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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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Lacrosse players and Little Leaguers enjoyed the grassy environs of Jim Winter Field and the St. Mary’s Catholic Church playfields June 17, activities that were among the first organized competition and practice sessions in Hood River since COVID restrictions and closures started in mid-March.

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Peter Seelig had a hole-in-one on the par-three, 120-yard 11th hole at Hood River Golf on May 17. He used a 9-iron.

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HRATS (Hood River Area Trail Stewards) has put out a press release to clarify the current situation of county land access, including the popular Post Canyon trail:

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With the weather warming up, locals and out-of-towners alike are itching to get outside and enjoy sunny days in the Gorge, and while multiple agencies are working to reopen recreation in the Gorge, it is a challenge to get those sites back open safely.

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Work towards creating a memorial in honor of the late Steve Gates continues and, while social distancing guidelines currently prohibit community gatherings, the designs serve as a reminder that people will eventually be able to gather together again.

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The Gorge Chapter Ducks Unlimited held their 35th consecutive fundraising banquet and auction at the Hood River Inn in February. Over 200 attended for an evening of fun, games and food while helping contribute to the future of wetlands and waterfowl habitats.

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As we continue to learn more about the coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to assure you that the health and safety of our team members, guests and our community are our top priority.

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In efforts to raise money for cancer patients and their families, the fourth annual Hood River 24-hour Paddle for Cancer event will take place later this year. Originally, the charity event was scheduled for April 18-19 but is postponed due to the coronavirus and public health concerns.

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The famous Tuesday Nite Mixed league wrapped up its short 2019-20 season a couple of weeks ago when the plucky Who Gives a Split team won the championship. Congratulations again to Kristyn Fix, Dave Aiken, Patty Morrissey and Da Kine’s main man, their gregarious sales manager, Bill Morrissey…

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Hood River Women’s Tennis Team 2.5 competed and took first place in the USTA Women’s 18-plus Area Tennis Tournament Sunday, March 1 in Richland, Wash. Coached by Craig Pearce, Sensi Graves, Jen Dillard, Tonia Farman, Colleen Carroll, Bailey Gaspar and Bernie Von Borstel formed the team as a …

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The scrappy and very popular Tuesday Nite Mixed league at Orchard Lanes held its championship roll-off last week. This league splits its season into two halves; the roll-off format was a three-game total pin match between the first and second place teams in both halves. Take Ten won the firs…

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Cooper Spur Alpine Team racers Kai Shay, Hanni Sreenan, Izzy Bielen and Sutton Lefevre qualified to represent the Pacific Northwest Ski Association at the Western Region Junior Olympic in Mammoth Mountain, Calif., March 18-21.

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The MWB trio did it again in the mighty Fraternal league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.  Heir apparent to becoming our local version of the evil empire due to winning the championship of this tough league practically every year in the recent past, these bad boys have stayed successful even w…

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Last week Patrick Olson rolled his second perfect 300 game of the season and it was his 20th career perfecto! He did it in in the fast-paced Fraternal league at Orchard Lanes, where we have already seen two 300s this year. Patrick completed his session in the Fraternal with a scratch 771 thr…

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More big scratch scores highlighted tenpin bowling action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last week. There were five more 700 sets by most of the same pin busters who seem to end up in the limelight with astonishing regularity. These guys better get some protection from sunburn! 

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The first youth ski race of the year was held at Mt. Hood Meadows last weekend. Skiers ages 5-13-years-old raced the slalom and giant slalom with athletes coming from all over Oregon and Washington.

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A total of 33 kids participated in the annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Shooting Contest Jan. 18, put on by the Knights of Columbus Mid-Columbia Council 7292 and Cody Kunigel, as part of his winter hoops skills clinic at Hood River Valley High School.

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Hood River Valley Little League is now registering children ages 4-12 for its youth baseball and softball leagues at hrvll.com. Through February, registration is $65. From March 1-7, the cost is $75.

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In a warmly lit dinner party on Friday, Dec. 27 at Farm Stand in Hood River, Alex Willis was serving food and raising money to go to the CrossFit Italian Showdown in Riccone, Italy, from April 24-26. The dinner party featured a menu of leafy greens and beet salad, festive chicken squash plat…

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The Dalles postman, Travis Adams is the star of the week at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Travis demolished the sticks in the Monday night Industrial league with a beautiful scratch 711 three game series that was capped by big 257 and 256 games.

