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The not so simple ‘hike to the falls’

MSN ‘best of’ list gives nod to the Gorge, again

We sure are popular here in the Gorge.

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Bridge work hours change

Heading across the Hood River Interstate Bridge this week?

Timberland companies announce fire closures

Local timberland companies are announcing that due to conditions of high fire danger, all lands in Klickitat, Skamania, Yakima, Hood River and Wasco counties will be closed to public entry starting Aug. 5 until further notice.

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Heart of Hospice holds first grief and loss workshop

Next workshop Aug. 26

On July 29, the Heart of Hospice Foundation sponsored their first Community Grief and Loss Workshop using SoulCollage. Clyde Sanda was the facilitator and Karen Lee assisted.

Building Permits — July 2017

City and county

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Curb appeal

City of Hood River Public Works employee James Faring carefully applies a fresh coat of paint to the curb on 17th Street Wednesday, part of a mid-summer detailing of curbs, crosswalks, stop lines and other street surfaces.

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Wildfire haze hurts Gorge air quality

A shroud of smoke caused by fires around the Pacific Northwest has hemmed in the Columbia Gorge.

Indian Creek Fire mapped at 83 acres

Aug. 4 update

The Indian Creek Fire, a smoky blaze in the woods west of Cascade Locks, grew slightly to 83 acres this week and has evaded containment.

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Hood River County Fair: Open Class Art

Hood River County Fair results

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Middle school revamps in full swing

Wy’east and Hood River middle schools are seeing major facility changes this summer.

AniChe moves out of downtown HR location

The wine goes back to the barn for AniChe Winery.

Watching the Eclipse?

The 2017 Solar Eclipse is a captivating event.

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Mackintosh receives Hanel Award

Director, actor, producer, and playwright Sullivan Mackintosh has received the 2017 CCA Judie Hanel Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Theater Arts.

Meriwether oath

The Hood River Port Commission swore in its third new board member, Dave Meriwether, at Tuesday’s general meeting.

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4-H Hood River County Fair Results

4-H results