Voters will have a choice on May 17 in the Hood River County Commission Position 2 race.
Today brings the chance to hear about beer from one of Oregon’s true experts, Dave Logsdon: Full Sail founding brewer, co-founder of Wyeast Labs and, for the past eight years, the man whose name is on a long list of award-winning Belgian-style ales.
Super Bowl 50 is Sunday
Super Bowl weekend arrives — finally — and anyone wanting to watch the Broncos vs. Panthers can find it in plenty of places, from private parties to big-screens in local bars and restaurants.
About 400 people packed the hall for ”EdStravaganza,” the 51st birthday party for Ed Wilder on Jan. 27.
Finding new, efficient ways to get people to see the wonders of the Gorge was the focus of the recent Tourism Studio event in Hood River.
“I hear so much flak out on the street. I get flipped off, people say ‘get a job.’ I hear so much BS — it just rolls off my shoulder. I’m like, ‘Whatever you think, it doesn’t matter anymore. I’m goin’ on.’” — Chuck, a Warming Shelter guest
Oregon Craft Beer rolls out another Zwickelmania, a chance to get an inside look at breweries, on Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 120 or more breweries around the state, including four in the Gorge.
Ed Wilder has always been a one-on-one guy. You go into da Brewshop in Hood River to sample one of the fine ales he curates by instinct, and you get Ed’s focus, even if it’s a brief one before moving on to the next customer.
Untitled work. That’s what the placard says next to many of the paintings in “Women of Substance,” on exhibition in the Columbia Art Gallery through Jan. 31.
Part rally, part seminar, part testimony on climate change, and part concert, the Martin Luther King Day events drew hundreds of people to Riverside Community Church Monday.
The hosting Hood River Valley High School robotics teams dominated the on-field play and the awards section of Saturday’s League First Technology competition.
No formal action has yet been taken, but it looks like parking meter fees will rise to $1 per hour, from 75 cents, as early as this summer.
WELL SAID: From late last year, on The Mesquitery chalkboard, and an excellent thought for the New Year:
The normally wide open spaces of southeast Oregon have been crowded of late, and now comes the Third Annual Harney County Coyote Classic near Burns and Crane this weekend.
Favorable weather and snow conditions, an animal den, and sharp-eyed pilots helped bring two skiers off Mount Hood alive and well Sunday after an unplanned night camping out.
If you plan to send a box via Priority Express come Tuesday, you can attach a scenic slice of the Gorge.
The year 2016 is settling in with its own personality — hefty snowpack, high desert dramas and elections at all levels — but for our second Kaleidoscope of the year, we take one last look back at 2015, and some of the photos that never made it into the paper.
The City of Hood River gained new park property on the waterfront on Monday night.
Freebridge is spanning a beer production gap in the Gorge.
The filing season is up and running, even if the candidates aren’t quite all doing so yet. This will be a big election year in America, and it involves a great many candidates not named Clinton or Trump.
New year, new brew news.
Time for a change, Maui Meyer says. Meyer, the Hood River representative on Hood River County Board of Commissioners, said Monday he will serve out his term in 2016 and not run for reelection.
Benjamin Andrew Berg is both a miracle and a first.
Turnovers and an injury to a key player hampered Hood River Valley Eagles in this week’s tournament at Sam Barlow High School.
Three murder cases — including one discovered Dec. 28 — were major stories in 2015 and so was water, as in the plan to bottle it in Cascade Locks.
Humor and homilies, friendly greetings, and fire and brimstone.
Wear a mask — for any occasion — this New Year’s.
January through May
My head is spinning.
For me, the holiday season doesn’t officially begin until I hear the opening notes of the music from “Scenes from the Nutcracker.” The festive costumes and magical storyline from the CGDA ballet performance never fails to put me right in the holiday spirit, ready to eat Christmas cookies and make snow angels.
Quilting is a literal and figurative thing for Eileen Utroske, who will close Hood River Sewing and Vacuum on Dec. 26 after 14 years.
The first true snow storm of the season blew in during the early hours of Thursday morning, and continued to batter the Hood River Valley throughout the afternoon, as streets caked with icy residue and powder turned to rain and slush.
“Tracks to ‘26,” a yearly inquiry into what drives and inspires six young hearts and minds, returns for installment 3 of 13.
Every time Tom Yates talks to groups of Providence Down Manor Village residents, he has a joke or a trivia quiz.
The force awakened and filled the Family Man Trail on Post Canyon with a cast of classic characters Saturday.
Winds topped a huge pine tree that fell through the Murray family’s children’s bedroom Wednesday morning on the Heights.
Fortuitous was the find in a box of Christmas items for Gary Jones and Tammy Stewart of Mt. Hood.
It’s a happy December for the brew crew at pFriem Family Brewers, with its Gose earning an international honor and its German-style Pilsner gaining kudos from the national beer magazine Draft.
About 50 people attended Friday’s 45-minute vigil on climate change, held at Riverside Community Church, literally shedding light on their hopes and fears on the global future.
HRMS history teacher Sarah Segal and students honored
Hood River Middle School Teacher Sarah Segal received the Gilder Lehrman Oregon History Teacher of the Year award Friday, but immediately called up a group of students to share the honor.
The big news regarding beer, and the people who drink it and local craft beers in general, comes down to an intriguing business story — Laurelwood’s plans to brew under contract at Full Sail — and an inspiring personal one — the rallying of support for gregarious owner Ed Wilder of da Brewshop.
Twice I’ve listened to John Coltrane’s jazz masterpiece “A Love Supreme,” on the radio a few years ago and, for the first time, in a live concert c. 1990 at Fort Worden Theater in Port Townsend, Wash.
Don’t call her “shovel girl” anymore.
WELL SAID: “Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.” ― Cassandra Clare
Hood River’s only full-size indoor “Glow in the Dark” 18-hole mini-golf course opens its doors again at Immanuel Lutheran Church, at Ninth and State streets.
Emelie Pennington-Davis, 15, left, and Anson Campbell, above right, are the youth element of CAST’s production of “Miracle on 34th Street,” the classic tale of faith in Santa Claus, told in radio theater style and directed by Gary Young.
The smell of toasted marshmallow paired with a stout took center stage at a local ale house Thursday, but it’s a quieter beer that deserves that kind of attention.
Break down the big task or get broken down by it. City Council chose the former tack Monday in its continued meeting on the controversial topic of how to regulate short-term rentals — STRs — giving city staff a “roadmap” to follow, according to City Manager Steve Wheeler.
‘Unsung Hero’ gains Medal of Freedom
Hood River native son Minoru Yasui, who forged a life as a champion of civil rights first by breaking the law for walking down a Portland street, will be posthumously honored with the Congressional Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.
Hood River Warming Shelter held its first “Warm the Night” fundraiser Nov. 7 and raised nearly $6,000 for the shelter program, now in its sixth year.