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Hood River City Council will review bag rules

Hood River City Council will consider issuing a proclamation declaring April 1-8 as Sexual Assault Awareness Week. This dovetails with a variety of events in schools and the community planned for early April.

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Lockdown drill at HRVHS

Hood River Valley High School was the site of a Level III lockdown drill Thursday morning.

The Ale List: ‘Hop Pursuit’ earns Good Food Awards

Full Sail Hop Pursuit IPA was chosen for the national Good Food Awards for being part of a responsible brewery that pioneers local manufacturing and craftsmanship, reshapes supply chains by sourcing locally grown ingredients, practices resource conservation and supports local communities.

Businesses invited to seek storm loans

Hood River County declared a winter storm emergency for January 2017, and the state declared a statewide emergency Jan. 8-20, 2017.

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Seed Share

The basement of the Rockford Grange was packed Saturday, March 18 as community members came together to learn how to save seeds and go through the grange’s extensive seed collection.

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Abby Walker wins ‘Good Citizens’ scholarship from DAR

Abby Walker, a senior at Hood River Valley High School, was honored as the chapter winner of the Good Citizens Scholarship Contest sponsored by Celilo Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) at their monthly meeting on March 15 in Hood River.

Police Log, March 13 to 19

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

Two taxes: HR County moves on excise tax, discusses NORCOR bond

A sparse turnout met Hood River County Board of Commissioners’ first hearing on a new construction excise tax.

Sheriff Log, March 12 to 18

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

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Yasui Day celebrated March 28 at Capitol

Family members from Hood River will be in attendance March 28, and one will participate with song, as the Oregon Legislature observes the first full Minoru Yasui Day at the Capitol in Salem.

What to do next week? A spring break planner

Spring break for Hood River County School District and Horizon Christian School is March 27-31.

Sen. Ron Wyden plans town hall March 25

‘Indivisible’ group calls Walden to town hall in April

Oregon U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will hold his annual Hood River County town hall on Saturday, March 25.

Environment Oregon hosts solar town hall

With the Oregon State legislative session underway, Environment Oregon hosted a solar town hall on Thursday, March 16 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center.

Practice burn scheduled March 25 in White Salmon

Controlled burns are planned Saturday, March 25 in White Salmon.

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Students put the hazards of tobacco, marketing, out on the line

March 15 was National Kick Butts Day, which is a national awareness event, created by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.