Outstanding quality standards have earned Best Western Plus Hood River Inn the Best Western Chairman award, the hotel chain’s highest honor.
County to settle STR, marijuana rules
The destiny of DeeTour hotel, an add-on to a proposed concert venue at Dee Highway and Lost Lake Road, remains to be seen.
Gift Guide is filled with ideas -- here's where to start
The holidays are a time for friends and families to gather together and celebrate. Some people revel in the opportunity to invite people over for a fun, festive event.
The Hood River Warming Shelter remains in transition, with a one-week delay for opening.
With the holiday shopping and giving season just around the corner, Gorge Owned launched its seventh annual GO! Local campaign on Friday, Nov. 11 to encourage residents to shop and donate locally.
The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) recently released the 2016 Giving in Oregon Report. The report found that Oregon nonprofits received $2.1 billion in donations in 2014, up from $1.76 billion in 2013.
First Book is a national nonprofit organization (501c) with a simple mission: to provide new books to children and youth in need, addressing one of the most important factors affecting literacy — access to books. Team First Book/Hood River is part of the national literacy effort and has been awarding book grants since 2000.
Hood River Holidays — that time of year when downtown is transformed into a festive wonderland of twinkle lights and holiday cheer — kicks off on Friday, Dec. 2.
For youngsters, the fact that there is no school all week, along with a big Thanksgiving dinner, and the prospect of snow on the mountains (be optimistic!) are enjoyable enough aspects to the last week of Thanksgiving.
Center receives $5,000 matching grant from charitable foundation
Since announcing that the Mosier Valley Senior Center is at risk of closing at the end of 2016, board members have received a fund-matching grant through an anonymous charitable foundation, who will match all funds raised up to $5,000.
Santa is comin’ to town.
The Hood River Aquatic Center will be closed all day Saturday, Nov. 19 for a Masters Swim Meet. The pool will reopen for normal business hours Sunday, Nov. 20.
The long search for a Warming Shelter site is over.
A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday reached a tentative agreement with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF), signaling the end of a three-year court tussle over coal pollution.
The Gala Fashion show, the primary fundraising event for the Hood River County Christmas Project, is set to take center stage at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn on Thursday, Nov. 17. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 7 p.m