Hood River Library District begins a new service on Feb. 13 — a twice-monthly bus from Odell to the downtown Hood River Library.
Humans tell stories — to remember, to understand, to connect with each other. Everyone has a story (or two, or four, or ...) that deserves to be told. People can come to find out how to tell their own stories.
Local fisherman Greg Short and the Hood River Watershed Group are hosting their annual Steelhead and Spring Chinook Fishing one-day clinic.
The gauntlet has been thrown down again.
Plus: ‘Time Changer’ supports Pregnancy Resource Centers
The Hood River Church of the Nazarene held an installation service and reception for its new pastor on Sunday, Jan. 31. About 100 people attended. Dr. Stan Reeder, District Superintendent for the Oregon Pacific District of the Nazarene Church, was there for the installation.
Cost of business; ‘Good Karma’; What if?; more
Great acronym, great move: the Marijuana Advertising in Legal States (MAILS) Act has made its legislative debut, courtesy of Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and their state counterparts, Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici.
Anderson Gould at CEBU; ‘Power Trio’ at Double Mt.; more
WELL SAID: “Making a career of art is like baking bread. You put the various ingredients into the bowl ... If it’s too wet, you add a bit more flour; if it’s too dry, then a bit more liquid. You let it rise and then you punch it down to let it rise again. You slap it around on a counter to force some elasticity into it. Eventually it starts to take shape and you can envision the nice crusty brown loaf with the perfect amount of chewiness and tenderness it will become. I’m somewhere in that slapping around phase, I think.” — Mt. Hood artist Rachel Harvey, in her February email newsletter.
National FFA week is Feb. 21-27 this year and the Hood River Valley FFA Chapter has several activities planned at the local level. The first activity in the community is the “Pass The Pig” fundraiser, which will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 23 beginning at 9 a.m.
Boys and girls alpine teams remain undefeated through four races
It’s been a good season so far for the Hood River Valley ski team.
Eagles lose to The Dalles, 53-30
The Eagles’ struggles in the Columbia River Conference continued Tuesday night in The Dalles, as HRV found itself on the wrong end of a 53-30 decision with the Riverhawks to go 0-3 to start league play this season.
For a team that has seen its fair share of heartbreaking losses, Tuesday night’s 72-70 defeat at hands of the Riverhawks was arguably the most painful, but the most inspiring of the season for HRV.
Hood River Valley High School and Wy’east Middle School runners representing the Hood River Track Club ran last weekend at a Tracktown USA indoor track meet, putting up some solid times and places in the mile.
The Hood River Valley snowboard team shook the rust off last weekend with its first competition, a slopestyle event at Mt. Hood Meadows, after not having much in the way of competitions in the 2014-15 season due to low snow.
Voters will have a choice on May 17 in the Hood River County Commission Position 2 race.
The future of a proposed housing subdivision in west Hood River has been bogged in doubt amid concerns from City of Hood River engineers over municipal sewer access.
Wind and rain storms in December and January have created a mess of downed trees and small landslides on trails in the western part of the Columbia River Gorge, and hikers can expect to encounter obstacles for at least the next few months.
Forest Service schedules public meeting Wednesday
The U.S. Forest Service is planning a nearly 3,000-acre forest thinning project on the north slope of Mount Hood, drawing more than a thousand written comments from Oregon environmental advocates and local biking groups.
Furry friends will be the subject of the Columbia Art Center’s Gallery Exhibition in February.