Police Log, Jan. 5 to 15

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

Sheriff Log, Jan. 8 to 14

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

Gorge Owned, contractors team up for incentives

Gorge Owned (GO!) is working with local solar contractors and partners to offer discounted, bulk rates on solar panel installations to Gorge homeowners.

Ninth ‘Death Café‘ scheduled for Jan. 25

The Hood River Library will host its ninth Death Café on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m.

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‘Bowl for Kids’ Sake’ March 11

The Next Door’s annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge is right around the corner. The event takes place on Saturday, March 11 at Orchard Lanes in Hood River.

Free Conversation Project discussions start Feb. 11

Communities around the state have year-round access to free discussions through the Conversation Project, a program of Oregon Humanities that brings Oregonians together to discuss provocative issues and ideas.

State Capital Page program seeks teen applicants for 2017

The Oregon House of Representatives and the Oregon Senate will once again be hosting students from around the state as part of the Honorary Page Program. This program is steeped in history and allows students to witness the legislative process in an up-close and personal way in a space of approximately six hours. In the last legislative session in 2015, over 400 students participated in the Senate and House programs.

Toastmasters club begins Youth Leadership Program

Toastmasters is an opportunity to gain confidence in front of an audience, build leadership skills, and can help with a range of professional growth skills from job interviews to promotions.

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‘Strong People’ classes expand

OSU Extension offers a variety of programs, from gardening and farming to food preservation and exercise classes.

Attend local food matchmaker Feb. 9

Gorge Grown Food Network hosts a buyer-seller matching event on Feb. 9.

Gatherings returns

Hood River News plans a thorough update of a long-time information resource: Gatherings.

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Library Opens

Weather-related closures have kept patrons out of the Hood River Library in the past week, but on Friday, that changed.

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Weekend weather outlook calls for more snow in the Gorge

I-84 reopens after days frozen

Hopes of a mid-week thaw were dashed by persistent freezing rain that became sheets of ice throughout the Gorge, prompting officials to close Interstate 84.

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Argentine visitor expands horizons in Hood River visit

Seventeen-year-old Sofía Pugnaloni, from Argentina, has a talent for learning English.

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Oregon Guard helps with Inaugural

Fifty members of an Oregon National Guard unit with a presence in the Gorge travelled this week to Washington, D.C. to support the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.