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Mosier is just 5 miles from Hood River and an hour from Portland on the Columbia River. With population 485, we have possibly the highest number of entrepreneurs, cherry orchards & beer taps per capita. Oh yes, and over 200 days of sun per year.

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October 2012

  • Recipe of the Month: Fresh Tomato Soup
  • Postmaster Lark Lennox Retires
  • Local writer’s story published in Chicken Soup for the Soul
  • Columbia Gorge CASA Fall Volunteer Training
  • 100 Years Ago In Mosier
  • The Columbia Gorge Earth Center Presents the 3rd Annual Sense of Place Lecture Series
  • Milepost 66 Fire

September 2012

  • Recipe of the Month
  • Removing Garlic from Hands
  • Fall Clean Up -the Freezer
  • Gorge Grown Announces Co- Directors
  • Graffiti Tagging and What We Can Do
  • Meet Our New Principal: Dave Sather
  • 100 Years Ago In Mosier

August 2012

July 2012

June 2012

May 2012

  • Aunt Mini Turns 101
  • Mosier Fire Log
  • Carole Schmidt Remains at MCS
  • Made for Mosier Write Up
  • Mosier Market Dress Up as Peas and Tomoato
  • 100 Years Ago In Mosier

April 2012

  • Sense of Place Series
  • Let’s Talk Food Write Up
  • New Magazine in the Gorge
  • Carole Schmidt Resigns from Mosier School
  • Jan Leiningers’ Corner
  • John Wang’s Mystery Box
  • Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board Comes to Mosier
  • 100 Years Ago In Mosier
  • Gorge Grown Fundraiser in April
  • Evaluation of Long-Term Water-Level Declines in Basalt Aquifers near Mosier, Oregon

March 2012

February 2012

  • Mosier School News
  • Shane Proctor
  • Power Outage Community Gathering
  • Mosier Fire Log
  • Why Wine
  • Beulah Herman Turned 90 in January -Family History
  • 100 Years Ago In Mosier
  • David Cobb Has Photo Exhibition in Washington DC in Feb
  • Report on Winter Sock Hop

January 2012

  • Adopt an Acre Hunger Campaign
  • Scared Sick book release
  • Christmas Basket Success
  • Doris Smith Reflects on History of School Gym
  • 100 Years Ago In Mosier

December 2011

  • Christmas Fair 2011
  • Home Furnishings at the Gas Station
  • Mosier Christmas Basket Project
  • Quilt Guild makes stockings for troops
  • John Maher puts ladders in hibernation for winter
  • Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board
  • 100 Years Ago In Mosier
  • Letter to Mosier from D12 school board rep, Carol Roderick
  • The Farm Stand in Hood River
  • Ukulele Group
  • Mosier Schools Needs Community Support
  • Second Annual Sense of Place series
  • Touch Rugby In Mosier
  • Open Artists Studio

November 2011

  • Occupy Mosier
  • Results of the Mosier Focus Group
  • Twin Tunnels Turkey Trot
  • Mosier School News
  • October Watershed Council Meeting
  • Brian Barrett, Aurora Moore and Chief Appleton save a life
  • 100 Years Ago in Mosier
  • Diabetes Academy Workshop
  • Mosier Fire Log

September 2011

  • Kathy Fitzpatrick Wins $25,000 Kitchen Remodel
  • Bayly Stevens Goes To Washington
  • Mosier Farmers’ Market Entertainment Run Down
  • Ten Speed News:  New Menu
  • Fire Report Two Pages
  • Feast Of The Farm In September
  • 100 Years Ago In Mosier
  • Fire Training/Photos And Story
  • School Starts Next Week
  • Ukulele Group
  • Russell Jolley, Prince Of The Wildflowers Passes Away
  • Mosier Farmers’ Market Featured In National Blog From “Facing Hunger In America”
  • Mosier Watershed Council Report
  • Used Book Sale Coming Up
  • Touch Rugby In Mosier
  • New Pre-School In Mosier

