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‘Novice’ debate team earns first place

The Hood River Valley High School Novice debate team of Claire Powell and Jacob Kaplan placed first in Junior Public Forum debate at the Hap Hingston Invitational Tournament held Jan. 12-13 at Pacific University in Forest Grove.

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Wolves confirmed in Oregon’s east Cascades

At least two wolves have been sighted in the Cascade Mountains in Wasco County, according to Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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Bridge experts

The Port of Hood River held a work session Thursday, diving into policy options involved in replacing the Hood River-White Salmon Bridge.

CGOA, The Dalles Arts receive Oregon Arts Commission grants

Small grants that can make a large difference in ensuring arts access for rural Oregonians were awarded to 79 statewide arts organizations by the Oregon Arts Commission for 2018.

GasBuddy: average pump prices up 2.1 percent

Average retail gasoline prices in Oregon have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.78 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com’s daily survey of 1,307 gas outlets in Oregon. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.52, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.

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At vet’s, students glimpse working world

Life hits fast for most people once high school graduation passes by, which is why Nita Bozarth, a teacher at Hood River Valley High School, provides a course for students to gain experience outside of the classroom to help in that transition from high school to adulthood.

Police Log, Dec. 29 to Jan. 14

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

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The Ale List: Elks hosts second annual ‘Holiday Hangover’ on Jan. 27

Breweries in Gorge members will bring varied ales to event

Dark to light is the way the season is gradually going, and it describes the offerings at the Holiday Hangover Fest on Jan. 27.

2018 ‘Hearts of Gold’ honorees share visions for a healthier Gorge

To truly have a heart of gold, you must put others above yourself. For its 2018 Hearts of Gold celebration, the Providence Hood River Foundation will honor two community members whose golden hearts shine brightly.

Hood River Valley student featured in ‘Promise of Oregon’ education campaign

Nayeli Cornejo, a student at Hood River Valley High School, is being featured next week as part of a statewide public education support campaign known as “The Promise of Oregon.”

Gorge Heroes Awards event Jan. 28 in CL

Responders will receive thanks from the Cascade Locks community Jan. 28 at a public “Gorge Heroes Awards” event at Bridgeside Restaurant.

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‘Thank You, Eagle Creek Responders’

In late 2017, Hood River County first responders received a unique expression of gratitude from Wy’east Middle School students and Parkhurst House Assisted Living.

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Sen. Wyden pitches new bridge bill

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden has introduced a bill that would create a grant program for repairing and replacing outdated bridges.

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Little Pantry family project helps those in need

For Katie Roof and her son, Milo, 7, community service is a tangible, everyday affair.

HR County seeks grants for Kingsley campground projects

Replacing Kingsley Campground after a planned flood will take grant support.