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Trisha Walker

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Mt. Hood Town Hall draws crowd

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..
      

‘Officer Friendly’ Sergeant Jesse Flem retires after 30 years

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..
 

At County Fair, events expand, basic pleasures return

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..
   

Love of languages

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..
 

Oregon Trail Tea Time

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..


History links Mike’s (30 years) and Tum-A-Lum (110)

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..
   

Grads come to May Street

New this year at schools in the Hood River County School District: Graduating seniors visited their elementary schools to parade the hallways in cap and gown.

June 11, 2016 midnight read more..
 

Rachel Harry wins a Tony

Sunday’s Tony Awards playbill will contain a familiar name and school, thanks to the efforts of students and community members.

June 11, 2016 midnight read more..
    

HRVAC honors Suzanne VanOrman

Outgoing Hood River Valley Adult Center (HRVAC) Interim Executive Director Suzanne VanOrman was the honored guest at Wednesday’s senior center luncheon.

May 14, 2016 midnight read more..
 

Coe Primary turns 100

A crowd of former students, teachers and administrators, many with old photographs and other memorabilia to share, gathered at Coe Primary Building Thursday to celebrate the building’s 100th birthday.

May 7, 2016 midnight read more..


Work Day Pride

Hood River Valley High School’s annual Community Work Day was back April 27 with a new name — Community and Campus Pride Work Day.

April 30, 2016 midnight read more..


March of Dimes walk/run April 30

The Hood River Valley March of Dimes 5K-10K walk/run takes place this Saturday, April 30, beginning and ending at the Parkdale Rural Fire Protection District Station, 4895 Baseline Drive.

April 27, 2016 midnight read more..


Hood River County Reads celebrates its 10th anniversary — 11 years in

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..
   

Community Meals fights food insecurity

OSU Extension’s Community Meals and Cooking Class is entering its fourth month, and has proven a popular way to not only fight food insecurity in the Gorge, but teach cooking and nutrition.

April 9, 2016 midnight read more..


In support of a superhero

When Mid Valley staff and students set out to help third grader Kyle McCarthy and family raise the $6,000 needed to get him a new ultra-light wheelchair, no one imagined they would do it — and then some — all in one day.

April 6, 2016 midnight read more..

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