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Bridge experts

The Port of Hood River held a work session Thursday, diving into policy options involved in replacing the Hood River-White Salmon Bridge.

GasBuddy: average pump prices up 2.1 percent

Average retail gasoline prices in Oregon have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.78 per gallon Sunday, according to’s daily survey of 1,307 gas outlets in Oregon. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.52, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.

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At vet’s, students glimpse working world

Life hits fast for most people once high school graduation passes by, which is why Nita Bozarth, a teacher at Hood River Valley High School, provides a course for students to gain experience outside of the classroom to help in that transition from high school to adulthood.

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The Ale List: Elks hosts second annual ‘Holiday Hangover’ on Jan. 27

Breweries in Gorge members will bring varied ales to event

Dark to light is the way the season is gradually going, and it describes the offerings at the Holiday Hangover Fest on Jan. 27.

2018 ‘Hearts of Gold’ honorees share visions for a healthier Gorge

To truly have a heart of gold, you must put others above yourself. For its 2018 Hearts of Gold celebration, the Providence Hood River Foundation will honor two community members whose golden hearts shine brightly.

Gorge Heroes Awards event Jan. 28 in CL

Responders will receive thanks from the Cascade Locks community Jan. 28 at a public “Gorge Heroes Awards” event at Bridgeside Restaurant.

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‘Thank You, Eagle Creek Responders’

In late 2017, Hood River County first responders received a unique expression of gratitude from Wy’east Middle School students and Parkhurst House Assisted Living.

Trinity Medicine holds open house

Trinity Natural Medicine and Trinity Body Arts, 1808 Belmont Ave., holds a weekend-long series of grand-re-opening gatherings.

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Tree virus found in Gorge region

Cherry Leaf Roll virus has been found in The Dalles and Oregon State University officials want growers to stop its spread by removing infected trees this spring.

CGCC takes student housing input

Columbia Gorge Community College is asking for public input about an on-campus student housing project in The Dalles.

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Town Houses on Oak

New view properties rise above Oak Street as Hood River’s SMP Construction frames up the three town house duplexes between Seventh and Eighth streets.

Parks announce local government grants

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (ORPD) has opened the grant cycle for the 2018 Local Government Grant Program (LGGP).

STEM Hub awards teacher grants

The Columbia Gorge STEM Hub recently announced the recipients of the winter 2017-18 STEM Educator Microgrants.

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Car winner

Evelyn Charity of Hood River is the winner of the Nissan Leaf electric car, won in a drawing held at Riverside Community Church. Charity, a long-time RCC member, had her name selected on Dec. 20 from nearly 400 tickets, sold by the church to raise funds for its outreach and justice work and to promote the transition to e-cars and clean energy.

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Hood River Port hires bridge replacement project director

The Port of Hood River has hired a new specialist as it takes steps toward replacing the interstate bridge.