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Greater Gorge: Vancouver port cuts off oil hub lease

The port of Vancouver's Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Jan. 9 to terminate a rolling lease on property that would hold the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil terminal if the project's backers don't provide all the necessary permits by March.

MCCOG unwinds its many Gorge programs

Mid-Columbia Council of Governments met Jan. 9 for an update on progress of transferring programs to other agencies.

First look at ‘Lot 700’ design ideas

Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation (CCHC) hosted a community discussion for its Hood River Community Housing Development on Lot 700 Jan. 11 at Westside Elementary School with about 50 people in attendance.

‘Blue Zones’ kickoff keys on longevity and well-being

Project hosts free ‘New Year, New You’ gathering on Friday

Blue Zones Project invites the community to the New Year, New You Community Kickoff at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 19 at The Dalles Civic Auditorium, 323 E 4th St.

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Rep. Walden talks children’s health insurance funding

Denounces Trump remarks

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden hopes an agreement funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is close at hand for Congress.

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Sen. Wyden pitches new bridge bill

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden has introduced a bill that would create a grant program for repairing and replacing outdated bridges.

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Little Pantry family project helps those in need

For Katie Roof and her son, Milo, 7, community service is a tangible, everyday affair.

HR County seeks grants for Kingsley campground projects

Replacing Kingsley Campground after a planned flood will take grant support.

Sports

Defense leads the way during the Horizon boys current three-game winning streak

After opening league play with a loss on the road, the Horizon boys basketball team have now won three-straight league games and are now 3-1 in 1A-6 Big Sky League play.

Sports briefs for Jan. 17

Sports briefs for Jan. 17

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Seven-game losing streak comes to an end at home

Two-days before the HRV boys basketball team would’ve been without a win for a whole month, they finally are able to put an end to the seven game losing streak as they won at home on Friday, Jan. 12 by a final score of 66-44 versus Corbett.

Gorge Life

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog; Multi-meters: A lesson in Resistance and electrical theory

An extremely famous equation that describes electrical properties is called Ohm’s Law.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 17

Entertainment Update for Jan. 17.

HR Soil and Water Conservation District native plant sale now on

Did you lose trees to winter storms or bark beetle damage? Want to add color to your garden in the grey winter months?

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Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog; Multi-meters: A lesson in Resistance and electrical theory

An extremely famous equation that describes electrical properties is called Ohm’s Law.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 17

Entertainment Update for Jan. 17.

HR Soil and Water Conservation District native plant sale now on

Did you lose trees to winter storms or bark beetle damage? Want to add color to your garden in the grey winter months?