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2015 Hood River County Fair, 4-H results, continued

Look for more results in our Aug. 5 edition

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Fair Moment: Getting rid of the cell phone

Talk about quickly going off the grid.

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Fair Moment: By design, local quilt makers stitch together

Quilts and textiles are an aspect of the fair I always turn to after spending time in the hot sun, or at the carnival, Park stage, animal barn, or other higher-volume attraction at county fair.

Hood River Fair Open Class results

See more results in our Aug. 5 edition.

Foster parent recruiter hosts open house

Amy Lindley, The Next Door’s foster parent recruiter, will host a series of informal open houses at Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, 1400 W. Eighth, The Dalles, for those interested in what it takes to become a foster parent.

Local News

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2015 Hood River County Fair, 4-H results, continued

Look for more results in our Aug. 5 edition

Tease photo

Fair Moment: Getting rid of the cell phone

Talk about quickly going off the grid.

Tease photo

Fair Moment: By design, local quilt makers stitch together

Quilts and textiles are an aspect of the fair I always turn to after spending time in the hot sun, or at the carnival, Park stage, animal barn, or other higher-volume attraction at county fair.

Sports

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Arrival of August brings bevy of running events to the Gorge

It’s hard to keep up with all the different trail runs, 5Ks, marathons, and fun runs that are happening in the Gorge year-round, but the month of August in particular seems to have an embarrassment of riches as far running events go.

Sports Briefs for Aug. 1

Jared Davis signs with Fort Lewis College; Erin Jones heads to Olympic qualifier event; Vote for HR women for SUP honor

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HRVST Osprey soar to top times, top places at State Long Course Championships

The Oregon Swimming Speedo Long Course Championships were another great meet for the Hood River Valley Swim Team Osprey. The women placed ninth out of 44 teams in the team division with personal best times by all swimmers, and with team records set by two individuals and by three relay teams.

Gorge Life

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS: Church of Christ rolls out ‘Train of Thought’

Hood River Church of Christ will be taking a look at what goes on inside our hearts this year with “Inside Out” Aug. 3-7 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Tickets for ‘Cemetery Tales’ program go on sale Aug.1

Tickets will go on sale Aug. 1 for the sixth annual “Cemetery Tales,” Sept. 25-27 at Idlewild Cemetery in Hood River. There will be multiple performances each day and evening, with a limit of 15 per tour.

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Cider Central: Cidermasters welcome cider makers from all over

Cider makers from all over the country gathered recently in a private party that celebrated a convivial beverage and its increasing role in the Gorge.

Opinion

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS: Church of Christ rolls out ‘Train of Thought’

Hood River Church of Christ will be taking a look at what goes on inside our hearts this year with “Inside Out” Aug. 3-7 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Tickets for ‘Cemetery Tales’ program go on sale Aug.1

Tickets will go on sale Aug. 1 for the sixth annual “Cemetery Tales,” Sept. 25-27 at Idlewild Cemetery in Hood River. There will be multiple performances each day and evening, with a limit of 15 per tour.

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Cider Central: Cidermasters welcome cider makers from all over

Cider makers from all over the country gathered recently in a private party that celebrated a convivial beverage and its increasing role in the Gorge.