August 2011

  • Food Facts
  • Late breaking news on a fire at Survival Gardens
  • Mosier Farmers Market news
  • 100 years ago in Mosier
  • Memorial for Mrs. Cressie L Bonham
  • Top 10 reasons for visiting Mosier Farmers Market
  • Expanded Health and Services line
  • Free Master Recycling classes start
  • Running Fruit Ladders update
  • Pesto, a love story
  • Theater comes to Mosier

July 2011

  • Food Facts
  • Mosier Farmers Market kick-off news
  • Info for the 3rd Annual Mosier Community Yard Sale
  • Update from Hanford Clean Up Board
  • How to help Gordy Withrow who’s house burned down on June 9th
  • Video links for the Running Fruit Ladders
  • Mosier Fire Log (details of call outs, budget and Microwave burn zone update)
  • Fundraising for Lampoei & Paiboon (owners of Thai food cart)
  • 100 years ago in Mosier
  • Willis Gholston turns 90 July 9th, Birthday party from 1 -3pm
  • Start of Cherries
  • Fort Dalles Rodeo July 8 – 17th
  • Satureday July 23rd, 2pm: Talk about Ortley (now a ghost town on top of 7 mile hill) by Addie Root Schwartz at the Rorick House (300 W 13th The Dalles)
  • Community School Garden news
  • Peg Lahor fundraiser
  • Team Mosier Relay for Life
  • Photos of saving Coho in Rock Creek
  • New Bus Service in the Gorge with schedule

June 2011

  • Food Facts
  • Farmers’ Market Call for Vendors
  • Punch Card Details
  • Third Annual Community Yard Sale
  • Letter from Mosier Community School
  • Mosier Watershed Council May Meeting
  • Friends of the Historic Columbia River Highway Events
  • Fundraising for Lampoei & Paiboon (owners of Thai food cart)
  • Running Fruit Ladders Project
  • White Salmon SpringFest in park Sunday June 5th at 1pm
  • Willis Gholston turns 90 July 9th, Birthday party from 1 -3pm
  • Hood River Soil & Water Conservation District Landscaping With Less class Saturday, June 11 from 8am – noon
  • Wasco Historical Society Schedule
  • Pictures from Ron Carroll’s Fundraiser
  • Animal News

May 2011

April 2011

  • Results of Bayly Stevens’s drive to get to Washington DC
  • Calendar of events
  • Announcement of UPRR property document generating meeting
  • Mosier artists featured at the pines reception
  • Food Forum April 9 details
  • How to start your own menu for the future group
  • Mosier school news:  battle of the books, Jango McCormick goes to state geography bee competition
  • Update on Mosier middle school
  • Earthday announced
  • Mosier fire log including announcement of $80000 f.e.m.a. grant
  • Mosier Blossom Day Buffet this month
  • Pioneer Cemetary preservation plan
  • Home extension plant sale
  • Tai chi in Mosier
  • Word from the postmaster
  • Anonymous letter from Japan
  • 100 years ago in Mosier  1911
  • CGCC Humanities Series
  • Mate’ at 10 Speed coffee
  • Mosier Watershed Council report
  • Wildflower show by native plant sale

March 2011

February 2011

  • Kathy Fitzpatrick report on activities underway in various aspects of Mosier’s future plans
  • Judge Kelly’s decision on legality of District 21 going for tax debt shift in the school system
  • Mosier Fire Log
  • 1 Year ago in Mosier and 100 Years ago in Mosier
  • Bookmarks from Mosier’s Library
  • Report on plans for Mosier High School Homecoming Celebration
  • After months of effort, stray dog finds refuge
  • House for Rent in Mosier
  • City Council Agenda
  • Survey offered to assist Gorge Grown Food Network locate resource material
  • INTERESTING announces completion of videos and posting on website
  • Free Chemica round up announced
  • Seminars for Farmers announced
  • Running Fruit Ladder update
  • Ukulele Players regular meeting
  • Legion Hall available for rent
  • Local knitter gets national article on her designs
  • Post office news

