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State St. pedestrian signals soon to be up and running again

Getting two antennas to talk to each other was Tuesday’s task for Land Electric owner Rafael Landeros, right, and Joe Zargo, at the pedestrian-controlled crosswalk signal on State Street at the Hood River Library.

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Pet of the Week: Lucille is a calm, quiet charmer

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Lucille as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

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Café sales relieve Nepal

Lauren Bardenett adds the flourish to a coffee drink at Doppio, 310 Oak St., where all day May 27 the café will donate 10 percent of proceeds — drinks and food — to help an earthquake-damaged Nepal village of Kumari.

Rummage for ‘The Dogs’ this weekend

May 30-31 sale benefits Hood River Adopt A Dog program

Hood River Adopt A Dog is holding its annual “Goin’ to the Dogs” Rummage Sale on Friday, May 29, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Washington teachers rally for education funding

Camas, Washougal educators protest Washington state budget

Employees from the Camas and Washougal school districts joined forces to raise awareness during a teacher walkout day May 13. The demonstration was in protest against the state legislature for failing to fully fund K-12 education and keep class sizes smaller, among other issues.

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Wreathed in Honor: Remembering those who served

About 400 people assembled at Idlewild Cemetery Monday morning to remember the men and women who gave their lives for their country.About 400 people assembled at Idlewild Cemetery Monday morning to remember the men and women who gave their lives for their country.

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Culture Fest

Community members taught origami, provided music, and showed aspects of their folklore during the first Gorge Culture Fest, May 21 at Columbia Gorge Community College.

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Second annual Hood 2 River Relay returns this weekend

The 2nd Annual Hood 2 River Relay returns this weekend. This multi-sport relay race, put on by Breakaway Promotions, starts up at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort and descends to the Hood River Marina.

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State track and field: Barajas repeats as discus champ, Mattson wins 100 and 200; HRV fourth overall

Going into last week’s OSAA 5A Track and Field State Championships in Eugene, HRV thrower Sebastian Barajas and HRV sprinter Jestena Mattson were the athletes to beat, defending titles in the discus and in the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes, respectively.

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Hawks end breakout season with historic finish at state meet

Salvador Ramirez takes the 1500, Hannah Kempf wins triple jump for school’s first-ever individual state titles

Hannah Kempf and Salvador Ramirez inked their names into the Horizon Christian School history book Friday, when they won the school’s first individual state championships — in any sport.

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Odd incidents, arrests highlight a busy Memorial Day weekend

Two strange incidents involving vehicles stood out in a busy but otherwise ordinary Memorial Day Weekend for local law enforcement.

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Mid-Columbia Celilo DAR makes donation of books, bags to Children’s Book Bank

The Mid-Columbia Celilo Daughters of the American Revolution chapter donated over 550 books for the Children’s Book Bank, a nonprofit located in Portland, which will distribute them in the Portland area to low income preschool and grade school children.

Service announcement for May 27

Idamae Doyle

Soroptimist honors trio

Women of Distinction: Ann Frodel, Allyson Pate and Tami Swanson

Allyson Pate, Ann Frodel and Tami Swanson are winners of Soroptimist International of Hood River’s 2015 Women of Distinction Award.

Write on: schools offer contest

The Hood River Public Schools writing competition is on.

Try these two track events

Don’t run and hide.

Letters to the Editor for May 23

Yes to Nestle; False promises; Reporting needed; more

Memorial Day: Take a moment Monday, in honored remembrance

Saluting our fallen can happen in many forms.

Entertainment Update for May 23

SmudgePot at Volcanic May 23; Kit Garoutte at Griffin House; Dancehall Days at CEBU; more

Reunion concert May 23 at HRMS

Outgoing HRVHS music director Mark Steighner will lead the May 23 reunion choir concert at 7 p.m. at Hood River Middle School auditorium (a previous article contained the wrong location).