A group of about 20 gathered Monday at Riverside Community Church for an open house that introduced a new nonprofit immigration law office that opened in Hood River earlier this year.October 1, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River Elks Lodge No. 1507 supports a number of local and statewide organizations, but this summer had the opportunity to do something it hasn’t in 25 years — send two local kids to camp.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
Aging in the Gorge Alliance (AGA) has begun a new community reading and conversation project this week — and there’s still time to join in.September 17, 2016 midnight read more..
When Aging in the Gorge Alliance (AGA) began meeting in August 2015, the goal was to give residents of the Mid-Columbia region a place to discuss — and advocate for — the elderly and their caregivers.September 7, 2016 midnight read more..
When the U-Haul leaves Hood River on Aug. 31, it will take Rev. Anna Carmichael with it.August 27, 2016 midnight read more..
The population growth of Hood River is probably a lot like you’d expect it would be: As transportation got faster from the 1850s onward, more people cameAugust 24, 2016 midnight read more..
There’s a new nonprofit in town encouraging community youth to reach for the sky. Quite literally.August 17, 2016 midnight read more..
A large crowd gathered for the second Mt. Hood Town Hall farmers’ market this summer — they’re held every second Thursday of the month, July through September — which features fresh produce, arts and crafts, and live music with upper valley flair.August 13, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River got its shake on with another slam hit Families in the Park Thursday.August 10, 2016 midnight read more..
Mike’s Ice Cream, a downtown Hood River staple since it opened in 1986, has planned a free community block party for Aug. 13 from 6-10 p.m. to celebrate the store’s 30th anniversary.August 10, 2016 midnight read more..
Anna Cavaleri, of Hood River, purchased just one ticket for the 2016 Columbia Gorge CASA playhouse raffle — but one was all it took.August 10, 2016 midnight read more..
The second of three upper valley farmers’ markets, held at the Mt. Hood Town Hall, takes place Thursday, Aug. 11, from 4-7 p.m.August 6, 2016 midnight read more..
Climbing Mount Hood is not an experience you forget. Just ask Peggy McLucas Tetlow, 94. She was 18 when she climbed Mount Hood on July 21, 1940, part of the annual Legion Climb aided by Crag Rats.August 3, 2016 midnight read more..
Jesse Flem never set out to be a sheriff’s deputy, but, after 30 years on the job, he’s about to retire from a career doing just that. His last day will be July 30 — he’ll be working security at the Hood River County Fair — before going on vacation and coming back on a part time basis.July 30, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River County Fairgrounds Manager Clara Rice said that patrons of this year’s fair, which opens July 27 and runs through July 30, will find many of the same elements they love and expect each year — rides, exhibits and entertainment.July 20, 2016 midnight read more..
Julia Skwarczynski knows a lot of languages. Besides English, the Hood River Valley High School student — who will be a senior next year — speaks French, Spanish and Polish (her native language), is learning German, and this year began Russian lessons as well.June 29, 2016 midnight read more..
The Hood River Valley Evening Garden Club hosted this year’s Oregon State Federation of Garden Clubs Convention June 13-16 at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn — the first time in more than a decade the state convention has been hosted by a Hood River club.June 22, 2016 midnight read more..
I was headed into my freshman year of high school when Mike’s Ice Cream opened in 1986. It was a big deal — there weren’t a lot of places where kids my age could hang out, and having something downtown, across from the library park (that sold ice cream! In waffle cones!) really opened up options for me and my friends. We’d meet, grab a cone, and catch up on what we’d been up to that summer.June 22, 2016 midnight read more..
Linda Chamberlain, who works with The Fistula Project at Kitovu Hospital in Uganda, has held a high tea fundraiser at her Wilinda Blueberry Patch on Frankton Road for the past several years.June 15, 2016 midnight read more..
Students sat at attention in a loose cluster in Sarah Christiansen’s third grade Mid Valley Elementary classroom at the end of March, listening to Physical Therapist Assistant Nissa Huber explain proper use and care of the new exercise balls that would soon re-place their desk chairs.May 21, 2016 midnight read more..
It’s no secret that Hood River is a dog-friendly town — go literally anywhere and you’ll see dogs and their humans together.May 18, 2016 midnight read more..
Families gathered at the Wy’east Middle School cafeteria on April 28 for a potluck celebration to mark the end of Juntos (“together” in Spanish), a Latino high school/college and career readiness outreach program that had brought them together the past five weeks.May 7, 2016 midnight read more..
Hood River County Reads celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and kicked off the 2016 season with book distribution of this year’s selection, “Martin Marten” by Brian Doyle, at the Hood River Library on sunny Sunday, April 17, with additional books at the Parkdale and Cascade Locks branches April 19.April 27, 2016 midnight read more..
A trio of “little free book boxes” will come to Hood River this spring, thanks to Lucy Fine, Hood River Valley High School junior.April 16, 2016 midnight read more..
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