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‘Before I Die’ encourages reflection

“Before I Die” walls have sprouted up throughout the Gorge over the last three summers, first appearing in Mosier, then in The Dalles and now near the corner of Sixth and Oak in Hood River.

‘Weed of the Month for June’ is the invasive Scotch broom

Scotch broom was introduced as an ornamental along highway corridors and in western Oregon as a dune stabilizer.

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Pet of the Week: Jack is ‘full of energy and fun’

Jack has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. He’s about a year old, and just discovering how great the life of a dog can be!

Sheriff Log, June 16 to 25

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

Red Cross urges blood donations for summer

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients now and throughout the summer.

Local News

Tease photo

‘Before I Die’ encourages reflection

“Before I Die” walls have sprouted up throughout the Gorge over the last three summers, first appearing in Mosier, then in The Dalles and now near the corner of Sixth and Oak in Hood River.

‘Weed of the Month for June’ is the invasive Scotch broom

Scotch broom was introduced as an ornamental along highway corridors and in western Oregon as a dune stabilizer.

Tease photo

Pet of the Week: Jack is ‘full of energy and fun’

Jack has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. He’s about a year old, and just discovering how great the life of a dog can be!

Sports

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Fun at the CGWA Beach Bash

The wind may not have been as cooperative as it could have been, but that didn’t stop people from coming out and enjoying the Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association’s annual Beach Bash party that happened last weekend at the Hood River Waterfront. On Saturday, people took to the water to enjoy windsurfing and paddling, or hung out with some refreshments at the Event Site.

Sports Briefs for June 29

HRMGA Chapman Tourney results; HRV wrestler Justin Wilson heads to Japan for cultural exchange program; Tennis events going on throughout summer

HRV TRACk ATHLETES compete at Usatf event

Local track athletes had some great performances last week at the USA Track and Field Oregon Association Junior Olympic Championships held at Jesuit High School June 23-26.

Gorge Life

Yesteryears: Summer heatwave hits valley in 1936

Residents who, less than two weeks ago were wondering whether summer would ever come to Hood River Valley, did not have to look at thermometers last Sunday to assure themselves that summer had arrived, for many were, long before noon, hunting shady spots and a trace of breeze.

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Roots and Branches: Grandkids, softball, memories

Two more showery days have passed and our abundant crop of cherries is amazingly still intact. Yes, there has been damage, but it is harvestable, which means we can pick these really big beauties and get them to market with a profit margin rather than a loss.

Tease photo

‘Before I Die’ encourages reflection

“Before I Die” walls have sprouted up throughout the Gorge over the last three summers, first appearing in Mosier, then in The Dalles and now near the corner of Sixth and Oak in Hood River.

Opinion

Yesteryears: Summer heatwave hits valley in 1936

Residents who, less than two weeks ago were wondering whether summer would ever come to Hood River Valley, did not have to look at thermometers last Sunday to assure themselves that summer had arrived, for many were, long before noon, hunting shady spots and a trace of breeze.

Tease photo

Roots and Branches: Grandkids, softball, memories

Two more showery days have passed and our abundant crop of cherries is amazingly still intact. Yes, there has been damage, but it is harvestable, which means we can pick these really big beauties and get them to market with a profit margin rather than a loss.

Tease photo

‘Before I Die’ encourages reflection

“Before I Die” walls have sprouted up throughout the Gorge over the last three summers, first appearing in Mosier, then in The Dalles and now near the corner of Sixth and Oak in Hood River.