Three Hood River wineries each brought home six or more medals from last month’s San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.Hood Crest Winery and Cathedral Ridge Winery each brought home two golds and a total of seven medals. One of the Cathedral Ridge golds was for label artistry.Marchesi Vi…
In the coming weeks, restaurant patrons will notice new posters and smaller-sized placards in windows marking establishments as a partner of Hood River Shelter Services.
The 24-hour restaurant on the Heights, known for late-night noshes and hearty breakfasts, along with its slices and whole pies, was shuttered after the lunch shift.
pFriem Family Brewers has plans to open a second facility in Cascade Locks, in addition to its anticipated improvement projects at its Hood River location.
Join Adams Creek Cohousing, White Salmon Cohousing and Columbia Center for the Arts in welcoming internationally recognized architect, cohousing expert and TED speaker Grace H. Kim of Schemata Workshop to share her story on Jan. 4 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at CCA.
Coordinators for the Bridge Replacement Project were impressed with the turnout at its community forum earlier this month, where interested community members were invited to learn more about the project and give input on the process.
pFriem is embarking on a series of improvement projects to expand its brewing capacity in the Halyard building, and the Port of Hood River has agreed to support its expansion efforts.
Enjoy a family-friendly event celebrating the longest night of the year at the Cascade Locks Library from 6-8 p.m. and the Hood River Library from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21
On Thursday, Jodi Wyatt’s seventh grade class took a bus from Hood River Middle School to the Hood River County Fairgrounds to volunteer with the Christmas Project, packing up boxes that will be available for families to pick up Friday and Saturday afternoons.
Hood River Valley Adult Center has been spreading the word about ways the community can assist the Meals on Wheels program, which brings hot meals to local residents who are unable to come to the center for lunch.
“We want to help people actively create healthy longevity by resolving root causes of illness instead of just treating symptoms,” said Dr. Jeffrey Horacek.
The 80-year-old Bingen Schoolhouse is being transformed into a high-end “hostel-meets-boutique hotel” featuring 10 private guest rooms, termed “European suites” with shared baths, with new high-efficiency heating and cooling splits.
Join Washington State University and Oregon State University Extension for an all-day, exploratory workshop for those interested in orchard-to-glass commercial craft cider and perry production in the Mid-Columbia Gorge region from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 12 at the Mountain View Grange, 1085 Main Street, White Salmon.
Responding to the needs of the community: That has been the mantra of The Next Door since its inception in 1971. With this idea in mind, the organization launched its Consulting Services program in 2016.
Oregon State University Extension Service holds its “Canning Homemade Soups and Stocks” a la carte Food Preservation course on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the FISH Food Bank in Hood River from 6-9 p.m.
Stock up for the winter months with storable food products grown and sold by local farmers on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 2-6 p.m. at the Rockford Grange, 4262 Barret Drive, Hood River. Admission is free, and all are welcome.
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum will be all about soaring for its Second Saturday event on Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
One Community Health’s third annual Happiness Month in the Gorge is in full swing with a variety of events, opportunities to engage with yourself and others, and actively discover or enhance your pathways to happiness.
Ken Bausch said the end of an era is at hand as Charburger Restaurant’s equipment, signs, fixtures, and large collection of old farm and orchard implements goes on auction.
Columbia Gorge Community College has assumed operations of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult/Dislocated Worker program, joining the WIOA Youth program CGCC began managing in 2017.
“Immediately after harvest, hops are quickly dried before packaging. Drying and cooling stabilizes the hop components, but it also changes them ... in order to capture the most evanescent volatile elements, brewers collect hops from the fields and race them back to waiting kettles. The length of time between picking and brewing is never more than a few hours ...” — Jeff Alworth, The Beer Bible.
Mt. View Orchards and Kiyokawa Family Orchards are both up for USA Today’s “10Best Readers’ Choice 2018 Best Apple Orchards” award. Voting continues from now until noon (eastern standard time) on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The winning orchard will be announced on 10Best on Friday, Oct. 12.
Meet local farmers, enjoy the mountain-view scenery of a working orchard and cidery, savor local flavors and support the nonprofit Gorge Grown Food Network on Sunday, Sept. 16 at the annual Gorge Grown Food Network Harvest Dinner fundraiser, held at Mt. View Orchards, Parkdale, beginning at 4 p.m.
Calling it “an incredible moment for our company and this community,” Insitu CEO Esina Alic dedicated a 2004 ScanEagle model unmanned aircraft to Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum on Saturday.
ACT (Adult Center Theater) presents “Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie and ???” starting this weekend at the Hood River Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place. Shows are Sept. 7-8 and Sept. 14-15 beginning at 7 p.m., and Sept. 16 at 2 p.m.
Orchard workers are busy this time of year bringing in fruit, with the mainstay Anjou and Bartlett harvests all or nearly done and “looking very good,” said Mike Doke of Columbia Gorge Fruit Growers.
“Keep it Local,” a group of upper valley residents aiming to stop Dollar General from building a store in Mt. Hood, invited community members to meet in the Mt. Hood Town Hall gym on Tuesday to learn more about Dollar General and share their opinions. They also got to meet a representative of SimonCRE, the developer contracted to build the proposed Mt. Hood Dollar General.
A group of upper valley residents aiming to stop Dollar General, a Tennessee-based chain of variety stores, from building a store in Mt. Hood will hold a town hall Aug. 28, 6 p.m., in the gym at the Mt. Hood Town Hall, as part of their community effort to “Keep Mt. Hood Local.”
Ferment Brewery pub and tasting room opened Aug. 8 on the Hood River waterfront at Second and Portway, in the newly-built (and almost finished) Key Development complex.
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