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Mt. Hood Town Hall draws crowd

A large crowd gathered for the second Mt. Hood Town Hall farmers’ market this summer — they’re held every second Thursday of the month, July through September — which features fresh produce, arts and crafts, and live music with upper valley flair.

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Hood River Valley Residents Committee celebrates 39 years

Mike McCarthy serves as group’s new president

Hood River Valley Residents Committee hosted its 39th annual meeting at the Columbia Center for the Arts Aug. 7, with more than 85 supporters and friends in attendance.

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The Ale List: Solog fest returns; Full Sail says ‘Aloha’ to Hawaii

It seems like something is happening at every brewery in the county these days.

HR Supply ‘Aces’ corporate award

Ace Hardware Corporation announces that Hood River Supply, 1945 12th St., Hood River, achieved designation as a “Pinnacle Performance Retailing, 2015” for the third consecutive year for its outstanding performance, according to a company press release.

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Crowd welcomes Hampton Inns at grand opening

At Thursday’s grand opening of Hampton Inns, the hundred or so visitors enjoyed local beer and wine, and chocolates, ate freshly prepared pizza and wings, and you could say some gladly ate a little crow.

Fair results 2016


4-H and Open Class divisions

CenterPointe Bank, Leaders for Tomorrow offer teen ‘Financial Literacy 101’

CenterPointe Community Bank and Leaders for Tomorrow (LFT) are teaming up to present a series of classes to help young people understand more about their finances.

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Gorge markets plan National Farmers’ Market Week festivities

Healthy eating, hearty economy; SNAP accepted

National Farmers’ Market Week is Aug. 7-13, and all nine Gorge markets, from Parkdale to Trout Lake and Stevenson to Goldendale, are celebrating with special events like live music, market games and raffle prizes.

Farm Bureau calendar seeks agriculture photos

Through Sept. 15, Oregon Farm Bureau invites the public to submit their best photos of Oregon agriculture for possible inclusion in the 2017 Oregon’s Bounty calendar.

One Community Health seeks advocates

National Health Center Week, Aug. 7-13, has been celebrated for more than 30 years to recognize the services and contributions of community, migrant, homeless and public-housing health centers. For 30 years, One Community Health has provided access to affordable, high-quality health care to medically vulnerable and underserved people.

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Gorge leaders oppose Vancouver oil terminal as hearings wrap up

Gorge leaders spoke out against a proposed oil-by-marine terminal in Vancouver as hearings over the project’s fate came to a close July 29.

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The Ale List: New brewer and blueprints reshape Big Horse

Big Horse Brewery reshaping, Double Mountain gets Portland digs

Subi Salon adds site, holds grand opening

Subi Salon, on the Heights, hosts its grand opening on Aug. 12 at its second location, 1215 B St. (corner of 12th and B), from 5-7 p.m. Sample all-natural hair care products, try on jewelry from local artist Rebecca Bashara, and meet the stylists while enjoying refreshments from OVino and AniChe Cellars.

Green Drinks meets Aug. 17, highlights ‘zero waste’

Learn how to turn your waste stream into a resource stream at the next Green Drinks on Aug. 17.