The Hood River Lions are working with other community groups for another great Independence Day salute to the United States. Set for Saturday, July 4, the day opens with the 40th annual Kollas-Cranmer Run/Walk from Odell to Jackson Park in Hood River.
On Monday, new courts dedicated to the sport of pickleball opened in Hood River behind Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, with about a dozen or so people playing in the inaugural games that evening.
Summer sturgeon seasons on tap above Bonneville; Mt. Adams Country Bike Tour June 27; Oregon Enduro series returns this weekend; Maryhill Festival of Speed
I blinked with disbelief as the salmon made a U-turn out of the net and streaked down river faster than you can say, “summer chinook.” Never in all my years (which are quite a few) have I seen a fish that large escape a landing net so deliberately.
Triathlete Erin Jones, a Hood River native and 2009 Hood River Valley High School graduate, continues on her quest to make the Olympic qualifiers in Brazil this summer, and helped herself out last week by taking first in the Elite Women’s category of the International Triathlon Union’s Dallas CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon held in Dallas, Texas, June 6, as part of the Continental Cup series.
Tennis camps start next week; WS Backyard half marathon June 20; Families at Family Man; Sports news?
On Saturday, June 20 at 3 p.m., the Mercado del Valle Farmers’ Market in Odell opens for the season at Mid Valley Elementary. The Mercado del Valle offers something for everyone with a diverse set of vendors selling locally raised vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, eggs, honey, and bread.
Blues Cabaret June 21; ‘Dogg’ at Sawtooth June 20; more
The Hood River Lions are working with other community groups for another great Independence Day salute to our country. Set for Saturday, July 4, the day opens with the 40th annual Kollas-Cranmer Run/Walk from Odell to Jackson Park in Hood River.
Luhr Jensen history is the feature of the June 13 Second Saturday at Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum.
‘New Orleans’ night in Lyle; Scarlet Thistle at Moth Lounge; Feeny, Johnedis featured in house concert June 19; more
Retired Professor Steve Carlson will lead a geology tour Sunday, June 21, as he explains the dramatic upheavals, raging floods, and volcanic activities that shaped the Columbia Gorge. The tour van will depart the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center parking lot at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 21.
Radio Tierra and Columbia Center for the Arts are proud to present the live radio broadcast of Independence Eve at the Bingen Theater, 210 Main, Bingen, Wash., on July 3 from 7-9 p.m.
Bikers will traverse the scenic flanks of snow clad Mt. Adams soon — the 2015 Mt. Adams Country Bike Tour is hitting the Trout Lake, Wash. area on Saturday, June 27.
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents author Dr. Robert Boyd on Friday, June 12, with “Henry K.W. Perkins: Forgotten Wascopam Missionary.” The culture a la carte dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m. at the Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles.