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Police Log, April 6 to 12

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

HR Elks Lodge honors Funez and Ziegner

Nancy Funez and Scottie Ziegner, seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as Elks “Student of the Month” for their outstanding community service. Each student received a check for $100 at the recent Lodge meeting.

Blue Ribbon Campaign continues to shine light

It’s time to tie a blue ribbon around the ol’ oak tree. Or your car antenna. Or wear on your jacket.

CGCC increases tuition

Cost per credit rises by $2, general fees by $3

The Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Education unanimously approved a $2 per credit tuition increase, coupled with a $3 per credit increase in general fees, during their regular board meeting Tuesday, April 14. Tuition and fees were last raised in 2012.

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Hood River man charged with kidnap, rape

A Hood River man is facing eight different felony charges, including rape and kidnap.

Local News

Police Log, April 6 to 12

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

Blue Ribbon Campaign continues to shine light

It’s time to tie a blue ribbon around the ol’ oak tree. Or your car antenna. Or wear on your jacket.

CGCC increases tuition

Cost per credit rises by $2, general fees by $3

The Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Education unanimously approved a $2 per credit tuition increase, coupled with a $3 per credit increase in general fees, during their regular board meeting Tuesday, April 14. Tuition and fees were last raised in 2012.

Sports

Another rally for HRV softball team

Eagles have 7-7 overall record heading into league games

Call them the comeback kids.

Riverside Gymnastics Academy heads to state

Local athletes with Riverside Gymnastics Academy competed last week at the Precision Elite Spring Invitational in Clackamas, leading up to the Oregon State Spring Championship, which is being held at Athletic Edge Gymnastics in Salem, April 24-26.

Sports Briefs for April 18

Depleted girls lax team edges Cleveland; Girls lax routs Central Catholic; HRV boys tennis defeats The Dalles, 5-3; Hawks golf v. Goldendale

Gorge Life

Entertainment Update for April 18

‘Voice’ finalist Taylor John Williams plays Gorge April 26; more

Blossom Craft and Quilt show happens April 18-19 at county Fairgrounds

Blossom Craft Show and the Blossom Fest Quilt Show take place April 18-19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell. Admission and parking are free.

Folklorist speaks April 21 at Hood River Library

Learn about folklife and some of the people in your community who practice traditional crafts and skills. The Oregon Folklife Network presents Folklife in your community by folklorist Nancy Nusz at the Hood River Library on Tuesday, April 21, 6 p.m.

Opinion

Entertainment Update for April 18

‘Voice’ finalist Taylor John Williams plays Gorge April 26; more

Blossom Craft and Quilt show happens April 18-19 at county Fairgrounds

Blossom Craft Show and the Blossom Fest Quilt Show take place April 18-19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell. Admission and parking are free.

Folklorist speaks April 21 at Hood River Library

Learn about folklife and some of the people in your community who practice traditional crafts and skills. The Oregon Folklife Network presents Folklife in your community by folklorist Nancy Nusz at the Hood River Library on Tuesday, April 21, 6 p.m.