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Green Drinks at Big Winds

The next Gorge Owned Green Drinks happens June 13 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Big Winds in Hood River.

Sheriff Log, May 28 to June 3

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

Public records — Building Permits

May 2017

May 2017

Lions announce July 4 parade details

“My Best for My Country” is the theme of the Hood River Lions Independence Day Parade on July 4.

Poison hemlock can kill

Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum) is currently flowering throughout Hood River County. It is important to be able to identify poison hemlock to prevent accidental ingestion.

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Fire season back

Risk outlook ‘usual’ despite recent wet

Fire season has rekindled at its ordinary threat level, despite a remarkably snowy winter.

Westside Plan dates continue June 28

The City of Hood River’s next scheduled meetings on the pending Westside Planning Project are June 28.

CL Council talks water exchange legal fees Monday

Elected leaders in Cascade Locks are still considering the legal ramifications of a water exchange needed to bring a Nestlé bottling plant to town, according to budget plans.

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Nuttin’ to do?  We’ve got June covered

Summer in the Gorge is like nowhere else: The Mid-Columbia’s wealth of indoor and outdoor happenings amounts to a long list of events, attractions and activities needing a good three months to exhaust. Wonder how to go about that?

Hospital cancer screenings

Providence Hood River hosts a free oral, head and neck cancer screening session June 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Lobby, 810 12th St.

Gorge Peace Fellowship awards two scholarships

Columbia Fellowship for Peace Susanna Blake Gabay Peace Scholarship was awarded to Deylan Guidel and Morgan Totten, Hood River Valley High School Class of 2017, on May 25 at the school’s scholarship night.

Community Foundation announces local grants to arts, education, senior services

The Oregon Community Foundation announced on Monday $8.7 million in grants awarded to organizations around the state, including important grants in Hood River:

Peace Village fundraiser June 14 at Kickstand Kitchen

Columbia Gorge Peace Village hosts a 10th anniversary fundraiser at Kickstand Kitchen on June 14 at 5 p.m., sponsored by Don and Bonnie Benton and Little Shredders Dental.

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Protest energizes oil debate

Anti-oil train rally hits Mosier School on anniversary of derailment

One year after an oil train derailment roiled communities throughout the Columbia Gorge, hundreds gathered at Mosier Community School to remember the fiery wreck and speak out against proposed fossil fuel terminal developments.

Sliver-thin May race ballots are certified

The results are now official in the election marked by sliver-thin races.