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Highway brush fire in Hood River knocked down

Fire crews made quick work of a brush fire on I-84 near exit 62 in Hood River Thursday afternoon.

Teen pleads not guilty to stabbing HR woman

BOARDMAN, AP — A 17-year-old Idaho teen pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges related to stabbing a Hood River woman May 14 at a rest stop near Boardman.

Hearings begin this week on Longview coal terminal

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Residents can weigh in on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings.

White River campground closed

Sandy — The White River Station Campground, located along the Barlow Road on the Barlow Ranger District, is closed to the public until later notice due to safety concerns related to the White River migrating into the campground.

EnviroGorge announces bird quiz

EnviroGorge, based in Hood River, created a fun, free online bird identification quiz for all ages and levels to help you learn about birds of the Gorge.

Santa Cruz, Fetkenhour April ‘Students of the Month’

Jakelyn Santa Cruz and Quinn Fetkenhour, both seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as Hood River Elks April “Students of the Month.” They received checks for $100.

Picard resigns from Hood River city council over STR issue

Recusal matter also affects Councilor Becky Brun,

Passage by City Council of a moratorium on new applications for short term rentals was just one development on Monday in this long-simmering controversy in the City of Hood River.

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Downed cable knocks residents offline

A fallen cable line on Indian Creek Road fizzed out phone and internet connections for numerous Hood River residents Monday.

Cascade Locks city council continuing with Nestlé plans despite passage of 14-55

Cascade Locks City Council reaffirmed Monday they won’t back down from the Nestlé deal, despite the passing of a water bottling ban, Measure 14-55, during the primary election last Tuesday.

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Group protests Belmont Drive church readerboard sign

The sign said, “Wake up Christians, Allah is not our God, Muhammad not Greater than Jesus.”

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Columbia Gorge Peace Village now a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization

Group to hold scholarship fundraiser June 23

What began in 2008 by a small handful of volunteers and 50 campers, Columbia Gorge Peace Village has grown to serve 150 campers annually.

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HRV boys track wins first-ever state title

An historic field. Historic performances. An historic finish.

Police Log, May 9 to 22

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

In Cascade Locks, Greg Walden talks forests, easements, USFS, and Trump

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden wrapped up a district-wide tour Friday with a sparsely-attended town hall at the Port of Cascade Locks’ pavilion.

Newborn season: Fish and Wildlife says leave young wildlife in the wild

May and June are the months when newborn animals are getting their start in the wild. Help them out by giving them space and leaving them alone.

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