For Katie Roof and her son, Milo, 7, community service is a tangible, everyday affair.
At the close of December 1937 — 80 years ago — a special announcement and colorful insert caught my eye as I scanned for items for our weekly Yesteryears compilation: The celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Apple Growers Association (AGA).
LavenderSheep’s Yvonne Ellsworth, left, and Sarah Keller, Knot Another Hat owner, sort through the many knitted items donated during the shop’s annual Warming the Gorge campaign, which ended Dec. 17.
For Parkdale’s Dave Foster, healing began with an unexpected email.
Local kids cook up ideas for Thanksgiving
How do you catch a turkey?
A new exhibit at the History Museum of Hood River County highlights both the traditional and the modern in the Latino experience.
Hood River Valley High School Performing Arts Department’s fall musical, “Fiddler on the Roof,” continues its run this weekend, with shows Nov. 10-11 at 7 p.m
Community members gathered Wednesday afternoon at Jackson Park for a rally and march to Hood River City Hall in support of DACA Dreamers (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and to encourage the passage of a clean Dream Act in Congress.
‘Give some consideration’ to working teams
Bill Caldwell has had people distract his guide dogs before, but never like this.
Play opens at Hood River Valley High School this weekend
“A fiddler on the roof … sounds crazy, no? But here, in our little village of Anatevka, you might say every one of us is a fiddler on the roof."
Hood River Valley High School Performing Arts Department presents the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” in the Bowe Theater Oct. 27-28, Nov. 3-4 and Nov. 10-11 at 7 p.m., and Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 at 2 p.m.
Photos from HRVHS' air guitar Oct. 12
Getting beyond wishful recycling’
Gorge waste managers Hood River Garbage/The Dalles Disposal and Tri-County Hazardous Waste and Recycling Program are coming to terms with how a slated Jan. 1 recycling policy change will affect local programs.
Three Hood River Valley High School art students received a first-time honor last school year that took them all the way to New York City.
A change in local recycling policy could be coming, thanks to a global change in the way materials are managed.
Stevenson native Deb Hart, founder of The Pink Sistas, Inc., knows what it’s like to get a breast cancer diagnosis.
When teachers ask what Leah and Ren Sandahl did over summer vacation, they’ll hear something a little different than the traditional tales of camps and trips.
“We had a unique first full day.”
Sandy Salazar, instructional assistant and Folklorico dance group instructor at Mid Valley Elementary, was honored Aug. 30 during the Hood River County School District’s teacher back-to-school assembly.
'Diversity promotes health' - Pastor worked for unity in the congregation
Longtime St. Mary’s Catholic Church Pastor Rev. Ron Maag retires Aug. 31 after 19 years in Hood River.
The garden behind FISH Food Bank on Tucker Road fulfills a simple, yet important, mission.
‘I thrive on learning about new cultures’
Yesenia Castro leaves for Tsuruta, Japan, on Saturday, Aug. 12, the next coordinator of international relations (CIR) for Hood River’s sister city.
The annual OSU Extension Service Food Preservation course series has been in full swing since early June in both Hood River and The Dalles.
Margo Parker looks to donate 17th gallon at upcoming blood drive
The American Red Cross has a blood drive scheduled for Wednesday, July 26 — and one Hood River woman will mark the occasion by donating her 17th gallon of blood.
Pre-K students create art during Migrant Summer School at Mid Valley Elementary in Odell, a program now in its 30th year and serving close to 250 students.
A change is coming to the Hood River Heights.
Every object at the History Museum of Hood River County has many stories to tell.
A free meal program has come to Hood River this summer for kids ages 1-18.
Hood River Valley High School English teacher and volleyball coach Scott Walker recently added another label to his name: Published author.
The first-ever Connect to Your Cause Fair, held at Laughing Tara Living Arts in Odell, brought organizations and community members together to network, share information and build connections on Sunday.
It’s hard to find a word for a shop like Arome.
‘She gives us the tools for creation’
Forget three times — the second time was the charm for Hood River Valley High School theater arts teacher Rachel Harry, who learned Wednesday that she had been awarded The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University “Teachers with the Excellence in Theater Education” Award.
Saturday marked the second Hood River Farmers’ Market of the season at the Fifth and Columbia parking lot featuring locally grown food and artist vendors, live music and more.
I couldn’t get a good grip on the socks I was trying to fold.
Hundreds braved chilly Mother’s Day weather on Sunday to attend the first-ever Hood River Latino Festival at the fairgrounds in Odell.
Hood River Valley High School holds its junior and senior prom on Saturday, May 13 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds.
“Everything you see in here flies.”
The first-ever Hood River Latino Festival takes place on Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds — an event coordinated by the newly established Hood River Latino Network.
An estimated 500 children and their families gathered April 28 for Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Day of the Children/Day of the Books). The event was sponsored by the Hood River County Library District and held at Mid Valley Elementary.
Debby Chenoweth was one of five women honored by Recreation.gov last month as “Important Women in Conservation History.”
Hood River Valley High School theater students have always had two performances a year: the fall musical and the winter play. Until this year, when a second winter play was added to the schedule.
Non-profit looks to brighter future
Gorge Rebuild-it Center, a community-supported nonprofit since 2004, was looking at a February closing date as a long winter kept customers away and the theft of $8,000 in merchandise financially strained the organization.
The second of Hood River Valley High School’s winter plays opens this weekend, April 7-8, with shows beginning at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts.
Hood River Valley High School junior David Kirschbaum will host the annual Dess for Less prom sale on April 8, and he needs the community’s help to stock an inventory of gently used formalwear, shoes and accessories.
Celebrating 70 state-level Scholastic Art awards
Hood River Valley High School is celebrating 70 state-level Scholastic Art awards this year, but that’s not the only good news coming out of the art department.
Working for a ‘better lifter’
HRV Robotics team earned a spot at the World Championship meet in Houston, Texas.
“She Kills Monsters” is in its closing weekend, with shows at 7 p.m. March 17-18 in the Hood River Valley High School Bowe Theater.
Wy’east Middle School eighth graders Cam Amer, Grace Guertin, Toby Fenner and Jason Fellow — The Pandroids — took the Championship trophy at last weekend’s First Lego League (FLL) State robotics tournament at Glenco High School in Hillsboro, and are now headed to the World Competition.
A D&D module, ‘90s pop culture references, deluxe fight scenes and distinctive costumes await audiences of “She Kills Monsters,” running this weekend in the Bowe Theater at Hood River Valley High School.
“She Kills Monsters,” the first of two Hood River Valley High School plays staged this winter, continues this weekend, March 10-11 in the Bowe Theater beginning at 7 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee March 12.