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Trail help needed at Binns Hill

Dirt Surfer and other sections of trail 160 north of Binns Hill Staging Area were damaged by a timber sale during fall 2016, and are in need of repair.

Death notices for April 29: Martha Fitzgerald and Dorthalee Garrett

Martha Fitzgerald and Dorthalee Garrett

Service announcements for April 29: Louis Herzberg, Sami Jo Neil and Hester Feely

Louis Herzberg, Sami Jo Neil and Hester Feely

‘Kindergarten Roundup’ May 1-5 for Hood River County School District

The Hood River County School District will hold its annual “Kindergarten Roundup” May 1-5.

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Students ‘Make a Difference’

Hood River Middle School sixth graders Allie Doss and Thea Brevard made “comfort kits” for warming shelter and other community members as part of the “Make a Difference” class offered at the school.

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Pick of the Week: Lions Follies benefit Oregon Sight and Hearing Foundation

“Kid Awesome and the Disco Girls” is this year’s Mid-Columbia Lions Follies production, now playing in the Hood River Middle School auditorium — recently outfitted with hearing loop technology that turns hearing aids into wireless speakers.

Farming film screening and discussion happen April 27

The Hood River Library will host a screening and discussion of “Gaining Ground” on April 27 at 7 p.m.

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Rotary Peace Pole

Aryan Argrawal, exchange student from India, right, joins Rotarians last week at the dedication of the Peace Pole at the city-owned Jackson Park in Hood River.

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YESTERYEARS: ‘Lure of Hood River Valley’ booklet available in 1927

A new booklet, entitled “The Lure of Hood River Valley,” is now ready for distribution. The compilation of this booklet, which differs from any hitherto produced, was the work of C.N. Ravlin, chairman of the Publicity Committee of the Chamber.

Letters to the Editor for April 26

Greg Walden ‘leashed and led’; Rudeness and Walden; more

See Follies: Four strong reasons to attend a classic community event

Lions Follies is a great Hood River tradition that deserves the support of a large audience.

Entertainment Update for April 26

‘Shakespearean Insults’ for teens; ‘Madame Butterfly’ screened April 30; more

‘Midsummer’ auditions May 6-7

Plays for Non Profits announces auditions for an August 2017 production of Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream.”

‘Sense of Place’ presenters needed

Gorge Owned (GO!) has issued a request for proposals for the 2017-18 Sense of Place Lecture Series.

Sheriff Log, April 16 to 22

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

Herrera Beutler addresses healthcare

Healthcare took center stage in Thursday’s telephone town hall with Washington state’s Third Congressional District Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler. The issue was the common denominator among caller questions, and ranked number one in a phone survey of suggested congressional priorities.

Man stabbed, hospitalized in TD

A 24-year-old The Dalles man remains in intensive care following a stabbing in the area of 11th and Trevitt at around 8:30 p.m. last Wednesday, according to city police.

Body found in Skamania Co. identified

The body of a man found in southwest Washington has been identified. On Monday, the remains were identified as Joshua A. Brown, 24, of Sunriver.

Kegler's Corner: Team #8 wins Industrial League

Last week, Team #8 won the final 10-pin battle for the championship of the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.

Sports Briefs for April 26

Horizon golfers compete at district qualifier; Girls tennis sustains first non-tournament loss; Girls lax clobbers Liberty for fifth win in a row