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The Hood River Valley High School Nordic team began its ski season with a 5K classic race at Meissner Snow Park in Bend on Saturday, Dec. 14. The team is skiing into its ninth season with a record number of athletes participating.

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We hear Andy Williams singing that favorite tune over and over on TV right now. That’s right, he says this is “The most wonderful time of the year.”Most of you are probably saying, who is Andy Williams? Okay, we are showing our age: Andy was a popular singer and TV star back into the 1950s t…

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Last week’s bowling league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes was shortened by Thanksgiving, which was all good because we stuffed ourselves with delicious turkey. Bowlers love turkey. In bowling jargon, a turkey is synonymous with three strikes in a row and there were lots of them last week.

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U.S. Ski & Snowboard, governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding, has certified Cooper Spur Alpine Team Bronze in the Podium Level Club Certification. Clubs who are certified Bronze, Silver or Gold are expected to self-assess and improve their practices while adhering to their missions.

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Last week, team Take Ten won the first half of the Tuesday Nite Mixed league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes and they did it in convincing fashion.  They put the broom to legendary Team Nishi, sweeping all four games from them in their last head-to-head match in a battle of two of the top two …

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Last week’s finish of the first round in the fast-paced Fraternal league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes was one for the ages.

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Bowling big games usually gets top billing in league, but the camaraderie of team interaction is just as important. In a squeaker, the Orchard Lanes crew won round 1 in the Industrial league at its namesake up on the Heights in Hood River. They won by only 2.5 points on the strength of a big…

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Last August Todd Walter participated in the 2019 General Tire Casey Folks “Vegas to Reno” off-road race from Beatty, Nev., to Dayton, Nev. The off-road race covers over 500 miles and earns the title of longest off-road race in the U.S.

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Peter Seelig had a hole-in-one on the par-three, 120-yard 11th hole at Hood River Golf on May 17. He used a 9-iron.

featured
  • 0

HRATS (Hood River Area Trail Stewards) has put out a press release to clarify the current situation of county land access, including the popular Post Canyon trail:

featured
  • 0

With the weather warming up, locals and out-of-towners alike are itching to get outside and enjoy sunny days in the Gorge, and while multiple agencies are working to reopen recreation in the Gorge, it is a challenge to get those sites back open safely.

featured
  • 0

Work towards creating a memorial in honor of the late Steve Gates continues and, while social distancing guidelines currently prohibit community gatherings, the designs serve as a reminder that people will eventually be able to gather together again.

featured
  • 0

The Gorge Chapter Ducks Unlimited held their 35th consecutive fundraising banquet and auction at the Hood River Inn in February. Over 200 attended for an evening of fun, games and food while helping contribute to the future of wetlands and waterfowl habitats.

featured
  • 0

As we continue to learn more about the coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to assure you that the health and safety of our team members, guests and our community are our top priority.

featured
  • 0

In efforts to raise money for cancer patients and their families, the fourth annual Hood River 24-hour Paddle for Cancer event will take place later this year. Originally, the charity event was scheduled for April 18-19 but is postponed due to the coronavirus and public health concerns.

  • 0

The famous Tuesday Nite Mixed league wrapped up its short 2019-20 season a couple of weeks ago when the plucky Who Gives a Split team won the championship. Congratulations again to Kristyn Fix, Dave Aiken, Patty Morrissey and Da Kine’s main man, their gregarious sales manager, Bill Morrissey…

featured
  • 0

Hood River Women’s Tennis Team 2.5 competed and took first place in the USTA Women’s 18-plus Area Tennis Tournament Sunday, March 1 in Richland, Wash. Coached by Craig Pearce, Sensi Graves, Jen Dillard, Tonia Farman, Colleen Carroll, Bailey Gaspar and Bernie Von Borstel formed the team as a …

  • 0

The scrappy and very popular Tuesday Nite Mixed league at Orchard Lanes held its championship roll-off last week. This league splits its season into two halves; the roll-off format was a three-game total pin match between the first and second place teams in both halves. Take Ten won the firs…

featured
  • 0

Cooper Spur Alpine Team racers Kai Shay, Hanni Sreenan, Izzy Bielen and Sutton Lefevre qualified to represent the Pacific Northwest Ski Association at the Western Region Junior Olympic in Mammoth Mountain, Calif., March 18-21.

