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Spike strips net suspect in HR to Stevenson police chase

Skamania County Sheriff’s deputies took control of a vehicle pursuit that originated in the city of Hood River Friday morning.

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Wilderness Society honors Darryl Lloyd

Darryl Lloyd was hungry, literally, for his latest prize-winning photo.

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Dec. 20 concert benefits Lila May Schow

Lila May Schow, whose family is facing indefinite travel plans and new medical deductibles in January in her fight against cancer, will be the beneficiary of a concert Dec. 20 at the Hood River Middle School auditorium from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Exit Mayor Babitz

Outgoing Mayor Arthur Babitz (right) accepts a plaque adorned with a key to the city from City Manager Steve Wheeler at the conclusion of Monday night’s Hood River City Council meeting.

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Adult Center looks to future

Orion Wattenberg Trust will provide Meals on Wheels assistance, but more help is needed

Hood River Valley Adult Center Director Collice Martens-Sinclair has good news: The center’s 501c3 non-profit tax status, lost in 2010 due to a “series of unfortunate events,” has been retroactively reinstated.

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Hood River City Council lays out the Waterfront's future

Council unanimously passes waterfront refinement plan

In what was one of its last actions of 2014, and for some, one of their last actions as city councilors, the Hood River City Council voted Monday evening to pass an ordinance implementing the Waterfront Refinement Plan, which sets down design concepts and zoning restrictions for future development at the Hood River Waterfront.

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CGCC board president: Indian Creek closure threat ‘big mistake’

The announced closure of the Indian Creek campus in Hood River by Columbia Gorge Community College was “a big mistake,” said board president M.D. Van Valkenburgh during Tuesday’s board meeting.

Last Chance Holiday Bazaar Dec. 13-14

A favorite event of procrastinating shoppers — the Last Chance Holiday Bazaar — takes place at the Hood River County Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13-14.

How to Help: Updated for Dec. 13

Giving Tree — For the 20th year, John L. Scott realty offices host the Giving Tree. Gifts will be distributed to needy families in the area. Gift tags can be taken from trees located at any of the following John L Scott offices: 1000 W. Steuben, Bingen; 3206 W 6th St., The Dalles; 138 NW Second St., Stevenson; 512 Cascade Ave., Hood River.

Police Log, Dec. 1 to 7

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

Lighted fire trucks roll Dec. 15-17

The annual Hood River County fire departments’ lighted truck Christmas parade will take place Dec. 15 in Odell and Pine Grove, Dec. 16 in Parkdale and Dee, and Dec. 17 on the West Side and Hood River, each night from 6-9 p.m.

Postal service hits crunch time Monday

The triple treatment of reduced staffing, increased volume and bad weather over the past weeks has resulted in U.S. Mail delivery delayed into the evening hours for many recipients.

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DeeTour appeal fails due to deadlock

County Planning Commission votes 3-2 to deny appeal

An appeal against a concert and event venue planned for the unincorporated town of Dee has failed after Hood River County Planning Commissioners were unable to muster enough votes to make a decision Wednesday evening.

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Training, on the House

Firefighers, officers punch holes in 12th Street house to gain new skills before the place is torn down

Call it construction demolition.

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Rev. Maggie Sebastian, Emergency Voucher Program coordinator, lives ordination vows through service

Emergency Voucher Program coordinator Rev. Maggie Sebastian hit the ground running when she became the Clinical Chaplin at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital almost 3 years ago.