The Hood River County Library District announces its newest collection, a Library of Things. The collection supports lifelong learning and creativity by providing the physical tools necessary to explore new areas of interest and learn new skills, said a press release.
The Port of Hood River announced that contract crews from Abhe & Svoboda completed their work a week ahead of schedule, and the remaining nighttime bridge closures scheduled for this project (May 19-23) have been canceled.Abhe & Svoboda completed all repairs to the bridge portal fram…
A silent auction and farmers’ market will be held on Saturday, June 1 at Mt. Hood Town Hall in support of a local effort to rebuild Jim’s Market/Paco’s Tacos.
Like a sofa and table that complement each other, a realtor and home furnishings business are co-locating in a downtown Hood River anchor space.The Dwelling Station moved last month from Mosier to Fourth and Oak, inside one of Windermere Realty’s two downtown offices.
Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima) sounds lovely — but it is not. This very invasive deciduous tree has spread vigorously along waterways, roadways and agricultural areas, said a press release.
Yulisa Cerritos and Esmeralda Bibian have been chosen as the Elks Students of the Month for April 2019. Both are seniors at Hood River Valley High School.
“Communicating patiently, volunteering broadly, going above and beyond, and always making a difference for the community,” describes each of this year’s three Soroptimist Women of Distinction Award winners: Graciela Gomez, Rachel Larive and Shelly Toon Lindberg.
The Columbia Gorge STEM Hub is seeking businesses and organizations to host booths at the annual Gorge STEM Fair. This free event, open to the public, will be held on June 7 from 5–7 p.m. in downtown Hood River.
In response to significant concerns expressed by food and beverage industry commuters on both sides of the river, the Port of Hood River has been able to negotiate a later closing time for the total bridge closures schedule for May 2019, port officials announced.
Gorge Owned (GO!) has announced the recipients April 27 of the 2019 Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards at the Oregon e-Bikes Earth Week Celebration.
The Hood River Farmers Market opens Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fifth and Columbia streets parking lot across from Full Sail Brewing. Market shoppers can enjoy free parking beside the market on the west side of the parking lot, anywhere west of Seventh Street or on Wasco Street.
Even though Mountain Valley Meats’ owners and operators, Toria and Jason Johnston, only joined the Northwest Meat Processors Association this year, they decided to enter some of their products into competition at the association’s annual conference, held this year March 28-30 in Anacortes, Wash.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will exempt wine grapes from regulation under the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule, announced Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley in a press release.
Mt. Hood Meadows has announced plans to begin construction on a new commercial building this summer that will significantly improve the resort experience for guests, said a Meadows press release.
Cascade Central Credit Union hosts the ninth annual Community Shred Day event on Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1206 12th St., on the Hood River Heights.
With the completion of a $2 million high-density fiber optic broadband network, the rural community of Maupin is now among the state’s most competitive when it comes to internet access.
Sarah Kellems, director of Hood River Shelter Services, and the advisory team have decided to extend the Warming Shelter’s season through next week due to inclement weather.
The restrooms at the Event Site and the Marina have needed upgrades for a long time now, and the Port of Hood River is working to remodel both structures to meet ADA standards and accommodate increased usage.
With last month’s announcement of Superintendent Dan Goldman’s resignation, the Board of Directors for Hood River County School District has launched the search process for the next superintendent.
Hood River Supply held its 69th Annual Meeting Feb. 21 at the Pine Grove Grange. The event included reports to members and customers from the board and management on the past fiscal year’s financial performance and accomplishments, and held an election of two directors.
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.
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