Join Greg Colt, Paul Blackburn for Wednesday debate
Mayoral candidates Greg Colt and Paul Blackburn face off tonight, Oct. 22, in a debate at Dog River Coffee, a follow-up to an exchange between the two men (see sidebar below) at last Thursday’s Hood River Rotary joint appearance.
What’s old, as in 1791, is new, and that’s the joy of it for a group of 100 Gorge musicians.
On the Nov. 4 ballot, West Side Fire District voters will be asked to determine a request by the district board for its first Local Option levy over and above the standing property tax levy.
Exercise, healthy diet, and plenty of sleep are part of the prevention.
Gary Fisher, Resurrected Rust team leader, delivers the rat rod “Roadmaster Jr.” to Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum on Oct. 11.
The festival of the county’s bounty happens this weekend in Hood River and Odell, and all around the Hood River Valley.
HR candidates start ‘Office Hours’ café appearances Thursday; forum added Oct. 23
General Election ballots go out Friday to 11,270 voters in Hood River County. Expect it in the mail Saturday or Monday.
A sculpture is static. Heather Soderberg-Greene is not.
Police release few details about investigation
An “always smiling” young mother is dead, and Hood River Police are investigating.
Mayoral debate on Oct. 22, ‘Office Hours’ events start Oct. 16
Voters in the City of Hood River will be able to hear directly from mayor and council candidates in two public events.
Locked, found running and in drive – with no one around
The dispatch call was an odd one: a vehicle going uphill on Oak was reported to have knocked over two motorcycles, and stuck in place atop the bikes.
The top dog in Division 1 college football might be unclear right now, but the Hood River News weekly football contest, now in week four, has a definite premier picker.
The umbrellas kept the rain away and a pie baking tradition returned after a six-year hiatus Saturday in downtown Hood River.
Dr. Kevin Sabet, Ph.D, former Drug Control Policy Advisor to the White House and Executive Director of Smart Approaches to Marijuana non-profit, speaks at Friday’s Marijuana and Our Youth forum at Hood River Valley High School’s Bowe Auditorium.
Jeffrey Pulk at Cascade Eye; Nic Buser at Summit Family
The newest eye doctor at Cascade Eye Center had the goal of finding a great place to work and live.
Oregon State Police (OSP) has confirmed that an Odell man involved in a Sept. 12 crash at an intersection on Highway 97 near Wasco in Sherman County died Wednesday.
We delivered Delaney to school last week, in a ritual numerous parents of college students can appreciate.
Photographer Peter Marbach branches out, in more ways than one, with scenic calendar produced in a new partnership with Columbia Gorge Press
New views of old favorites.
Students dressed as superheroes, nerds and animals are just part of the fun as 2014 homecoming takes over this week at Hood River Valley High School.
It’s so close you can almost taste it.
To get to the beer, you had to walk past the hops.
The Ale List is an occasional series on local beers
Under Way: Eight years in the making, Mariana finds water — what will be home port for Hood River man’s giant catamaran?
One of the largest boats ever launched at the Port of Hood River is safely in the water, but the catamaran Mariana remains in an uncertain position: what will be its home port?
11th annual event celebrates NW ales
Every Hood River County brewery will be there – and plenty of friends.
“Big Art” is off the ground, so to speak.
Talk about coming through in a hutch.
In many cultures, the September equinox is a sign of fall (autumn) in the northern hemisphere. In Greek mythology fall is associated with when the goddess Persephone returns to the underworld to be with her husband Hades. It was supposedly a good time to enact rituals for protection and security as well as reflect on successes or failures from the previous months.
Idlewilde is the scene for fifth annual living history event
True stories live in Cemetery Tales.
A wildfire sparked by a power line damaged three homes and burned 8.5 acres on a bluff overlooking the Columbia River near Underwood Thursday afternoon, but was mostly contained as of Friday morning.
A wildfire broke out Thursday afternoon at about 3 p.m. on a cliff near White Salmon, just west of the White Salmon River bridge, coming close to a home on the bluff.
A record 300-plus visiting planes landed at the Fly-In last weekend at Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum.
Outdoor gallery of large sculptures graces the waterfront, downtown
Two notations about sculptures in the new “Big Art” walking art gallery: one of them spins, and the other is not yet in place.
Hood River team heads to national ‘Rat Rod’ competition
Remember your first $3,000 car?
Victory, even a shared one, has a pleasant sound to state co-champion speller Sean Counihan of Hood River.
In education forum, Supt. Dan Goldman calls for action on improving literacy
Dan Goldman used data to vigorously agree with Nancy Golden on her statement, “the single-most important investment a country can make is ensuring as many students as possible are reading well when they leave third grade.”
Ellen Dittebrandt’s gifts are already missed.
Summer’s supposed to be over, right?
Downtown Urban Renewal gets going in earnest on Tuesday
After the Labor Day flags of Monday starts the flagging on Tuesday.
It all started with El Nino Sana.
A kite stuck on power lines caused sparks to fly and a grass fire to break out on the Heights on Friday.
Memorial planned for this weekend
Ellen Dittebrandt — artist, firefighter and triathlete — died Sunday after she was struck from behind by a vehicle on Interstate 84.
Former city manager Bob Francis among candidates seeking election
Seven candidates have filed for election to Hood River City Council, including former City Manager Bob Francis and former Mayor Bob Palmer, while in Cascade Locks the mayor and council incumbents are the only people to file as of 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Kids get into the getting out
Thinking of an educational adventure for your kids next summer?
Ellen Dittebrandt, 52, was a local firefighter, EMT and artist.
The community can see Hood River Valley High School fall sports teams up close for the first time on Aug. 22 with the annual Blue-Gold Night.
Corralling a snake is not as easy as it looks, as Cara Perry of Parkdale learned Wednesday.
The “new” sign went up Friday morning at Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum on Tucker Road in Hood River.
Hood River Fire and EMS responded to a grass fire Friday, Aug. 22, just before 1 p.m., at 12th Street near Pacific Avenue.
What if all your hard-earned garage sale proceeds went to paying off a city fine for those signs you stuck on power poles?
Two Odell residents suffered gunshot wounds Tuesday morning and were transported to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland.