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Rock ‘n roll, loop ‘n jibe: Relive early ‘80s Gorge surf scene via videos and music

With apologies to vintners of the Gorge, around here there’s no vintage like Surf Vintage.

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Chalk and Hopes

The traveling “Before I Die” kiosk awaits all-comers next to the downtown Hood River Library.

HR County moves toward affordable housing tool

Hood River County decided Monday to pursue a new affordable housing tool ushered in by an inclusionary zoning bill.

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No Sternwheeler Days in Cascade Locks, but …‘Mountain Man Rendezvous’ still on

Cascade Locks’ annual June festival has been cancelled this year. The Mountain Man Rendezvous will go one as planned, Friday through Sunday on Thunder Island in Port Marine Park.

Parks district takes input on future park locales

The Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District board took public input last Wednesday on two park concepts: Westside Park and Golden Eagle Park.

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Tum-A-Lum ‘timber’

Michael DeHart of The Dalles and his sons enjoy a suspenseful game of lumber “Jenga” Saturday at the 110th anniversary and grand-reopening celebration at Hood River Tum-A-Lum on Highway 35. Brandon, left, and Kaden, center, watch as James s-l-l-l-o-o-o-w-w-ly removes a piece of wood in hopes the entire pile stays upright. The trick is to then place that chunk on top without felling the stack

Beach Bash features music, wind sport fun this weekend

The 2016 Beach Bash weekend gets going Thursday, with the annual Columbia Windsurfing Association Pray For Wind Party, 6-10 p.m. at Stonehedge Gardens; dinner tickets are sold at the door.

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Merkley talks oil trains, Trump at Hood River town hall

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) hit Hood River on his town hall sweep Saturday evening.

Ken Meidell named new CEO at Dakine

Altamont Capital Partners has announced the appointment of Ken Meidell to the position of CEO at Dakine.

National FFA scholarship goes to Jakelyn Santa Cruz

The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Fastline Publications scholarship to Jakelyn Santa Cruz of the Hood River Valley High School FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Fastline Publications as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Santa Cruz will attend Oregon State University.

Horizon students sing, play, kick in talent show

Horizon students from K-12 demonstrated a great deal of talent during a recent Art and Talent Show in front of an exuberant audience filled with teachers, grandparents, parents, family and friends.

Police Log, June 6 to 12

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

Sheriff Log, June 5 to 18

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

Mt. Hood Town Hall celebrates summer

The Mt. Hood Town Hall will hold its annual Summer Barbecue event on Saturday, June 25 at 5:30 p.m. This family-friendly event is an opportunity for the board of directors to say thank you to the community for all of its support over the year and for everyone to gather and celebrate.

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Golden Rule docks in Hood River

The Golden Rule, an anti-nuclear sailboat, was in Hood River Wednesday for multiple events, hosted by Columbia Riverkeeper.