CASCADE LOCKS — Family tradition moves upland in the latest commercial venture in Cascade Locks, the long-awaited Brigham Fish Market, near the west end of WaNaPa Avenue.
Tuesday’s basketball game at Hood River Valley High School was an entertaining evening, from national anthem to final buzzer. However, the Eagle boys remain winless for the season after the 66-35 defeat by the Pendleton Buckaroos.
The cramp of class size is one thing.
“The Kid Next Door,” a community collaborative musical production, opens Friday at Hood River Middle School auditorium, presented by the Hood River Middle School Performing Arts Department.
Monday, as the snow melt began, a caller phoned the Hood River News with a timely suggestion: “Please slow down so you don’t splash icy dirty water on those on sidewalks.”
In Wednesday’s meeting, Hood River County School District Board of directors discussed a wide variety of topics and updates, including the dawning issue of student absenteeism.
Locals, visitors find ways around the slide
The closure of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 has caused an odd situation for the residents of Mitchell Point Drive.
Downtown street work moves over; on Heights, work set back to March 3
Look for a big change in traffic in downtown Hood River starting Tuesday. .
Center for the Arts presents a comedy about aesthetic and emotional discernment
How do you judge a piece of art?
First the snowfall, now the melt.
“Squeeze the Pig” was the rallying cry for a night of bacon and poetry on behalf of the Helping Hands Against Violence organization.
Power company, tow owner offer safety and prevention tips for snow and ice
With a state-high snowfall in Parkdale and up to 10 inches in Hood River, January’s question “where’s our winter?” got a resounding answer Thursday.
People will drive when they should not do so, and Jake Ferrer is adept at catching them at it.
Expect east Oak Street closures
Urban Renewal takes a turn next week – literally.
As February arrives, Hood River County’s backyard hill, Cooper Spur Ski Area, remains closed for lack of snow, but owner Mt. Hood Meadows stands ready for when the white stuff finally arrives.
A landmark Hood River County distiller is selling to his larger neighbor.
Council hears update on parking survey
What Mayor Arthur Babitz calls “an impressive group” of city manager candidates will meet the public late next month.
Pressing news emerged from the annual Chamber of Commerce annual Membership event Monday.
The weekly senior meals program at Mount Hood Town Hall had a special guest Jan. 23: a guest chef.
A record number of tuxedos — at least since the Roaring ‘20s — was seen Friday night at the Chamber of Commerce Membership Appreciation event at Columbia Gorge Hotel.
The typical family weekday schedule may be in for a change this fall.
The 7-9 Pendleton Buckaroos used a considerable size advantage and accurate shooting to hand the Hood River Valley High School varsity boys basketball team a 79-45 defeat Thursday in the Eagles’ Columbia River Conference opener.
Chevy prop, musical selections help tell the story in ‘Driving Miss Daisy,’ ending its benefit run this weekend
Oldies but goodies:
Dr. Shelley Smith won’t cut you any slack on your New Year’s Resolution.
Four months to go on major Urban Renewal project for downtown Hood River
Crestline’s Jake Hamilton sat in the excavator with its toothed-bucket the size of a small dorm fridge and nudged a 10-inch trowel off a concrete box he needed to pick up.
About 250 people filled Riverside Community Church sanctuary on Monday for the Martin Luther King Day service organized by Gorge Ecumenical Ministries, titled “MLK’s Dream Lives On: Building a Community of Justice for All.”
The Romuls rotation is complete.
Two HRVHS junior varsity players proved that two-fifths is not half bad.
Don Butzin took a stand. Serving in the Army, he wrote a letter in December 1944 to the Hood River American Legion after they took the names of 16 Japanese-Americans from the Hood River veterans honor roll.
If anyone needed a bigger place to hang its hat, it was the folks at Pistil.
Middle school Horizon 1 advances to state tournament
“Horizon 1” has established itself on the robotics landscape.
Relentless defense, teamwork and contributions from role players boosted the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls hoops team to a 56-50 win over Sprague on Jan. 10 at Vannet Court.
State grant helps shops retool in a major way
CTE is the new ABC.
School board meeting A large skyward project and an extensive ground-level review of student transportation services were just two matters before the Hood River County School Board of Directors in its meeting Wednesday.
Horizon rides seven-game winning streak against struggling Eagles squad
The Horizon Hawks boys basketball team built a big lead over the hosting Hood River Valley High School Eagles Friday night, and held onto the win despite a furious fourth-quarter rush led by Eagle reserves.
Stephen Swift concedes he might be riding homeward to die.
Event offers youth a chance to win funding for projects, ideas
Gorge Soup is on, with changes.
Dramatic production benefits three local nonprofits
Everyone wants to be in the driver’s seat.
What I called Classicalia is over. But as with a good piece of music, the melody remains. On Jan. 1, 2013, I listened to U2’s “New Year’s Day,” as I do every NYD, and then switched to Bach, Beethoven and beyond for the rest of the year.
Keller Mason arrives early, as expected
Not every newborn baby gets ceremonial spotlights from Hood River Police, but Keller Everett Mason did. Keller, son of Tamme and Erin Mason of Hood River, has the honor of being the first baby born in 2014 in Hood River.
Austin Martin’s last-ditch three point attempt from the top of the key met the top of the rim on its way down, and with a clang the Franklin Quakers escaped with a 47-43 win over the Hood River Valley High School Eagles on Dec. 30.
“Dark and Stormy” might be Jim Dey’s favorite drink, but this barman’s way is just the opposite: calm and peaceful.
Deal depends on zoning swap of waterfront properties
Expo Center, one of Hood River’s largest structures, is one step closer to undergoing a major change.
Cold, yet active: that’s the forecast for the end of 2013 and the start of 2014, outdoors in the mid-Columbia Gorge.
Our annual celebration of roadside spiritual (and other) messages this year adds a new contributor: Hood River Seventh-Day Adventist Church installed a signboard in September.
Giving can be a lesson, and a fun one.
For your Christmas reading enjoyment, perhaps by that leg lamp in the window: a website called Ranker reports that viewers rated “A Christmas Story” the greatest Christmas movie of all time.
A colorful Christmas: Children share impressions of the season, and second-graders get encouragement from someone who remembers the joy of making art
Santa Mouse rides again.
Two games in two nights with two-point margins both times.
Paper lanterns enthralled the crowd at the Dec. 13 downtown holiday tree lighting event, but it will be the last year the Chamber of Commerce sets the flame-lit ornaments aloft, according to Chamber Executive Director Mike Glover.