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Honoring Veterans

On a beautiful Saturday morning, the Youth of Heart of Hospice YoHOH’s, both Hood River and The Dalles clubs, visited the Oregon Veterans Home/OVH in The Dalles for an early Veterans Day celebration.

Students advance in International Lions Peace Poster contest

Silvia Sankari, a 7th grade student at Hood River Middle School, Jennifer Alvarez, a 6th grade student at Mid-Columbia Adventist School, Nolan Ryan, a 6th grade student at Horizon Christian School, and Ashlyn Robinson, a 6th grade student at Wy’east Middle School, have all taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Hood River Lions Club

Tree of Remembrance returns Dec. 11

Anderson’s Tribute Center and Providence Hood River Hospice of the Gorge will hold the annual Tree of Remembrance Memorial on Dec. 11, 2014, beginning at 6 p.m. at Anderson’s, located at 1401 Belmont Avenue in Hood River.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day observed on Nov. 22

A local Survivors of Suicide Loss Day event will be held in The Dalles on Saturday, Nov. 22 in the Columbia Gorge Community College The Dalles campus Board Room, 400 E. Scenic Dr., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

How to Help, updated for Nov. 22

Warming shelter, Hood River Care Center, Share the Warmth, FISH Food Bank, Operation Christmas Child, The Christmas Project

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May Street coffee sale raises funds for iPads

“May Street coffee is in full swing,” reports parent Colleen Jones.

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‘Two Jims’ continue Hood River-Nepal connection

Two men are firming up the Hood River connection to Kumari, Nepal.

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‘Phoenix’ rises

At Cascade Locks School on Wednesday, elementary students laughed and moved in equal amounts, with help from Phoenix Theater of Hood River Valley High School.

Comment period extended on proposed rules for Columbia Basin sportfishing

OLYMPIA - The public will have more time to review proposed changes to fishing rules for the Columbia River Basin under an extended comment period announced recently by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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Measure 91 passage creates big uncertainty

Stakeholders wait and see on new rules for marijuana

If we learned one thing from this month’s general election, it’s that the voters of Hood River County are big fans of marijuana legalization.

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Emmy Thomson brings fun family traditions to Cascade Locks

When Emmy Thomson and daughters Taylor, 16, Timber, 12, and Treasur, 4, moved to Cascade Locks from North Carolina three years ago, they brought with them cherished family traditions.

Author West visits Westside

Westside Elementary School welcomed author and poet Jacqueline West on Oct. 24. This was a free event organized and sponsored by Waucoma Bookstore and publisher Penguin books to promote the “Books of Elsewhere” series.

Update: Hood River County School District. Horizon Christian School closed today

Hood River County School District and Horizon Christian School closed due to weather

CGCC president calls for Indian Creek campus closure

Deficit leads to Toda’s recommendation, which would be temporary – but ‘not a done deal,’ one board member says

Citing a $2 million budget deficit, the president of Columbia Gorge Community College on Tuesday recommended to the College board that it close the Indian Creek Campus temporarily in mid-2015. CGCC president Dr. Frank Toda has suggested a three-part restructuring plan involving an undetermined number of layoffs and program cuts.

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