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‘Get Outside for Education’ Aug. 27

The Hood River Education Foundation hosts its “Get Outside for Education” fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 1-4 p.m. at Waterfront Park. Family fun includes a Zorb “human hamster ball,” a dry land obstacle course, slack line, raffle and prizes.

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HR Council adopts STR regulations

On a night when a local builder decried “the critical lack of affordable housing” and called for city action on the issue, Hood River City Council adopted short term rental regulations a year after the issue came to dominate its docket.

County wraps up short term rental hearings

Hood River County Board of Commissioners held its short term rental rules hearing Monday.

County Board of Commissioners upholds Windmaster cell tower

Planning Commission’s approval of a 100-foot cell tower in southwest Hood River stands, the County Board of Commissioners decided Monday night.

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City honors Devon Wells for service

Hood River City Council paid tribute to its out-going fire chief Monday, passing a resolution stating Chief Devon Wells “devoted time, talents and energy to the Hood River Fire Department for more than 16 years.”

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12th Street update

A downed power line closed the lower part of 13th Street in Hood River for several hours Friday afternoon.

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Big Winds JET hosts BBBS event

Big Winds’ Junior Elite Stand-up Paddling (SUP) Team held its fifth annual SUP clinic for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge and Mentor for Success on Aug. 13 at Nichols Basin.

Sheriff Log, Aug. 8 to 20

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

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Deadline is Oct. 12 to submit photos for 2017-2018 Blue Book

It seems like a perfect fit for the Gorge — as a place full of photographers and outdoor recreationists.

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Pet of the Week: JellyBean is still waiting for his forever family

JellyBean has once again been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. Can you believe he’s still looking for his forever family? Neither can he!

Sheriff Log, Aug. 7 to 13

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

Parks District narrows director search to two

Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District on Thursday winnowed down its search for a new director.

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Cascade Locks Port fills vacancy, talks overcrossing project

The Port of Cascade Locks Commission swore in its newest member Thursday, Dean Bump.

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‘Un Dia de Teatro’ — a free dance, music, theater event

Also: ‘Wearable Art’ In Columbia Art Gallery. Reserve free tickets for Aug. 27 program at CCA.

Un Día de Teatro is a culturally-rich evening of Latin dance, music, and live theatre coming to the Columbia Center for the Arts on Aug. 27 and hosted by Angel Reyes, Jr. The night includes a performance by local youth dancers Las Palomitas, a staged reading inspired by The Book of Unknown Americans performed by the award-winning Milagro Theatre, music and singing by guitarist Arturo Leyva, and beautiful flamenco dancing from Experience Flamenco.

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