Pet of the Week: Bojangles looking for an active family

Bojangles has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week, and he is ready for a home! Volunteers say this boy is a 62 pound, 2-year-old Husky/Lab mix (they think).

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Parkhurst Place plans ‘thank you’ this week for fire first responders

Parkhurst Place Assisted Living invites the community to come to Parkhurst to sign “Thank You” cards for the first responders, starting at 10 a.m. on Sept. 21 through Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. The cards will be set up in the facility library and well-wishers may sign as many thank you cards as they would like.

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Granada Theater in The Dalles reopening with festivities

With work on the exterior of the Granada Theater now almost complete, the owners of the historic, 1929-era theater are ready to schedule a “Grand Opening Gala” in November.

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‘Cascade Locks Strong' sets up shop online

Small businesses in Cascade Locks, have launched a “digital cash mob” campaign via

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‘Conoce Tu Columbia’ launch party Sept. 19

Join Columbia Riverkeeper for the launch of its new Radio Tierra broadcast, “Conoce Tu Columbia / Know Your Columbia,” on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 6-8 p.m. at Lake Taco, 1213 June St., Hood River. Free tacos for the first 20 people.

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Aero Drone adds software mission

Mosier resident taking Tygh Valley startup on a new path

Tygh Valley is becoming a little bit more of a “Mecca” for drone activity in Oregon. A growing startup business — Tygh Valley-based Aero Drone Corporation — is opening a new front in its operations with a plan to create software to help manage fleets of drones.

Hood River County holds Energy Plan meetings

Through a series of town hall meetings, Hood River County invites the public to learn about and provide insights into a countywide Energy Plan that charts a course for the future.

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Fire stalls Hood River business community

Businesses go through numerous challenges in any given year and many of those are things that they can prepare for. However, the fire burning throughout the Gorge is not one of them.

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Hops Fest rescheduled to Oct. 7

The Hood River Hops Fest has been rescheduled to Oct. 7.

The Ale List: Hood River Hops Fest returns Sept. 23

The 14th annual Hood River Hops Fest pours fresh-hopped ales from around the Northwest Sept. 23 in what has become a hugely-popular mainstay fermentology event in Oregon.

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WAAAM Fly-In dampened, but not done in, by heavy smoke

To the surprise of no one living here, the Eagle Creek fire had a damping influence on turnout at the Hood River Fly-In.

City moves on changes to parking regulations

The City of Hood River is poised for what could be significant changes in what people need to pay for parking.



Pet of the Week: Valentino is sweet, active

Valentino has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. This handsome boy is a 7-month-old Husky mix. His blue eyes are melting volunteers’ hearts.