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September 2015

Providence seeks nominations for 2015 ‘Heart Of Gold’ award

“Heart of Gold” honorees are people who make a difference — people who enrich our community through their good works, selfless dedication and commitment to health.

Learn about tours to support Providence scholarship fund

Collette Vacations will present a slideshow and information on two upcoming tours coordinated by Hood River native and past president Kay Lincoln.

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Helping Nannette: Benefit for cancer survivor sold out, but donations accepted

A benefit dinner for Nannette Mortenson and her family, to be held Oct. 6 at the Vintage Grille, 102 Oak St., Hood River, quickly sold out.

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Patty Lara-Martinez extends library service to all

Patty Lara-Martinez has been the outreach specialist for the Hood River County Library District since December 2011. And while you may recognize her from the Parkdale and Hood River libraries, her range also extends into Odell — where no branch exists.

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Retail marijuana dawns in Hood River

Curious customers young and old flocked to Hood River’s dispensaries Thursday to take part in a memorable day for Oregon — the first day of legal retail marijuana sales.

Sheriff Log, Sept. 20 to 27

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

Police Log, Sept. 21 to 27

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

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Pet of the Week: Angelina still waiting for her forever home

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Angelina as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.

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Soil Solutions renovates former HR Glass building

Renovations continue on a 65-year-old Heights building that, while serving anew as an office, continues its tradition as a hands-dirty place of business.

‘Honoring our Rivers’ seeks young writers

As kids say goodbye to summer and return to school, many will have great memories of fishing, swimming, boating, or just being next to a special river.

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Pie with the Mayor

The third “Pie with the Mayor” gathering drew a total of 10 people to Pine Street Bakery Monday for the chance to have a face-to-face sit-down with Mayor Paul Blackburn.

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Free ‘Mommy Wellness’ begins at Hood River Therapy

Mommies and their babies — or pregnant moms-to-be — are invited to attend a free Mommy Wellness Program at Hood River Therapy, 2690 May Street, on Tuesdays from noon to 1 p.m.