Who among us can “read the tree”?November 10, 2017 midnight read more..
State Representative Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) announced Friday he would retire from the Legislature effective Nov. 6.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Slides, bigger monkey bars, a maze, and “a zip line straight to Mike’s Ice Cream” were among the imaginative ideas students have called for in a redesigned Children’s Park play structure at Ninth and Eugene streets.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
Two men wait by the side of a deserted road, near a barren tree.November 8, 2017 midnight read more..
“We always find something, eh Didi, to let us think we exist?” Estragon (David Dye, right) asks his friend Vladamir, aka Didi (Kathleen Morrow), in “Waiting for Godot,” the classic absurdist tragicomedy by Samuel Beckett, written in 1953 and still asking questions humans are still trying to figure out.November 4, 2017 midnight read more..
City council and staff will meet for their annual goal-setting session, on Saturday, Nov. 11 at Hood River Library, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.November 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Conditions were calm, but cold, Wednesday as two river users and Hood River County Sheriff’s deputies helped a kiteboarder from the water in an unusual rescue just off Event Site.October 28, 2017 midnight read more..
This includes corrections to an earlier article.October 25, 2017 3:11 p.m. read more..
Historic Paris Fair Building over the past week has received a new coat of paint — Stonington grey, to be precise — with charcoal accents on the storefront, according to Claudia von Flotow of Key Development, which owns the building at Oak and Fourth streets.October 18, 2017 midnight read more..
The wide-ranging Westside Area Concept Plan (WACP) moved on, with plenty of grinding gears, to its next phase, initial review by Hood River City Council, following an often-contentious meeting the evening of Oct. 11 at the Hood River Fire Hall. About 100 people filled the meeting room.October 18, 2017 midnight read more..
The water system at Hood River Middle School has been turned off since Thursday morning after water described as smelly, yellowish, and cloudy emerged from drinking fountains and faucets. It was the result of an installation error that allowed a chemical solution used in the school’s new boiler to enter the potable water system, according to Principal Brent Emmons.October 14, 2017 midnight read more..
Vaughan Heppe’s compassion, musical skills and fearless nature will long be remembered, according to family and friends.October 11, 2017 midnight read more..
“When you come to think of it, real life largely consists of things that never make it into the papers.”October 11, 2017 midnight read more..
Cindy Walbridge’s long and productive career with the City of Hood River came to an official end at one of her favorite places.October 7, 2017 midnight read more..
The 14th annual Hood River Hops Fest, staged by Hood River Chamber of Commerce, pours fresh-hopped ales from around the Northwest on a new date, Oct. 7 (delayed from Sept. 23).October 4, 2017 midnight read more..
The old building bridged the downtown enterprises of three centuries. From 19th century blacksmiths through its machine shop era of the early- and mid-1990s, to the wind and water sports of the 20th and 21st century, the Schlosser family-owned Kayak Shed building had served multiple needs for more than 100 years.October 4, 2017 midnight read more..
Crews worked through Thursday morning mopping up the fire that destroyed Kayak Shed Wednesday night.September 28, 2017 10:32 a.m. read more..
I won an award and haven’t even bragged about it to my brothers.September 23, 2017 midnight read more..
Cancelled school and community events, and a general limitation of activity in the Gorge have been the norm since Sept. 2, thanks to the Eagle Creek fire.September 20, 2017 midnight read more..
To the surprise of no one living here, the Eagle Creek fire had a damping influence on turnout at the Hood River Fly-In.September 13, 2017 midnight read more..
The 14th annual Hood River Hops Fest pours fresh-hopped ales from around the Northwest Sept. 23 in what has become a hugely-popular mainstay fermentology event in Oregon.September 13, 2017 midnight read more..
Things are confusing, with smoke filling the air and cool temps inverting like fall on the heels of summer heat.September 9, 2017 midnight read more..
A half-hour sprinkle of rain and a box of Krispy Kremes brought relief Thursday to the American Red Cross Shelter in Stevenson.September 9, 2017 midnight read more..
The largest firefighting department in Oregon is at work in the rugged hills of the Eagle Creek/Indian Creek fire.September 9, 2017 midnight read more..
An ongoing event such as the Eagle Creek/Indian Creek fire will produce many stories. After two days covering the event in Cascade Locks and environs, here are a few observations, with no pretense of having personally experienced hardship or difficulty.September 6, 2017 midnight read more..
UPDATED: Tunnel Falls is not designed to sleep anyone, let alone 140 people, but it was the scene of the biggest and most famous impromptu campout in years in Hood River County.September 5, 2017 1:42 p.m. read more..
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