Beginning at 8:16 a.m. on April 19, a high-speed chase took flight on I-84 eastbound, starting with a pickup ramming another vehicle from behind at milepost 57, just west of Hood River.
The History Museum of Hood River County invites the community to participate in some input meetings for new museum exhibits.
Police Log for April 14, 2012 edition
A review of our letters policy
With a new political season on the horizon, and for other reasons, this is prime time to review the letters to the editor policy of the Hood River News.
Meet candidates, ask questions before May 15 Primary Election
Monday brings the last scheduled public forum before ballots go out for the May 15 Primary Election.
Ninety-six teens involved in a mock freeway collision Thursday between a bus and minivan were transported to Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles and Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital for treatment of “injuries.”
Sheriff Log for April 14, 2012 edition
At Monday’s sold-out Gorge Grown Food and Farm Connection event, 200 farmers, chefs and buyers from the Gorge and Portland congregated to learn from each other and even speed-date in a networking frenzy.
The Horizon Christian and Hood River Valley baseball teams came out of the weekend showing they could play with the big boys of Oregon baseball. Hosting defending state champ Stanfield-Echo in a Saturday doubleheader the Hawks blew out the Tigers 8-2 behind a solid pitching for performance from Sam Anthony.
The Hood River Valley Swim Team sent eight swimmers to Astoria for the “Eggstravaganza” swim meet April 14-15. Highlights for HRVST included Per Bergstrom winning every event he entered as well as event wins from Adam Burke, Allison Burke, Jamie Robinson and Charles Sutherland.
While Hood River may face a daunting task to address — having the highest rate of binge drinking for males age 18 and over in the State of Oregon — local response to the problem generates equally big numbers.
The Hood River Valley High School boys lacrosse team scored four goals in the final minutes of Friday night’s at-home matchup against the Cleveland Warriors to take control of an otherwise close game. The 8-3 result is their first Columbia Conference win.
Cascade Locks hosts governor’s team
While legal and public protests have been raised against Oregon’s Department of Fish and Wildlife on water access issues for a proposed Nestlé bottling plant, Gov. John Kitzhaber has been called upon by environmental groups to stop ODFW in its tracks.
Proposal wins Pond Skim, ski resort announces final weekend of 2011-12 season
There aren’t many certainties in life, but one you can count on is that Thor, Jaws, James Bond, Captain America, Richard Nixon and The Big Lebowski, to name a few, will never share the same space in time again.
The History Museum
A 36th-annual Mid-Columbia Lions Follies presentation
The Mid-Columbia Lions Follies continues its run of “Pirates of Neverland” on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 19, 20 and 21. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. at Hood River Middle School’s auditorium.