Mount Hood Gardens hosts Green Drinks

Join Gorge Owned (GO!) for Green Drinks Aug. 19, 5:30-7 p.m. at Mount Hood Gardens, Inc., 1570 Orchard Road, an award winning garden and landscape company, and learn about how they have been beautifying, designing and installing parks and private gardens in the Columbia River Gorge for almost 30 years.

Farm Bureau seeks photos of Oregon agriculture

Oregon Farm Bureau invites the public to submit photos for its 2016 Oregon’s Bounty calendar through September 15.

Sheriff Log, July 20 to Aug. 6

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

City Council holds hearing on strategies for housing

Monday brings the public’s chance to let Hood River elected officials know their views on proposed city government strategies on affordable housing.

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Recreational pot sales easing in statewide Oct. 1

Third medical marijuana dispensary opens downtown

Just months before early recreational marijuana sales germinate across Oregon, a third medical marijuana dispensary comes to Hood River.

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Bob Dill sails new path with handcrafted guitars

Bob Dill, of Mosier, likes to build.

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Pet of the Week: Angelina is playful and happy

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

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The Ale List: Logsdon sale in works, barrelhouse to open

One permit to go, Logsdon Farmhouse Ales’ long-awaited barrelhouse opening should happen on Friday.

Genealogical Society receives Outstanding Communication Award

The Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society’s “Tales and Trails” quarterly newsletter was awarded the 2015 Outstanding Communication Award at the Washington State Genealogical Society’s Annual Conference in Ellensburg last month.

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Motorcycles, snowmobiles at WAAAM

Calling all motorcycle owners: bring your ride to Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum on Aug. 8 to participate in a gathering between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. WAAAM is located on Tucker Road about a mile south of Hood River.

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Fair Moment: By design, local quilt makers stitch together

Quilts and textiles are an aspect of the fair I always turn to after spending time in the hot sun, or at the carnival, Park stage, animal barn, or other higher-volume attraction at county fair.

Foster parent recruiter hosts open house

Amy Lindley, The Next Door’s foster parent recruiter, will host a series of informal open houses at Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, 1400 W. Eighth, The Dalles, for those interested in what it takes to become a foster parent.

Revenue Department asks recipients to send back service survey this week

The Department of Revenue is conducting a survey to find ways to improve the customer service experience for Oregon taxpayers.