RJ Hicks wins Fort Dalles Days Rodeo Rodeo
Horizon Christian School senior RJ Hicks' winning ride at the Fort Dalles Days Rodeo.
Rick Hulett Memorial
Memorial Service and New Orleans street parade drew hundreds to honor the memory of Hood River musician Rick Hulett, who died April 22 after a long battle with cancer. Friend Ben Bonham and his daughter, Lottie, lead the parade, which embarked after a music-filled service featuring singer Char Mayer and Friends of Bigfoot, in The River is Waiting, and Rick’s son, Travis, reminiscing and then performing “Father and Son” with Rick’s friend Kerry Williams.
Firefighting practice burn
A rare practice burn in a Hood River residential neighborhood gave firefighters from several Hood River County agencies the chance to practice hose handling techniques and other interior and exterior strategies for suppressing a house fire. The action took place on the morning of April 5 at 22nd and May streets, in a two-story home owned by Jim Melton and Julie Wilcox.
Christian Marquez 2014 126-pound 5A title
Christian Marquez wins the 2014 5A 126-pound wrestling title with a 4-2 overtime victory over Matt Hofenbredl of Dallas.
County Planning Commission Barrett Park Hearing
County Planning Commission 3-2 vote means Board of Commissioners will have final say.
HRV homecoming -- Staff Air Guitar
HRVHS staff performs its winning Air Guitar routine during 2013 homecoming festivities
"Pie Night" at Hood River Valley High School
Pie Night, a multi-flavored fundraiser, earned $471 for Hood River Valley High School Booster Club on Friday.
More than 25 parents made pies that were sold in silent auction before and during the game.
Patrick Crompton won the pie-eating contest, and $20, during at halftime of the boys basketball game. His competitors included Noah Lane, Jacob Mekeliak, Morgan Williams and Andy Schmidt.
Groove project at Columbia Center for the Arts
Hood River jazz ensemble The Groove Project plays Vince Guaraldi's "Skating" from "A Charlie Brown Christmas," (and vocalist Char Mayer on "Do You Hear What I Hear?") at the Dec. 19 Christmas concert at Columbia Center for the Arts.. Tim Mayer, at piano, Rick Hulett on guitar, Mike Stillman on saxaphone, Ryan Kolberg on bass, Bill Shreiber on drums, and Char Mayer, vocals.
Firefighters respond to vehicle blaze on State St.
Hood River fire department responds to a car fire on State St in Hood River, the morning of October 1, 2012.