Photo of the Day for April 16

Photo of the Day for April 16

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Safe and sound: Exchange students from Tsuruta, Japan (Hood River's sister city) have been in town all week, staying with host families and experiencing small town life in Oregon. The Hood River Sister City Committee will donate all of the money raised at its annual fundraiser (the Taste of Tsuruta, April 2) to Tsuruta town, where they will choose how the money will be used for disaster relief efforts. Stay tuned for more information, or contact committee member Adam Lapierre at alapierre@hoodrivernews. Tickets for the event are on sale now at Cascade Travel in downtown Hood River.

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Sixth Annual Harvest Fest Pie Eating Contest

The sixth annual Pie Eating Contest at Hood River Harvest Fest is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and HRVHS youth service group Leaders for Tomorrow. HRVHS student Dylan Polewczyk won the 1-minute fruit-pie eating event. Key rule, as stated by Chamber President Jason Shaner, “You have to eat the pie, you can’t just dislocate it. We will be checking for pie dislocation.” Enlarge



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