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El Mercado seeks vendors for 2016 season

The Mercado del Valle, the farmers’ market and vibrant community gathering space in Odell will host its opening day of the 2016 season on Thursday, June 2, from 4-7 p.m. and will continue every first and third Thursday until September 15 in downtown Odell.

Sheriff Log, May 1 to 8

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

HRCSD ‘cautiously optimistic’ on budget

Budget season typically raises dire warnings — and spending cuts — for school districts across Oregon.

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Providence Hood River selects Vieira as CEO

Jeanie Vieira has been named chief executive at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital and the Columbia Gorge Service Area, effective Sunday, May 15.

Soroptimist announces ‘Women of Distinction’ honors

Soroptimist International of Hood River will honor Becky Bugge, Dottie Gilbertson, Martha LaMont and Cherie Vannet, this year’s winners of the Women of Distinction Award.

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HRVAC honors Suzanne VanOrman

Outgoing Hood River Valley Adult Center (HRVAC) Interim Executive Director Suzanne VanOrman was the honored guest at Wednesday’s senior center luncheon.

USDA announces Parkdale Sanitary District funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) celebrated Earth Day by announcing the funding of projects that will improve rural water quality and safety in 33 states across the country, including Oregon, announced State Director Vicki Walker.

Gorge Culture Fest returns May 19

It’s time to celebrate the diversity of our community.

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Stolen vehicle leads to Hwy 35 chase, arrest

Deputies with Hood River County Sheriff’s Office arrested the driver of a reportedly stolen van near Parkdale early Tuesday morning, following a chase on Highway 35.

Next Door honors foster parents

On May 10, The Next Door honored foster parents for their commitment to providing safe places for youth to live while in the Treatment Services Program.

Police Log, May 2 to 8

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

Sheriff Log, April 25 to May 1

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

Public Records: Building permits, April 2016, city

April 2016: City of Hood River

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Hood River Farmers’ Market opens May 7

The Hood River Farmers’ Market enjoyed a sunny opening day May 7 at its new location at the Fifth and Columbia parking lot, located across from Full Sail Brewing Company.