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Search scaled back for skier

Fund set up for responders

The search for Steve Leavitt has been termed a recovery effort.

State offers free Medicare classes

Every day, state Medicare experts hear from people who missed a Medicare deadline, face a penalty or paid more for health or drug insurance than they should have.

HR Farmers’ Market seeks new vendors

Spring is in the air and farmers’ market season is just around the corner. Hood River Farmers’ Market opens for the outdoor season on Saturday, May 6. The market still has room for vendors to sell prepared food, locally grown produce, unique value added food items and handmade crafts or art.

Sheriff Log, Feb. 26 to March 4

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

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This month at HRVAC: Mardi Gras fundraiser for Meals on Wheels a success

Hood River Valley Adult Center Executive Director Amy Mallett reports 150 people attended the center’s first ever Mardi Gras celebration in February, with $7,500 collected for Meals on Wheels — and counting.

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‘We have a lot of common ground’

HR, CL ports talk bridge advocacy at roundtable

Bridges made for a bonding point — and the crux of discussion— for the Port of Hood River and Port of Cascade Locks at a joint work session Tuesday.

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Wy’east FLL ‘Pandroids’ headed to Worlds

Wy’east Middle School eighth graders Cam Amer, Grace Guertin, Toby Fenner and Jason Fellow — The Pandroids — took the Championship trophy at last weekend’s First Lego League (FLL) State robotics tournament at Glenco High School in Hillsboro, and are now headed to the World Competition.

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Crystal Springs line break leads to boil water order

A Crystal Springs Water District mainline pipe broke Tuesday afternoon, prompting a boil water order for about 35 Odell area homes for roughly two days.

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CELEBRATING YASUI and SOCIAL JUSTICE: Museum hosts new exhibit

“WHEREAS the successful prosecution of war requires every possible protection against espionage and against sabotage…” read the opening words of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Presidential Order 9066. Through that sweeping executive action Roosevelt gave the military control over the U.S. civilian population at the onset of World War II.

Fourth annual ‘Seed Share’ comes March 18

Rockford Grange's fourth annual Seed Share is on Saturday, March 18 from 2-5 p.m., co-sponsored by Gorge Grown Food Network.

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Search continues for missing Mt. Hood skier

Wind, new snow hamper efforts to find Steve Leavitt

A skier from The Dalles has been missing at Mount Hood Meadows ski resort since Tuesday, amid avalanche warnings and near whiteout conditions.

Boil water order lifted

Boil water order in Odell has been lifted.

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STR meeting in Cascade Locks Thursday

Cascade Locks Planning Commission will consider an ordinance regulating short-term rentals (STRs) and accessory dwelling units at a meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 at City Hall, 140 WaNaPa St.

Boil Order In Crystal Springs Water District

Crystal Springs Water District customers in the areas of Kollas, Gilhouley, and Shute roads are being advised to boil their water for the next couple of days.

Search for missing skier on Mount Hood

The Hood River County Sheriff's Office is coordinating a search at Mt. Hood Meadows for a missing skier.