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Downey Sleep Center adds Hood River store

Ronelle Masters and her husband, Alejandro, have enjoyed success since celebrating the grand opening of their second Downey Sleep Center, in Hood River in May 2017.

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Playground Moved

At May Street School, crews with Kirby Nagelhout Construction are working throughout winter break to prepare new playground areas on the east side of the campus in time for resumption of school on Monday.

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Friends announces Gorge photo contest winners

Hood River photographer Linda Steider awarded top prize in wildlife category

Friends of the Columbia Gorge announced Matt Meisenheimer of Janesville, Wisc., as the grand prize winner of its third annual photo contest. The submission period for the contest ended on Sept. 10, a week after the outbreak of the Eagle Creek fire.

Business notes for Jan. 6

Business Notes for Jan. 6: Housing Plan, Compass Family Medicine

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The Ale List: Ferment nears opening, pFriem scores gold in Brussels

Ferment Brewery is just months away from its long-standing goal of establishing a Hood River footprint.

Final decision on Vancouver oil terminal nears

Following a recommendation by Washington state energy regulators to deny a Columbia River oil terminal, Gov. Jay Inslee will have the last say on the project’s outcome.

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2017 IN REVIEW: A Year of Fire & Ice, part 2

In July, The Hood River-Tsuruta Sister City program marked its 40th anniversary with a dinner and program attended by visiting Tsuruta guests. A Hood River delegation traveled to Tsuruta in October.

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Planting a ‘Monofir’

What looks like a tall Ponderosa pine or Douglas fir near Tucker Road is a new 111-foot AT&T “monofir” cell-tower, approved by Hood River County in June.

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HR Police serve meal for stranded bus riders on Christmas

Dozens of stranded travelers got a surprise Dec. 25 when police dished them up a holiday meal cooked by a local chef.

CASA seeks community support

Thanks to the generosity of the Gorge community, this past year, almost three-quarters of children in foster care in Hood River, Wasco and Sherman counties had a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer on their side, looking out for their best interests, stated a CASA press release.

United Way invites applications for 2018-19

The United Way of the Columbia Gorge is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 allocations period.

Hood River Distillers sells its Pendleton brand

Becle, S.A.B. de C.V., announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Pendleton Whisky brand assets from Hood River Distillers, Inc. Becle has agreed to pay $205 million.

NW Graphic Works moves

Northwest Graphic Works has moved to a new 4,000 square foot facility.

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Christmas giving on Wheels

Giving is a firm tradition in many corners of Hood River County, and among those recurring chapters is the one at Hood River Valley Adult Center, home to a community center, thrift shop, and senior nutrition program.

Providence lists its 2018 community contributions

Providence Hood River has announced its end-of-year contributions totaling $104,000.