  • 0

The MWB trio did it again in the mighty Fraternal league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.  Heir apparent to becoming our local version of the evil empire due to winning the championship of this tough league practically every year in the recent past, these bad boys have stayed successful even w…

  • 0

Last week Patrick Olson rolled his second perfect 300 game of the season and it was his 20th career perfecto! He did it in in the fast-paced Fraternal league at Orchard Lanes, where we have already seen two 300s this year. Patrick completed his session in the Fraternal with a scratch 771 thr…

  • 0

More big scratch scores highlighted tenpin bowling action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last week. There were five more 700 sets by most of the same pin busters who seem to end up in the limelight with astonishing regularity. These guys better get some protection from sunburn! 

  • 0

The first youth ski race of the year was held at Mt. Hood Meadows last weekend. Skiers ages 5-13-years-old raced the slalom and giant slalom with athletes coming from all over Oregon and Washington.

  • 0

A total of 33 kids participated in the annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Shooting Contest Jan. 18, put on by the Knights of Columbus Mid-Columbia Council 7292 and Cody Kunigel, as part of his winter hoops skills clinic at Hood River Valley High School.

  • 0

Hood River Valley Little League is now registering children ages 4-12 for its youth baseball and softball leagues at hrvll.com. Through February, registration is $65. From March 1-7, the cost is $75.

  • 0

In a warmly lit dinner party on Friday, Dec. 27 at Farm Stand in Hood River, Alex Willis was serving food and raising money to go to the CrossFit Italian Showdown in Riccone, Italy, from April 24-26. The dinner party featured a menu of leafy greens and beet salad, festive chicken squash plat…

  • 0

The Dalles postman, Travis Adams is the star of the week at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Travis demolished the sticks in the Monday night Industrial league with a beautiful scratch 711 three game series that was capped by big 257 and 256 games.

featured
  • 0

The Hood River Valley High School Nordic team began its ski season with a 5K classic race at Meissner Snow Park in Bend on Saturday, Dec. 14. The team is skiing into its ninth season with a record number of athletes participating.

  • 0

We hear Andy Williams singing that favorite tune over and over on TV right now. That’s right, he says this is “The most wonderful time of the year.”Most of you are probably saying, who is Andy Williams? Okay, we are showing our age: Andy was a popular singer and TV star back into the 1950s t…

  • 0

Last week’s bowling league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes was shortened by Thanksgiving, which was all good because we stuffed ourselves with delicious turkey. Bowlers love turkey. In bowling jargon, a turkey is synonymous with three strikes in a row and there were lots of them last week.

featured
  • 0

U.S. Ski & Snowboard, governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding, has certified Cooper Spur Alpine Team Bronze in the Podium Level Club Certification. Clubs who are certified Bronze, Silver or Gold are expected to self-assess and improve their practices while adhering to their missions.

  • 0

Last week, team Take Ten won the first half of the Tuesday Nite Mixed league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes and they did it in convincing fashion.  They put the broom to legendary Team Nishi, sweeping all four games from them in their last head-to-head match in a battle of two of the top two …

  • 0

Last week’s finish of the first round in the fast-paced Fraternal league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes was one for the ages.

  • 0

Bowling big games usually gets top billing in league, but the camaraderie of team interaction is just as important. In a squeaker, the Orchard Lanes crew won round 1 in the Industrial league at its namesake up on the Heights in Hood River. They won by only 2.5 points on the strength of a big…

  • 0

Last August Todd Walter participated in the 2019 General Tire Casey Folks “Vegas to Reno” off-road race from Beatty, Nev., to Dayton, Nev. The off-road race covers over 500 miles and earns the title of longest off-road race in the U.S.

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Pin pounders come in all kinds at Hood River’s venerable Orchard Lanes. Normally, we feature the big shooters who rack up the top scratch scores in league action and there were several last week. A quick scan of the league reports below shows who was hot and you will see some very familiar n…

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