For his dedication to local recreation, Art Carroll of Hood River recently won his second state award in just over two years.
Law enforcement uses Facebook to aid search for Safeway wallet thief
Hood River Police are using social media to identify a suspect in a recent theft case.
Keynote speaker John Boonstra calls for action on climate change
Andy Wade, “the CEO of the Warming Shelter,” received the 2013 Inspired Service and Action Award from Gorge Ecumenical Ministries.
One position remains open after Monday’s meeting; Mayor may come calling
If you are a registered voter in Cascade Locks you may be hearing soon from Mayor Tom Cramblett about serving on city council.
“We enjoyed spending time together, and we had the same goals,” Mary Ellen Picking said of the longevity of her marriage with Chuck Picking, 90.
“I love every minute of every day.”
HRV boys and girls hoops fall short at home against The Dalles-Wahtonka
A crowd split evenly between supporters for Hood River Valley and The Dalles-Wahtonka witnessed one of the more exciting basketball games in years Tuesday at Vannet Court.
What works, who's involved, and how to help
‘You are an important part of some lucky child’s life right now.’ That’s how Bob Camillucci put it to a gathering of mentors on a recent Saturday morning. Camillucci, a board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge, and himself a mentor, was addressing fellow “Bigs” and supporters, but he could have been talking about nearly any program in the community where caring adults meet on a regular basis to provide guidance, teaching and friendship to young people.
Oregon’s first flying ace died Monday at age 95.
The goal was reached well before closing time Thursday for the first-ever matching grant given to the Next Door Inc.
Safety devices known as “candlesticks” seem to light the way on May Street in front of Hood River Middle School.
In his National Mentorship Month proclamation in January, President Barack Obama wrote, “Mentors know that helping a child unlock his or her full potential starts with care, guidance and support. find the strength within themselves.”
Topics include coal, forest funds, gun violence and bullying
Students got to know the issues, and got to know the legislator, in Friday’s classroom Q-and-A with Rep. Greg Walden.
Young people spending time in the beer aisles on Feb. 1 were there for the community good.
City Council to offer seats to Helfrich, Randall, Hesgard
The City of Cascade Locks will go to the polls to try to fill its vacant City Council positions. Past poll results, that is.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gorge honored three special mentors Saturday at the annual “Big Breakfast” event in the Best Western Hood River Inn Gorge Room.
Odell seventh-grader takes to heart a friend’s cancer fight
ODELL — Jaydon Gabriel wears his caring on his wrist, not on his sleeve.
Teen gallery opens this week, offers varied classes
Big ideas are behind the small studio on Seventh Street in Hood River.
Next Door Inc. is on the verge of a major capital goal.
Complete with monocle, physical farce returns to the Hood River stage
The next CAST play provides more derring-do and devilish deeds than you can shake a stuffed duck at.
Five crazy ideas for saving college athletics and academics
News item: the two highest paid public employees in Oregon are the head football coaches at Oregon State and University of Oregon.
Kasia Neilsen stood strong in the post and muscled in the go-ahead basket with six seconds left Saturday and the Horizon Christian School girls basketball team defeated the visiting Nixyaawii Eagles.
Close, but no free throws.
Friday’s loss to Hermiston gave a few peeks into the future of HRVHS basketball. Freshmen Skylar Hunter and Parker Kennedy both scored, including a nifty fast-break score from Kennedy to Hunter, as coach Steve Noteboom gave his younger players extensive court time in the 64-49 loss to the Columbia River Conference opponent.
The “new” council has abruptly changed in Cascade Locks. Randy Holmstrom, Mark Storm and Brad Lorang have left the council, submitting their letters of resignation to city hall, one week after their first public meeting with a newly elected mayor and two new council members.
Friday’s loss to Hermiston gave a few peeks into the future of HRVHS basketball.
HRVHS Booster Club event raises $471, deliciously
Pie Night, a multi-flavored fundraiser, earned $471 for Hood River Valley High School Booster Club on Friday
Joe Silliman wants “community” to be the common ingredient in everything served at Cooper Spur Mountain Resort restaurant.
You have to dig yourself a hole to get to a last-ditch effort.
The joy of art is ‘You see what gives you a charge’
“I’ll just keep in the background because too much talking can spoil the effect.” — John Bennett, July 2012
More than ceremony took place Monday as new and returning city council members took the oaths of office in Hood River and Cascade Locks
Council can’t agree how to fill open seat
Transition, and an accompanying stalemate, highlighted the Jan. 14 meeting of the Cascade Locks City Council.
Talk, and action, enliven Stoppard’s study on art’s meaning
“Travesties,” running this weekend at CAST Theatre, provides plenty to think about, and for a staged reading, plenty of action.
Last year Hood River Fire Marshal Peter Mackwell’s work took him to New York City, where he saw an oddly familiar scene: tents where firefighters were cooking outdoors.
The Hood River Valley Eagle girls are looking to learn from their disappointing 85-49 loss Tuesday to Aloha on Vannet Court.
The nationally distributed Beer Magazine has ranked a Hood River valley ale its best U.S. beer of 2012.
The Congressman drew a crowd Friday, with more than 150 people attending U.S. Rep. Greg Walden’s town hall and filling the Hood River Valley Adult Center meeting room.
Because if you can’t make fun of yourself once in a while, you’re taking life far too seriously
For regular Hood River News readers, this page should look familiar.
After first-quarter lead, game slips away for HRV boys
Eagle turnovers and sharp South Albany shooting kept Hood River Valley’s boys basketball team from surpassing .500 for the first time in nine seasons.
Steve Stampfli, coordinator of the Hood River Watershed Group, announced Thursday he will retire in March.
In the wee hours arrived a big baby, the first of 2013.
The regular crowd shuffles in, to borrow a line from Billy Joel.
Don’t say goodbye yet to either Joe Wampler or Jerry Brown.
You drive by and maybe you miss them: the church readerboards in Hood River, Odell, Parkdale and Cascade Locks.
Sheriff hands over reins to successor Matt English on Jan. 6
More than 250 people filled the ballroom at Hood River Hotel Thursday to thank Sheriff Joe Wampler and Chief Deputy Jerry Brown, who are both about to retire.
There is no stopping Meals on Wheels.
Volunteers are the heart of the FISH food bank in its four locations in Hood River County.
Warming Shelter is a place of stories.
Four years ago a homeless man died on the streets of Hood River.
New gifts help FISH food banks
Students filed out of the bus carrying not backpacks and books but boxes and boxes of food.