There’s a scene in the play “Good People,” on stage at CAST, in which two friends from the same South Boston neighborhood debate why one of them succeeded in life and the other didn’t — how one got “a leg up.” Hard work is one thing, but to what extent do circumstances determine how we fare later on?
For Wilhelm; Memorial planned; Recommendation; more
I just returned from a walk to one of my favorite places in Hood River — Waterfront Park.
Not in Oregon; Pass Trade act; more
The State of Oregon might look at Friday’s worrisome news on PERS as an opportunity.
For Reitz; For Wilhelm; more
Thousands of our neighbors will get a major help next month with nutrition challenges they may face, via the opening of the FISH headquarters on Tucker Road.
“Check, check, check …” I’m recalling my halcyon microphone days, examining the sound system to determine its accuracy. Only this time it’s not sound checking … it’s tick checking.
LP: I think it’s my favorite acronym.
Gun control needed; Resource for all; more
This weekend is the third of three for Blossom Time, which has evolved into a multi-faceted critical mass of activities and events by groups that are vital to the Hood River community.
I read with great interest and sadness the two articles in the Hood River News of April 18, 2015, regarding our Columbia Gorge Community College. On page one, Mark Gibson discussed the new board proposed tuition increase and in a letter to the editor by Lynne Davidson, she talked about her recent retirement from the college.
This is Earth Day, though plenty has happened last weekend and will happen this weekend as the greater Gorge community rallies around the need to conserve, reduce, and help the earth recover.
Water concerns; For Reitz; For Wilhelm; more
Last week the Hood River News did something that should not have happened: we published the name of a victim of a felony abuse crime.
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