First Light Martial Arts athletes earn medals; HRV tennis serves Pendleton 6-2 loss; more
Benefit for United for Marriage at 10 Speed Coffee April 26; ‘Gentlemen’ at CEBU Lounge; more
Parkdale Fire Department holds its 21st annual Casino Night Saturday, April 19, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the fire station, 4895 Baseline Drive.
The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Forest Service is temporarily closing Herman Creek Campground/Horse Camp, located just east of Cascade Locks and 47 miles from Portland, to protect public health and safety. This temporary closure is expected to last throughout the 2014 summer season, and the public will be notified when the campground is reopened.
Repairs on the historic Benson Bridge at Multnomah Falls are scheduled to begin this week. The bridge suffered damage from a rock fall that occurred early in the morning Jan. 9. Catworks Construction, a construction company from Battle Ground, Wash., was awarded the contract for repairs and plans to complete the project by Memorial Day weekend.
HRV senior Adam McCaw leads regional series
Adam McCaw of Hood River positioned himself for regional electric car dominance with his win Saturday in the 13th annual race in downtown Hood River.
Hood River valley events April 18-20 bring good sights, sounds, and flavors
Plants for sale, desserts and fruit to sample, music to listen to, pancakes to eat are just a few examples of what’s in store this weekend with Hood River Blossom Festival, in its second weekend for 2014 throughout the Hood River valley.
Gauging the success of a first-ever event can be “a bit of a crapshoot,” says Mike Glover, executive director of the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce. Will people show up? Will the weather cooperate? Will people enjoy themselves
The annual Community Easter Egg Hunt and Safety Fair will be held Saturday, April 19, at Jackson Park.
Boys tennis slips by Benson Tech; HRVHS Nordic skier excels in Jr. Nationals; Men’s Golf Assc. holds first 2014 tournament; HR 12U baseball shows offensive strength; Horizon beats HRV frosh on Totaro homer
I caught my first trout on a worm, but learned the “magic of lures” after out-fishing my uncle and his secret “red” worms by trolling a “coach dog” colored FlatFish. Still, bait remains a standby for many anglers because it’s a consistent producer. There are two bait choices that dominate the market, with prepared bait (called PowerBait) and worms topping the list.
Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington have approved summer fishing seasons for catching and keeping sturgeon and a new sturgeon spawning sanctuary in the Columbia River upstream of Bonneville Dam.
Columbia Gorge Peace Village hosts an Adult Day Camp April 26 from 1-5:30 p.m. at Bethel UCC, White Salmon. It is based on the concept that “there’s a different story of who we are meant to be than the one that our current culture is telling us,” according to organizer Erika Rench.
Blossom Festival starts off Saturday with a new event: Hard-Pressed Cider Fest, noon to 6 p.m. at Mt. Defiance Cold Storage, 3351 Stadelman Drive, Odell, just off Highway 35.
Portland Building - Stay or Go?; Connell, Dwyer play April 12; more