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Forest fire stopped near Panorama Point

Wy’east Fire District firefighter Dave Rummel sprays water on a permitted burn that got out of hand April 21 near Panorama Point.

Primary ballots in the mail

Check your mail in the next few days: the distinctive long envelope with the pink “Election” logo should arrive no later than Monday.

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Two sides weigh in on short term rentals issue

City Council will deliberate May 9

Economic impacts and private property rights. Housing availability and neighborhood preservation.

Aubree Olmstead heads Columbia Basin facility

Aubree Olmstead heads

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Heart of Hospice notes Volunteer Appreciation Week

Heart of Hospice extended a heartfelt thank you to all its volunteers “who make a meaningful difference in the hearts and lives of our patients, families and staff,” writes volunteer coordinator Jayne Mederios.

Local News

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Forest fire stopped near Panorama Point

Wy’east Fire District firefighter Dave Rummel sprays water on a permitted burn that got out of hand April 21 near Panorama Point.

Primary ballots in the mail

Check your mail in the next few days: the distinctive long envelope with the pink “Election” logo should arrive no later than Monday.

Tease photo

Two sides weigh in on short term rentals issue

City Council will deliberate May 9

Economic impacts and private property rights. Housing availability and neighborhood preservation.

Sports

HRV baseball wins a ‘bizarre’ doubleheader with Hermiston

The top-ranked HRV Eagles (15-3, 5-0 league) extended their Columbia River Conference win streak to five games after sweeping a doubleheader 3-2 and 19-9 over the Bulldogs (9-8, 2-3 league) on Saturday in Hermiston.

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HRV softball splits games with No. 6 Hermiston

They may be in one of the toughest leagues in the state, but the HRV softball team continues to perform well in the Columbia River Conference despite the team’s fourth-place ranking, splitting games with the sixth-ranked Hermiston Bulldogs this weekend.

OES proves to be as tough a test as expected for girls lax

HRV has worst loss of the season against OES, then bounces back with win over Wilson

Andrew McElderry, head coach of the HRV girls lax team, had Friday’s contest at Oregon Episcopal School penciled in as the toughest game of the season for the Eagles, and the Aardvarks delivered.

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Hood River County Reads celebrates its 10th anniversary — 11 years in

‘Ten years of reading together’

Hood River County Reads celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and kicked off the 2016 season with book distribution of this year’s selection, “Martin Marten” by Brian Doyle, at the Hood River Library on sunny Sunday, April 17, with additional books at the Parkdale and Cascade Locks branches April 19.

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Little free library idea

The April 16 article on the growth of free-standing community libraries in Hood River left out a new one at 24th and Sherman, and another on Park Place Loop.

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Art of Community adds Soderberg-Greene work

Look for two subtle changes in the Art of Community outdoor sculpture gallery, aka Big Art.

Opinion

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Hood River County Reads celebrates its 10th anniversary — 11 years in

‘Ten years of reading together’

Hood River County Reads celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and kicked off the 2016 season with book distribution of this year’s selection, “Martin Marten” by Brian Doyle, at the Hood River Library on sunny Sunday, April 17, with additional books at the Parkdale and Cascade Locks branches April 19.

Tease photo

Little free library idea

The April 16 article on the growth of free-standing community libraries in Hood River left out a new one at 24th and Sherman, and another on Park Place Loop.

Tease photo

Art of Community adds Soderberg-Greene work

Look for two subtle changes in the Art of Community outdoor sculpture gallery, aka Big Art.