Willy & Nelson at Zim’s; Kay Floria at the White Buffalo; Kit Garoutte at The Pines; more
A survey is being made by the local chamber of commerce of the number of chickens in Hood River County.
Jazz, Funkship show Oct. 15; Crow & Canyon at Ruins; more
The Hood River High School will close next Friday evening, Oct. 5, for two weeks to assist in the apple harvest.
‘Notes from the Riverkeepers’ tour in Mosier, Hood River; Maryhill Music on the Terrace; more
Plans for the forthcoming visit of President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Bonneville Dam, Hood River Valley and Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood were completed yesterday and, unless there is further change, will stand as published.
In the first few days of the rapidly burning Eagle Creek wildfire, my heart hurt. It was a hurt that was raw, and penetrated to a previously unknown depth in my soul.
Two events to put on your calendar if you are a first responder or want to thank the folks who assisted in the Eagle Creek fire:
Looking for something to do this weekend — and beyond? This list offers a variety of options, from music and stories to gardening and after school activities.
Farming is an honorable profession that can be immensely rewarding on one hand or exceedingly costly on the other, depending on often uncontrollable factors. I am reminded of the decades-old television commercial where the smirking actress says, “It’s not right to fool with Mother Nature.” Either we are getting our comeuppance for fooling with Mother Nature as of late, or she is fooling with us.
Days of the septic tank in Odell are numbered. Directors of the Odell Sanitation District have marked October 9 on the calendar as the bid opening date on $342,000 in the sewer construction bonds.
The Wy’east High School Class of 1967 held a 50-year reunion Aug. 18-19. Former teachers Joan Fowler, Roy Nellermoe and Mary Neville attended. On Friday, 62 gathered at the private campground of Mike and Sue Faulkender in Parkdale.
Words of thanks around the valley
Lesley & Kerry at White Buffalo; Steve Hale at The Pines; more
Join Columbia Riverkeeper for the launch of its new Radio Tierra broadcast, “Conoce Tu Columbia / Know Your Columbia,” on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 6-8 p.m. at Lake Taco, 1213 June St., Hood River. Free tacos for the first 20 people.