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Parkdale Pumpkin parade, fun run Oct. 29

Parkdale Elementary hosts its fifth annual Pumpkin Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 29. The event is sponsored by the PTO.

Police Log, Oct. 1 to 8

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

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‘Remember Minoru’: Hood River community honors a civil rights hero

He was a 25-year-old man who challenged FDR.

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The Ale List: pFriem ranks tops in Oregonian brewery list

Rating pFriem Family Brewing as producing “some of the best Belgian-style beers west of the Mississippi — and good IPAs, too,” The Oregonian newspaper last week gave the four-year-old Hood River Brewery its number one spot in its list of top 10 breweries in Oregon. Pfriem, is the only Gorge brewery on the list. Breakside, Barley Brown, Deschutes and The Commons rounded out the top five.

Win cash at ‘For the Love Of Chocolate’ Bake-off Nov. 6

Event helps local non-profits; enter by Oct. 30

Chocolate lovers will be able to indulge Sunday, Nov. 6 at Springhouse Cellars, tasting from dozens of bite size morsels, all for a good cause.

Vote forum: M97 speakers, legislative candidates make their case

Representatives on both sides of Oregon Ballot Measure 97, as well as candidates for state and federal offices, squared off Monday at a voter forum in Hood River.

Time to vote

Green sticker ballot advisory and other tips for Nov. 8

Ballots for the Nov. 8 General Election should have arrived in most homes. If you are registered and have not received a ballot by Oct. 26, contact the County Elections Office.

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Hood River’s ‘energy future’

RARE volunteer Marla Harvey leads county plan

Marla Harvey, a RARE AmeriCorps volunteer, has stepped into a newly created position: Hood River County’s energy and sustainability coordinator.

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Hood River Liquor packs up and moves — three doors down

Hood River Liquor closed its doors last Saturday night, but only until 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24.

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Furniture burn pile brings down power line

Owner Amy Cannon, center, tells friends what happened Monday afternoon when her furniture burn pile ignited the power line running above the fire at her home on Country Club Road.

Ed Foundation lists Scholarship awardees

Hood River County Education Foundation has awarded scholarships to eight local students attending college.

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Bridging Marine Park

Workshop in Cascade Locks hones overcrossing project

A raised pedestrian bridge will connect Cascade Locks’ business core to the riverside Marine Park, if plans reach fruition.

Death café at the library Oct. 26

The Hood River Library will host its seventh Death Café on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jean Marie Gaulke Meeting Room.

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What’s the BUZZ on pollinators?

Bees are critical to pollination, and new sculptures in the community will become homes to bees while standing as artistic representations by middle school students.

Q and A: HR City Council candidate question and answer

Tim Counihan, Kate McBride, Megan Saunders and Mark Zanmiller

Tim Counihan, Kate McBride, Megan Saunders and Mark Zanmiller