January 2011

  • Battle with District 21 Rages On by Brenda Carroll
  • Freshly ground grains now available at Survival Garden
  • Mosier Fire Log
  • 1 Year ago in Mosier and 100 Years ago in Mosier
  • 10 Speed White Elephant Holiday Party
  • Mosier Homeowner Convicted of Money Laundering and Fraud
  • Wrap up of the Mosier Christmas Basket project 2010
  • Mosier Christmas Fair Wrap Up
  • John Maher Getting National Attention for his Fruit Ladders Project
  • Mosier Community School Compost Program Heating Up
  • Daughters of Earth: In Our Hands show opens at Columbia Art Center
  • Mosier Dog Mystery Update
  • Congratulations to Brian & Rob McCormick
  • Economic Revitalization Team Comes to Mosier
  • Recipe of the Month: Suzi’s Scarlet Roots Salad

December 2010

  • Calendar of Events
  • Watershed Council Meeting Agenda
  • Mosier Christmas Fair
  • Post Office Update
  • June Gibbons Manning Obituary
  • Mosier Fire Log
  • Ukulele Players regular meeting
  • Christmas Baskets Volunteer schedule
  • Getting your Recipe to Market Workshop
  • Gorge Grown on The Gorge Television Channel 7
  • Kitty needs a new home
  • 100 years ago in Mosier
  • Discovery Center Holiday Open House
  • Bookmarks
  • Return of Tai Chi to the Grange
  • Mosier Bike Jerseys for sale
  • Ron Carroll takes on Dist 21 Funding Issue

November 2010

  • The Dalles School District proposes a ballot measure that would lower taxes for those in District 21 but raise them in Mosier’s District 9.  An old Debt on Dist. 12 would be paid form the bond.
  • Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board Report by Kris McNall
  • Halloween at Ten Speed/photos included
  • Tai chi at the Grange
  • Humbleroots looking for plant containers
  • 100 Years ago in Mosier
  • 10 Speed adds bacon cheddar pear scones to menu
  • Little Farms LLC great place to get pork
  • Thirst Woman Pub menu update
  • Re-cap of Interesting Gorge evening
  • Thanksgiving Fundraising Run Announced

October 2010

  • Gorge Grown Food Network Seeking gardeners around the Gorge for WIC program
  • Grange offers night of celebration for Delbert and Elaine Huskey
  • Re-cap of 4-H Auction Mosierites helped to support
  • Wings Hoe-down dance announced
  • Garage sale in Mosier announced
  • Return of Tai Chi at the Grange
  • Vintage Evening of Fine wine at The Discovery Center
  • Tri-County Free Hazardous Waste Clean-up Day in Mosier
  • Post office announces new Service
  • 100 Years Ago in Mosier
  • Interesting Mosier coming up

September 2010

  • Creative signs lead attendees to wedding at the Bagge place
  • New staff and Principal come to Mosier Community School
  • Honor Mosier’s library
  • Picnic on the Farm hosts 3rd annual picnic for Gorge Grown Food Network
  • Become a master recycler
  • Swim Across the Columbia Labor Day
  • Yellow Star thistle found in Mosier
  • Check off list for Triage on your property by the local fire department
  • Mosier Fire Dept. commemorates a small pine tree that survived last year’s fire
  • 100 years ago in Mosier
  • Catlink gets grant and needs volunteers to help spay stray cats
  • Pioneer cemetery committee report and history of the cemetery
  • Good River Restaurant evolves into the Thirsty Woman size large
  • American Legion Auxiliary to host Italian night

