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Amateur radio technician license class Nov. 17-18

The Radio Amateurs of the Gorge (RAGS) will conduct a Amateur Radio (Ham) Technician License test review class and exam Nov. 17-18 at the Hood River Fire Department, 1785 Meyer Parkway, Hood River.

‘Live Your Dream’ award applications due Dec. 1

Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek financial assistance to continue their education or receive training can now apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards.

Peter Marbach’s 2018 Oregon calendar features total eclipse image

Hood River photographer Peter Marbach has created a limited edition, collectible 2018 Oregon calendar featuring the 2017 total eclipse.

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Walking for a diabetes cure: Eleven-year-old reaches Gorge in record-setting walk across the U.S.

Noah Barnes, 11, has burned through more shoes than other kids his age this year — he’s on his 11th pair — but then, none of his peers are about to become the youngest person on record to walk across America.

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Veterans Day events on Saturday

Four events on Nov. 11 help honor veterans who have served the United States:

‘Share the Warmth’: Windermere renews annual coats and blankets collection

Real estate brokers throughout Oregon and southwest Washington are gearing up for Windermere Real Estate’s annual Share the Warmth campaign, Nov. 6 through Dec. 15.

Wrecks clog snowy Mt. Hood passes Wednesday

ODOT: Winter’s here

A tangle of vehicle crashes Wednesday night on Mount Hood signaled the onset of volatile winter road conditions.

‘Sense of Place’ provides forum on immigrant stories

Hard work and dreams define the Latino experience

Who among us can “read the tree”?

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Shelter warms up for Nov. 19 opening

A place of warmth and rest has a new home this winter.

Christmas Project: Where and when to sign up, and how to help

Registration for the 2017 Hood River County Christmas Project started Nov. 9 and continues for families in need through Dec. 9.

The early paper: notice to readers

Hood River News will print early, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday on Nov. 11.

Crash closes Highway 35 Tuesday evening

A four-vehicle crash closed Highway 35 just south of Hood River for several hours Tuesday evening.

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‘Roots School and Makery’ opens

There’s a new school in town: Roots School and Makery.

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Pet of the Week: Izzie has ‘lots of personality and spunk’

Izzie has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. This gorgeous girl is about a year old, and they think she’s a Pyrenees/Border Collie mix. She weighs 60 pounds, and wouldn't mind adding a few more.

Sheriff Log, Oct. 29 to Nov. 4

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