Readers’ memories, on the 50th anniversary of an historic event, part one of two
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1919 — 100 years agoWith the close of business on June 30, all post offices throughout the United States were ordered to discontinue the sale of 2-cent postal cards and 3-cent stamped envelopes, and at the same time postmasters were ordered to redeem such postcards and stamped envelopes if t…
Whether you find them fascinating, terrifying, or some mix thereof, everyone benefits from having bees around. Not only are bees essential to the Columbia River Gorge’s ecosystem and thriving agricultural industry, they can teach us a lot about nature and social structures, if we’re willing …
Traveling to Europe had not been high on my bucket list, because I generally prefer more obscure destinations versus popular tourist hangouts. However, a ridiculously cheap flight to Geneva popped up last summer, which fit easily into my free air mile allotment, so I began packing!
Jess Clemons at Rivertap April 13Live music coming up at Rivertap:Friday, April 12: Kit Garoutte, 7-10 p.m. (one man band, soothing low key sounds)Saturday, April 13: Jess Clemons, 7-10 p.m. (solo artist, singer/songwriter)Sunday, April 14: Sunday Night Jam featuring The Reddy Black Trio, 6:…
The Columbia River Gorge is one of Oregon’s most important natural resources. The river is home to salmon and steelhead trout that feed Oregonians, recreational activities like wind surfing and swimming that support local economies, and tribal nations that shape the Columbia River basin’s pa…
Ever since college, I’ve had a deep fascination with our shameful history around slavery, the Civil War and the failure of the victorious North to ensure rights granted to freed slaves after the war.
Whether or not you’re a Jane Austen fan in general, and of “Sense and Sensibility” in particular, this is a play you won’t want to miss.
Seventh graders Everley Boonstra and Anna Southall saw a problem at Hood River Middle School and decided to do something about it.
As I traveled down to Chile for what it seems like the 100th time — and it probably has been the 100th time — I began to get used to Chile. I know the city like the back of my hand; I know what to expect from Chile.
A long, lean building is the new center of customized learning for a diverse array of local high school and middle school students.
Oak Grove Park has historically been held together by the determination of its community — most recently by a group of residents who raised more than $4,000 to keep the park open after it was cut from the county’s budget.
MiKayla Ryan started work as executive director of Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, succeeding Kerry Cobb, who retired. The center was created through sponsored and community fundraising in 2005, in the former American Legion Hall.
Smooth but crunchy snow, lack of wind, and bright sunshine filtered into a calming blue were conditions combining for an enjoyable opening for Cooper Spur Ski Area.
We crouched in silence, the pitch-black Upper Paraná Atlantic Forest surrounding us. As our eyes adjusted to the darkness obscuring the forest floor, Becca, the primate project leader at Para La Tierra (PLT), pointed out the silhouettes of several hooded capuchin monkeys.
Third grader Ali Salman’s creepy tale was selected as the top prize winner in the first May Street Elementary “Scary Stories Night” on Oct. 25 out of 17 entries. Ali and fellow students got to read their stories aloud to friends and family members who filled the school cafeteria.
This past spring at Hood River Valley High School was a lot like any other school year for me. I was busy preparing students for concerts, brainstorming ideas for the fall musical and pulling together the details for the Wind Ensemble and Chamber Singers trip to Vancouver, B.C.
Jacquie Barone answered the phone one evening this past June to find a friend on the other line, telling her that she and her garden had been featured in that month’s edition of Better Homes & Gardens magazine and that she had to come over to look at it immediately.
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