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Honoring Veterans

On a beautiful Saturday morning, the Youth of Heart of Hospice YoHOH’s, both Hood River and The Dalles clubs, visited the Oregon Veterans Home/OVH in The Dalles for an early Veterans Day celebration.

Update: Hood River County School District. Horizon Christian School closed today

Hood River County School District and Horizon Christian School closed due to weather

CGCC president calls for Indian Creek campus closure

Deficit leads to Toda’s recommendation, which would be temporary – but ‘not a done deal,’ one board member says

Citing a $2 million budget deficit, the president of Columbia Gorge Community College on Tuesday recommended to the College board that it close the Indian Creek Campus temporarily in mid-2015. CGCC president Dr. Frank Toda has suggested a three-part restructuring plan involving an undetermined number of layoffs and program cuts.

Hood River County School District after school activities cancelled due to inclement weather

Weather alert: After school activities for Hood River County School District are canceled tonight due to freezing rain and ice forecast for late afternoon and through the night including EXCEL Program, Community Education Programs and Activity Buses.

Death notices for Nov. 22

Greg Herman, George 'Tommy' Marsh

DAR hosts history essay contest for local students

The Celilo Chapter of DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) is hosting an essay contest for all students in grades 5-12 living in the Gorge.

‘Simple Joy of Art’ auction set for Thursday at HRVHS

HRVHS junior Kaitlyn Scarborough and friends are organizing the first-ever art auction Nov. 20 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the high school commons. The title of the event is “The simple joy of art”. (The headline in the No. 15 article contained an incorrect date.)

PARKDALE NEWS: Is that the tinkle of sleigh bells you hear?

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Upper Valley already, with the snow on the ground and a chill in the air, so it’s no surprise that Santa is on his way!

When and where to enroll for HR Christmas Project

Hood River County Christmas Project is getting ready for the 2014 holiday season.

Marmolated stink bug makes its move indoors

When leaves fall and days get shorter, stink bugs go on the move looking for a warm, dry place for winter. Often that means sharing our homes with these prehistoric-looking insects, whether we know it or not.

Sheriff Log, Nov. 9 to 17

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

Hawks Madness Friday night

Horizon Christian School is hosting its second annual Hawks Madness and Cake Raffle at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the school’s Mark Boyden Gymnasium.

Pacific Power issues outage reminders

Leave your porch light on, and more

With cold windy weather blowing into parts of the Northwest, Pacific Power reminds its customers and the public to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable.

‘Bend in the River’ fundraiser rescheduled for Nov. 21 at 6 p.m.

On Friday, Nov. 21, the Hood River County History Museum will show “Bend in the River,” featuring the paddlewheel that is displayed in front of the museum. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the movie will start at 6 p.m.

How to help in the Gorge this holiday season

FISH Food Bank can drive; Operation Christmas Child drop-off; Christmas Project barrel donations starting

GO! Local Challenge starts

With the holiday shopping and giving season approaching, Gorge Owned (GO!) encourages residents to take the GO! Local Challenge, a sweepstakes that rewards people for supporting locally owned businesses and making donations to local nonprofits.

Public Records: CIRCUIT COURT

Oct. 2014

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 19

Unique opportunity; Bridge ills explained; more

Neighborly: Meadows deserves credit for decision

Mid-November, when most of us “think snow,” is a time of hope and anticipation of that return to hill, and the exhilaration and camaraderie of skiing and snowboarding on the slopes and trails of Mt. Hood and environs.

Round Table: Hand me down those comet harpoons!

As a rule, I don’t go in for Nascar and other macho stuff. Gadgets and gizmos bore me. It’s fine for other people, but I just try not to think about current masculine exemplars, such as long bearded guys in reality shows about duck calls.