Barley Draught & Friends return to old St. Peter's Landmark Church in The Dalles for their third annual Christmas Concert, Sunday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m.
The annual Hood River County fire departments’ lighted truck Christmas parade will take place Dec. 15 in Odell and Pine Grove, Dec. 16 in Parkdale and Dee, and Dec. 17 on the West Side and Hood River, each night from 6-9 p.m.
SCANNING: In years past we’ve published “a scanner year” – entertaining excerpts from what we heard over the dispatch communications device in our office – and while we did not get it together in 2014 to compile such a list, one item overheard on Dec. 9 was funny in itself: the words of the officer were, in full and verbatim: “An inquisitive toddler.”
Charlotte Arnold celebrates 50 years teaching tap in Hood River
“ONE and TWO and THREE and FOUR!”
Last week I woke up at 3 a.m. with a severe case of the night sweats. My doctor would have diagnosed it as a post-menopausal event, but I think it was the Ghost of Christmas Past paying me a visit.
Diana Lachino and Mason McDowell, both seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as October “Students of the Month” for their outstanding commitment to community. Each student was presented with a check for $100 at a recent meeting.
This Week at HRVHS: Food drive continues through Dec. 18
Kay Floria, more at The Pines; Secret Salsa lesson Dec. 12; Gorge Winds Concert Band Christmas Concert Dec. 21; more
Hood River jazz pianist Tim Mayer performs two concerts this weekend, starting with the Friday noon Advent Concert at Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State, with Mayer joined by Char Mayer on vocals, Ed Dietrich on bass, and Tim Ortlieb on drums. The concert is free.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Tommy as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:
Music for ‘Adopt-A-Dog’; United Way benefit Holiday Concert Dec. 7; more
“I just happen to have the key …”
The FISH Food Bank in Odell has opened many doors for the people of the community — and not just in the area of food assistance.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Janni as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe her as follows:
Warming shelter, HR Care Center, more
- Dar Williams is concerned with bees, sings about myth and power and likes towns with ‘positive proximity’
- Expect familiar and new songs from Quarterflash
- Sounds of Summer series kicks off with the Pat Travers Band July 21
- Lavender Daze features new music from MMB
- All she wants to do is dance
- 'Here' is there and everywhere
- These guys will probably grow on you
- Quiet on the set: An interview with Aaron Keim
- Lost radios and happy memories
- Welcome to our new site!