Gorge Soup adds ‘Visual Arts’ event

Fundraiser meals start on Nov. 17

An expanded Gorge Soup, a series of micro-philanthropy events where people buy tickets to come to a community soup dinner, returns Nov. 17.

Kombucha café comes to renovated Diamond Bldg.

Gorge Kitchen, a kombucha and baked goods café, is the new venture of two young entrepreneurs and will open in mid-December in the Diamond Building, a project profiled in the Oct. 3 edition.

Fascia findings: Acupuncturist Susan Froehlich attends international congress

Susan Froehlich, licensed acupuncturist (LAc), Columbia River Acupuncture, attended the Fourth International Congress on Fascia Research and Development in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 18-21.

‘Paws for a Cause’ event returns Oct. 15

On Oct. 15, the fourth annual Paws for a Cause silent auction and social event will be held by Hood River Adopt A Dog (HRAAD) at Springhouse Cellar Winery, 13 Railroad Ave., Hood River, from 5:30-8 p.m.

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Providence seeks nominations for 2015 ‘Heart Of Gold’ award

“Heart of Gold” honorees are people who make a difference — people who enrich our community through their good works, selfless dedication and commitment to health.

Learn about tours to support Providence scholarship fund

Collette Vacations will present a slideshow and information on two upcoming tours coordinated by Hood River native and past president Kay Lincoln.

Wyden launches federal bill to spur Mt. Hood land exchange

Sen. Ron Wyden has introduced a U.S. Senate bill attempting to speed up a delayed land exchange between Mt. Hood Meadows resort and the U.S. Forest Service.

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Retail marijuana dawns in Hood River

Curious customers young and old flocked to Hood River’s dispensaries Thursday to take part in a memorable day for Oregon — the first day of legal retail marijuana sales.

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Pet of the Week: Angelina still waiting for her forever home

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Angelina as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.

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Soil Solutions renovates former HR Glass building

Renovations continue on a 65-year-old Heights building that, while serving anew as an office, continues its tradition as a hands-dirty place of business.

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Limited sales of retail pot legal Thursday

Oregon’s early recreational marijuana sales program sprouts Thursday — starting Oct. 1, Hood River’s four medical marijuana dispensaries will be permitted to sell small amounts of cannabis to customers who don’t have a medical card.

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Layout changes enhance Hood River Hops Fest

Glass mugs and ease of movement help with smooth sampling of ales

The distinctly named “Crux-Arillo” went fast and some beer lines were longer than others, but Hood River Hops Fest seemed to offer something for everyone, be it experimental ales from all over Oregon and Washington, bluegrass and rock-and-roll music, hot food, or talking with friends under sunny autumn skies.

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Transportation agencies consider HR to Mt. Hood route

A transportation consulting firm has proposed a mountain-wide transit service plan which would connect Hood River to Mt. Hood Meadows.