August 2010

  • Announcement of death of Michael Dean Kennedy
  • Feature Story: Columbia Cherry Company
  • Aerial Photos of Mosier taken by Bruce Forster of Studio Viewfinders
  • City C’cl public notice of 2 resolutions re: fire District
  • Photos and story of GGFN involvement in the Mosier Community School Garden
  • Explanation of effect of sale on Mosier Post Office
  • Mosier Fire Board report, approval of tax levy at rate of $1.65
  • Bookmarks, what’s happening at Mosier’s little Library
  • Fire Training “How to Call in Life Flight.”
  • Local business events
  • 100 Years Ago in Mosier
  • Local Events and announcements

July 2010

  • Grant Wilson passes away
  • Report on Mosier’s Main Street Mosier activity “Action Planning for Promoting Quality in the Mosier Built Enironment
  • 100 Years ago in Mosier
  • Mosier chapter of Gorge Grown Food Network School Garden report
  • Fire and Water show at the Dalles Art Center
  • More news of Mosier community school Garden
  • Mosier has a kids play group at Ten Speed Coffee House
  • Mosier Grange Cherry Sales
  • Call for candidates to participate in Interesting Mosier (Gorge)
  • Schedule of musical events at Thirsty Woman
  • Marilyn Shaw steps down as Christmas Basket Coordinator
  • Italian night At the Legion Hall Scheduled for Sept. 25th
  • Antibiotics in animals for food reduced by FDA
  • HEALTHY KIDS MAKE A HEALTHY NATION
  • COUNTRY living series schedlule
  • The Dalles rodeo
  • Wasco County Summer Events Schedule

June 2010

  • Making fruit smoothies
  • Calendar
  • 4th Annual Gorge Ride
  • “Let’s talk Local Food”
  • Grange Calendars are available
  • Mosier Grange Cherry Sales
  • Mosier Fire Awards Banquet Honors Bill Reeves
  • Mary Soden scheduled for book signings for ORIGINAL MOONS
  • ODOT’s Sam Wlkins retires
  • 100 Years ago in Mosier
  • City Council Agenda
  • City of Mosier and Main Street Mosier Visioning and Planning Day
  • Mosier Library News
  • Photos wanted for Report Cover on MOsier
  • Community conversation planned re: chemical exposures and public health
  • City Council Vacancies
  • Announcements
  • Classified Ads-Free

May 2010

  • Results of School Auction
  • Calendar
  • Managing fresh herbs
  • 4th Annual Gorge Ride
  • Spring clean up at Rock Creek
  • Counter argument for voting on Fire Districting Vote by Nigel Longland
  • Wind Turbines up Hood River
  • Local Heroes
  • Postal News
  • Mary Soden Announces Release of book ORIGINAL MOONS
  • MOSIER’s Feral cat Problem
  • Fire Board Candidates listed
  • Peny Wallace Completes Art Installation at Glenwood Hospital
  • 100 Years ago in Mosier
  • City Council Agenda
  • Mosier Watershed C’cl Meeting
  • Reading Food Labels by Suzi Conklin
  • Gorge Open Studios tour this month
  • Second Annual Mosier Community Yard Sale May 15
  • Announcements
  • Classified Ads-Free

April 2010

  • Making smoothies
  • Hanford report to City Council by Oregon Dept. of Environment
  • Stabile Family new to town
  • The threat of the Spotted Wing Fruit Fly
  • Gorge Bicycle Ride coming up. Fourth Annual
  • Vinca Quartet Focuses Talents on the Gorge
  • Oregon’s Water Resources Planning and Open House
  • Recycling in Mosier
  • Farewell to Ted and Ruth Ulkus
  • Trimming trees between 3rd ave. and Mosier Creek
  • Apartments razed next to the School
  • Local business news
  • Goose missing
  • Used Book Sale
  • 100 years Ago in Mosier
  • Mosier starts Chapter of Gorge Grown Food Network and seeks spot for a community garden.
  • Lon Whitley passes away, folks gather to remember him at 10 Speed coffeehouse

