Jim MacMillan at The Pines; Gorge Sinfonietta plays Feb. 20; more
High school FFA chapter raises funds
National FFA week is Feb. 15-22 this year and the Hood River Valley FFA Chapter has several activities planned at the local level. The first activity in the community is the “Pass The Pig” fundraiser, which will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 17 beginning at 9 a.m.
To say Hood River Valley High School junior Sebastian Barajas, 17, is busy would be an understatement.
The Wizard of Oz will be performed at Parkdale Elementary School on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Poco as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
1915 — 100 years ago: Assuming that in the near future the present fertile farms of Western Oregon will be in urgent need of fertilizing materials, State Engineer Lewis has recommended some action to be taken to make use of the great kelp beds along the Oregon coast in order to save the enormous amount of potash which is annually going to waste.
When evacuation orders were issued in April of 1942, Kenjiro and Kay Kida, along with their son George, were farming, raising cattle, and growing fruit on their family operated ranch outside of White Salmon.
9,651 pages of pleasure
Signs and signals are everywhere that 2014 is behind me and the New Year has formally arrived. Bank statements recapping last year’s paltry interest earnings arrive in the mail box; I no longer write “2014” on dated material; and it’s time, once again, to recap the previous year’s reading history.
My mother and I hopped off the plane in New Delhi, India, and were submerged into a new world. The sun beat down on our skin at 110 degrees and our ears filled with sounds of cars honking and loud voices speaking a language we didn’t know. It was only a tad different from Hood River. A slight breeze in India feels like a miracle, whereas a breeze in Oregon is a reason to bundle up more.
Hop Trip, more at White Buffalo; Tillinghast plays House Concert; more
A unique R&B-soul band is coming to Hood River on Friday, Feb. 13, and even if you’re superstitious, we should be treating this show like it’s our lucky day.
Eastern Oregon University Musical Theatre program is onstage at the Hood River Valley High School Bowe Theatre Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. for a full program of popular music and dance from the past 50 years.
‘Adventure’ screens Feb. 20; Music at Lyle Hotel Feb. 14; more
Tom Yates is going through a bit of a transition at Providence Down Manor, where he’s worked as community relations coordinator for almost two years.
1915 — 100 years ago: If present plans to do not miscarry, Oregon will in a short time be listed among the important sugar-producing states of the Union.
- 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!