Sheriff Log, April 17 to 24

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

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Pet of the week: Dessa needs ‘room to use her hound nose’

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

Going Solar: Amateur astronomer provides safe view of our nearest neighborhood star

“What we’re doing is reducing the brightness of the sun by 100,000 times,” Bob Yoesle said of his solar viewing telescope system that he brought to The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles last Saturday afternoon.

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Stop-motion animator shares her skills

Emmy-award winning animator Teresa Drilling of Portland visited Hood River recently for a series of school and after-school workshops on stop-motion animation, which she terms “an esoteric little art form.”

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Sustainability Awards presented April 20

Gorge Owned presented its Tod LeFevre Sustainability Awards April 20 at Springhouse Cellar.

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Hood River Farmers’ Market opens May 7

Hood River Farmers Market opens for the season Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fifth and Columbia parking lot across from Full Sail Brewing Company.

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Dry conditions return, along with wildfire threats

A hot and dry April punctured hopes that winter’s generous snowpack and rain would hold out enough to leave conditions wetter than usual.

Dist. 52 candidates make their case

Oregon House District 52 is up for grabs and three candidates are vying for the seat. Here are their pitches.

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Kombucha brewery/Gorge Kitchen opens

Gorge Kitchen, Hood River’s new Kombucha brewery and dairy-free ice cream creamery, is scheduled to open May 6.

Culinary Arts Program: Get a Fresh Start breakfast

Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program is now serving breakfast to the public on Friday and Saturday mornings from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Breakfast is served at Riverside Community Church in the Pioneer Room.

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Mother dies in fall from Horsetail Falls, son survives

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy survived a 50-foot fall at a popular Oregon hiking trail that killed his 37-year-old mother.

CGCC hikes fees and tuition to fill budget deficit

Students attending Columbia Gorge Community College this fall will see a tuition increase of $6 per credit hour and a new $25 admission fee for registering students as the institution seeks to fill a budget gap of $748,000 for the upcoming year. A number of current fees were also increased.

Study lays out impacts of Longview coal terminal plan

SEATTLE (AP) — A coal-export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest Washington state could have unavoidable, significant impacts on greenhouse gases emissions, vessel traffic and rail safety, according to an environmental review released Friday.

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Crash near Arlington kills Portland man

Oregon State Police investigated a fatal crash in Gilliam County Sunday, according to a Monday police report. The crash occurred early Sunday on westbound I-84 near milepost 132, six miles west of Arlington.

‘Putting your house in order’ returns May 11

Anderson Tribute Center hosts a seminar on Wednesday, May 11, designed to help answer questions about estate and funeral planning, wills and power of attorney, medical care, advance directives and other legal issues.