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Into the thick of 'thinning'

USFS, local groups talk Polallie Fuels Reduction plan

The U.S. Forest Service met face to face with the public Wednesday to discuss the Polallie Cooper thinning and fuels reduction project.

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Gorge Floods of ’96 revisited

Roads ruined. Houses damaged. Irrigation systems broken.

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Hood River School Board okays bond request

The Hood River County School District Board made a deep Primary Election ballot all the deeper.

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What's going on for Valentine's and President's Day?

Here's your weekend activity guide.

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Cascade Locks Port will rebuild historic engine building

The Port of Cascade Locks plans to give the 154-year-old Oregon Pony steam engine a new home.

Gorge Foundation gains major donation

Gorge Community Foundation announced Thursday it has received a $1 million anonymous contribution designed to promote charitable giving throughout the region.

Arts center celebrates 10 years with free Kick-Off Party

Columbia Arts Center is kicking off its 10th anniversary with a day of free art events for the public.

City Council approves ‘symbolic’ step on gun control

City Council Monday heard from local and state agency representatives on alcohol concerns and took a “symbolic” statement on gun control.

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HRVAC medical equipment service helps those in need

You’ve just had a hip replacement and you need crutches for a couple of weeks. And then there’s that wheelchair gathering dust in the garage that you’d really like to find a new home.

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Aporkalypse: Bacon contest fattens coffers at Helping Hands

A packed house of more than 200 attended the fourth annual Aporkalypse fundraiser for Helping Hands Against Violence on Jan. 29 at Springhouse Cellars.

The Ale List: ‘Zwickelmania’ returns, Full Sail taps Wheatwine

Oregon Craft Beer rolls out another Zwickelmania, a chance to get an inside look at breweries, on Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 120 or more breweries around the state, including four in the Gorge.

Parenting program starts in Cascade Locks

Enrich your child’s life and your own by attending the “Incredible Years” parenting program on Mondays, starting March 7, in English. The series will be held at the Cascade Locks School.

Five Gorge wines earn medals

The Columbia Gorge is home to world-class wine, and local wineries are starting to clean up at national competitions.

Revenue steps up fraud, identity theft prevention

Ways listed to protect yourself this tax season

Tax filing season has begun and the Oregon Department of Revenue wants to remind taxpayers to file early, file electronically, and immediately report suspected identity theft.

City, county support affordable housing bill

Hood River City and County have penned support for an inclusionary zoning Senate bill, which targets affordable housing development.