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Mayor Masamitsu Aikawa and the Tsuruta group pays respects at the grave of Sister City co-founder Eiko Tadakuma’s gravesite at Pine Grove Cemetery. Eiko hosted many students from Japan early on in the program and was a mother figure to the Japanese students while they were in Hood River. She also served on the board for many years.

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A Tsuruta scrapbook

Monday morning, Hood River’s Sister City guests from Tsuruta, Japan, said their goodbyes to their host families and members of the Hood River-Tsuruta Sister City Board at HRVHS.

March 25, 2015 midnight read more..


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