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Clarks served Camp Baldwin for 32 years

July 1, 1983 was an important day for one man and his wife and, as it turns out, also for thousands of Scouts and Scouters. That day, nearly 32 years ago, was the day that Larry Clark started his career as ranger at Camp Baldwin. Since then, Larry and Helen Clark have served tens of thousands — perhaps hundreds of thousands — of Scouts and Scouters, and have touched countless lives.

Are you crazy? Part I

My first significant exposure to the “criminally insane” came many years ago when I was a physician assistant student in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Columbia Gorge CASA welcomes new volunteers

Columbia Gorge CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) welcomes new child advocates to the program: Mike Uffelman and Janis Miller from White Salmon, Katie Wallace and Amber Strain, The Dalles, Trena Gray and Donna Birtwistle, Sherman County and Grace Parson and Maria Miller of Hood River. The group was sworn into duty by the Honorable John A. Olson on March 9.

PET OF THE WEEK: Howdy loves people, attention … and bacon

Howdy is about a year old, and probably a Cattle dog mix, and 40 pounds.

Curves comes through

The clients at Curves gave a boost to FISH food bank last month.

Child Advocacy Center gains three-year grant

The Columbia Gorge Children’s Advocacy Center (CGCAC) has been awarded a 3 year grant from the Ford Family Foundation to fund child abuse prevention training.

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Vintage Grille owners settle in at Hood River Hotel

The serving part has been fun for the owners of Vintage Grill, the new restaurant at Hood River Hotel.

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Logsdon, pFriem earn WWeek beer awards

Hood River breweries did well in the recent Willamette Week Beer Awards: pFriem Family Brewing was named Best Brewpub Experience in the WW Portland Beer Guide, issued earlier this month.

Forum highlights solar issues

A community meeting Friday will highlight solar Issues in Oregon. Environmental advocates, businesses, representatives are expected to gather for the5 p.m. event at the Hood River Community Library meeting room, 502 State St, Hood River.

‘Strengthening Families’ returns

Strengthening Families Program, offered by the Hood River Alliance Church on Rand Road, starts April 9.

Hood River Elks Lodge honors Kylie Webb, Breanna Weekly

Kylie Webb and Breanna Weekly have been selected as February Students of the Month by the Hood River Elks Lodge and were presented $100 checks at a recent Lodge meeting. Both are seniors at Hood River Valley High School.

Animal control officer wins national dog trainer title

You wouldn’t guess that Casey DePriest, Hood River County animal control officer, is also an expert of the softer side of animal relationships. Her true passion is dog shows, a calling for which she is nationally ranked.

Sheriff Log, March 23 to March 29

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

Police Log, March 23 to 29

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

Earth Day celebrations highlight businesses, community leaders and clean-up projects

To celebrate Earth Day, many different groups have come together to organize events around the Gorge.

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