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Parkdale Pumpkin parade, fun run Oct. 29

Parkdale Elementary hosts its fifth annual Pumpkin Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 29. The event is sponsored by the PTO.

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HR artist crafts White Salmon sign

Without the final touches, the large Styrofoam-looking sign appears monochrome.

Three appeals filed on UP’s Mosier track project

Hearing scheduled before Wasco County Board of Commissioners on Nov. 2

In the wake of the Wasco County Planning Commission’s recent 5-2 decision to approve Union Pacific Railroad’s proposed double-tracking project in the Mosier area, a total of three appeals have been filed — including one from the railroad itself.

Search suspended for west Gorge hiker

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have suspended the search for a 21-year-old woman believed to be missing in the west Columbia River Gorge, in Multnomah County.

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Yesteryears: Trailer-house colony plan to ease housing shortage abandoned in 1946

Plans to sponsor a trailer-house colony as one means of meeting the present housing shortage in the Hood River area fell short of gaining approval of the city council after an investigation.

Police Log, Oct. 1 to 8

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

Letters to the Editor for Oct. 26

Respect legacy; Offensive; No on 97; more

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‘Remember Minoru’: Hood River community honors a civil rights hero

He was a 25-year-old man who challenged FDR.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 26

Ben Bonham at Stave & Stone; Bob Connolly at The Pines; Guitar duo at the White Buffalo; Antonyms at Springhouse

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The Ale List: pFriem ranks tops in Oregonian brewery list

Rating pFriem Family Brewing as producing “some of the best Belgian-style beers west of the Mississippi — and good IPAs, too,” The Oregonian newspaper last week gave the four-year-old Hood River Brewery its number one spot in its list of top 10 breweries in Oregon. Pfriem, is the only Gorge brewery on the list. Breakside, Barley Brown, Deschutes and The Commons rounded out the top five.

Win cash at ‘For the Love Of Chocolate’ Bake-off Nov. 6

Event helps local non-profits; enter by Oct. 30

Chocolate lovers will be able to indulge Sunday, Nov. 6 at Springhouse Cellars, tasting from dozens of bite size morsels, all for a good cause.

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Horizon loses a heartbreaker in 1A semis

Hawks fall 5-4 in penalty kicks to North Clackamas Christian, face Damascus Christian Friday for third place

A four-goal effort by Horizon soccer lead scorer Quinn Roetcisoender wasn’t enough to lift the Hawks over the North Clackamas Christian Saints in a 1A semifinal playoff game played in Oregon City Monday.

Kegler's Corner: Jacque Long sizzles

Hood River’s venerable Orchard Lanes would like to extend a great big welcome to league bowling newcomer Jacque Long, who earned the top spot on the team of the week.

HRV football falls to Mountain View, faces tough contest with top-ranked Summit in home finale Friday

One of the HRV football team’s last, best chances to grab a win this season failed to materialize Friday night as the Eagles (0-8, 0-6 Special District 1) fell to a motivated Mountain View Cougars (5-3, 3-3) squad that was fighting for a postseason berth. The Cougars used a productive third quarter to pull away from HRV, defeating the Eagles 40-13 in Bend.

Pony Club rides to second place at Oregon Region rally

Despite torrential downpours and high-wind gusts that lead to cancellation of high school sports transportation the weekend before last, the Mount Hood Pony Club (MHPC) competed at the Oregon Equestrian Center for the annual Oregon Region Show-jump rally, and brought home impressive results.

Vote forum: M97 speakers, legislative candidates make their case

Representatives on both sides of Oregon Ballot Measure 97, as well as candidates for state and federal offices, squared off Monday at a voter forum in Hood River.

Time to vote

Green sticker ballot advisory and other tips for Nov. 8

Ballots for the Nov. 8 General Election should have arrived in most homes. If you are registered and have not received a ballot by Oct. 26, contact the County Elections Office.

Ed Foundation lists Scholarship awardees

Hood River County Education Foundation has awarded scholarships to eight local students attending college.

Stafford offers writers workshop Nov. 11

Regional favorite Kim Stafford will offer a writing workshop on Friday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. until noon at Klindt’s Booksellers, downtown The Dalles.

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Hood River’s ‘energy future’

RARE volunteer Marla Harvey leads county plan

Marla Harvey, a RARE AmeriCorps volunteer, has stepped into a newly created position: Hood River County’s energy and sustainability coordinator.