When it comes to fishing Spring Chinook what you may not know about guide Eric Linde (call 360-607-6421), is that given the right run size and conditions, he’s known to spend more than a little time fishing the Columbia west of the John Day Dam. According to Eric, “This area of the Columbia is a lot less crowded than the lower river and can yield quick limits. When conditions are right, I’ve had some really good luck up there.”
The Gorge Roubaix returned for its third annual race this past weekend, and nearly 400 competitors signed up for the event – up from 250 last year – according to Chad Sperry, race organizer for Breakaway Promotions.
The Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes finished its regular season last week and Buntings won the third round. Bowling for Buntings are Milo Prideaux, Bob Mason, Wynn Winfield, Mike Bosse and Erin Mason.
Making the best of what Mother Nature brings: With a fickle snow year, Meadows is forced to get creative
The last time the News wrote about Mt. Hood’s snowpack was Feb. 4 of this year, and we, just like many others in the region, were hopeful that the typically prodigious snowfall months of February and March would help turn around what had been a dismal winter recreation season.
Sarah Arpag (back), of Hood River, and Shea Kasenga, of Underwood, recently competed in the 2015 NW Region Swimming Championships in Federal Way, Wash.
‘Guardians of the Columbia’ art show features Lloyd; Ashleigh Flynn at Springhouse; more
Lee Gallagher and the Hallelujah at River City April 2; Ed Swick at The Pines; more
Japanese guitarist and songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto will take you on an innovative, impressionistic journey filled with earthy, organic soundscapes that impart a mood of peace and tranquility at the Hood River Library on Wednesday, April 8, 7 p.m.
Restrictions in place on Hospital Hill; Annie Veatch wins softball position student athlete of the week; more
Last week’s league action at Hood River’s fun spot, Orchard Lanes, once again produced an amazing and diverse group of stars who bowled the most over their averages to make our famous Team of the Week.
The Hapa Hillbillies play Chaplin; Kay Floria at White Buffalo; more
Plenty to do — with your buds
Spring break — March 23 to 27 — is right around the corner for Hood River County School District, Horizon Christian, Mid-Columbia Adventist Christian School and Columbia Gorge Community College students.
Friends of the Columbia Gorge is launching the “35 & Gorgeous” hike challenge this month.
Kids free at Discovery Center; Tony Furtado at CEBU March 20; more
Meadows puts operations on temporary hold; Willie Ishizaka commits to Penn State Beaver baseball; Stan Ocheskey to play Div. I water polo for Air Force; Discover Pass free day March 19
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