Help us Solarize the Gorge!
On Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 6-8 pm, join Gorge Owned and GO! Solar project partners at Full Sail Brew Pub (506 Columbia Street, Hood River, OR) to learn how you can take advantage of discounts on residential solar for a limited time only. Enjoy appetizers and beer, compliments of . . . → Read More: Attend the GO! Solar Launch at Full Sail on Feb. 3
Gorge Owned is pleased to announce that, with support from Northwest Solar Communities, we will be launching GO! Solar in February 2015. GO! Solar is a Gorge-wide, community-based solarize initiative with the mission of increasing the number of residential solar electricity systems in Hood River, Wasco, and Klickitat & Skamania counties. By partnering with local . . . → Read More: Sign up to GO! Solar by March 30, 2015 and Receive Incredible Discounts!
Wednesday, Feb. 4th, hear the stories that put Mosier, OR on the map.
Join Mosier Residents as they recall significant tales from Mosier’s past. Situated just 5 miles east of Hood River, Mosier is an entrepreneurial, welcoming town with a vast history unknown to many Gorge residents. Learn about the some of the dynamic . . . → Read More: February Sense of Place: Mosier-A Small Town with a Big Story
By GO! Member, Megan Spears
January is all about new beginnings, an opportunity to have a fresh start. It’s also National Get Organized “GO!” Month and in my mind the perfect time to start planning your projects.
For many people, it’s hard to know where to start. “It’s overwhelming – so why begin.” Right!?
Here . . . → Read More: 5 Tips to Get Organized in the New Year
Join us for Green Drinks featuring beer from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales and food from Marley’s Corner. Known for having the best beer selection in the Gorge, Volcanic Bottle Shoppe, located at 1410 12th St in Hood River’s The Heights neighborhood, has become a favorite community gathering spot as well as a convenient place to fill . . . → Read More: Volcanic Bottle Shoppe hosts Green Drinks, Jan. 15th, 5:30 – 7 pm
Wednesday, Jan. 7th, join Dr. Tracy Prince in exploring the Native American Art of Oregon. At this dynamic conversation and slideshow, learn forgotten moments in Oregon’s Native American history and how Oregon’s Native art differs from that of British Columbia and Alaska. Gorge Owned (GO!) welcomes Dr. Tracy Prince, a Scholar in Residence at PSU’s . . . → Read More: January Sense of Place: Discover the Artistic and Cultural Expressions Oregon’s First People
Wednesday, Dec. 3, Join GO! for a Taste of the Gorge Terroir. Learn how the Gorge – known as “a world of wine in 40 miles – is emerging as a distinct, world-renowned wine-producing area. Even if you are not a wine drinker, you can discover a lot about the Columbia Gorge climate and geology . . . → Read More: December Sense Of Place: Taste the Unique Geology and Climate of the Gorge
Gorge Owned is currently hiring a Program Coordinator who works closely and collaboratively with the Executive Director and other staff to achieve the organization’s strategic goals related to promoting sustainable practices in the Gorge.
The Program Coordinator will focus on two main program areas:
GO! Solar: This is a pilot project launched in June 2014 . . . → Read More: GO! is hiring!
Grab your dancing shoes and join Gorge Owned for our first annual GOvember Party — a fun evening of local food, drink and music at Springhouse Cellar in Hood River.
GOvember is a chance for past, current and future GO! members to come together to celebrate our joint efforts to create a strong local . . . → Read More: 1st Annual GOvember Party Set for Nov. 14th
Wednesday, November 5th, spend an evening learning about the Columbia River Highway, now known as the Historic Columbia River Highway, with an expert from the Oregon Department of Transportation. Learn how the Historic Columbia River Highway, which became a National Historic Landmark in 2000, originally came to be and discover how it continues to be . . . → Read More: November Sense of Place: Learn about the Historic Columbia River Highway