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Special rose delivery

Gordy Sato delivers roses to Brookside Manor Friday, a sort of Rotary Roses, part 2: Sato, a Hood River Rotarian and Parkdale orchardist, organizes the annual rose sale on the third Thursday of each April.

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Pet of the week: RosieBee loves car rides, walks and treats

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

FFA excels in Career Development events

Three FFA chapters gathered at Hood River Valley High School Wednesday, April 17, for the Shop Skills and Floriculture Career Development Events (CDE) contests.

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Earth Week: Celebrating Sustainability

Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network (CGCAN) and other local groups are hosting a number of Earth Day events on Saturday and Sunday in Hood River supporters said are intended “to celebrate and connect Columbia Gorge residents around Earth awareness.”

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Student film fest splices creativity, competition

For students at Hood River Valley High School, film-making is a passion best shared through competition.

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Sunday fire claims Parkdale family’s home

A blaze destroyed a double-wide manufactured home in Parkdale Sunday, leaving its residents with few worldly possessions. It was the second home to burn down in Hood River County within the last two weeks.

Kidnapping, rape suspect to see court in May

A Hood River man accused of eight separate felonies including kidnap and rape will appear before a judge next month, following a request for re-appearance delivered Monday by his attorney.

Police Log, April 6 to 12

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

Blue Ribbon Campaign continues to shine light

It’s time to tie a blue ribbon around the ol’ oak tree. Or your car antenna. Or wear on your jacket.

CGCC increases tuition

Cost per credit rises by $2, general fees by $3

The Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Education unanimously approved a $2 per credit tuition increase, coupled with a $3 per credit increase in general fees, during their regular board meeting Tuesday, April 14. Tuition and fees were last raised in 2012.

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Hood River man charged with kidnap, rape

A Hood River man is facing eight different felony charges, including rape and kidnap.

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Divide and culture: Jackie Shaw leads club plant sale

No one is quite sure how long the Odell Garden Club has been putting on their annual Blossom Fest plant sale — it’s estimated at around 20 or 30 years — but whatever the tally, it’s the club’s largest fundraiser.

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Pelinti Pizza opens in Pizzicato location

Pizzicato Hood River has a new name — but lots of familiar food and faces.

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FISH site opens its doors May 4

The long-awaited FISH Food Bank site will open on May 4 for food distribution.

HRV Speech-Debate wins District

Eighteen members of the Hood River Valley High School Speech and Debate team travelled to Hermiston April 11 to compete for the District championship.