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Salmon viewing in Cascade Locks Oct. 8

Join Columbia Riverkeeper and Kat Brigham, former chair of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) and a tribal leader with the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, for a salmon viewing at Eagle Creek in Cascade Locks.

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HRV volleyball easily wins Parkrose tourney

It was another weekend of wins for the surging HRV volleyball team, who swept the competition at Parkrose High on Saturday to claim its third tournament victory of the season.

Kegler's Corner: Blooms rule!

Last week’s league action at Hood River’s venerable Orchard Lanes produced a hatful of prodigious scores. We knew it would be a short time before the big shooters in town found the range on our brand new synthetic lanes. The team of the week reads like a who’s who in Hood River bowling.

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HRV football falls to Bend in hard-played HOF game

The Hood River Valley High Eagles football team played extremely tough in a Special District 1 home game against the highly regarded and fifth-ranked Bend Lava Bears (4-0). A much younger Eagles (0-4) squad with just eight seniors made a valiant effort against a more experienced Bend team (20 seniors) and they were within two scores for most of the game last Friday.

Sports Briefs: Horizon girls look to climb out of Big Sky basement, Horizon soccer moving up the rankings

The Horizon Hawks volleyball team continues to fight to get out of the tail end of the Big Sky District, where they are currently ranked seventh of eight teams.

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XC team picks up the pace at Nike Portland meet

HRV boys place fifth, girls 11th at competitive invitational

Saturday’s Nike Portland XC meet provided the first major test for the HRV cross country team and Head Coach Brandon Bertram liked what he saw, with only a few reservations.

HRVHS graduate and soccer pro starts Gorge Soccer Academy

Matthew Dallman’s academy to host trainings in TD, HR

He’s played soccer professionally for nine years and has traveled around Europe to play the game, but now, Hood River’s Matthew Dallman is bringing that experience and knowledge back to the Gorge to help a new generation of soccer players.

Entertainment Update for Sept. 28

Open Mic at White Buffalo; Meet the Artist: Ed Feely at Lyle Hotel Sept. 28; more

Artists of the Gorge exhibit opens Oct. 1

The Stevenson Community Library and Friends of the Stevenson/North Bonneville Libraries present the 37th annual Artists of the Gorge Exhibit opening reception on Saturday, Oct. 1.

‘KOOBDOOGA’ kicks off with artists’ reception Oct. 1

The Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library cordially invite the public to attend an artists’ reception in the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 2 to 4 p.m.

‘We want to bring people together’

Community barbecue will be Oct. 1 in Odell

Sometimes, you just need to show your neighbors you care.

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Two new marijuana dispensaries planned in Hood River

Hood River’s roster of marijuana dispensaries may soon grow to six.

Health Happiness Month: Doing simple acts for yourself, others

One Community Health, the provider based in Hood River and The Dalles, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in October 2016 with a month of activities based on the science of happiness, designed to make our community healthier.

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Taking a stand

“I just had to come down and do something. This country is in trouble,” said Dell Charity, a 37-year-resident of Hood River, who stood downtown Friday afternoon in an impromptu protest.

Walking towards the abyss: Different but the same

For those of you who are familiar with my prior writings, you know that I often like to communicate through humor. But today I’m feeling almost overwhelmingly sad, and I’m trying to channel that energy into something constructive and useful.

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Historic Hwy. Trail segment opens west of Hood River

Outdoor aficionados in Hood River don’t have to travel far to enjoy a waterfall stroll or bike ride, and the trip just got shorter.

Latino Advisory Council focuses on drugs, other teen health concerns

The Latino Advisory council met Sept. 20 to discuss the health of teenagers in Hood River, new apartments at the site of Morrison Park, and a change of name for a national holiday.

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Three people, and a dog, survive capsizing in Columbia near Wyeth

All three sailboat occupants, and a dog, were safe after an unexpected swim in the Columbia River at about 2:20 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Death notices, Sept. 28: Vera Owen, James Robinson, Clarence Lowell, Scott Burnett and Eva Morales Sanchez

Vera Owen, James Robinson, Clarence Lowell, Scott Burnett and Eva Morales Sanchez