Come one, come all: Thanksgiving dinner is served.
Clerk notes dates for Jan. 23 election
A special election will be held throughout Oregon on Jan. 23.
Eagle Creek fire
News brieft: Those close to a 15-year-old boy accused of starting a wildfire by tossing fireworks along a trail in Oregon's scenic Columbia River Gorge says he is from a church-going large Ukrainian family mortified by what happened.
Organizers for the annual Columbia Gorge First Lego League (FLL) Tournaments are seeking volunteers to help with the events.
Oregon Heritage, a division of Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, awarded 18 grants totaling $230,000 to organizations across the state for projects that conserve, develop and interpret Oregon's cultural heritage.
The Hood River Cultural Trust has announced its annual grant cycle. To apply for a grant, view the grant guidelines and download an application at www.hoodriverculturaltrust.org.
For the last 24 years, the Hood River Rotary Club has given a paper dictionary to every fifth grader in Hood River County. The club is rolling out this year's program.
National Weather Service (NWS) Portland is coming to Cascade Locks to help recruit and train a stable of local weather volunteers in Hood River and eastern Multnomah County.
The Hood River Valley High School Speech and Debate team took advanced students to two tournaments in October, said HRVHS Speech and Debate Coach DeLona Campos-Davis.
Clear Creek distillery moving to HR; Gorge OIB launches pilot loan program
The Miner family has hunted blacktail deer in Goldendale for over 55 years. In that time, they have experienced some nearly unbelievable events. Todd Miner, of Richland, decided to write a book describing these events in detail, said a press release.
November is national diabetes month. But wouldn’t it be nice if we could prevent type 2 diabetes? About 86 million people in the United States have pre-diabetes. Without any intervention, about 60 million will go on to develop type 2 diabetes.
The United States Postal Service will debut a new Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising stamp on Thursday, Nov. 30.
Oregon State Parks invites you to play for free on Friday, Nov. 24 in celebration of “Green Friday.” The agency will waive day-use parking fees in 26 Oregon State Parks the day after Thanksgiving. For more details, visit oregonstateparks.org
Sweet little Carla has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. She was found skinny and frightened in the streets. She had fur loss around her neck from being tied up too tightly in the past. When she got to the shelter and realized there were comfy laps and tasty treats to be had, she warmed up right away.
- "Water Wizards" teach about water conservation
- Blasting on I84
- Governor visits Hood River during fire
- "Entwined" gets ready for cross country trip
- Community meeeting on Eagle Creek fire
- View of I84 after wildefire closure
- Hikers evacuate on Eagle Creek trail
- Hood River firefighters battle Heights blaze
- I Can't Keep Quiet singers at "Citizen Town Hall"
- Oil train car being transported by truck