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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As an avid hiker, I recognize that there are beautiful trails throughout the U.S. But because I am also an ardent traveler, I love to explore distant lands, experience different cultures, trying unique foods, and challenging my brain to learn a new monetary system and some rudimentary words …
Fruit and Craft Fair returnsThe annual Gorge Fruit and Craft Fair, held at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, returns Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19-20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Parking and admission are free.
When we first talked about taking a trip to Honduras, I must admit I was a little hesitant about it. I had read and heard that Honduras has one of the highest homicide rates in the world and I couldn’t help but wonder if this was the best destination for our annual scuba diving trip. After r…
The energy and exhilaration of sport, particularly the conditions typical of water sports, are difficult to capture in a museum setting. Nonetheless, through videos, photographs and colorful gear, The History Museum virtually vibrates with the energy of the Gorge’s water scene in its newest …
Much has changed in the 40 years since the Sinfonietta was first formed. Below is a brief history, as well as an update on the Performing Arts Initiative and plans to build a 600-seat performance space.
Between summer school teaching and three kids having four jobs, my family struggled to find time for a vacation.
Taking in everything from cavies to carnival rides, Hood River News photographers Emily Fitzgerald, Kirby Neumann-Rea, Noah Noteboom and Trisha Walker visited the fair throughout the 2019 run and found these faces and festivities on the midway, in the livestock barns, Summit Building and the…
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.
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