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Distillers’ welcome

Erin Campbell, manager of the Hood River Distillers’ tasting room, samples some Boda’s Kitchen delectables during the Oct. 6 Business After Hours gathering at the tasting room on Oak Street in downtown Hood River.

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 14 edition

Happy with trail work; Support Dreamers; more

Wyden joins colleagues urging gun violence research renewal

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., joined 26 of his Senate colleagues Oct. 11 in urging the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to renew a recently lapsed funding opportunity for firearm violence research.

Sheriff Log, Sept. 22 to Oct. 8

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

Police Log, Oct. 2 to 8

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

HRV boys soccer continues to battle despite ‘ugly’ play

As of late, the HRV boys soccer team has struggled and at times have played “ugly,” said Head Coach Jaime Rivera, but they currently remain in first place in the 5A OSAA rankings after their 2-1 win over The Dalles on Tuesday, Oct. 10 and their 10-0 home win over Pendleton on Thursday.

Kegler's Corner: Riggleman and Goss Light ‘Em Up

In hockey, it’s traditional to select three stars at the end of each game. Last week we had four bowling stars in league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes who comprise our vaunted Team of the Week.

Sports briefs for Oct. 14

Sports briefs for Oct. 14.

Strength After Breast Cancer class Oct. 25

Leslie Reagan, OTR/L, CLT-LANA and Laurie VanCott, MSPT, are introducing a new program for breast cancer survivors.

HAHRC Beats: Get into Gorge Happiness Month

Once again, One Community Health (OCH) is hosting Gorge Happiness Month throughout October. The goal is to get as many people as possible throughout the Gorge to do the three habits each day that are scientifically shown to make us happier: gratitudes, acts of kindness, and moments of silence.

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Gorge clinic strengthens behavior health services

When it comes to building a vibrant, thriving community, the health of its people plays a vital role. But health isn’t just about visiting the doctor. It’s about treating the whole person, recognizing the importance of integrated practices that value medical, dental and even behavioral health — and that’s exactly why behavioral health is now one of the fastest growing areas of service provided by One Community Health (OCH).

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HRVHS art students honored at Carnegie Hall

Three Hood River Valley High School art students received a first-time honor last school year that took them all the way to New York City.

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CGWAN gives to Girl Up

Eva Jones, president of the Hood River Valley High School Girl Up, addresses Columbia Gorge Women’s Action Network members at a recent meeting to talk about the program.

Fall Gorge on Tap returns to The Dalles

Join Friends of the Columbia Gorge on Oct. 18 for a special presentation on current Columbia Gorge conservation issues and recreation programs. The program will feature four topics: Eagle Creek Wildfire and updates, Gorge Towns to Trails, The Dalles Connection, Preserve the Wonder Land Campaign and the Best Gorge Hikes for Fall Foliage.

Poet Trevino Brings Plenty performs in poTENtial Nov. 4

Storyteller and poet Trevino L. Brings Plenty speaks Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the next event in the year-long poTENtial series at Columbia Center for the Arts.

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HRV volleyball outlasts Pendleton to win CRC title

HRV volleyball played Tuesday night in a game that was nothing like their other 17 this season.

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HRV girls soccer shuts out The Dalles

The HRV girls soccer team has been on a tear in their last six matches.

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Horizon challenges top-10 team in state

The Horizon Hawks soccer team had won two games in a row before their matchup with Southwest Christian, currently ranked 10th in 3A/2A/1A standings, on Wednesday.

HR Bridge toll hike hearings begin Tuesday

The first in a pair of hearings concerning a proposed bridge toll increase at the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge kicks off Tuesday.

Fall Energy Symposium hosted in HR

The 2017 Fall Energy Symposium happens at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 16-17.