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Into the thick of 'thinning'

USFS, local groups talk Polallie Fuels Reduction plan

The U.S. Forest Service met face to face with the public Wednesday to discuss the Polallie Cooper thinning and fuels reduction project.

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Hood River School Board okays bond request

The Hood River County School District Board made a deep Primary Election ballot all the deeper.

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Cascade Locks Port will rebuild historic engine building

The Port of Cascade Locks plans to give the 154-year-old Oregon Pony steam engine a new home.

Gorge Foundation gains major donation

Gorge Community Foundation announced Thursday it has received a $1 million anonymous contribution designed to promote charitable giving throughout the region.

City Council approves ‘symbolic’ step on gun control

City Council Monday heard from local and state agency representatives on alcohol concerns and took a “symbolic” statement on gun control.

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Aporkalypse: Bacon contest fattens coffers at Helping Hands

A packed house of more than 200 attended the fourth annual Aporkalypse fundraiser for Helping Hands Against Violence on Jan. 29 at Springhouse Cellars.

Parenting program starts in Cascade Locks

Enrich your child’s life and your own by attending the “Incredible Years” parenting program on Mondays, starting March 7, in English. The series will be held at the Cascade Locks School.

Five Gorge wines earn medals

The Columbia Gorge is home to world-class wine, and local wineries are starting to clean up at national competitions.

Revenue steps up fraud, identity theft prevention

Ways listed to protect yourself this tax season

Tax filing season has begun and the Oregon Department of Revenue wants to remind taxpayers to file early, file electronically, and immediately report suspected identity theft.

City, county support affordable housing bill

Hood River City and County have penned support for an inclusionary zoning Senate bill, which targets affordable housing development.

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School District readies capital facilities bond

Board meets tonight to decide on 20-year, $57 million proposal

School improvements take center stage in tonight’s Hood River County School District Board of Directors meeting.

City Council hears happy financial news

The Barrel Springs subdivision issue caught the attention of City Council Monday, along with alcohol concerns and a “symbolic” statement on gun control.

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Pfriem plans to expand to entire Halyard Building

Hood River’s fastest-growing brewery, pFriem Family Brewing, is preparing to expand for the fourth time in less than four years in operation.

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Stave & Stone winery debuts this weekend

One of the newest enterprises in downtown Hood River will be unveiled the weekend of Feb. 13: Stave & Stone Winery.

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‘Speakin’ Eagles’ attend Linfield tournament

Last weekend, the Hood River Valley Speech and Debate Team attended the 81st Linfield Singletary tournament at Linfield college in McMinnville. The college began hosting the tournament back in 1933 and it is one of the oldest in the country.

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