Athletes and scholars from Hood River Valley High School and Horizon Christian School are on their way, or fresh back from, state competition in a variety of pursuits. It has been a productive winter for swimmers, wrestlers, skiers, snowboarders, hoopsters, robotics competitors and recitors.
Congratulations to the Hood River Valley High School FTC robotics team, which has now established a Northwest presence, following its victory at the Idaho State First Technology Challenge event on Feb. 15.
Hmmm ... these young people today.
Two years of fundraising paid off big time this week for local food banks.
Looking back on the biggest snowfall in five years to hit the mid-Columbia, storm stories are as diverse as the snowflakes themselves.
Snow accumulation reached double figures Thursday, and temperatures could go to single figures anytime.
A big decision, and a challenge, awaits the City of Hood River’s government and citizenry.
Plans are afoot to give the quiet community of Dee, one of the shortest place names in Oregon, some long-sought notability.
The answer to the question of “What do orchardists do in the middle of winter?” has never been a simple one: the tasks include pruning, vehicle repair, and product development, to name just a few.
News item one — “Red flag fire warning” for Hood River County:
You see them around: bumper stickers reading “Don’t hassle me, I’m a local.”
“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Something totally unexpected happened Friday at the gym.
Jan. 13 is AMBER Alert Day in Oregon.
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.