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Death notice for March 4

Stanley Wilcox

CSRT standouts shine at modified Four-Way race

The annual Mount Hood Four-Way took place at Timberline Resort last weekend, but due to lack of snow the event was actually a two-way. The cross country and jumping elements of the unique contest had to be cancelled due to low snow, but slalom and giant slalom races went off without a hitch.

Sports Briefs for Feb. 28

New Hood River News sports contact; Middle school track coaches needed; Hawks host 7 p.m. playoff game Friday

Kegler's Corner: Voyles rolls 299

Time marches on.

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 28

It goes both ways; Boiling Frogs; Increase oil train reporting; more

Filing Time: March 19 deadline nears to enlist for Special Districts ballot

Stan Benson of Hood River quietly exited the Hood River County Planning Commission this week after 25 years of service. Benson deserves thanks for a quarter-century of service in what is largely a thankless role.

HRVHS artists, writers win awards

‘Keys to Talent:’ students excel in creative works

Hood River Valley High School honored artists and writers on Friday with an all-school Fine Arts assembly.

First Book grants announced

On January 29, the Hood River First Book Advisory Board awarded the following grants to these literacy programs:

Police Log, Feb. 9 to 22

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

Entertainment Update for Feb. 28

House concert with Lucia Comnes and Daniel Carr; Tony Smiley plays Pint Shack; ‘Heroes not Welcome Home’ exhibit opens March 14; more

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: Local musician gives voice to The Countryside

Since last April, drummer turned DJ Jeff Minnick has been broadcasting the classic country sounds of the 40s, 50s and 60s with his two-hour Tuesday night program The Countryside, live on the air and over the internet from 7-9 p.m.

CL Port looks to acquire land near fire hall

Port also considering BOTG toll increases

The Port of Cascade Locks is looking to acquire a county-owned property in the city that the port hopes to use as a site for economic development.

Car crashes into Parkdale Bicentennial Garden

Just last summer Parkdale’s Bicentennial Memorial Garden began to once again take shape and bloom under the combined efforts of the Parkdale Garden Club, the Central Gorge Master Gardeners and the Parkdale Grange.

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Longtime planning commissioner Benson retires

Stan Benson has retired after 25 years on the County Planning Commission.

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Feast of Words: Benefit for library park features food, auction and music

The party inside helps the grounds outside.

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Kristi Thomsen finds ‘new job’ this year

Life hasn’t slowed down much for Kristi Thomsen the past couple of years.

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HRVHS sophomore gives inside look at art competitions

Hood River Valley High School sophomore Brynn Searcy is an artist. And a state and nationally recognized artist at that.

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Jones wins Puerto Rico Tri

USA Triathlon reports that Hood River native and elite triathlete Erin Jones (HRVHS class of 2009) earned the top spot on the podium earlier this month at the 2015 Punta Guilarte CAMTRI Triathlon American Cup in Puerto Rico. It was the first career ITU win for Jones, who finished the 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike, 10-kilometer run course in 2:09:56

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HRV basketball defeats The Dalles, claims second in CRC

For seniors Dan Kuechmann, Austin Clarke, Scottie Ziegner, Kam Walker, Brandon Campos, Kaydin Gibbs and Colin Tegman, it turns out Tuesday’s senior night matchup against The Dalles won’t be their final home game in the Eagle uniform.

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Hard work pays off for Nordic standouts

Teacup Nordic standouts Nils Engbersen and Sam Wiley were on the road last weekend for a Junior National qualifier race in Spokane. Both skiers placed high enough to represent the Pacific Northwest at next month’s Junior Nationals race at Donner Pass, Calif.

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