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Pet of the Week: Roxy is happy, friendly girl

Beautiful Roxy has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week, who describe her as the happiest girl around! She loves everybody she meets and sure knows how to bring a smile to volunteers’ faces.

‘Walk with Ease’ starts in September

The Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease program will be offered starting Sept. 11 at Wilson Park, Second and May streets, Hood River.

Police Log, Aug. 7 to 13

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

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‘Wheels of Hope’ nominations sought

The radio stations of Bicoastal Media are teaming with Northshore Medical Group to launch their annual campaign to help a Columbia Gorge family in need. “Wheels of Hope” will provide a deserving family lacking transportation a 2007 Honda Accord from Griffith Motors to help them meet their daily needs.

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FILL THE BOOT

Engineer Jason Wilkins of Hood River Fire and EMS accepts a donation from a motorist during the Aug. 5 “Fill the Boot” campaign at 13th and Cascade streets.

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Eating the Rainbow: Colorful fruits and vegetables form a healthy food palate

HAHRC Beats

As the new nutrition services director for the Hood River County School District, I have often heard people say over this last year, “It’s not nutrition unless you eat it.”

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Lions add a health screening date

The Oregon Lions health screening truck will be at Families in the Park on Aug. 24 with a free screening from 3-6 p.m.

Gastroparesis: A misunderstood, troublesome stomach ailment

For this awareness month, I’d like to go back to the basics of awareness. Forget about the commercials, the fundraising, the treatments. I simply want to introduce you to a condition that often goes undiagnosed for many years, despite its debilitating and life-altering symptoms — a condition that remains undiscussed and unmentioned, despite the over 5 million Americans that have it: gastroparesis.

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Toda resigns from CGCC

The Columbia Gorge Community College Board of directors and President Dr. Frank Toda signed a “mutually acceptable separation agreement” effective Sept. 29 in a special board session Tuesday evening at The Dalles campus

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Trump puts HR County closer to storm relief funds

President Donald Trump signed a disaster declaration for Oregon this month, putting Hood River and three other Oregon counties in line for recovery funds in the wake of January’s ice storm.

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Nuttin’ to do? Our final daily activity summer guide for the Gorge

As the end of summer nears, remember there is more to do than just watch the eclipse. Here is the final installment of our School’s Out-to-Labor Day list of one-a-day activities for the busy Gorge summer. (As this is intended for fun, we have not included “back to school shopping.”)

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‘He helped me see things in a different light’

Nate Chavez’s work speaks for ‘Los otro de lado’ by m. Eugene

Nate Chavez brought energy to all he did, and the response following his death seems to be in keeping with that.

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Preparing for the Aug. 21 'Solar Show'

The eagerly-awaited 2017 solar eclipse is five days away on Aug. 21.

Lost boy found safe near Parkdale

A youth went missing in the woods southwest of Parkdale, prompting a search by emergency officials that proved quick and successful.

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