Below is a selection of upcoming fun runs scheduled for the Gorge area. Although not a definitive source, a good site for information on these and other runs is www.columbiagorgerunningclub.com.
Group logs 115 miles in 72-hour journey around Hood, Adams and St. Helens
Four friends, three mountain peaks and 115-miles of trail in 72 hours: This is one epic exploit that few places in the world could accommodate so readily and few people could accomplish, but for Michael Stevens, the adventure was just down the road.
Ski slopes get fresh white coat, weather expert says this could be a great year
While this week’s unseasonably foul weather meant wet jackets and soggy shoes in the lower reaches of the valley, up higher on Mount Hood a thick coat of white covered the ground in the first decent snowfall of the 2013-14 winter season.
We’ve sung her praises many times before and even though we’re only a month into the current league season, it’s already time to do it again. To put it simply, Nancy Asai cleaned house last week at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.
Pumpkin Funland in Pine Grove inspires, entertains
Looking for ideas for your Halloween pumpkins?
Trails open as fire season winds down; HRVHS water polo plays; Community Ed wrestling starts Sept. 30; Columbia Gorge CASA hosts superhero Run/Walk
If watching the region’s law enforcement officers test their conditioning and coordination against one another on the gridiron wasn’t enough, one of two recipients for this year’s Pig Bowl flag football fundraiser is a 19-year-old Hood River Valley High School graduate.
For many, fall is about leaves changing colors, school starting again and cooler temperatures. For a select group of cyclists, the change in season signifies something entirely different : mud, sweat, spandex and the start of cyclocross season.
How very Oregon.
The bad news about 1913? It was the year that the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, authorizing the federal government to impose and collect income taxes.
Gorge Owned (GO!)’s Sense of Place series kicks off Sunday with a lecture and float on the White Salmon River.
In 2007, a year before she passed away, Friends of the Columbia Gorge Founder Nancy Russell purchased a 42-acre parcel of land east of Mosier overlooking the Gorge and donated it to the nonprofit she helped form nearly 30 years prior.
Sept. 22 marked the autumn equinox and the technical end of the summer season. It is hard to believe that another Gorge summer is down in the books; and what a windy season it was.
Apparently the word awesome is still cool to today’s younger generation.
Columbia River fishing has been ‘off the hook’ the past several weeks
If you’re friends with, married to or happen to be an avid Gorge-area fisherman, the last month or so has been something to remember — and not just for the unmistakable smell of cured fish eggs that takes several rounds of soap and water to remove.