At the next Sense of Place lecture on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, Gorge Owned welcomes Hood River mayor and history enthusiast Arthur Babitz to explore the rich and well-documented past of Hood River. From the waterfront to the downtown business district, from fruit packing to wine tasting, he looks at the development of Hood River’s landscape. Using . . . → Read More: Jan. 8 Sense of Place: Ghosts in our Backyard
Join us for the last Green Drinks of 2013 on Wednesday, Dec. 11th at Naked Winery’s tasting room in downtown Hood River at the corner of Second and Cascade.
The event runs from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Attendees will learn about Naked Winery’s efforts to reduce waste and carbon emissions. There will be plenty of time for . . . → Read More: Green Drinks heads to Naked Winery Dec. 11
Spend $50 or more with locally owned, independent businesses — including local nonprofits, artists, restaurants, farmers and more — in a one-month period of time and you could win a gift certificate from a local business.
Participating businesses include: 2nd Wind, 6th Street Bistro & Loft, Art of Oak/Kids in the Hood, Cascade Acupuncture Center, Doppio Coffee . . . → Read More: Take the GO! Local Challenge!
Join us at Columbia Riverkeeper for an evening of networking, local food, beer and wine. We will have an informal discussion about the Port of Hood River’s plans for Lot 1. What is your vision for the waterfront? Come share ideas and learn how to get involved. Representatives from the Port of Hood River and the City . . . → Read More: Columbia Riverkeeper hosts Green Drinks Nov. 14
Rick McClure will discuss the significance of the 1933 Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the Gorge. The mobilization of a national CCC following President Franklin Roose
Rick McClure is an archaeologist and the Heritage Program Manager for the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. During his career with the U.S. Forest Service, he has conducted oral history . . . → Read More: Sense of Place lecture series kicks off Nov. 6 with Rick McClure
The 12th annual Gorge Green Home Tour will kick off on Friday, October 4, 2013 with the Gorge Green Home Expo at Springhouse Cellar in Hood River from 5 p.m to 8 p.m. The expo will feature green building products and service providers, provide an opportunity for residents to connect with green building professionals, and create an opportunity to learn about a range . . . → Read More: Gorge Green Home Expo Speakers Announced!
Gorge Owned (GO!) and the Energy Trust of Oregon present the 12th annual Gorge Green Home Tour on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year, the tour features about a dozen homes in Hood River and Mosier and will start and end at Hood River Waterfront Park.
The bicycle-friendly self-guided tour . . . → Read More: 12th annual Gorge Green Home Tour set for Oct. 5th
The 2013-2014 Sense of Place lecture series will kick off with a place-based lecture on the scenic White Salmon River! Join a guided whitewater rafting trip on the White Salmon River and learn about the process of removing the Condit Dam from some of the key players involved with the project.
. . . → Read More: Join Sense of Place on the White Salmon River
This July, Waldo will be hiding in many local businesses. Can you find him? Find Waldo at all 20 businesses, fill out the form below, and then be entered into a drawing to win a 6-book deluxe set of Waldo books. Two second-prize winners will win a t-shirt from Gorge Owned.
If you spend . . . → Read More: Find Waldo and Win Prizes!
Gorge Owned (GO!) is partnering with Clean Energy Works Oregon (CEWO) to help residents in Hood River and Wasco counties achieve more comfortable and energy efficient homes.
How does it work?
CEWO is made up of energy efficiency pros working with Energy Trust of Oregon, utilities, certified contractors, and local lenders to make home energy remodels . . . → Read More: GO! partners with Clean Energy Works Oregon