The last meetings, for now, of the two Westside Area Plan committees are scheduled for Oct. 11 at Hood River Fire Hall.
The old building bridged the downtown enterprises of three centuries. From 19th century blacksmiths through its machine shop era of the early- and mid-1990s, to the wind and water sports of the 20th and 21st century, the Schlosser family-owned Kayak Shed building had served multiple needs for more than 100 years.
The 14th annual Hood River Hops Fest, staged by Hood River Chamber of Commerce, pours fresh-hopped ales from around the Northwest on a new date, Oct. 7 (delayed from Sept. 23).
Dwinell Country Ales in Goldendale will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, Oct. 14 from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 15 from noon to 9 p.m.
Olympia, Wash. (AP) — A company that wants to build and operate a large terminal to export coal from the western U.S. to Asia was denied a key permit by Washington state on Sept. 26 because of environmental concerns.
Kayak Shed fire spares documents
Wreckage revealed a “divine” result at Kayak Shed, which was gutted by fire on Sept. 27.
The Hood River News recently won 10 awards at the 2017 Better Ad Ideas contest on Sept. 22 in Lake Oswego.
HRVHS Girl Up, a United Nations Foundation club, is hosting a three-part movie series to raise money for School Cycle, which sends bikes to Malawi and Guatemala so that girls can get to school. The event was Tuesday, but it is just one part of a new set of efforts by young women at Hood River Valley High School.
Local metal artist Alan Root has donated his sculpture, “Heron Viewing Spawning Salmon,” to Columbia Center for the Arts.
Frankie has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. If you’re looking for a whole lotta love on tiny legs, meet Frankie (like frankfurter ... get it?), the cutest lil' Dachshund around.
Gorge Works is celebrating National Manufacturing Day, with business tours and other events on Thursday, Oct. 5, and Friday, Oct. 6, designed to let people know about the job and training opportunities available in the Columbia Gorge.
Neighboring Ground café is up and running again
Fire consumed a major piece of Hood River history Wednesday as the 110-year-old Kayak Shed building fell to flames in a nine-alarm fire.
Gov. Brown to visit CL, HR on Friday
The pendulum-like “in-lieu” fee issue took another swing Monday after a lengthy discussion by Hood River City Council.
Two events to put on your calendar if you are a first responder or want to thank the folks who assisted in the Eagle Creek fire:
Meadows debuts ‘A-Zone IPA’ for 50th anniversary
Autumn brings a full platter to The Ale List, what with rescheduled events, new releases, and events around the state where Gorge breweries yet again find favor.