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New Business Profile: Remedy organic juice café opens downtown

There’s a new organic juice and food bar in downtown Hood River.

Two West Linn students die in Dog Mountain car crash

Skamania County EMS and Rescue (SCEMS) responded to a reported motor vehicle collision on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 11:42 a.m. that resulted in the deaths of two West Linn High School students, The Enterprise reports.

Gun range meeting NRA safety standards coming to Dallesport

Gun enthusiasts of the Columbia River Gorge will soon have a place to let off some steam — or ammunition. Thanks to the efforts of Klickitat County Commissioner Rex Johnston, Klickitat County Engineer Jeff Hunter, and several others, a gun range will be opening in Dallesport this coming summer.

Local chambers deny participation in travel video, magazine

Chambers of commerce in three areas in the Gorge are advising members that they are not participating or advocating for a private company selling advertising and time slots in a travel video.

ODFW considering 10K-acre land acquisition on Deschutes

In collaboration with the Trust for Public Land (TPL), the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) is considering acquiring about 10,000 acres in the Lower Deschutes River Canyon in Wasco County.

Child rape charges filed in Skamania Co.

Detectives with the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 37-year-old Tualatin man Feb. 18 after they learned he had come to Skamania County with the alleged intent of transporting a juvenile female back to Oregon to have sexual contact with her.

PUD: Gorge wind farms could store power in reservoir

AP — A small utility plans a $2.5 billion water reservoir system near Goldendale as a way to store energy generated by Columbia River Gorge wind farms.

Feast of Words benefits Library Foundation March 7

The Hood River County Library Foundation invites you to eat, drink and be merry in the library at the fifth annual Feast of Words, their annual gala fundraiser, on Saturday, March 7, from 6-9 p.m. The event will include exquisite desserts and savory appetizers, local wine and beer, and live music in the beautiful downtown Hood River Library.

Birds of a feather flock together in Columbia Art Center exhibition

It’s all things avian at the Columbia Center for the Arts, where the upcoming Fine Feathered Friends exhibition during the month of March will feature art and events all related to birds.

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Pet of the Week: Hugs is a snuggler who lives up to his name

Hugs was brought in with Kisses and she really helped him settle down and learn to be a lap dog, and they were stinkin’ cute, but Kisses got adopted right away, leaving Hugs to find his own family. He’s doing very well in his foster home, and is quite the character! He’s playful, and can be silly and sweet, but really more of a snuggler than a player! Hugs likes to give hugs.

Sheriff Log, Feb. 15 to 23

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

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Student actors give color to ‘poetically satirical’ play, which opens at HRVHS this weekend

“Nothing is ever so wrong in the world that a sensible woman can’t set right in the course of the afternoon.”

Youths speak out on climate change; council prepares to seek public input

City Council heard strong words from two young people Monday on the subject of climate change and proposed “carbon price” legislation.

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Full Sail employees to vote on merger

Full Sail CEO Irene Firmat and executive brewmaster Jamie Emmerson announced Monday that a major change is possible at the brewery this spring.

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Apple Valley sizzles again at Aporkalypse Now

Parkdale eatery repeats victory at the bacon-laden benefit Aporkalypse Now

Apple Valley BBQ has a picture of a pig on its logo, making its dominance at the Gorge’s biggest bacon event hardly a surprising thing.