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Mary Bursile Davis and Russell L. McDonald have been selected the 2020 Wasco County Pioneer Woman and Man of the Year. For the second time in the 97 years, the annual May Pioneers luncheon did not take place. This year, it is because of the COVID-19 virus that is sweeping the United States a…
Gratitude University, a program that teaches the importance of gratitude and how to incorporate a gratitude practice into one’s daily life, launched for the Hood River Valley community after a pilot program at Parkdale Elementary.
As the state starts reopening, we are all holding our breath hoping the dreaded “second wave” doesn’t come ashore — while wishing life could return to the way it once was when we only had to worry about our next doctor’s appointment, our loving but controlling adult children, or whether the …
Now into May, and with Hood River County looking to reopen, “it will be vital for masks to be used as we interact with people outside our own family circle,” said Hood River Environmental Health Supervisor Mike Matthews on May 13. “As Oregon is reopening and restrictions are being lifted on …
Columbia Gorge News presents ways to help around the Gorge during the COVID-19 pandemic. If your group would like to be included in the listing, email information to Trisha Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
With the weather warming up, locals and out-of-towners alike are itching to get outside and enjoy sunny days in the Gorge, and while multiple agencies are working to reopen recreation in the Gorge, it is a challenge to get those sites back open safely.
To say that children and teens are struggling emotionally as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic is an understatement. For many children in our community, schools are their safe havens, friends are their allies, and adult role models like teachers and coaches are their lifelines. Suddenly and …
Lu Seapy, Oregon State University Extension’s 4-H youth development STEM educator in Wasco County, tends to stay busy. She supports up to 12 robotics and computer science teams at any given time, and her six after-school programs involve nearly 100 students.
They are making sure that residents get to vital treatments like dialysis or chemotherapy. They are bringing groceries and prescription medications to residents whose underlying health issues put them at high risk if exposed to the novel coronavirus. They are sewing masks for colleagues and …
You may be venturing out more because you’re going crazy or there are just some items you need: Plants for the garden, your prescriptions and toilet paper (shop early).When you do go shopping, the North Central Public Health District has several tips on how to be a more considerate shopper.T…
2000—20 years agoSun West Management of Salem has announced plans to build a $5 million assisted care residential facility with 70 apartments in the Sieverkropp addition behind the Hood River Shopping Center.With only two more business days left to turn in ballots for the 2000 primary electi…
Columbia Gorge News presents this list of ways to help neighbors around the Gorge during the COVID-19 pandemic. If your group would like to be included in the listing, email information to Trisha Walker at email@example.com.
Work towards creating a memorial in honor of the late Steve Gates continues and, while social distancing guidelines currently prohibit community gatherings, the designs serve as a reminder that people will eventually be able to gather together again.
The board of Performances at the Adult Center Theater (PACT) is presenting two original one-act plays on Friday and Saturday, May 8 and 9, at 7 p.m. (Pacific Time) online. To see the plays, go to www.zoom.us and sign in to Webinar 965-2925-4102. You do not need to have a zoom account to view…
- State of emergency extended for TD
- Primary election results for Wasco County
- OSP seizes 30 pounds of meth
- Wasco County Pioneers of Year named
- Wearing a mask is ‘vital’ as HR opens up, says health department
- Plans approved and in place for Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties
- Gorge counties' election results will be available online
- Deaths for May 13
- Fire damages MCMC building in Hood River
- HR School superintendent Sara Hahn-Huston resigns
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