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2012 

  Hood River Chamber's Business After Hours at Mike's Ice Cream, Sept. 6, 2012   On the first Thursday of every month, the Hood River Chamber of Commerce presents its "Business After Hours" events for chamber members. These events are the perfect opportunity to network with other Hood River busin...
08/31/2012
  Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Labor Day Weekend Open House: Sept. 1 - 3, 2012   The Columbia Gorge Winegrowers present its annual Labor Day Open House Weekend September 1st through 3rd.    More than 30 Columbia Gorge wineries in Washington and Oregon host open houses featuring special releases, gr...
08/31/2012
  Friday's Foto - Summer Afternoon on the Hood River Yes, this is the very river that the town of Hood River, Oregon is named after. It flows from Mt. Hood, down the mountain and empties into the great Columbia River. I took this picture at Tucker Park just off the Dee Highway, about 10 minutes s...
08/31/2012
  Speechless Sunday - Youth Football Jamboree... Let the Season Begin!   Yesterday, our 11 year old, Ben, played for Hood River in The Dalles, Oregon in his football jamboree, the official kick-off of the 2012 football season. Youth tackle football is vastly popular in the Columbia River Gorge, s...
08/26/2012
    Super Smart, Big, Goofy & Friendly... Meet Scooby Doo!   The kind folks at the shelter gave this guy the name Scooby Doo because he reminded them of that famous one with his goofy, but friendly demeanor. He's also a little mischievious. The poor pup has lived a lot of his 9 months on the stre...
08/26/2012
  WAAAM Annual Plane Fly-In, Sept. 8 & 9th, 2012     The Western Antique Automobile and Aeroplane Museum in Hood River is proud to announce that it's annual "Fly-In" will be September 8th and 9th.  This is an event sure to thrill any plane enthusiast as planes will be flying in from all over the ...
08/26/2012
Join Full Sail Brewing Company's Rock Paper Scissors Contest, Sept. 7     You read right. Full Sail Brewery presents its second annual Rock Paper Scissors Contest on Friday, September 7th, 6:30 p.m. You'll just have to see this one to believe it. It was impossibly popular last year! Location: 10...
08/24/2012
  NEW LISTING! Fabulously Updated Hood River Home: OPEN HOUSE 8/26, 10-2:30 Stunning Westside acreage with gorgeously remodeled 2322 sq. ft. 3 - 2.5 home. Gourmet kitchen with pro-grade appliances, granite counters and custom cabinetry. This home offers an open floor plan that's great for enterta...
08/23/2012
  70th Annual Roy Webster Cross Channel Swim, Hood River, Sept. 3, 2012   It's almost time for one of Hood River's most popular events. The Cross-Channel swim is just as the name implies... 500 hearty souls swim the mile across the Columbia River. This is not a race, but rather a great opportunit...
08/22/2012
  Wordless Wednesday - The Columbia River Gorge from Vista House   The Columbia River Gorge is such a gorgeous natural phenomenon, a river carved canyon separating the states of Oregon and Washington. I took this shot from the Vista House view point on the west end of the gorge, looking east. Vis...
08/22/2012
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