Non-profits sought for Gorge Giving

The Hood River News is seeking non-profit organizations to include in its fourth annual Gorge Giving publication.

Farmers’ market continues in HR

Fall harvests make the Hood River Farmers’ Market more abundant than ever with tomatoes, kale, beets, squash, onions, apples, pears, and more. The market continues every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Nov. 19, in the Fifth and Columbia parking lot across from Full Sail.

The Ale List: ‘Great American’ honors Cerasus

Last weekend Logsdon Farmhouse Ales received a bronze medal for Cerasus, Belgian Style Red Ale with cherries, at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival held in Denver, Colo. This is the second medal for Cerasus, which was honored with a Gold Medal at the 2014 World Beer Cup. The 2016 GABF competition was by far the largest beer competition ever held with over 7,200 entries from all 50 states. “The competitions get more challenging with hundreds of new breweries

Battery disposal, recycling at HR Hobbies

Hood River Hobbies is now a collection site for all batteries (except car batteries).

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‘Grimm’ TV show filming in Hood River

A Portland-based fantasy-crime TV series, “Grimm,” is filming on location in Hood River this week.

Minoru Yasui’s 100th birthday

Multiple events in Hood River on Oct. 18-19

In celebration of Minoru Yasui’s 100th birthday, Hood River Library, Columbia Center for the Arts and Gorge Owned Network will host events next week in Hood River.

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Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest starts service

Six new volunteers with Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest began the 2016-2017 session this summer, living in Odell and working at various agencies in Hood River.

Soroptimist ‘Live Your Dream’: Applicants sought for cash awards

Soroptimist International of Hood River and Mt. Adams are looking for five Gorge area women who are heads of households to receive $1,500 Live Your Dream Awards to continue their education. Applications are now available at the White Salmon Library and the Hood River Library. The applications are due by Dec. 1.

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‘At Home on Oak’ set to close

At the end of February, a longtime downtown business will close its doors.

HR stylist back from Fashion Week in NYC

For Kalyn Benaroya, stylist and owner of Clutch Hair Co., working backstage at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) has become a yearly excursion.

Five Tips for Fall Car Care Month

October is Fall Car Care Month. Why not take a little time to be car care aware and make sure your vehicle is ready for the harsh winter weather ahead? Taking a few simple steps now can save you the headaches and cost of an emergency break-down later, says the Car Care Council.

Mosier Senior Center at risk of closing soon

After 40 years serving the local community, the Mosier Valley Senior Center, located at the Mosier Creek Terrace Apartment Complex, is at risk of closing at the end of 2016.

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Shelter Services gear up for winter season

With a new name and leadership, Warming Shelter seeks a home for 2016-17 and for the future

Headlines in the Hood River News eight years ago told of a homeless person who froze to death on a sidewalk in Hood River. This became a wake-up call for a group of people connected to GEM (Gorge Ecumenical Ministries). The Hood River Warming Shelter Steering committee was formed and the Warming Shelter opened in December 2012.

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The Ale List: Baerlic, Solera gain top of the Hops

More than 4,750 fresh-hop beer lovers came to Hood River on Sept. 24 for the 13th annual Hood River Hops Fest, the Pacific Northwest’s largest fresh-hop beer festival. A total of 49 Oregon, Washington and California breweries — the most ever to be featured at Hood River Hops Fest — participated, with 63 original seasonal fresh-hop beers on tap.

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Puff Factory deep under construction in Odell

The pieces of The Puff Factory are coming together.