasons.