This is award season. We refer not to Oscars and Globes, but something more important: local service awards such as those coming out later this month courtesy of Hood River Chamber Commerce, and this spring, and beyond, from other groups.
Our sense of history, and place, gets two major stimuli this week. Gorge Owned hosts Hood River Mayor and history enthusiast Arthur Babitz at Springhouse Cellar Winery on Jan. 8 for the next “Sense of Place” lecture series. Babitz will explore the rich and well-documented past of Hood River using photographic archives of The History Museum of Hood River County.
Health, safety, and postage stamps
Sunday’s comics pages presented a piece of seasonal theology, expressed 40 or so years ago by the late Charles Schulz.
The whole STEM effort in the Gorge took a couple of steps forward this week.
Plenty of businesses got on board Dec.11 for the Hood River Chamber of Commerce’s first Holiday Giving promotion.
The idea of a thorough, methodical review of parking needs and practices in downtown Hood River is a great idea (story, page A1).
Letters to the editor, or “Our Readers Write,” is an essential part of the community forum, and the Hood River News welcomes them.
Hood River News and The Dalles Chronicle have joined forces for “Gorge Giving,” a new publication that is inserted in this edition.
Christmas is just around the corner: one of those corners the needy among us will have to be cutting.
This will be a big travel weekend.
Oregon Arts Commission‘s “Access to Arts” report, issued Thursday, shows that four counties — Hood River, Morrow, Sherman and Wheeler — have 100 percent access rates.
Hood River port officials held a wide-ranging conversation about bridges and highways Saturday morning with U.S. Rep Greg Walden.
What’s a little fog among friends?
Just three shows left for “Reach 4 It.”
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