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I-84 still closed Wednesday afternoon

I-84 remains closed between Hood River and Troutdale Wednesday afernoon.

Cancelations for Wednesday, Jan. 18

We will update as information becomes available.

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Roots and Branches: ‘He never gave up’

The seemingly endless blanket of sparkling white snow on the ground exceeded the top rail of our deck this week, blocking the view of the brilliant white valley below.

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Teams forming now: ‘Bowl for Kids’ Sake’ returns March 11

The Next Door’s annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge is right around the corner. The fun takes place on Saturday, March 11 at Orchard Lanes in Hood River.

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Providence Hood River maintains near-normal functions despite snow

Winter conditions continue to create transportation difficulties in the Columbia Gorge area. The hospital has received several calls about operations.

Local News

I-84 still closed Wednesday afternoon

I-84 remains closed between Hood River and Troutdale Wednesday afernoon.

Cancelations for Wednesday, Jan. 18

We will update as information becomes available.

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Roots and Branches: ‘He never gave up’

The seemingly endless blanket of sparkling white snow on the ground exceeded the top rail of our deck this week, blocking the view of the brilliant white valley below.

Sports

Kegler's Corner: Mid-season highs

It was the best of times; it was the worst of times — great if you’re a skier, that is, if you could get up to the slopes, but not so good for bowlers. Our incessant downpour of snow forced cancellation of all leagues at Hood River’s frosty Orchard Lanes last week, except for the Wednesday night Fraternal League.

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Horizon girls off to a great league start

Hawks defeat Dufur, fall to Arlington

For the first time in school history, the Horizon girls basketball team started the Big Sky Conference season with a 2-0 record after a 59-47 win over the Dufur Rangers Friday at Dufur High School.

Horizon boys edge Arlington for first Big Sky win

Hawks fall to Dufur Rangers on Friday

The Horizon Christian High Hawks boys basketball team got a split of Big Sky Conference weekend games after pulling out a 47-44 win at home Saturday over the Arlington Honkers. The No. 17 Hawks (8-6 overall, 1-2 Big Sky) faced the No. 12 Dufur Rangers (8-2, 3-1) Friday and lost 53-45 at Dufur High School.

Gorge Life

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Yesteryears: Hood River Memorial Hospital begins remodeling project in 1987

Work started Monday on a remodeling project designed to provide all the comforts and conveniences of a Portland facility to Hood River Memorial Hospital patients.

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Roots and Branches: ‘He never gave up’

The seemingly endless blanket of sparkling white snow on the ground exceeded the top rail of our deck this week, blocking the view of the brilliant white valley below.

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Julie Abowitt demonstration at Hood River Art Club meeting Jan. 19

Julie Abowitt, local printmaker and painter, will show her original linoleum block prints, etchings, and monotypes to the Hood River Art Club on Thursday, Jan. 19 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Hood River Alliance Church, 2650 Montello Ave.

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Yesteryears: Hood River Memorial Hospital begins remodeling project in 1987

Work started Monday on a remodeling project designed to provide all the comforts and conveniences of a Portland facility to Hood River Memorial Hospital patients.

Tease photo

Roots and Branches: ‘He never gave up’

The seemingly endless blanket of sparkling white snow on the ground exceeded the top rail of our deck this week, blocking the view of the brilliant white valley below.

Tease photo

Julie Abowitt demonstration at Hood River Art Club meeting Jan. 19

Julie Abowitt, local printmaker and painter, will show her original linoleum block prints, etchings, and monotypes to the Hood River Art Club on Thursday, Jan. 19 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Hood River Alliance Church, 2650 Montello Ave.