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Love Your Columbia In CL, tribal leaders lead salmon viewing Oct. 8

Join Riverkeeper and Kat Brigham, former chair of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) and a tribal leader with the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, for a salmon viewing at Eagle Creek in Cascade Locks as a part of Columbia Riverkeeper’s “Love Your Columbia Event Series, on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9:45-11:15 a.m.

Warm Springs tribe member describes Dakota pipeline experiences Oct. 4 at RCC

Carina Miller, a member of the Tribal Council for the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, will speak in Hood River on Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. about her recent trip to the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota.

Mediation training at Six Rivers starts Oct. 6

Conflict is normal and inevitable. But with developed mediation skills you can help yourself and others lead more manageable lives — whether at home, work or in any group or organization.

May Street celebrates Walk/Bike to School Day

Oct. 5 is National Walk/Bike to School Day, and May Street Elementary is participating.

Food insecurity: 'Harvesting’ art exhibit, meal and public conversation in downtown HR Oct. 7

“Harvesting Our Stories,” a collaboration with Gorge Grown Food Network, Arts in Education of the Gorge and Celilo Restaurant, happens Oct. 7 in downtown Hood River. “Tales of Perseverance, Abundance and Need,” is the subtitle for the unique meal-and-art event intended to bring awareness to the issue of food insecurity in the Gorge.

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12th Street opens

12th Street has been closed from May to State streets, limiting access to 12th and connecting streets surrounding Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital since July, but it is now open.

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Immigration counseling service meets the community

A group of about 20 gathered Monday at Riverside Community Church for an open house that introduced a new nonprofit immigration law office that opened in Hood River earlier this year.

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Wasco Co. gives green light to Mosier rail project

Wasco County has given a green light to Union Pacific Railroad’s expansion plans for the Mosier area. On Sept. 26, the Wasco County Planning Commission voted 5-2 to approve the railroad’s “Mosier Double Track Extension” project, although there are multiple conditions attached to the approval.

City, Parks board talk Morrison Park, housing

Council passes resolution for ‘Indigenous Day’

Parks use and city planning policy, both dealing with affordable housing, dominated business this week before both City Council and the Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District.

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CL Port plans land sale for Portland construction business

The Port of Cascade Locks is considering selling property to a Portland-based construction company, Ravenwood Group Co., which would set up a branch on WaNaPa Street.

Two horses killed on Hwy. 35

A pickup truck struck and killed two horses on Highway 35 near Parkdale on Wednesday morning.

Vandalized sign prompts security precautions at CL School Friday

Cascade Locks Elementary School is taking extra security precautions Friday in response to a vandalized reader board sign on WaNaPa Street. There was no credible threat to students, schools officials said.

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Mt. Hood’s Timberline Trail reopens after upgrades

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An iconic pathway around Oregon’s tallest mountain has fully reopened to the public.

Unemployment remains low in Hood River, Wasco Counties

When it comes to the lowest unemployment rates in Oregon, Hood River County remains on top, according to a report by regional economist Dallas Fridley.

Bluegrass Jamboree celebrates 17 years

The Tygh Valley Bluegrass Jamboree filled the Wasco County Fairgrounds last weekend with hundreds of musicians and fans of bluegrass and old-time music.

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