Join managers of the Mt. Hood Forest Products Mill, U.S. Forest Service and Hood River County Forestry Department for a behind-the-scenes look at our local forestry industry, from planting to processing.
Avenue Q, a coming of age musical suitable for adults 18 and over, opens next weekend at the Columbia Center for the Arts for a four-week run. Show dates are July 8-9, 14-16, 21-23 and 29-30, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The show combines human and puppet characters and centers on the theme of the issues and anxieties associated with entering adulthood.
As part of the Historic Columbia River Highway Centennial Celebration, the Friends of the Historic Columbia River Highway is hosting an Antique Car Tour, Saturday, July 23, 2016 from Troutdale to The Dalles.
Entertainment update for July 2, 2016
Fundraising to include Champoeg run July 9
Flag Day, June 14, was celebrated with the groundbreaking for the long-awaited Oregon State Police Fallen Trooper Memorial. The memorial is located in front of the Public Service Building on the Capitol Mall in Salem. The groundbreaking was organized by White Oak Construction, the company chosen to construct the memorial.
Church News for July 2, 2016: VBS’ planned
Wasco County Historical Society invites the public to a program featuring the Historic Columbia River Highway’s centennial on Saturday, July 9 beginning at 2 p.m. at the Moody/Rorick House, located at 300 W. 13th St., The Dalles. Presenter Carolyn Wood, longtime member of the HCRH Advisory Committee, will highlight the history and centennial events. The program is free.
Residents who, less than two weeks ago were wondering whether summer would ever come to Hood River Valley, did not have to look at thermometers last Sunday to assure themselves that summer had arrived, for many were, long before noon, hunting shady spots and a trace of breeze.
Two more showery days have passed and our abundant crop of cherries is amazingly still intact. Yes, there has been damage, but it is harvestable, which means we can pick these really big beauties and get them to market with a profit margin rather than a loss.
“Before I Die” walls have sprouted up throughout the Gorge over the last three summers, first appearing in Mosier, then in The Dalles and now near the corner of Sixth and Oak in Hood River.
Horizon Christian School students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade enjoy a “color run” June 10 to raise funds for a Haiti mission organization called I’mMe helping orphan children.
Your guide to Independence Day events around
Parades happen in Hood River at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. in Odell.
The Office of State Fire Marshal, Oregon fire service, Keep Oregon Green, natural resource agencies, Oregon fireworks wholesalers, and safety experts encourage Oregonians to “Keep it Legal and Keep it Safe” when using fireworks.
Venue 301, CCA open varied shows featuring Gorge artists
Two downtown venues host art openings Friday, providing the community two opportunities to meet with artists and purchase works. The shows will be at the Columbia Center for the Arts, and the historic Venue 301, located a block away from each other.
Library celebrates Friday with ‘Star Wars’ party
Nearly six years ago, Hood River County’s three public libraries in Hood River, Cascade Locks, and Parkdale closed. Thanks to a vote of the people, those libraries reopened on July 1, 2011, as an independent special district. Hood River County Library District invites the community to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the libraries’ reopening at its “Star Wars birthday party” on Friday, July 1, 5-7 p.m., in the Georgiana Smith Memorial Gardens.
- 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!