The Hood River County Library District and the Columbia Gorge Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute are hosting Dr. Victor R. Baker from the University of Arizona for a presentation on “Megafloods on Earth, Mars, and Beyond” Saturday, Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public.
Youth football start soon; Indian Creek hosts two good-cause golf tournaments; more
Downwind Blowout race rescheduled for this weekend
Fueled by steady thermal winds and sizzling summer temps, the 14th annual Bridge of the Gods Kite Fest brought hundreds of kiteboarders and spectators to the Stevenson waterfront over the weekend for two days of friendly but fierce freestyle competition.
Folksinger, storyteller Adam Miller plays Hood River Library Aug. 12; Sallie Ford at Ruins Aug. 15; more
Record crowds throng to weekend concerts
Record crowds attended the Hood River County Fair Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and the Lions were ready.
The U.S. Forest Service is aiming to have Cloud Cap Road open this season for the first time in over a year, which has been closed since 2013 due to dead trees finally toppling years after they were burned in a wildfire in the Mt. Hood National Forest.
The Columbia River in front of the Hood River Event Site was swarming with activity last weekend, as sunny weather and solid wind brought out the masses to play on the water and enjoy the classic summer conditions the Gorge is famous for.
Golf tourney honors Hanel; Oilers end season; U13 JBO boys out at state; Cross Channel Swim registration filling
Indian Creek Men’s Golf Association held its annual Club Championship tournament over the weekend with a competitive field of 42 golfers vying for 19th-hole bragging rights for the rest of the year.
Hood River County Fair concludes July 26 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell.
The sixth annual History Museum of Hood River County Cemetery Tales will take place Sept. 19-21 at Idlewilde Cemetery, with multiple performances each day and evening.
Gorge Grown Food Network has announced “The Picnic,” a fundraiser for the Gorge Grown Mobile Market, at Rail’s End Park in Parkdale, noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3.
John Michael Montgomery headlines HR County Fair; more
El Mercado del Valle, located in the covered play area of Mid Valley Elementary in Odell, is changing its business hours.
Hood Riverites love their dogs — so much so, in fact, that if things go as planned, Fido, Spot, and Rover may get their very own public park.