Each year, the Leaders for Tomorrow high school senior group participate in a community project.
Beach Bash this weekend; more
A Hood River teen is organizing a special water event on July 8: SUP for FISH is an event for young ladies (8-18) in the Gorge. It happens at Hood River Waterfront Park starting at 9:30 a.m. T-shirts, lunch, and hats are included.
Lavender DAZE July 2-3; HR County Fair July 27-30; more
Bernice Arthur, left, and Pat Rasmussen Hoodenpile, along with Nate Arthur, far left, greet Delpha Clark, class of 1944, Saturday at the final reunion of the Odell High School, which was founded 100 years ago.
I was a Girl Scout over 50 years ago, but the lyrics to a popular scouting song still remain lodged in my brain, years after memories of merit badges and the taste of campfire s’mores are long gone: “Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and the other’s gold.”
Country Forestry aims to curb illegal trail building; HRV baseball has good time at All-Star game
The Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association is hosting a number of free competitions this summer in the group’s first-ever CGWA Webi-Gnar Contest.
Blueprint at Underground Music Station July 1; ‘Retro punk,’ windsurfing mash up; more
This Pongo kayak will be the prize at the summer kickoff party at Kickstand Coffee and Kitchen, 13th and State streets, on June 23, 4-7 p.m. — and the Columbia Gorge Peace Village the beneficiary.
Luminaria remain, but changes abound in revamped ‘Relay For Life’ July 9 at Hood River Marina
This year’s Columbia River Relay For Life, titled “Evening of Hope,” moves to a new location, and proceeds on a different, shorter schedule, with an emphasis on music, dancing, and active fun while honoring cancer survivors and treasuring loved ones’ memories.
School may be out for the summer, but there are plenty of sports camps for children and teens available to keep them healthy and active during the break. Here are three:
For many people, running 155 miles through an African desert with an 18-pound supply pack on their back sounds like the perfect vision of Hell.
Spring has treated the Gorge water users well this year. We have had strong west winds blasting the Gorge from Rooster Rock all the way out to 3-Mile. Water lovers, stay stoked for what’s to come — we still have many weeks of river fun ahead of us.
Maryhill concert with Tears For Fears postponed; more
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