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Two escape from state corrections

UPDATE An inmate who escaped while assigned to a crew fighting a wildfire in Central Washington was arrested in Portland Wednesday morning, police said. The other escaped inmate is still at large.

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Preparing for the Aug. 21 'Solar Show'

The eagerly-awaited 2017 solar eclipse is five days away on Aug. 21.

Lost boy found safe near Parkdale

A youth went missing in the woods southwest of Parkdale, prompting a search by emergency officials that proved quick and successful.

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Food Bank garden feeds community

The garden behind FISH Food Bank on Tucker Road fulfills a simple, yet important, mission.

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Eclipse Equipped? Wear proper solar viewers to prevent eye damage

Traffic jams. Sold-out hotels. Farmers renting tent space in their fields.

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Power line fire doused Monday

A power pole caught fire on Guignard Road Monday but utility and fire crews teamed up to choke the flare-up in less than an hour.

Sheriff Log, Aug. 6 to 12

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

Police Log, July 24 to Aug. 6

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

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Inventor camp draws Gorge youth

Middle school students from around the Mid-Columbia were challenged this week at “Inventor’s Camp,” a hands-on science and technology camp introduced this year by Oregon State University and hosted by the OSU Extension Service of Wasco County and Columbia Gorge Community College.

Biggs resident arrested for suspected hash oil lab

A man who lives near Biggs Junction was arrested on suspicion of operating a hash oil lab at home.

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Outdoor aerial park has opened at Skamania Lodge

Skamania Lodge has built a new Aerial Park in Stevenson.

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2017 Fair 4-H Results

2017 Fair 4-H Results

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Wy’East honors firefighters’ memory

“We honor and try to keep the memory of all our deceased brothers and sisters alive so they are never forgotten,” Fire Chief Greg Borton said Sunday at the Odell fire hall.

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Blanket statement: Timbers, Thorns partner with Providence hospitals

The Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns FC, in partnership with Providence Health & Services, recently announced a program to present custom-designed, soccer club-themed baby blankets to the family of every newborn baby born at a Providence hospital in Oregon for the remainder of the 2017 calendar year.

Cool off at Hood River Library

With hot weather forecasted this summer, the Hood River County Library District once again is welcoming people to use the library as a cooling shelter.

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