February 2010

  • Master Recycler Classes: 2010
  • A Proposal by Robert Shields
  • Azure Standard Majestic Co-op Order Group
  • Great Backyard Bird Count
  • The Mosier Institute and 18 Mile Island by Dan Rasmussen
  • Mosier Christmas Basket Project
  • Eat more fruits and vegetables
  • Mosier’s own Gorge Grown chapter
  • Mosier Volunteer Fire Dept News
  • Original Courthouse Regional History Series for 2010
  • Tom Peachey is running for Judge in our district by Suzi Conklin
  • 100 Years Ago in Mosier
  • Mosier population facts by Marc Berry
  • Mosier Middle School (7th and 8th grades) Community Forum

January 2010

  • A Charrette for Mosier’s Middle School
  • Why Mosier Middle School by Lynda Sacamano
  • Mosier gets a new church
  • 100 years ago in Mosier
  • Senior Center exercise class
  • Mosier fire district plan gets tentative approval by Keri Brenner

December 2009

  • Follow-up on Maggie Bleakley Fatal Farm Accident
  • Fire Dept. Gets required # of signatures on Petition for May Ballot for New Fire District in Mosier
  • How to Handle Poison Oak Outbreak
  • Columbia Hotel Sells and Re-Opens
  • Interesting Mosier Videos now on the Web
  • Everyone must dial 541 for ALL phone calls local or not starting in January
  • HR Soil and Water Conservation Annual Plant Sale
  • Farm Enterprise Educational Series Announced
  • Moiserites Get to see several Designs for a Middle School in Mosier
  • 100 Years Ago in Mosier

November 2009

  • Mosier Loses Young Farmer Maggie Bleakley
  • Mos. Watershed C’cl Presents Watershed Report to Community
  • 100 Years Ago in Mosier
  • Jan Leininger gets Mosier in Oregon Encyclopedia

October 2009

  • Follow-up on Mosier Fire titled “Microwave Fire”
  • Community Meeting with Fire Dept. at MCS Gym
  • Local Bull gets Noteriety
  • Community Transportation Plan Announced
  • Stephanie Hendricks writes about MCS
  • 10 Speed Coffee Announces Commuter cups

September 2009

  • The Big Fire outside Mosier threatens Whole Town
  • GGFN Big Picnic
  • Munk’s Porridge
  • Rowena Wildlife Clinic Fundraiser
  • 100 Years Ago in Mosier
  • Mosier Calendar of Events
  • Uof O Architectural Students to Design MCS Middle School

August 2009

  • Gorge Cherries, A Perfect Storm Bryce Molesworth
  • 100 years Ago in Mosier
  • New Residents Phillip and Loretta Davidson
  • Costal Cutthroat Trout in Barrier Streams by Greg Koonce
  • The Great Yogurt War by Suzi Conklin
  • Jerry Gabay, A Tour of Italy
  • Mosier 4-H at Fair
  • Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife With Native Plants (Timber Press) - Revised and updated 2009 editionBringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife With Native Plants (Timber Press) - Revised and updated 2009 edition

July 2009

  • Big Wagon Train Event Planned in TD
  • Fresh Produce around Mosier
  • Proctor Family Celebration
  • Wasco Co Historical Soc. Event
  • Mos treatment Plant near Completion
  • Shogren Sisters once part-time residents here
  • Mosier Fire Dept. News
  • MCS End of School Program goes Greek
  • MCS Fundraising Results Report
  • 100 Years Ago in Mosier

June 2009

  • June in Mosier
  • Interesting Mosier lists Participants
  • USGS Report on Mosier’s Watershed
  • 100 Years ago in Mosier

May 2009

  • Fiddle Contest in HR
  • Annual Gorge Ride
  • Concerns about Horseback Riding in Catherine Creek by Barbara Robinson
  • Interesting Mosier Announced
  • Seniors hold Garage Sale
  • Gorge Grown Mobile Market
  • Report from Kids First Executive Committee
  • Rock Creek Users see Restoration
  • Krazy Dawg Announces Garden/Produce
  • 100 Years Ago in Mosier by Doris Smith
  • Lisa Nelson Launches Kids in the Woods
  • Happenings in Mosier
  • Glenna shares story of Monterey Trip
  • Columbia Future Forum receives Award
  • Swine Flu coming

