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2011 

In Memory of Medal Of Honor Recipient Loren Kaufman AND Happy Memorial Day At Sorrosis Park in The Dalles, Oregon, stands a plaque for The Dalles born Loren Kaufman, a National Medal of Honor recipient. Kaufman served as a Sergeant First Class in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was awarde...
05/30/2011
No Ocean? No Problem... Surf Or Board Our River! Did you know that Hood River, Oregon is considered by many to be the wind-surfing and kite-boarding capital of the country!? In case you don't know, wind-surfing involves a surf board with a sail, while kite-boarding is more like a wake board and t...
05/29/2011
Is There Room For A Sweet Lady In Your Life... Meet Lady! Lady is a shepard mix, about a year old and weighs 50 pounds. Lady is as intelligent as they come. She still needs some training, but has already picked up basic commands at the shelter. She is so eager to please, loves her exercise and ca...
05/28/2011
It Wouldn't Be Summer Without Hood River's Saturday Market I finally got by the Saturday Market today, one of my favorite summer activities in Hood River. It's smaller now than it will be later in the season since few vegetables and fruits are in season yet. But the artisans, bakers, jewelers, cr...
05/28/2011
Coming Soon on ColumbiaGorgeFSBO.com New Construction3,200 Square Feet4 bedroom, 3 bathMedia room Keep an eye out for more information on this fantastic property located in The Heights of Hood River.Close to schools, shopping, parks and medical care. Built by Rovianek Construction541-490-0677    ...
05/28/2011
Friday's Foto - Yep, It's Really Just Some Cows! The title says it all... I was driving home, saw some cows and took a picture. But seriously, I like this photo because I love seeing something so "country" so close to home. Plus, the photo shows off how very green it is here this time of year. Lo...
05/27/2011
The Oregon "SuperD" Bike Race Series  Hits Hood River This Weekend! Oregon, and Hood River specifically, are known as national leaders in bike racing. For the second year in a row, Hood River will play host to the Oregon Super D Bike Race series, which is already gaining a reputation as one of th...
05/26/2011
Wordless Wednesday - A Taste Of Hood River's Elegant History I pass this house all the time in downtown Hood River... it's one of my favorites. It's a Colonial Revival and I find it to be not overly extravagant, but elegant, slightly regal and classy. It's name is the Orrin B. Hartley House, it w...
05/25/2011
Relay For Life of Columbia Gorge  Fundraiser This Saturday As many of you might know, Relay For Life is a nationwide, annual marathon with its proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. Locally, individuals recruit friends and family to be members of their relay team, then they run the race...
05/24/2011
It's The Greenest Time Of The Year In Hood River County! There is very simply nothing more beautiful than spring in Oregon. Everything is an almost unreal green. In a few weeks, a lot of undergrowth will brown slightly, but for now I just can't get enough. I took this photo yesterday on the Dee H...
05/23/2011
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