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Mail carriers teaming up with public to ‘Stamp out Hunger’ on May 9

Food donations: FISH opens at new site at Our Redeemer Church, Tucker Rd.

The largest one-day food drive in the nation is coming to Hood River Valley next week.

Hood River business notes: Changes at HR Stationers, 10 Speed, Idlewild Market

Three Hood River businesses have been sold, with varying changes to the business names: one stays the same, another changes in part, and a third changes in full.

Mad Hatters Tea Party benefits Opportunity Connections

“I’m LATE, I’m LATE, for a very important date! Read the DIRECTIONS and DIRECTLY you will be DIRECTED in the right DIRECTION!”

Police Log, April 20 to 26

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

HR Farmers’ Market opens for ‘15 season

The Hood River Farmers’ Market kicks off the 2015 season at Hood River Middle School on Thursday, May 7, from 5-8 p.m.

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‘Tutu Trot’ May 9, helps Lila May, 4, in cancer fight

How much can we inspire a community to give when its most talked-about little girl is facing the cancer fight of her life, always smiling despite the grim odds? In Hood River and beyond, that’s the question that’s been on the minds of hundreds of people, particularly those who are making tutus and planning to wear other fun costumes to show their spirit and support in the 2nd Annual Lila May Tutu Trot.

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A taste of HRVHS cinema May 8

The first ever Hood River Independent Film Festival is coming to Hood River Valley High School on Friday, May 8. Catch the action at the high school’s Bowe Theater at 7 p.m.

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Port of Cascade Locks plans upgrades for next decade of BOTG

The Port of Cascade locks is eyeing computerized and physical upgrades to speed up and revitalize operations at the Bridge of the Gods over the next decade.

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CGCC faculty censures Toda

Faculty at Columbia Gorge Community College voted by a wide margin on April 25 to submit a letter to the CGCC Board of Education censuring college President Frank Toda and calling for his resignation.

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Village assisted by Hood River residents in need after Nepal earthquake

Leader asks for help after village with connections to Hood River is hit hard by last month’s earthquake

“Kumari people are in big difficult situation and all your supports and help will big relief at this moment.” Those words are from Jagat Lama of Kumari, Nepal, a village assisted in the past two years by Hood River residents.

Wasco Sheriff confirms NORCOR death suicide

Wasco County Sheriff Rick Eiesland has ruled the death of an inmate from Hood River last Wednesday at Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility in the The Dalles was a suicide.

May 19 ballots are in the mail

The Hood River County Elections office put ballots in the mail Friday for the May 19 Special Districts Election.

Kindergarten Roundup May 4-8

The Hood River County School District will hold their annual “Kindergarten Roundup” during the week of May 4 - 8, 2015.

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Parkdale School accepting donations for displaced family

Family recovering from mid-April house fire

Parkdale Elementary School is coordinating a donation fund for Rigoberto and Mayra Rodriguez’s family, who were displaced by a house fire on Sunday, April 19.

‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’ splash together

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge hosted its semi-annual pool party on Sunday, April 12 at the Hood River Aquatic Center.