• "Read and Grow"

    Parkdale Principal Gus Hedberg transforms the hit from Frozen, "Let it Go" into "Read and Grow" as a celebration of reading.

  • HRVHS homecoming festivities 2014

    Enjoy these moments, some solemn, some silly, from HRVHS Homecoming Air Guitar, held Thursday, and Bonfire, held Wednesday. The freshmen mattress race team exults after winning the event, and junior Emelia Gendreau performs a graceful dance for Air Guitar, followed a few minutes later by the Staff’s tribute to the Class of 2015, to Coldplay’s current hit “A Sky Full of Stars”.

  • Coal trains presentation

    This lecture was presented at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center in Stevenson, Washington, on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 by Dr. Duane Ray, of Gresham, Oregon. Dr. Ray retired after 30 years from Lucent Technologies (Bell Laboratories) and last year was the chair of the Senior Studies Institute associated with Portland Community College. He is a member of the Mazamas mountaineering club.

  • Green Neck Daredevils

    Green Neck Daredevils

  • Ten Thirty performs "Rocking Chair"

    The band Ten Thirty performs the song "Rocking Chair" during a benefit concert for the Hood River County Education Foundation, September 7, 2014

  • Rowena Fire

    Video of Rowena Fire and helicopter bucket drops

  • 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.