What looks like a tall Ponderosa pine or Douglas fir near Tucker Road is a new 111-foot AT&T “monofir” cell-tower, approved by Hood River County in June.
Dozens of stranded travelers got a surprise Dec. 25 when police dished them up a holiday meal cooked by a local chef.
Thanks to the generosity of the Gorge community, this past year, almost three-quarters of children in foster care in Hood River, Wasco and Sherman counties had a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer on their side, looking out for their best interests, stated a CASA press release.
The United Way of the Columbia Gorge is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 allocations period.
Becle, S.A.B. de C.V., announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Pendleton Whisky brand assets from Hood River Distillers, Inc. Becle has agreed to pay $205 million.
Northwest Graphic Works has moved to a new 4,000 square foot facility.
Giving is a firm tradition in many corners of Hood River County, and among those recurring chapters is the one at Hood River Valley Adult Center, home to a community center, thrift shop, and senior nutrition program.
Providence Hood River has announced its end-of-year contributions totaling $104,000.
In November, The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) Board of Directors approved more than $3.7 million in grants to metro Portland nonprofits.
Blanket Drive returns, more
Christmas is a time of fragrant traditions, none more so than the eighth annual May Street Elementary School coffee sale.
Center’s holiday wish list: more providers to collaborate and respond to growing needs
One Community Health’s (OCH) Kristen Foskett, a certified family nurse practitioner, has recently teamed up with Columbia Gorge Children’s Advocacy Center (CGCAC) to help provide qualified child abuse screenings, specialized sexual assault screenings, and support services at the center, located in Hood River.
A special election will be held throughout Oregon on Jan. 23 on Measure 101, which “approves temporary assessments to fund health care for low-income individuals and families, and to stabilize health insurance premiums,” according to the referendum text. It also will provide “temporary assessments on insurance companies, some hospitals, and other providers of insurance or health care coverage.
Hood River News offers updated copies of “12 Columns of Christmas,” a collection of Christmas editorials from 2001-2012.
The winning team from the Dec. 9 Parkhurst Place wreath contest was Pacific Northwest Federal Credit Union. Their wreath, made of blue Christmas bulbs, is above; at right are other entries in the contest.