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Food Bank garden feeds community

The garden behind FISH Food Bank on Tucker Road fulfills a simple, yet important, mission.

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Eclipse Equipped? Wear proper solar viewers to prevent eye damage

Traffic jams. Sold-out hotels. Farmers renting tent space in their fields.

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Power line fire doused Monday

A power pole caught fire on Guignard Road Monday but utility and fire crews teamed up to choke the flare-up in less than an hour.

Sheriff Log, Aug. 6 to 12

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

Police Log, July 24 to Aug. 6

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

Biggs resident arrested for suspected hash oil lab

A man who lives near Biggs Junction was arrested on suspicion of operating a hash oil lab at home.

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2017 Fair 4-H Results

2017 Fair 4-H Results

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Wy’East honors firefighters’ memory

“We honor and try to keep the memory of all our deceased brothers and sisters alive so they are never forgotten,” Fire Chief Greg Borton said Sunday at the Odell fire hall.

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Blanket statement: Timbers, Thorns partner with Providence hospitals

The Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns FC, in partnership with Providence Health & Services, recently announced a program to present custom-designed, soccer club-themed baby blankets to the family of every newborn baby born at a Providence hospital in Oregon for the remainder of the 2017 calendar year.

Cool off at Hood River Library

With hot weather forecasted this summer, the Hood River County Library District once again is welcoming people to use the library as a cooling shelter.

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Motorcycle, vintage snowmobile gathering comes to WAAAM

Got an awesome motorcycle?

‘Putting Your House in Order’ seminar Aug. 29

Anderson’s Tribute Center, 14th and Belmont, Hood River, hosts “Putting Your House in Order” on Tuesday, Aug. 29 from 5:30-7 p.m.

Sheriff Log, July 30 to Aug. 5

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

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BBBS enjoys SUP event

Big Winds’ Junior Elite Stand-up Paddling (SUP) Team held its sixth annual SUP clinic for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge on Aug. 6 at Nichols Basin.

Westside Plan meeting, forum happen two nights this week

The Westside Area Concept Plan returns to business this week with two events, including the Aug. 16 meetings of the City of Hood River’s Westside Technical Advisory and Project Advisory committees (TAC and PAC) starting at 2 p.m.