It still felt like summer on Friday, September 13, but just barely, as I drove toward Mt. View Orchards. The sky was blue and the breeze was warm but promised to turn chilly before the evening was over. I parked at the Mt. View Orchards venue in front of trees heavy with near-ripe pears. Mt.…
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Raise your hand if you have completed the 2020 Census? Good. Now, how many of you have forgotten about the 2020 Census because of COVID-19? If you are in the latter group, you have plenty of company. So far, Oregon Gorge counties have a self-response rate significantly below Oregon’s average…
The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association (CGOA) has chosen a new president and four new board of directors members for the 2020-21 season.
Walking into Lady Fern feels like stepping across the threshold into the bright, welcoming soul of Parkdale. The air is light, the tunes are refreshing, and the clothing, handcrafts and art are unique and locally-made. Owner and artist Brooke Yokers opened this space just over a year ago to …
In Lyle at Fourth Street, 4th of July preparations are underway Thursday as Lyle Lions put up flags throughout town. “It’s the holiday, we said ‘we should get our flags up,’” said Dean Oldenburg of Lyle, a 50-year member of the Lion Club, on the ladder, With him is David Christian of Lyle. A…
Visitors with a tradition of celebrating the Independence Day holiday in Hood River and the Gorge will find an entirely different experience this year, and local officials are urging visitors to arrive prepared. Canceled for July 4 are the traditional fireworks display and parade in Hood Ri…
Black Lives Matter community rallies are planned in Lyle and Hood River in the days leading up to Independence Day, culminating in an evening rally July 4 in The Dalles.
Boyce and Kathleen Black of White Salmon celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 24, 2020. Kathleen worked as an archaeologist and Boyce as a carpenter; both are now retired.
Hood River Valley High School theater students tackled a video project this spring that proved they are “together” even when a worldwide pandemic drove them all “apart.”
A humorous, poignant play of lifelong love in the time of dementia will be produced by two community theater companies located in two states.
The study of biology is as varied as life itself, and with three-quarters of Earth’s surface covered by water, what better place to discover that diversity than by exploring the coral reefs of Hawaii?
Posted is a press release from the Hood River County Public Works Department" "The County Public Works Department will be performing work on portions of Country Club Road beginning Monday, June 8 between Post Canyon Drive and Barrett Drive. Work will include constructing a pavement overlay …
El aumento de la actividad a medida que el condado entró en la fase uno ha llevado a un aumento en las personas que dieron positivo a la prueba de COVID-19. Ahora tenemos brotes confirmados (dos o más casos) asociados con tres instalaciones de trabajo congregados diferentes en el Condado Hoo…
1910 — 110 years agoSo plentiful and large are the strawberries in that pickers are making good wages. Mrs. Wilke, a widow, has broken the record, with $5 in one day. The aggregate of her wages, with those of her three boys, from 12 to 16, was $12.Others have earned $4 a day, and $3 is frequ…
Kyle McCarthy will soon be getting a SmartDrive Max Mobility 2 attachment for his wheelchair after a successful virtual Return of the Superhero Fun Run May 11-16. Participants posted photos with the tag #Returnofthesuperhero.
The annual Lunafest Film Festival, the first all-women traveling film festival, now in its 19th season, will be screening virtually for the first time in its history on Thursday, May 21 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
2000—20 years agoSun West Management of Salem has announced plans to build a $5 million assisted care residential facility with 70 apartments in the Sieverkropp addition behind the Hood River Shopping Center.
What place is formerly a cannery? How many steps make it the second longest public staircase in America?
With the weather warming up, locals and out-of-towners alike are itching to get outside and enjoy sunny days in the Gorge, and while multiple agencies are working to reopen recreation in the Gorge, it is a challenge to get those sites back open safely.
I’m a CFI/CFIG (Certified Flight Instructor, Power and Glider) with Hood River Soaring and I have been learning about Sailplane Racing also called Contest Soaring. I’ve been using an inexpensive software ($70) called Condor Soaring using the Cascades Scenery (see Screen Shots of Mount Hood, …
1900 — 120 years agoThe first copy of the Shaniko Leader came to hand today. It is a clean, handsome eight-column sheet, well edited and full of bright, well-told paragraphs of local and personal happenings of the new town. There is no mistaking its politics. It is Republican to the core. Br…
As the world has quickly become smaller in the best and the worst of ways in recent months, I realized there might be a story to be told of the six Columbia High School graduates (four family units) who are living in Italy today. I know of them both through friendship and family.
Previously a holiday feature of the Hood River News, Columbia Gorge News presents this list of ways to help neighbors around the Gorge during the COVID-19 pandemic. If your group would like to be included in the listing, email information to Trisha Walker at email@example.com.
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- EMERGENCY SERVICES DIRECTOR Sherman
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- ELEMENTARY TEACHERS Horizon Christian
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- Horizon Christian Hiring Full & Part Time Elementary Teachers
- PLANT MECHANIC $26.04 Typical
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- Visitors for July 4 weekend: 'Comply or make other plans,' say Hood River officials
- Black Lives Matter protests, TD and HR: Photo gallery
- ‘Let us speak on that road’: BLM gathering in Lyle draws counter-protest, roadside debate (includes photo gallery)
- Monday wrecks in HR, a third in Mosier happen simultaneously
- Man charged with attempted murder, assault
- Some July 4 shows cancelled
- Murphy’s Watering Hole opens in Bingen
- Wasco Co. on ‘watch list’
- Photo Gallery: Columbia Gorge Fourth of July
- Residents argue ‘glamping’ plan poor fit for west Klickitat: Under Canvas company proposes 20-acre site to meet tourism demand
- Free N95 and cloth masks for small businesses; first come first serve
- NWC Aquatics Center closed "out of an abundance of caution" through Friday
- Murphy’s Watering Hole opens in Bingen
- Police reports, July 8 edition
- Senior Living: There is still time to respond to the 2020 census
- CGOA elects new president, board members: New leadership will face new challenges
- Parkdale’s Floral Mural: Artist Audrey Bernhardt brings new life to an old wall with mural of Gorge flora
- Westside honors Book Writing Contest winners