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 and cherry orchards. Plus 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
  • 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