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GO! Local Business Plan Competition updated

Launching or growing a sustainable business in the Gorge?

HRVHS seeks employers for Community Work Day

Hood River Valley High School (HRVHS) is supporting the 18th annual Community Work Day (CWD) Wednesday, April 29.

Celebrate Red Cross Month this March

Each year, the President of the United States proclaims the month of March as Red Cross Month to honor the lifesaving work the organization does throughout the year. Show your support and celebrate with us by donating blood and asking a friend to do the same.

Pine Grove Reflections

Pine Grove Fire Department supporters are reflected in a heavy framed mirror, just one of hundreds of items sold in live auctions inside the fire hall and outside in the yard in the March 7 fundraiser for the department.

As March 19 ballot filing deadline nears, many elected positions have no candidates

Wanted: water, sanitation, port and transportation directors.

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Exhibiting Potential: Museum welcomes new director

After nearly a year in executive limbo, the History Museum of Hood River County found a new director in Megan Shuemate. The Wisconsin native comes to the job with enthusiasm, experience and a drive to put the museum back on the public radar.

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Schools raise funding alarm

A rush-order letter writing campaign is underway at the urging of Hood River County School District officials.

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Craftsman David McClure ‘builds’ life in HR

David McClure, of the Dave McClure, Co., and its subsidiary Hood River Woodworking, has made a name for himself over the past two decades he’s lived and worked in Hood River.

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Full Sail employees okay brewery sale

At Full Sail, the next rounds are on Encore.

Port urges pet owners to keep pets on leash following poisoning incident

Port of Hood River officials are reminding pet owners to keep their pets on leashes at the waterfront after a poisoning incident Wednesday.

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Pet of the Week: Miss Susie is shelter favorite, but ready for her new home

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Susie as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

Airplane nose art author talk and book signing March 14

Join the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum when we host local author Andretta Schellinger for two talks on the cultural influences behind airplane nose art.

Delta Kappa honors outstanding members

Delta Kappa ESA held their Outstanding Member Awards luncheon recently at the Hood River Inn. Charlotte DeHart, treasurer, and Tami Arthur, awards chairman, received top honors for their total dedication and excellent work through the years.

Leadership Development classes available at CGCC

Beginning in April, Columbia Gorge Community College will offer the series Leadership Skills for the High Performance Workplace, with Marge and Mike Cieri of Mardac Consultants.

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Library and other literacy groups celebrate language

Bidders mingled among books at Saturday’s successful Feast of Words fundraiser for Hood River County Library.