The efforts of local children, and Matt Rankin, have benefitted the Columbia Gorge Children’s Advocacy Center (CGCAC).
Chris Heald and the Ortiz Family are the winners of this year’s Hood River Lions Thanksgiving Grocery Raffle.
Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation has received a reservation of $43,000 through Oregon Housing and Community Services to assist first time homebuyers.
If Sheri Castaneda looks familiar, she should — she’s worked at Bette’s Place, a downtown Hood River staple at Fifth and Oak, for the past 27 years. She does a little bit of everything while on duty, from waitressing to washing dishes, seating customers to working the cash register.
Gorge environmental advocates protest Vancouver proposed train terminal
The oil train issue has rekindled in the Columbia River Gorge.
Hood River residents Anna Dillon, Lisa Erickson Sosa and Rachel Crowder were among 17 exceptional nurses from across Oregon and Southwest Washington recognized Friday, Nov. 13, at the fifth annual March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards. With 222 finalists, the state-wide committee selected the 17 winners in a blinded process.
The annual giving tree of Cascade Locks is back up at City Hall at 140 SE WaNaPa St.
Jack in the Box, located at 1407 W. Sixth Street in The Dalles, is offering a limited-edition JOY Jack antenna ornament for $1, while supplies last. Net proceeds will benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Gigi as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.
The Oregonian newspaper’s online service, Oregonlive.com, gives kudos to local brews in its own recent ranking, and now, readers’ on-line voting:
Sen. Ron Wyden gets his ‘Cooper Spur Clarification’ through Senate committee
A bill launched by Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden to speed up a long-delayed land exchange between Mt. Hood Meadows resort and the U.S. Forest Service has moved forward one key step — the piece of legislation found Senate Committee approval last week.
Cascade Locks City Council tackled a diverse agenda — from utilities to tourism and Nestlé — at a short but busy meeting Monday.
Make memories with a visit and picture with Santa in the lobby of the Columbia Center for the Arts from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 13, and 20. Santa (who also happens to be starring in the CAST Theatre production of “Miracle on 34th Street” in the Columbia Arts Theatre) will be visiting with kids before Sunday show matinees during December.
Citizens will march Sunday in Hood River as part of a “global mobilization” on climate change, in advance of the Paris summit Nov. 30- to Dec. 11.
The annual Turkey Trot takes place Thanksgiving Day, Mosier Twin Tunnels, 10 a.m. at Mark Hatfield Trailhead; register starting at 9 a.m.; kids’ 200-meter run at 9:50 a.m. Choose the 12-kilometer, 5K and 3K run/walk. Proceeds benefit Mosier Schools.