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2011 

Step One: ActiveRain/Kodak Contest: What Makes A Good Sign and Flyer? For Sale Sign Post: We wanted our For Sale sign to be eye-catching and graphic, plus by using a photo we could also sell our area at the same time.  One great photo can speak volumes. First we selected four different, stunning ...
04/08/2011
Senator Jeff Merkley In The Dalles This Weekend   Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley will be holding a Town Hall Meeting in The Dalles, Oregon on Saturday, April 9, 2011, 2:00 p.m. at the Mid Columbia Senior Center, 1112 W. 9th St., The Dalles www.merkley.senate.gov   If you are looking to sell or pu...
04/07/2011
Hood River's Best Bagel! I am a bit of a bagel snob... few live up to my expectations. Don't even suggest a grocery store bagel to me. I was thrilled to find bagels I adore right in the heart of Hood River. The Hood River Bagel Company has a huge selection of bagels: Plain, Whole Wheat, Asiago, O...
04/06/2011
Wordless Wednesday - Pine Grove's Rolling Orchards   This is the view yesterday looking across the Pine Grove area. Blossoms are still two or three weeks away. If you are looking to sell or purchase a home in the Columbia Gorge region, be sure to check out ColumbiaGorgeFSBO.com.  Property Owners...
04/06/2011
Speechless Sunday - Over the Rainbow A shot of a rainbow, looking down valley from Highway 35, 8 miles south of Hood River   If you are looking to sell or purchase a home in the Columbia Gorge region, be sure to check out ColumbiaGorgeFSBO.com.  Property Owners in Hood River, The Dalles, White Sa...
04/03/2011
Senator Jeff Merkley In Hood River Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley will be holding a Town Hall Meeting in Hood River County on Saturday, April 9, 2011, 5:00 p.m. at the Hood River Middle School Cafeteria, 1602 May St., Hood River www.merkley.senate.gov If you are looking to sell or purchase a home ...
04/03/2011
2011 Bite Of The Gorge! The Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum presents its annual "Bite of the Gorge" on Saturday, April 9th, 6 - 9 p.m. All proceeds to benefit Columbia Gorge Arts In Education. Sample the best of what chefs and wineries in the region have to offer. While you're there...
04/03/2011
Speechless Sunday - Dwindling Days to Play at Pine Grove Elementary As one of the victims of the school district's huge budget shortfall, Pine Grove Elementary School will be transfering it's students to Mid-Valley Elementary after this school year. Students at Pine Grove are enjoying their last ...
04/03/2011
Friday's Foto - Are You An Optimist, Pessimist Or The Leader? The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.  ~John Maxwell   Summer on the Columbia River in the town of Hood River...     If you are looking to sell or purchase a home in th...
04/02/2011
A Beautiful Girl Perfect For You? Meet Zoe! This week's spotlighted pet holds a special place in my heart. Mel and our boys came across her while hiking a couple weekends ago. They played with her a little and went on their way. The next day, she showed up at our house, dirty, underfed, but sweet...
04/02/2011
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