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Meet this year’s HRVHS exchange students

The Hood River Valley High School exchange students arrived this past summer, and call various countries home. Francesca Mela, Javier Pico Escudero, Julia Carmen Van den Broek, Nadja Essing, and Stefan Salmar are among these students, and had a lot to say about their experience and what they have enjoyed about their exchange so far.

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Waiting for Godot: Classic Beckett tragicomedy opens this weekend

Two men wait by the side of a deserted road, near a barren tree.

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Kaleidoscop: SCENERY RE-SEEN

Photos from a summer gone by

Photos from a summer gone by

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FALL MUSICAL: Fiddler on the Roof

Play opens at Hood River Valley High School this weekend

“A fiddler on the roof … sounds crazy, no? But here, in our little village of Anatevka, you might say every one of us is a fiddler on the roof."

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Hood River Valley High School Homecoming 2017

Air Guitar, half-time photos

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MASKED BALL KICKOFF: Serious Fun for United Way

The second annual Masquerade Ball, the kickoff for the Columbia Gorge United Way fall campaign, meant serious fun Sept. 30 at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn.

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KAYAK SHED: Spanning Three Centuries

The old building bridged the downtown enterprises of three centuries. From 19th century blacksmiths through its machine shop era of the early- and mid-1990s, to the wind and water sports of the 20th and 21st century, the Schlosser family-owned Kayak Shed building had served multiple needs for more than 100 years.

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Packing Out History

Nearly complete is the slow unlocking of a time capsule that is a historic agriculture building near Odell.

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Foster Parenting: Simple answers to a challenging task

Becky Windsor’s approach to being a foster mom is simple, but effective.

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Success is one caring adult away

To many who knew him, “Daniel” probably seemed to be just another sad statistic. Growing up on the tough streets of North Portland, he first started getting in trouble at age 12.

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Responding to Eagle Creek fire

As fire continues, community puts concern into action

Nearly 1,000 people have put themselves in harm’s way to fight the Eagle Creek/Indian Creek fire in the past two weeks, and as the fire grows so does community support for the fire crews and other responders.

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Three Flags and a pit stop

Back on Sept. 1, when Gorge smoke was more of a bothersome haze than a choking blanket, approximately 300 motorcyclists passed through Hood River en route to Puerto Penasco, Mexico.

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Travelogue: GUATEMALA

‘A week that will never be forgotten’ in a beautiful, broken country

As we touched down with two pronounced bumps on the puddled runway at Guatemala City International airport, I took one more big breath, whispered a prayer, and prepared for the unknown week of hard work waiting for us in this incredible country.

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Beyond the Loft: 6 Street's next 25 years

Long-time regulars at Sixth Street Bistro and Pub might remember that loft.

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Kaleidoscope: Summer scenes 2017

SUMMER 2017 brought the troublesome combination of heavy smoke in early August and some of the hottest temperatures on record in late July.

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