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Citizen group rises to oppose Westside plan

A new citizen group has formed to oppose the proposed City of Hood River’s Westside Concept Plan.

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Defeat the Heat: Officials urge safe beach use, paddling preparedness

Hood River faces temperatures around 98 degrees Saturday, with no tailing cooldown — Sunday may rear up as a scorcher in the triple digits.

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Culvert repair project at Indian Creek will begin June 26

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) will make repairs starting Monday to the culvert under OR 281 (12th Street), which has become damaged over time. This culvert carries Indian Creek below the highway.

Students from Hood River selected for China trip

Two Hood River Valley High School students will attend the Chinese Bridge Summer Camp.

Vintage bridal gowns now on display at History Museum

Vintage bridal gowns are now on display at the History Museum of Hood River County, in a exhibition titled “Bridal Gowns of the Past.”

The Porch for June 24

News editor Kirby Neumann-Rea recalls his response to a street race proposition and tackles curb issues.

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Art of Community revised

Revisions to the Art of Community walking tour (aka Big Art) gallery, now in its third-year, are complete.

Letters to the Editor for June 24

Letters to the Editor for June 24

Hang up and walk: Distracted pedestrians are on the rise

While countless campaigns urge distracted motorists to “hang up and drive,” a new poll from Public Employees Mutual Insurance Company (PEMCO) Insurance shows smartphone wielding pedestrians pose an increasing threat on streets and sidewalks, and a majority of Northwest drivers aren’t happy about it.

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U.S. Hwy 30 bridge work underway

Crews have launched an overhaul of three historic bridges on the Columbia River Historic Highway west of Mosier. Road work began this week, and the endeavor will press on into fall.

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Shoreline trail widened under HR Bridge

Shoreline Trail got special attention this month, with new paving and safety improvements.

Third Mayors’ Independence Eve Celebration returns July 3

Three Gorge mayors invite everyone to Bingen Theater for the annual Independence Eve Celebration.

One Community Health expands health services to area migrants

For 30-plus years, One Community Health (OCH) has made a commitment to provide health education and services to migrant farmworkers who harvest fruit throughout the Columbia River Gorge each summer.

HRVHS makes list of top Oregon public schools for athletes

Hood River Valley High School has found plenty of success with its sports teams over the years, particularly in the last few, racking up multiple state titles.

Warnings for misconduct, other rule changes in store for next basketball season

Effective with the 2017-18 high school basketball season, play will be stopped and an official warning will be given to the head coach — and recorded in the scorebook — for misconduct by the coach or other bench personnel unless the offense is judged to be major, in which case a technical foul shall be assessed.

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HRVHS alumnus Kyle Beam signs with Milwaukee Brewers

Monday morning, Kyle Beam woke up and reported to his first day of work at Beam Excavating and A-1 Septic Tank Service. By the end of the day, Beam had a new job: professional baseball player.

Letters to the Editor for June 21

Confused local; Not ‘clever’; more

Another Voice: New legislation is win-win for community college students

Even though most of the headlines about the 2017 legislative session have been dominated by the budget discussion, I’m very proud to highlight a piece of policy work that I’ve been actively involved with over the last few months. This legislation will have lasting benefits for Oregon students and once again establish Oregon as an example of increasing access and affordability to higher education.

Fight leads to reported stabbing in Cascade Locks

A man and woman from Cascade Locks were flown to a Portland hospital Saturday evening for treatment of stab wounds after the two had been fighting at their home, officials said.

Former Hood River resident dies in wreck on I-84

By NEITA CECIL, The Dalles Chronicle

Jason M. Degeus, 25, of The Dalles, died early Sunday when his vehicle crashed and caught fire on Interstate 84 eastbound, at milepost 73.

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