April 2009

  • Intensive Training Exercise for Volunteer Firefighters
  • Blossom Buffet coming up
  • New Fire District Proposal
  • Rock Creek Lawn Seeding Volunteers
  • Gorge Artists Open Studios Reception
  • Out and About in Mosier
  • Hood River Gets New Specialty Foods Market
  • MCS School Auction
  • Many Mosier Activities centered around History
  • Renewed Life for the Old Pioneer Cemetery
  • Spring Humanities Series Announced

March 2009

  • Pioneer Cemetery Clean-up
  • ODOT work along I’84
  • Mosier School Gets some Repairs and students move to Modular Building where Gas Station once Was
  • Mos. has local communications Company
  • Report from Fire Department
  • Glenna’s Mosier Roster
  • Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society Program
  • 3rd Annual Gorge Artists Open Studio Announced
  • Out and About in Mosier
  • Mos. Street Sign Improvement Committee
  • Ukulele Concert a Big Hit

February 2009

  • Wind Farm a No Go
  • Peter Lake, Mcs Teacher making a Difference
  • Concerts at Hood River Hotel
  • Mosier Elects Andrea Rogers Mayor
  • Mos. Declares Jan. 27 the volunteer Fire Fighter Day
  • Solar Shining A Little More Brightly by Cherniack
  • John Maher Introduces Fruit Ladder Project
  • Wilderness Bill Passes Senate and House
  • Mos Watershed C’cl Receives Grant
  • Mosier Yoga Classes Starting up.
  • Out and About in Mosier
  • New ATV Rules Announced
  • Report from Mosier Post Office

January 2009

  • Kathy Long injects Seniors PotLatch lunches with Fresh Energy

December 2008

  • Many ways to Give This Season
  • Mosier Christmas Baskets for the Needy
  • Family Night at the Mosier Community School
  • Gorge Grown Food Network Not Dormant during Winter
  • Hanford Nuclear Site report by Kathy Fitzpatrick
  • Glenna About Town
  • Pies and Apple Crisp Sale for MCS
  • Update on Proposed Wind Farm

November 2008

  • Volunteers give City Hall a Makeover
  • Call to Entrees, Gorge Open Studios
  • Pumpkins and Pipsqueaks
  • Join Main Street Mosier
  • Mosier Tiger Spirit
  • Facts about net Treatment Plant
  • Suzi’s Tips for a Successful Thanksgiving
  • 10 Speed Coffee 6 months old
  • Re-opening of Mosier Library
  • Glenna About town, what’s happening.
  • June Manning featured in Columbia Gorge Arts Gallery

October 2008

  • City Council to Respond to Casino Proposal
  • Diesel Dump discovered near Mos. Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Evans Family History/ Leander and Samuel 1897
  • Main Street Mosier gets a grant
  • Mosier Comm. School starts a Garden

September 2008

  • RV Park Hearing Article
  • Cascade Locks Casino proposal seeking citizen input
  • David Wyte Poem
  • Kids First Progress Report toward 7th and 8th Grade
  • History of the Root Family/ Amos and Hannah Root

August 2008

  • RV Park up Carroll Road
  • Focus Groups of Mos. Residents
  • Kids First Introduces idea of a 7th and 8th grade for Mosier School
  • Good River gives Y’Hut a Make Over and becomes the Thirsty Woman
  • Recycling Event Scheduled

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October 2007

  • The Townhouses Hwy. 30
  • Cellular Tower Proposal
  • Gravel Pit
  • Pears
  • Local History, Poetry
  • Opening of Gismo Museum
  • Video on Stewardship opens at Discovery Center