Interior and exterior work are transforming one of the Gorge’s premier gathering places, The Gorge Room at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn.
Pure Gorge Cleaning, LLC has teamed up with Cleaning for a Reason, an international nonproﬁt serving cancer patients through free home cleaning.
The Skyline Foundation will host its annual fundraising gala, “Cultivate Columbia,” on Saturday, March 21 at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn in Hood River.
Hood River Distillers, the largest and oldest importer, distiller and marketer of distilled spirits in the Northwest, last week announced the newest addition to its Oregon-made spirits portfolio — Old Delicious Double Bourbon Barreled Apple Brandy.
Hood River Supply held its 70th Annual Meeting Feb. 13 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 the election of three directors.
Zwickelmania, a statewide celebration of the Oregon craft beer scene, continues for a second weekend on Feb. 22.
The Aging in the Gorge Alliance has issued a challenge grant to support The Hood River County History Museum’s new Memory Café. During the months of February and March, donations made to the Memory Café program will be matched 1:1, up to the total of $1,500.
Local real estate brokers, staff and owners with Windermere Columbia River Gorge supported three local charitable organizations in the Columbia River Gorge area during 2019. Through the Windermere Foundation, a total of $3,650 was given to local charities supporting low-income children and f…
Businesses, individuals, community leaders and organizations with interest in Columbia River Gorge tourism are invited to the Gorge Tourism Summit hosted by Columbia Gorge Tourism Alliance on Feb. 20.
Community safety, community infrastructure and community identity continue to be the City of Hood River’s priorities going into 2020.
A Union Pacific train collided with and bisected a loaded tractor trailer Monday morning at the rail crossing with Herman Creek Lane at Forest Lane in east Cascade Locks.
Rogue Farm Corps and co-sponsor BMCC Small Business Development Center hosts “Changing Hands: A Workshop on Farm Transfer and Access to Land” on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Blue Mt. Community College, Pendleton campus, Morrow building, rooms M7-M8.
pFriem Family Brewers broke ground on the 20,000-square-foot facility last summer and expects to have most of the barrels from the brewery’s barrel aging program moved in within the next few months.
The Garage, a new event-space in Bingen, will host a grand opening on Feb. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. The festivities will begin with drinks and small bites, then music, and is open to all.
Join the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum Saturday, Feb. 8 for a history talk on the long-forgotten Velie Corporation at 11:30 a.m., part of the museum’s monthly Second Saturday event.
For over 50 years, Mt. Hood Meadows has been evolving, transforming and adapting for its skiing and snowboarding visitors. Dave Tragethon, vice president of sales and marketing for the ski resort, said that same ideology continues today.
Four local business and community leaders have been elected to the board of trustees of Mid-Columbia Medical Center (MCMC). Janet Hamada, Bill Ketchum, Michele Spatz and Robb Van Cleave joined the governing board of the nationally-recognized hospital, which provides a wide array of healthcar…
The Port of Hood River is working to develop its 2020-2026 Strategic Business Plan, the primary guiding policy document for the next six years, and is seeking public input on port services, facilities, goals and objectives.
Auction Sales Company was the winner of the 2020 Tradition of Compassion Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation award presented by Mid-Columbia Health Foundation (MCHF) in January.
Six local students from the Lutz Music Studio, taught by Shawn Lutz, have been selected as finalists for the Honors Performance Series Honors Choir and Young Adult Honors Choir. They will be heading to New York City this week and will be under the direction of world renowned choral conductor…
Beer Connoisseur magazine has named pFriem Family Brewing Best Brewery of 2019, the Hood River brewery announced Monday. And Beer Connoisseur went a step farther.
From Rock of Ages to rocks for all ages, the former Asbury Church has been transformed into Hood River’s first full-scale indoor climbing gym.
Featured business for the week Flow Yoga hosted a local business pop-up Jan. 22 for Locals Wednesday Downtown (LWD), the new weekly program of the Downtown Business Association that started this month.Owner Stephanie Adams greeted visitors and gave tours of the facility, which provides a var…
When Sarah McDonnell, MA CCC-SLP, first launched Play Works Children’s Therapies in 2016, she provided therapy to five families. Now, four years later, her business is helping hundreds of families from throughout the Gorge and approximately 200 youth every week.
A list of 31 parking supply strategies are contained in a draft parking study delivered by a consultant earlier this month to the City of Hood River.
Much of Hood River’s usually-vibrant restaurant scene was quiet this week, as businesses shut their doors for all or part of the city’s three-day Boil Water Advisory.
I3DMFG, a 3D metal printing company with corporate offices in Bend and a manufacturing facility at the Port of The Dalles continues to grow and is in the early stages of planning to expand or relocate its The Dalles plant, Greg Mercado, chief operations and quality officer in The Dalles, tol…
Mario Heredia of Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation was presented a check for $5,000 by Heather Wright, president of the Mid-Columbia Association of Realtors, at the association’s January meeting at the Best Western, Hood River Inn in Hood River.
Columbia Basin Care has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement from the American Health Care Association for “improving the lives of individuals they serve.”
The Hood River County Library Foundation literary and local history trivia fundraiser will be held Jan. 29 from 6-8:30 p.m. in the upstairs library at pFriem Family Brewers.
Guests circulate in the showroom at Columbia Gorge Honda and Toyota during a “vote for The Dalles” party in support of the Small Business Revolution voting challenge. As of Monday, the city ranked second in voting, which ended after deadline for this issue, on Tuesday Jan. 21.
The Dalles community members gather at the Neon Museum downtown Tuesday morning, Jan. 14, for a televised announcement of the city's nomination as one of the "top five" cities in the running for a season with Small Business Revolution, a small business makeover show. An interview with local …
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.
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.
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.
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- Overdue snowboarder found deceased at Meadows
- Obituary: Chanda Rodriguez
- Burglars hit Gorge Rebuild-It
- Another voice: ’I will fight the president’s reckless budget proposal’
- The Next Door names two as Philanthropists of the Year
- Best Western-HR Inn expands popular Gorge Room
- New faces emerge for May Primary as DA, County Board challengers file; March 10 is deadline to file
- Letters to the Editor for February 15
- County levy public hearing is Tuesday
- Chamber issues 2019 awards, looks ahead to 2020
- Two unrelated deaths at Meadows this week
- Best Western-HR Inn expands popular Gorge Room
- At town hall, Sen. Wyden stands for parks, senior concerns
- Former mayor Arthur Babitz files for County Board Position 2
- Oregon Arts Commission gives operating grant to CGOA
- Pure Gorge teams with Cleaning for a Reason; Free home cleaning for cancer patients
- Pollinator workshop offered at HR library
- OneGorge legislative night Feb. 19 in Salem