Kozen Sampson speaks at RCC
Kozen Sampson speaks at RCC; Jehovah’s Witness assembly April 17; A study of Judas, Sunday at Immanuel; Covenant Christian hosts OCC fundraiser
A trio of “little free book boxes” will come to Hood River this spring, thanks to Lucy Fine, Hood River Valley High School junior.
Columbia Center for the Arts has poTENtial — the center’s 10th anniversary series started off April 4 with 100 people in attendance to hear “Martin Marten” author Brian Doyle in a wide-ranging and hilarious talk.
The Mozart opera in town this weekend won’t be longhair music, unless you mean the hipsters’ beards.
What’s the best way to describe a 12-string guitarist with an affinity for the mountain dulcimer who describes her 40-year career as more of a “careen”?
With the heart of Blossom Time happening this weekend, Panorama special sections are a great way to plan your weekend.
Attention anyone with a closet: Those shoes you no longer want are needed to help fight global poverty.
The Hood River County Library Celebrates Shakespeare’s 451st birthday with a week of fun events for kids and families.
When asked “Why do you write poetry?” noted poet William Stafford answered, “Why did you stop?”
By traveling to East Africa searching out the finest colored gemstones, Ken Apland of Apland Jewelers has had the opportunity to help local communities in Kenya and Tanzania. While many jewelers wait for gem dealers to come to their store, Apland goes straight to the source — this not only provides access to gemstone rough directly from the mine but also provides much needed business for local miners.
WELL SAID: As City Council and staff discussed the water line installation project for busy Rand Road set to happen next month — see notice at right — Public Works director Mark Lago was asked by Councilor Mark Zanmiller if sidewalk improvements could be done at the same time (answer, no, this is being done with water line funding) so Planning Director Cindy Walbridge joked, “How about a kind of slip and slide for the summer?” That drew a laugh, but City Manager Steve Wheeler’s wry remark was, “Cindy is a great planning director, but perhaps she is not ready for the job of parks and rec director.”
Tuesdays at Springhouse Cellar; Tim Mayer at CG Hotel; more
The Mid-Columbia Lions Follies is celebrating 40 years of performances and presents“40 Years of Magic,” opening April 15 at the historic Hood River Middle School Auditorium. The show will feature selected songs, dances and skits from past shows in a variety format.
I come from a long line of women losing their minds, or rather their memories, and as I rapidly approach the age of 60, I’m finding my genes are wrecking some havoc on my own recall abilities.
“We had an earthquake — I felt it,” said the unidentified caller Monday afternoon. “A friend called me, and he said he felt it too.” It was the first indication that Hood River area residents noticed what was later identified to be a mild earthquake which centered south of The Dalles and measured 4.8 on the Richter scale. No damage was reported.
- 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!