Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Bill Block announced the appointment of Hood River native Margaret S. Salazar as Director of HUD’s Portland Field Office.
Hood River’s Patricia Vittoria, who creates hand-sewn dolls, is a finalist in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made contest. She is competing against up to 1,000 others from around the country for a chance to win $10,000 to grow her business, a spot in the Martha Stewart American Made market, and a feature on marthastewart.com, among other prizes.
Cody Colloton, 15, above center, won the $500 top prize in the annual Rock Paper Scissors competition sponsored by Andrew’s Pizza and Mr. Elive Productions Sept. 5.
Okay, Mid Valley—there’s a lot of stuff for the ol’ calendar this time around, so get your pencils ready.
I am an early riser.
Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Friday afternoon’s serious injury crash involving a motorcycle and van at an intersection on Highway 97 near Wasco in Sherman County.
Providence Hospice of the Gorge is looking for volunteers in the Columbia River Gorge area.
Talk about coming through in a hutch.
Earlier last week, Margie Lemberger greeted customers at Margie’s Pot Shop in Bingen with some unfortunate news.
Sept. 7 to 15
Camp fire red flag; Domestic violence is here, too; Learn to be Firewise; more
Film ‘GMO OMG’ screens at Skylight Sept. 17; ‘Sisters in Song’ Sept. 19; Dusu Mali at Everybody’s
Shannon Wheeler never thought one of his comic strips could transform into an opera. But after performances in San Diego, Portland and Albuquerque, it’s probably sinking in that Too Much Coffee Man will stick around in this seemingly far-removed artistic format.
A Columbia Gorge climate gathering and march takes place Sunday in Hood River at Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State streets.
With a small volunteer pool and faced with rising costs, the city of Cascade Locks is looking for a way to draw more volunteers to its Emergency Medical Services department.
Congratulations, and a caution, came from President Pat Hesgard of the Columbia Gorge Lions Club as the group last week reviewed the successful Sternwheeler Days 2014 event, the group’s annual major project.
PORTLAND — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prohibits hunting on Corps property between Celilo Park and the city of Arlington in Oregon.
The Oregonian — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has placed on hold its review of Ambre Energy’s application to build a coal shipping terminal on the Columbia River at the Port of Morrow near Boardman.
According to Oregon State Police, Servando Zanora Avendano, 26, of Hood River, has been cited for DUII, Reckless Driving, and Assault in the Third Degree in connection with a two-vehicle head-on crash Saturday on Highway 35 near Pine Grove.