Throughout Oregon, on Friday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m., houses of worship and fire departments are asked to observe the 21- second moment of silence and/or toll bells 21 times to commemorate the sacrifice of the Unknown Soldier interred at Arlington National Cemetery.
Hood River Warming Shelter, the winter service of the non-profit Hood River Shelter Services, faces an 11th hour search for a place that can serve as a shelter for homeless members of the community, from November through March.
Serious rain and wind in the area calls for the need for emergency preparation and travel caution — see page A11 for help with that.
Several years ago cyberspace was frenzied over many popular websites going dark for 24 hours to protest a federal bill meant to crack down on video piracy.
Speed and stop sign scofflaws are a chronic problem at the Markham-Barrett Road intersection, where a local woman and regular walker lost her life last week when she was struck by a vehicle.
The concept of rezoning Morrison Park for developing affordable housing merits support.
Coming on the heels of solemn observances of 9/11 is Gov. Kate Brown’s proclamation that Sept. 21-27 is First Responder Appreciation Week.
We say this is fall, but the calendar says summer for another week, and so does the community schedule for this weekend, a varied, quintessentially Hood River selection of things to do outdoors.
The 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedies puts America’s major watershed moment at a strange place in time: almost a generation ago.
One Community Health embarks on a campaign to let your community know
Happiness is good for your health. A review of hundreds of studies has found compelling evidence that happier people have better overall health and live longer than their less happy peers. But the recipe and ingredients for this are variable things.
As the year goes on, folks are trying to follow the script.
The school year seems to have snuck up on us. You just got back from county fair, the car is only just unpacked from that last trip to Lost Lake, and you’re scrambling for school supplies.
No one is under any obligation to carry a flag someone else has cravenly dragged in the mud.
Long-standing business anniversaries are a sign of community’s success
Editorial: Sustained business enterprises are critical to the lifeblood of any community, and Hood River County is blessed with an abundance of long-standing businesses, often family-owned ones that span generations.