Courtney Harvey opened Miss O’s Espresso, located in the parking lot of The Boys Pine Grove Grocery, 2375 Highway 35, on March 15, 2015.July 25, 2015 midnight read more..
We Eat Well — "You can't find gooseberry pie anywhere, but we get it here every year," said Longview's Harry Blair, who ate at the Parkdale Grange Blossom Dinner with his wife, Dorothy, and his brother, Terry, and his wife, Suzie.April 23, 2014 midnight read more..
What is the art equivalent of green thumb? Hood River Middle School eighth-graders have it, whatever it is. The students spent hours this winter and spring on a mural project paying tribute to growing of food and the people who do it.May 7, 2013 1:59 p.m. read more..
Mike Gangwer was running his 199th marathon on April 15 when the explosions went off near the finish line.April 19, 2013 2:33 p.m. read more..
The Hood River County School District recently hired a consultant to review its financial department’s processes, after learning in February that last year’s expenditures exceeded its budget by $1.4 million.April 12, 2013 3:36 p.m. read more..
This week has been mostly cold, windy and rainy; not exactly the kind of weather that makes you want to go flying. But Thursday at Ken Jernstedt Airfield in Hood River, Dave Koebel is doing his pre-flight check to make sure everything is ready for a flight.March 22, 2013 2:12 p.m. read more..
Both community forums for the school attendance boundary study have come and gone, but parents and other community members have until the end of March to share their ideas for solutions with the 12-member committee that has been looking at the imbalance in school enrollment and building capacities throughout the district.March 22, 2013 2:10 p.m. read more..
The Hood River County School Board concluded its search for a new superintendent Wednesday evening and offered the position to Dan Goldman, current director of instruction and elementary education with the Tigard-Tualatin School District.March 15, 2013 9:24 a.m. read more..
The constant in Paul and Maria Kollas’ life together has been its inconstancy — from the very beginning of their marriage in 1962.February 12, 2013 2:30 p.m. read more..
This time of year, cars are sliding into each other, into guardrails and into ditches. And that means plenty of work for Kevin Long.January 25, 2013 2:29 p.m. read more..
With some elementary school classes bursting at the seams and others not so much, the Hood River County School District administration and board of directors believe it is time to take another look at the district’s boundaries in the hope of evening out student distribution.December 11, 2012 12:50 p.m. read more..
The Hood River County School Board meeting scheduled for Dec. 12 has been moved up to Tuesday, Dec. 4. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the district office board room. The agenda is available at www.hoodriver.k12.or.us, as well as the minutes from the Nov. 14 meeting.November 30, 2012 2:07 p.m. read more..
I first went to Cody Orchards Farm Stand because I know the owners, Glen and Donna Cody, having been Glen’s classmate at Hood River Valley High School.October 16, 2012 3:35 p.m. read more..
Two long running home tours show all that comes with living in the Gorge.September 19, 2012 noon read more..
The school year is still new, but a group of Mid Valley Elementary School parents already have a few concerns, which they voiced at Wednesday’s school board meeting. Among the complaints were that classroom sizes are too large, new bus schedules are creating safety issues and there is a distinct lack of dual-language instruction.September 15, 2012 noon read more..
Cardboard boxes were a constant in Francisco Jiménez’s childhood. The author of this year’s book selection for Hood River County Reads, “The Circuit,” told a large audience Monday evening that the boxes represented the fragile and unstable life of a migrant family.April 25, 2012 noon read more..
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