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Facing the Big One: Public learns about Cascadia quake at open house

Scenes of devastation await Oregon when — not if, according to state emergency officials — the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake hits the Pacific Coast, impacting millions.

‘Kindergarten Roundup’ May 1-5 for Hood River County School District

The Hood River County School District will hold its annual “Kindergarten Roundup” May 1-5.

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Students ‘Make a Difference’

Hood River Middle School sixth graders Allie Doss and Thea Brevard made “comfort kits” for warming shelter and other community members as part of the “Make a Difference” class offered at the school.

Farming film screening and discussion happen April 27

The Hood River Library will host a screening and discussion of “Gaining Ground” on April 27 at 7 p.m.

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Rotary Peace Pole

Aryan Argrawal, exchange student from India, right, joins Rotarians last week at the dedication of the Peace Pole at the city-owned Jackson Park in Hood River.

Sheriff Log, April 16 to 22

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

Herrera Beutler addresses healthcare

Healthcare took center stage in Thursday’s telephone town hall with Washington state’s Third Congressional District Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler. The issue was the common denominator among caller questions, and ranked number one in a phone survey of suggested congressional priorities.

Man stabbed, hospitalized in TD

A 24-year-old The Dalles man remains in intensive care following a stabbing in the area of 11th and Trevitt at around 8:30 p.m. last Wednesday, according to city police.

Body found in Skamania Co. identified

The body of a man found in southwest Washington has been identified. On Monday, the remains were identified as Joshua A. Brown, 24, of Sunriver.

Hood River County election ballots are in the mail

Ballots are heading to county voters Wednesday.

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ODOT ‘Gorge Express’ bus service returns next month

The shuttle service will likely extend to Hood River next year.

Helping Hands honors supporters on April 26

Helping Hands Against Violence program will be honoring those who have served survivors of sexual and domestic violence.

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Climate and Justice March April 29

Events show resistance to the ‘Trump agenda’

A coalition of youth, indigenous, Latino and environmental groups are planning a People’s Climate and Justice March on Saturday, April 29 in Hood River.

Vanessa Silva and Alexander Pedroza named Elks March Students of the Month

Vanessa Silva and Alexander Pedroza, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as the March Elks Students of the Month.

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Children’s Park Repairs

Plywood boards cover portions of the Children’s Park; the play structure will re-open in about three weeks, following its closure in March for safety reasons.