Jan Bony, OrGenWeb state coordinator, will be the speaker at the next Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society meeting and program on June 10 beginning at 1 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles. The public is invited to attend.
Mercado del Valle returns to downtown Odell June 1. The market will be held on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 4-7 p.m., ending Aug. 19.
Columbia Center for the Arts has introduced a new program to help bring the performing arts to a wider audience.
Jurgen Hess leads a group from the Lawn Alternatives Class, hosted by EnviroGorge through Hood River Community Education.
The last week in May has been unusually hot in eastern Oregon, but Hood River Valley was cooler than most other areas, with high temperatures in the valley not to exceed the 90-degree mark.
2017 Graduation: HRVHS and Horizon Christian
Local high school students graduate next weekend, and they will be going in dozens of directions.
The seemingly endless seasons of softball are in full swing for fervent fans of a sport involving garish yellow balls, smelly leather cleats and dirt filled diamonds. It has provided us some much-needed diversion over the last three months watching JV, varsity and traveling team players come into their own.
Columbia Center for the Arts is spending the month of June celebrating the arts and the significance of art in the community. Activities will happen at the center and emphasize the joy and importance art brings to the community.
Hood River Valley High School’s Steelhead Robotics team — back from their Worlds robotics competition — will hold a community STEM Fair on Oak Street during First Friday events on June 2 from 5-7 p.m.
Want a fresh view of the Gorge and a long list of things to do this summer and fall? The 2017 Visitors Guide comes out just in time for summer planning. Look for the free 80-page full color joint publication of Hood River News and The Dalles Chronicle at area businesses, visitor centers, and the newspapers’ offices.
Jena Hager (Alice), Camilla Blanco (Queen of Hearts), Jadyn Howard (Rabbit) and Mallory Keller (Mad Hatter).
Kids and families will find plenty of things to do this weekend and in the next week. Here’s a short list of fun events happening right away and a few more to plan for as summer approaches:
Second graders Nancy Mendoza, Grace Vasquez and Sarah MacPherson group up in May Street Elementary’s annual Dragon Dash May 17.
Talk about the tree of knowledge: Jared Nagreen, third grade teacher at Horizon Christian School (and an alumni himself) holds a fallen cherry branch, gleaned from the school grounds, to help in his math instruction.
Reveille, Memorial Day 2017 poem
Service begins at 11 a.m. at Idlewilde Cemetery, Tucker Road and Brookside.
- 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!
- Hood River Valley High School graduation 2017
- Parkdale third graders sing "12 Disaster Days of Christmas"
- Sixth annual Tongue Twister Tournament for Hood River County SMART
- A live hive
- Smudgepot slips into a groove
- "Read and Grow"
- HRVHS homecoming festivities 2014
- Green Neck Daredevils
- Ten Thirty performs "Rocking Chair"
- HRV homecoming -- Staff Air Guitar