‘Thoreau’ and ‘Inherit the Wind’ open Friday at CCA
In two dramas opening together this weekend in Hood River, historical events find new life and current meaning, as Plays for Non-Profits takes the stage at Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA).
Papua New Guinea: Hood River woman witnesses rituals beautiful and brutal
After three flights, two days, and a 16 hour time difference, I arrived at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, exhausted and apprehensive but full of anticipation.
Your guide to al fresco options: mobile and stationary food trucks and carts abound around the county
Mobile and stationary food trucks and carts abound around Hood River County.
I’m not going to lie — cows freak me out.
The decades have matured Jackson Park. What began as a humble, hilly plot of grass and trees has become a truly impressive family gathering place, thanks to a continued effort from the community throughout the years.
It started as a casual conversation. We were spending a long weekend at the coast with some good friends.
CAST Theater’s summer play is anything but ordinary — “Next to Normal” covers the dark terrain of mental disorder and family dysfunction, but treads with humor and tenderness.
“How much money do you have?”
I heard crashing to my right. My heart jumped. I imagined the biggest and most dangerous of creatures just beyond my view.
Right after high school, I tried going to college, but it didn’t appeal to me. I was working as a cook and my father didn’t like that career path. So one day I came home and there were two options laying on the desk for me. One was an application to the Air Force via my Dad, and the other was an up and coming culinary school in Portland that my Mom found in an article in the newspaper. I thought about it for about 30 seconds and culinary school won out.
Eagle voices filled the evening air with a choral farewell Friday evening.
Think globally, grow locally: Medical visitors from developing countries learn, and plant, in Hood River visit
Digging in the dirt is the same no matter which continent you’re on.
How do the clients qualify?
Border to Border ski: Finding solitude and friendship in a week’s Arctic Circle trek
The Rahalta Rajalle Hiihto is a classic (kick and glide) cross country ski event that crosses Finland from the Russian border to the Swedish border along the Arctic Circle.
In 2005, two years after the successful expansion of the Hood River County Library, the grounds surrounding the Jacobethan-style library building were completely renovated.