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2011 

Youth Basketball in the Columbia Gorge Yesterday brought the first game in youth basketball in the Columbia Gorge. Our son, Ben, and his Parkdale team won their game with a score of 22 to 6. The team has just six players, which meant the kids played most of the game. We were so proud of them. Kid...
01/23/2011
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Hood River Hobbies Our oldest son, Sam, is a member of a local remote control flying club, Columbia Gorge Aeromodelers.  Here are some prior blogs (CGA1, CGA2, CGA3) about Columbia Gorge Aeromodelers.  Sam went out to fly earlier this afternoon, but had mechanical problems with the plane - a smal...
01/22/2011
Columbia Gorge Aeromodelers - Friday Night Fly-In & Banquet Notice INDOOR FUN FLYFriday Night - Jan 21st7:00 to 8:00May Street School Gym The School is at the corner of 10th and May Street in Hood River.Enter the building at 10th Street Parking area.Open flying is the schedule of events.There wil...
01/21/2011
New Construction - 1109 Myrtle, The Dalles, OR 97058 This charming, cottage-style home is in Ott Springs. Great location. The home is central to shopping, restaurants, medical facilities etc., but is quiet and peaceful. The home is very well-built with attention to details.  · 3 bedrooms, 2 baths...
01/20/2011
New ColumbiaGorgeFSBO.com Home For Sale - 2890 Cottage Lane, Hood River, OR 97031 Just Added to ColumbiaGorgeFSBO.com.  3 bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms. This charming home is stylish and comfortable, a small home that lives much larger. Immaculately kept, the home boasts designer finishes like hardwood ...
01/20/2011
REMINDER - Hood River School District Budget Reduction Community Meetings Hood River School District has a projected budget shortfall of $3.5 million for 2011-2012!  The first community meeting to discuss Hood River School District budget reductions was held Tuesday evening, January 18, 2010, fro...
01/18/2011
Our Favorite Home Staging Tips, Part 3 Finally, the advance preparations are made and you've scheduled a showing. You'll need to keep the home clean and available to show at a moment's notice. Pay special attention to vacuuming, dusting, mopping, and cleaning walls, bathtubs and sinks. Shine fixt...
01/18/2011
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! In honor of Martin Luther King Day I wanted to share two of my favorite quotes: "Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase." - Martin Luther King Jr. "I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear." ~ Marti...
01/17/2011
Rotary Club Fundraiser - January 17,2010 at Mt Hood Meadows Hood River Rotary presents Rotary Ski Fest at Mt Hood Meadows on January 17,2010.  It is a fundraiser for Hood River Rotary's various charitable causes. Ten dollar Rotary lift tickets are good from 2pm through 9pm at Meadows.  Usually Mt...
01/16/2011
Hood River County Mobile Health Unit Our sixth-grade son started youth wrestling last week and we found out he needed to have a sports physical before proceeding. One of his coaches gave him the schedule for the Mobile Health Unit, where he could get the sports physical for free. Wow. Can't beat ...
01/16/2011
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