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Mid Valley move

Hood River Rotary completed a mascot relocation project at Mid Valley Elementary on Oct. 13.

Volleyball gears up for Oct. 29 playoff

Eagle volleyball took on The Dalles Tuesday in what was Eagles’ Senior Night (results too late for press time), and is looking ahead to its first playoff game, at home on Oct. 29. It earned home court advantage last week by winning the Columbia River Conference title.

Horizon plays two rescheduled soccer matches this week

The weather and the playoff picture remain a bit cloudy for the Horizon Christian School Hawks soccer team.

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Eagles football gives Bucks a fight

The fight remains in the winless Hood River Valley High School Eagle team, and they gave one to Pendleton Friday.

Storm fears impede water polo tourney splash

A water polo “what if” put a disappointing twist on the Hood River teams’ efforts Saturday.

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Swimmers post big improvements at home meet

Hood River Valley Swim Team Osprey hosted its annual Harvest of Gold Swim Meet, sponsored by ERS / Your Rental and Party Centers last weekend at the Hood River Aquatic Center. Oregon Swimming Official Stan Benson celebrated 40 years of officiating in Oregon Swimming at the meet.

‘Double hit’: Ballots, tax statements in the mail

An estimated 14,000 ballots – a county record – go out Wednesday, meaning they will arrive in homes in the next few days, at the same time as the new quarterly property tax statements from Hood River County

Letters to the Editor for Oct. 19

No on 97, For Reynolds, ‘Eye-opener’, more

Another Voice: Why I’m voting yes on Ballot Measure 97

I’m voting yes on Measure 97 because:

Teen Halloween party at library

Come to the Hood River Library on Sunday, Oct. 30 for an evening of snacks, candy, games and some spooky (and probably silly) movies and stories. Teens and tweens will have the library to themselves for the night.

Marriage records, Sept. 6 to 30

Sept. 6 to 30

Death notices for Oct. 18: Florine Carpenter, Eldon Cates, Lois Johnson, Dan Petroff and Barbara Bacon

Florine Carpenter, Eldon Cates, Lois Johnson, Dan Petroff and Barbara Bacon

Entertainment Update for Oct. 15

Cowboy music and poetry concert Oct. 23 in Bingen; Harvest Party at Logsdon; more

Ecumenical Ministries hosts voter forums

Gorge Ecumenical Ministries (GEM), an interfaith organization composed of representatives from area faith communities and churches, invites community members to attend voter forums in White Salmon and Hood River this month for political candidates.

Dr. Erin Burnham receives state honor

Dr. Erin Burnham of Hood River is EMS Medical Director of the Year for 2016.

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OCC fall training Oct. 22 for volunteers

Samaritan’s Purse invites the community to its annual Operation Christmas Child (OCC) fall training seminar on Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. until noon at Faith Lutheran Church, 2810 W. 10th, The Dalles.

Public Records — Building Permits, Sept. 2016

City, continued, and county

Pet of the week: Niko is an excellent (and playful) hiking buddy

Niko has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week.

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HR Council candidates gather

All four candidates for three open positions on Hood River City Council spent the morning together Oct. 8 at Saturday Market greeting voters.

Fruit A to Z: You can spell bounty many ways

Serious rain and wind in the area calls for the need for emergency preparation and travel caution — see page A11 for help with that.