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Fall Energy Symposium hosted in HR

The 2017 Fall Energy Symposium happens at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 16-17.

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Local recycling, global impacts: cost increases roll in

Getting beyond wishful recycling’

Gorge waste managers Hood River Garbage/The Dalles Disposal and Tri-County Hazardous Waste and Recycling Program are coming to terms with how a slated Jan. 1 recycling policy change will affect local programs.

HRMS water turned off, boiler chemicals enter pipes

The water system at Hood River Middle School has been turned off since Thursday morning after water described as smelly, yellowish, and cloudy emerged from drinking fountains and faucets. It was the result of an installation error that allowed a chemical solution used in the school’s new boiler to enter the potable water system, according to Principal Brent Emmons.

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Friends of Gorge plan SAR donation Monday

Friends of the Columbia Gorge will present a donation in honor of Hood River County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue.

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Scenes from HRVHS' 2017 Air Guitar

Photos from HRVHS' air guitar Oct. 12

Memorial for Dep. Mike Anderson Sunday

A memorial service for Hood River County Sheriff Deputy Mike Anderson will be held Sunday, Oct. 15 at 1:30 p.m. at Hood River Valley High School. The public is invited to attend, and carpooling is recommended as parking will be limited.

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‘Christmas Town’ trip coming, despite Polar Express cancellation

Though the annual Polar Express at Mt. Hood Railroad has been called off, a separate winter excursion trip begins in November.

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‘Working in the Gorge’ event celebrates staff

The Mid-Columbia Employment First team celebrated National Disability Employment Awareness Month in Hood River.

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Local recycling program feels global impacts

A change in local recycling policy could be coming, thanks to a global change in the way materials are managed.

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Fetal Deaths: Stillborn but always loved

Remembrance ceremony gathers Sunday at Riverside

“You bond. Just because of the outcome does not make Cole any less my child.”

Musician and HRVHS grad Vaughan Heppe found dead in Florida

Vaughan Heppe’s compassion, musical skills and fearless nature will long be remembered, according to family and friends.

Sheriff Log, Aug. 27 to Sept. 22

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

Morrison Park: Housing Authority announces development team for Lot 700

Geotechnical engineers and professional surveyors began work onsite at Morrison Park, prompting the closure of the park from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 9-11.

Elks Students of the Month: Lodge honors HRV’s Matthew Frost, Kiki Hosaka

Matthew Frost and Kiki Hosaka, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as the Hood River Elks Lodge September Students of the Month.

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Bridge busy: Maintenance causes round of delays

The Hood River-White Salmon Bridge will see a busy October as bridge works presses on, but some anticipated closures have been lifted.