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Shining a light on domestic violence

As domestic abuse continues, so must the conversation about it.

Wet weekend: Use caution driving in harsh conditions

Heavy rains and high winds could make for hazardous travel conditions in the days ahead.

Great ShakeOut scheduled for Oct. 20

It’s time to practice your “Duck, Cover and Hold On” as part of the annual Great ShakeOut.

Museum adds Ikebana floral program to Yasui recognition days

The Garden Club has adopted one of the beds on the museum grounds, funding its renovation.

HAHRC Beats: Mammograms can lower risk of developing breast cancer

In our community we have known, seen, or heard about someone who has suffered from breast cancer.

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How to Be Happier

Does it feel like some people are just born happy? That’s because they are. But after hundreds of scientific studies on happiness, we now know that at least 40 percent of our happiness is in our own control. What’s more, it can be boosted by a few key habits.

Film ‘Full Moon’ lights up cancer screening fundraiser on Oct. 19

Doug’s, Double Mountain Brewery, Roxy and Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital are sponsoring the premier of the women’s snowboarding movie, “Full Moon,” Oct. 19 at Double Mountain from 6-9 p.m. Admission is free, and the first 50 will receive a free gift.

One Community Health awarded $88,000 to enhance clinic quality

In spite of the increasingly stringent standards set forth in the health care industry, One Community Health (OCH) recently learned it’s being recognized for its ongoing commitment to excellence, thanks to a sizeable award from Health and Human Services (HHS).

‘What do we want from our leaders?’: Oregon Humanities leads discussion

Different people have different ideas about what they want and expect from leaders. Society’s understanding of what constitutes leadership is shaped by the behavior and appearance of the people we call “leaders.”

Non-profits sought for Gorge Giving

The Hood River News is seeking non-profit organizations to include in its fourth annual Gorge Giving publication.

Farmers’ market continues in HR

Fall harvests make the Hood River Farmers’ Market more abundant than ever with tomatoes, kale, beets, squash, onions, apples, pears, and more. The market continues every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Nov. 19, in the Fifth and Columbia parking lot across from Full Sail.

The Ale List: ‘Great American’ honors Cerasus

Last weekend Logsdon Farmhouse Ales received a bronze medal for Cerasus, Belgian Style Red Ale with cherries, at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival held in Denver, Colo. This is the second medal for Cerasus, which was honored with a Gold Medal at the 2014 World Beer Cup. The 2016 GABF competition was by far the largest beer competition ever held with over 7,200 entries from all 50 states. “The competitions get more challenging with hundreds of new breweries

Skyline hosts ‘drug take back day’ Oct. 22

On Saturday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Skyline Hospital in White Salmon will be accepting unused or expired medications at its main entrance located at 211 Skyline Drive. The service is free and all medications will be accepted with no questions asked. Needles and syringes will not be taken, but can be disposed of at all Klickitat County transfer stations if delivered in the approved containers.

Skyline Hospital offers free community classes

Skyline Hospital recognizes the need to provide health information and services addressing the unique needs of our community. A series of free classes will be held at Skyline in its downstairs meeting space.

Battery disposal, recycling at HR Hobbies

Hood River Hobbies is now a collection site for all batteries (except car batteries).