Back to profile

Kirby Neumann-Rea

Stories by Kirby



Oates files for Board President

Orcharding and school board work are just two of many hats Mike Oates has worn in his life and how he hopes to add another: President of the Hood River County Board of Commissioners.

February 24, 2018 midnight read more..


The Porch, Feb. 24 edition

WELL SAID: “We don’t remember everything, but I’d like to know who’s in charge of what we forget. If there’s a system, it escapes me.” — Thomas McGuane

February 24, 2018 midnight read more..
   

School District breaks ground for first new building in 49 years

“We’re going to be witnessing a transformation here,” said Superintendent Dan Goldman at the start of the new May Street School project Feb. 12, welcoming a crowd of 100 or so people that included students, staff, school board, construction crew, and community members.

February 17, 2018 midnight read more..
 

May Street changes

Superintendent Dan Goldman speaks Monday at the groundbreaking ceremony at May Street Elementary, which will be replaced over the next two years.

February 14, 2018 midnight read more..
  

The Porch: Feb. 10 edition

WELL SAID: Photo at left, a clipping inside the dugout at the ballfield at Belmont, where HRVHS softball plays. The field turf there is about to change, but likely not the spirit coach Eric Keller brings each season.

February 10, 2018 midnight read more..


Insitu CEO Ryan Hartman steps down

The Chief Executive Officer of Insitu in the Gorge, Ryan Hartman, has left the aviation firm for personal reasons, according to Insitu spokesman Jennifer Beloy.

February 7, 2018 midnight read more..


Judge Carey dies, age 76

As good with a wrench as he was with a gavel, Wilford “Will” Carey died Feb. 3, leaving a long legacy of community service. The attorney, judge and car collector was 76.

February 7, 2018 midnight read more..
 

The long and short guide to getting your item into the Hood River News

In recent weeks we’ve made a few subtle changes to our print version and given the website (hoodrivernews.com) a crisp new look. In whatever form you read us, our continued hope is that readers will have little or no trouble finding us or finding out how to reach us, and make use of our services.

February 3, 2018 midnight read more..
   

FISH donation

FISH Food Bank Treasurer Becky Bugge leaves Wednesday night’s Hood River County School District board meeting at May Street School with an unusual trove.

February 3, 2018 midnight read more..
     

Art Center ‘Conversations’

ARTIST Rene Westbrook, right, and Kristyn Fix, Columbia Center for the Arts events manager, look at scrapbooks submitted for the Community Conversations exhibit, running through Jan. 30.

January 20, 2018 midnight read more..


Hundreds attend MLK Day events

The 300 people at Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration “are not afraid to look at things as they are and imagine how they ought to be,” said Rev. Vicky Stifter of the host Riverside Community Church.

January 17, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Town Houses on Oak

New view properties rise above Oak Street as Hood River’s SMP Construction frames up the three town house duplexes between Seventh and Eighth streets.

January 10, 2018 midnight read more..
    

Planting a ‘Monofir’

What looks like a tall Ponderosa pine or Douglas fir near Tucker Road is a new 111-foot AT&T “monofir” cell-tower, approved by Hood River County in June.

December 30, 2017 midnight read more..
   

Observing Hanukkah

Menorahs contributed by the Hood River Havurah Group, a community of Jewish residents throughout the Columbia River Gorge, debuted for Hanukah this year in Hood River (Overlook Memorial on State Street, shown) and in White Salmon.

December 23, 2017 midnight read more..


The Porch, Dec. 23 edition

WELL SAID: “Why did I walk though crowds of fellow-beings with my eyes turned down, and never raise them to that blessed Star which led the Wise Men to a poor abode! Were there no poor homes to which its light would have conducted me?” — Marley’s ghost, in Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

December 23, 2017 midnight read more..


Shop with a Cop

Officers, from left, are Juan Pulido, Brent Goe, Jeremy Cervantes, Isaac Miller, Erin Mason, Houston Webb, Sal Rivera, and Don Cheli.

December 20, 2017 midnight read more..
   

No one hurt in Mt. Hood Railroad derailment

The first evening run of the Mt. Hood Railroad “Train to Christmas Town” derailed late Friday afternoon about four miles south of Hood River, with no injuries. Four train cars, with about 200 passengers aboard, slid off the tracks but stayed upright, according to MHRR General Manager Ron Kaufman.

December 6, 2017 midnight read more..
   

CAT bus adds Odell and Cascade Locks service

CAT’s new executive director, Patty Fink, has announced that the local bus service provider will move to expanded fixed route service Dec. 4, while also providing its traditional dial-a-ride service.

December 2, 2017 midnight read more..
 

A Christmas Carol: Plays for Non-Profits presents a compassionate classic

“You are about to show me shadows of the things that have not happened, but will happen in the time before us. Is that so, spirit?” Scrooge’s longest night receives a fresh take starting Dec. 2 from the large cast of “A Christmas Carol,” directed by Lynda Dallman, on stage at Wy’east Middle School.

November 29, 2017 midnight read more..


Prev

CLOSE X

Information from the News and our advertisers (Want to add your business to this to this feed?)