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March of Dimes walk/run April 30

Walkers, runners — and volunteers — needed for Saturday event

The Hood River Valley March of Dimes 5K-10K walk/run takes place this Saturday, April 30, beginning and ending at the Parkdale Rural Fire Protection District Station, 4895 Baseline Drive.

Police Log, April 12 to 24

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

HRV baseball wins a ‘bizarre’ doubleheader with Hermiston

The top-ranked HRV Eagles (15-3, 5-0 league) extended their Columbia River Conference win streak to five games after sweeping a doubleheader 3-2 and 19-9 over the Bulldogs (9-8, 2-3 league) on Saturday in Hermiston.

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HRV softball splits games with No. 6 Hermiston

They may be in one of the toughest leagues in the state, but the HRV softball team continues to perform well in the Columbia River Conference despite the team’s fourth-place ranking, splitting games with the sixth-ranked Hermiston Bulldogs this weekend.

OES proves to be as tough a test as expected for girls lax

HRV has worst loss of the season against OES, then bounces back with win over Wilson

Andrew McElderry, head coach of the HRV girls lax team, had Friday’s contest at Oregon Episcopal School penciled in as the toughest game of the season for the Eagles, and the Aardvarks delivered.

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HRV boys track team runs with the best in 5A

Boys team narrowly misses first at Summit Invitational

Saturday’s track invitational at Summit High School in Bend was the first true test of how the HRV boys team stacked up against some of the best competition in 5A, and the team aced the test… almost.

Kegler's Corner: Roll-off looms in Fraternal League

With only one week left in the regular bowling season of the fast-paced, high-scoring Wednesday night Fraternal league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes, three teams are still in the race to win the third round. So, let’s do the math, just like they do on TV, and get a sharp pencil.

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Forest fire stopped near Panorama Point

Wy’east Fire District firefighter Dave Rummel sprays water on a permitted burn that got out of hand April 21 near Panorama Point.

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Eagle boys lax easily handles Nadzitsaga

After suffering their first loss of the season April 15 — a brutal 16-3 defeat at the hands of the Sherwood Bowmen — the HRV boys lax team (8-1) rebounded with a 17-3 drubbing of Nadzitsaga (0-8) in Hood River Friday evening.

Sports Briefs for April 27

Sports correction, Horizon golf team improves, Boys tennis team takes down Pendleton again, and Hood 2 River Relay June 4

Death Notices for April 27:Bill Smith, Cecelia McFall, Catherine Collins, Dorothy Milford, Margaret Hill, and Yoshio Kiyokawa

Bill Smith, Cecelia McFall, Catherine Collins, Dorothy Milford, Margaret Hill, and Yoshio Kiyokawa

Entertainment Update for April 27

‘Knew Me’ at Everybody’s; Bonham at Stave and Stone; more

Celebrate Earth Day with cleanup projects

There are four Earth Day cleanup opportunities on Saturday, April 23, giving kids and parents a variety of ways to lend a hand:

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Kids give ‘Follies’ a kick

Youngsters have always been a big part of Lions Follies, and this year is no exception. Dozens of kids from 4-18 participate in the musical revue, which closes Friday and Saturday at Hood River Middle School auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Bev Bridgewater directs, and Mike Oates wrote the show, titled “40 Years of Magic,” a tribute to its 40 years. Former kid and Mike’s son, Jimmie Oates, is also in the show.

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Columbia Center for the Arts gives out 10th anniversary awards

CCA founder and theater veteran Judie Hanel is first recipient of the award named for her

Judie Hanel took home a new award that is named for her, the Judie Hanel Service award, at the 10th anniversary awards night at Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA) on April 2.

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Robbie Smith joins Discovery Center as director of education

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center is welcoming Robbie Smith as the new director of education, following the retirement of Steve Thompson, who has held the position for the past 12 years. He began work at the museum on April 12.

Senate pushes forward Mount Hood land trade

A stalled land exchange between the U.S. Forest Service and Mt. Hood Meadows ski resort inched forward this week.

‘Solar Saturday’ at CGDC

Bob Yoesle from Friends of the Goldendale Observatory will present a free solar viewing to the public Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, weather permitting (sorry, we can’t control clouds).

Council addresses STRs Monday

City Council will continue taking testimony, and then begin deliberations, on the protracted subject of short term rental (STRs) regulations when it meets Monday.