All of the hard work and preparation paid off this year for the annual Country Fair fundraiser at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living.
Sean Counihan, Nate Miller, and Kelsey Stewart, all of Hood River, will be representing Hood River County at the Oregon Statewide Spelling Championship on Aug. 30, at the Oregon State Fair in Salem.
The 35th Annual Telly Awards has named Light Wave Communications as a Bronze winner for the video titled “Vision of Hope 2014,” which focuses on HAVEN’s efforts to prevent sexual and domestic violence in the Columbia Gorge.
Team “Resurrected Rust” from Hood River competes in the 2014 RAT HARD Great American Blue Collar Build-Off, sponsored by Ratrod Magazine & Ride Hard Magazine, in Lebanon Tenn., next month.
MacMillan at Sandbar Café; McDougall in Dufur Aug. 30; more
Julie Renai Martz and Aubrey Mathew Davis, both of Parkdale, were married June 21, 2014 at the home of Ken and Alice Clarke in Parkdale.
El Mercado del Valle was closed July 26 because of the Hood River County Fair, but rest assured, it will be back Aug. 2 in the covered play area at Mid Valley Elementary. The market will have a new time — 3 to 7 p.m. — for the rest of the summer; the market ends Sept. 20.
Saturday night brought part of the family out on our deck for some catch up conversation with Cheyenne Humphrey, a nursing school graduate who interned with our office several years ago
This year’s Hood River County Fair turned out to be a bountiful one for Upper Valley 4-H’ers and FFA students, many of whom came home with Champion and Grand Champion ribbons for their efforts The students’ animals are judged in two categories, the first one is Confirmation, meaning the breeding, look and salability of the animal at auction, the other is Showmanship, or how the student presents and handles their animal in front of the judge and how much knowledge they have about it, from parts of their animal to particular diseases and treatments for them.
Gorge residents walk, eat together as part of Interfaith Peace Walk
Two Interfaith Peace Walks, in remembrance of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August, 1945, will take place Monday, July 28, in Bingen and Hood River.
Coral Carroll, a resident of Hawks Ridge Assisted Living, had her paintings, drawings and sculptures on display and for sale on June 25.
Two school programs send thanks to community supporters who made possible a variety of student enrichment in the last school year.
Keely and Zoe have bonded as Big and Little Sister since 2011; Zoe is now honorary big sister
When her “Little Sister” graduated from 8th grade a year ago, Keely Kopetz was beaming proudly in the audience. Like many middle schoolers, her Little Sister, Zoe, was anxious about starting high school. She was afraid she’d get lost on campus, worried she wouldn’t choose the right classes, and concerned about finding new friends who shared her interests. Living with a dad who speaks primarily Spanish, the girl wondered how he could help her through the process., writes Dawn Stover of Next Door Inc.
A celebration to honor the 100 years since the Mount Hood Town Hall was built will be held Saturday, June 28, outdoors under the summer sky and under the big tent on the front lawn.
Hundreds of painted lady butterflies took to the sunny skies on Saturday, June 7, honoring the loss of loved ones for over 150 local residents who attended the sixth-annual Heart of Hospice Butterfly Release.