All roads lead to the fair this week.
Arthur Babitz presented his final State of the City Address to Hood River Rotary on July 17. It is edited slightly for space reasons.
Re-think venues; Keep calm; Spay feral cats; Old menu meets new
During the summer, blood donations typically drop off dramatically as donors go on vacation and schools close, but the need for blood never takes a holiday.
Percy Jensen of Hood River served as Port Commissioner from 1973-1993. He recently wrote this short history of how the Event Site came to be built and developed into the centerpiece of the windsurfing culture in the Gorge.
Rotaries needed, Farrell for judge, keep dogs indoors, Thomsen serves well
Three-digit temperatures are on the horizon. Health districts and Centers for Disease Control are reminding people to take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses, such as heat cramps, heat stroke and heat exhaustion.
In the summer of 1921, an incident occurred in the Hood River valley which attracted attention. The incident made the front page of the Hood River News, the Portland Oregonian and a Boise Idaho newspaper.
Judges back Ostrye, Boat basin battle even more ironic, No need for 'mood ring' on waterfront, Recycle batteries, 'Urinetown' a treat, Rights v. Views, Impact of WWI on middle east
VA vexation; Waterfront irony
Another great 4th of July Fireworks celebration at the port and the cheers still rings in our ears after we clean up the site the morning after!
The long days of early summer might be a time to sit on the deck and ponder such things as the sunset, the price of gasoline, your vacation plans, or the MLB All-Star roster.
13th and Taylor streets, on the Heights
Steep hills, narrow streets, and prolific foliage help give Hood River its beauty and character.
List new laws; Pressure problems; ‘Wrong again’
Conditions are dry and getting drier, and local fire officials are girding for action over the July 4 weekend.