One of the great things about the Fair is meeting up with friends you haven’t seen for a while.
El Mercado del Valle was closed July 26 because of the Hood River County Fair, but rest assured, it will be back Aug. 2 in the covered play area at Mid Valley Elementary. The market will have a new time — 3 to 7 p.m. — for the rest of the summer; the market ends Sept. 20.
“Sam! Sam! You’re seaweed!”
The organic food movement isn’t new — Wikipedia claims it began in the early 1900s, before the First World War — but it is enjoying a surge in popularity. There are several organic markets in Hood River, two of which are Mothers Marketplace, located near downtown, and Rosauers’ Huckleberry’s, on the Heights.
It’s hard to describe Urinetown, the Musical.
Hood River Valley High School senior Noah Tauscher, 17, is getting ready for the Grammys.
Seventeen-year-old Fiona Wylde grew up around water, so it’s probably not surprising she’s an elite water sport athlete.
Mercado del Valle gets strong turnout on first weekend
El Mercado del Valle opened for the summer season on Saturday, a fair-like array of produce, hot food and cold drinks, craft items and information booths — including Cover Oregon — under the Mid Valley Elementary covered play area.
For Second Wind Sports co-owner Erica Gerald, one word sums up the entire Hood River windustry: Stoked.
RBS Inc. — Robichaud Batten Systems — is flying under the radar, and that’s how owner Romeo Robichaud likes it.