A large crowd gathered for the second Mt. Hood Town Hall farmers’ market this summer — they’re held every second Thursday of the month, July through September — which features fresh produce, arts and crafts, and live music with upper valley flair.
Mike McCarthy serves as group’s new president
Hood River Valley Residents Committee hosted its 39th annual meeting at the Columbia Center for the Arts Aug. 7, with more than 85 supporters and friends in attendance.
It seems like something is happening at every brewery in the county these days.
Ace Hardware Corporation announces that Hood River Supply, 1945 12th St., Hood River, achieved designation as a “Pinnacle Performance Retailing, 2015” for the third consecutive year for its outstanding performance, according to a company press release.
At Thursday’s grand opening of Hampton Inns, the hundred or so visitors enjoyed local beer and wine, and chocolates, ate freshly prepared pizza and wings, and you could say some gladly ate a little crow.
4-H and Open Class divisions
CenterPointe Community Bank and Leaders for Tomorrow (LFT) are teaming up to present a series of classes to help young people understand more about their finances.
Healthy eating, hearty economy; SNAP accepted
National Farmers’ Market Week is Aug. 7-13, and all nine Gorge markets, from Parkdale to Trout Lake and Stevenson to Goldendale, are celebrating with special events like live music, market games and raffle prizes.
Through Sept. 15, Oregon Farm Bureau invites the public to submit their best photos of Oregon agriculture for possible inclusion in the 2017 Oregon’s Bounty calendar.
National Health Center Week, Aug. 7-13, has been celebrated for more than 30 years to recognize the services and contributions of community, migrant, homeless and public-housing health centers. For 30 years, One Community Health has provided access to affordable, high-quality health care to medically vulnerable and underserved people.
Gorge leaders spoke out against a proposed oil-by-marine terminal in Vancouver as hearings over the project’s fate came to a close July 29.
Big Horse Brewery reshaping, Double Mountain gets Portland digs
Subi Salon, on the Heights, hosts its grand opening on Aug. 12 at its second location, 1215 B St. (corner of 12th and B), from 5-7 p.m. Sample all-natural hair care products, try on jewelry from local artist Rebecca Bashara, and meet the stylists while enjoying refreshments from OVino and AniChe Cellars.
Learn how to turn your waste stream into a resource stream at the next Green Drinks on Aug. 17.