We’re off to a great start in 2020 with perfect vision at Orchard Lanes, Hood River’s 10 pin bowling palace.
Lyric Emmons and Silva Sankari have been selected as the Hood River Elks Students of the Month for November 2019. Both award winners are seniors at Hood River Valley High School.
Monday is the Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday, meaning schools, government offices and banks will be closed. Hood River Library and branches will be closed Sunday and Monday, but the pool will be open on Monday (see details below). Hood River News will be open.
Unable to agree upon a 5-cent difference in rate, the Hood River County Board of Commissioners will be presented with two different first-drafts of a levy proposal at its next regular meeting.
As colder air moves into the Pacific Northwest, bringing freezing temperatures and snow across the region, Energy Trust of Oregon is offering advice on how to keep your home comfortable while not wasting money on added energy costs.
Many corners of Oregon are expected to be freezing-weather zones in the days ahead with a chance of snow, cold, wind and ice creating very hazardous conditions.
Hood River Saddle Club extends an invitation to folks throughout the Gorge to join them on Tuesday, Feb. 4 and meet Dr. Kayla Shepherd, DVM, who will be the guest speaker at that evening’s club meeting.Shepherd will present information on proper equine nutrition, which is the foundation for …
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from 4 p.m. this afternoon until 2 p.m. Saturday for the Upper Hood River Valley-Central Columbia River Gorge region — which includes the cities of Parkdale, Odell, Hood River, Carson and Underwood.
The second conversation in the new series “Lunch and Learn” at Hood River Library challenged participants to look closely at the tough topics of white privilege, ingrained and even involuntary racism, and cultural identity; or at least to get up and mingle.
A winter weather advisory will be in effect from 2 p.m. today until 4 p.m. tomorrow in the Upper Hood River Valley and Central Columbia River Gorge — including the cities of Parkdale, Odell and Hood River — due to snow that is expected to transition into freezing rain on Thursday.
Art on Oak will be the featured business on Wednesday, Jan. 15 in the next Locals Wednesday Downtown promotion from 3-6 p.m., created by Hood River County Chamber of Commerce Downtown Business Advisory Committee (DBAC) and the downtown business owners in partnership with the City of Hood Riv…
The Hood River Art Club welcomes artist Nancy Houfek-Brown for a workshop on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the meeting room of the FISH Food Bank, 1130 Tucker Road.
Staff Sergeant Augustus “Gus” Fletcher, 25, passed away Dec. 29, 2019, and friends are hosting a memorial fundraiser to benefit his wife Amy, daughters Harlow and Finley and son Benjamin.
Hood River Valley High School senior Eva Jones is one of five youths from around the world chosen for service at the upcoming World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Do you own a dog that has the potential to be a show dog? Take that beautiful pup to the next level by taking a dog handling class at Columbia Gorge Community Education.
As we move into the new year, many people choose to refrain from booze for their health, their family, their wallets, and a myriad of other reasons. Additionally, countless adults in the Gorge have been sober for years or are somewhere along the path of their own recovery.
Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center (DRC), a community non-profit specializing in interpersonal mediations, facilitations and communication workshops, trained and certified 12 new mediators in 2019. Participants leave the 40-hour Basic Mediation Training prepared to address conflicts in th…
A series of storm systems are expected to bring heavy mountain snow, heavy rain, strong winds and potentially hazardous conditions throughout the Northwest this week.
The annual Hood River Rotary Ski Night at Mt. Hood Meadows takes place Monday, Jan. 20 from 3-9 p.m. The event raises money for student scholarships.
Gorge Ecumenical Ministries (GEM) and Aging in the Gorge Alliance (AGA) invite the community Jan. 15 to the first of three monthly brown bag lunch presentations exploring the ups and downs of caring for an aging loved one and how to navigate delicate topics while maintaining your own persona…
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, in commemoration of Human Trafficking Awareness Day, announced Monday the creation of a new Labor Trafficking Task Force. The task force was formed between legislative sessions to study labor trafficking across the state and identify ways the Oregon l…
Gorge residents are invited to participate in a celebration of the life, work and dreams of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 20.
SAIF is offering 29 free ag safety seminars in 17 cities across Oregon, continuing through March. Nine of the seminars will be presented entirely in Spanish, including in Hood River and The Dalles.
Billed as “An Intimate Festival By Beer Lovers For Beer Lovers,” the fourth annual Breweries in the Gorge (BIG) Holiday Hangover Beer Festival returns Jan. 25 at a new location.
Advancements in irrigation efficiency are on the horizon for farmers and orchardists in East Fork Irrigation District pending the completion of a federal environmental planning process that began in October 2018.
Team registration is open for the 2020 Google Wind Challenge, which blows back into The Dalles on Saturday, March 14 at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center.
Hood River Valley’s varsity swim teams swam fast against the Pendleton Buckaroos Thursday night at the Hood River Valley Aquatic Center. The girls won 116-54 while the boys came out ahead 94-72.
Updates: It’s slow going and icy on both I-84 and Hwy. 35. Trucks are stopping to chain up in the roadway, causing backups. Drivers are advised to slow down and use caution while traveling.
Food establishments in Oregon are no longer allowed to automatically provide single-use plastic straws; customers have to ask for them.
The Hood River County Board of Commissioners is holding a work session on Monday, Jan. 13 at 3:30 p.m., to decide the rate for a public safety levy that they hope to put on the May 2020 ballot.
Rebecca Johnston was a defensive specialist on the volleyball court, until a cancer diagnosis sidelined her playing career in 2017.
Hood River Valley High School Girl Up Club presents “Maiden,” the second in their three-part movie series at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16 at Hood River Cinemas. All ticket sales will go to the United Nations Foundation, and can be purchased at the theater on the night of the event.
W. Maverick Geller, son of Marc and Jennifer Geller of Hood River and a student at Hood River Valley High School, has been nominated to the United States Merchant Marine Academy and the United States Air Force Academy.
Nationally known speaker, author, eco-theologian and pro-science evangelist Rev. Michael Dowd will preach and speak at Riverside Community Church in downtown Hood River on Sunday and Monday, Jan. 12-13.
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- Winter Storm Warning in effect 4 p.m. Friday until 2 p.m. Saturday
- Cancellations and Closures for Jan. 14
- TOUGH ‘D’ AGAINST ‘C’: Volleyball player and Hood River native Rebecca Johnston, now at Whitman, conquers cancer with determination to study medicine
- Death Notices, Jan. 15 edition: Richard Hamilton, Dennis Carter, Larry Smith and Donna Okimoto
- Energy Trust of Oregon’s tips to keep your home warm during wintry weather
- HR student heads to Davos for ‘Arctic Basecamp’ leadership
- Winter Weather Advisory in effect starting at 2 p.m.
- Ferment Brewing Company taps into running community
- SHERIFF LOG: Dec. 31 to Jan. 14
- Death Notices, Jan. 18 edition: Brenda Von Stockhausen, Sherry Holliday, Phillip McCullough, Jacob Veldhuisen and Agustin Garcia Muñoz
- Kegler's Corner: ‘Sheriff’ Whetstine’s 300, and Bernie’s all-star arm
- Elks announce November Students of the Month
- SHERIFF LOG: Dec. 31 to Jan. 14
- The Ale List: With Ol’ Greg, Double starts experimental IPA series
- Dalles Dam hosts Eagle Watch
- Here are activities to do and places to go for Monday holiday
- Oregon, Japan students wrestle with friendship
- 83 cents or 78 cents?: County commission discusses public safety levy rate