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Celebrating three Hood River Thanksgiving traditions

Diners Gordy Parker, left, Robyn Beck, and Daniel Hinrich enjoy the Community Thanksgiving Meal Thursday at Riverside Community Church, where several hundred people enjoyed turkey and all the trimmings at no cost.

Pool closure Monday

The Hood River Aquatic Center will be closed on Monday, Nov. 28 due to heating and electrical issues.

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Beware of counterfeit Pokémon

Hood River Hobbies owners Miko and Zed Ruhlen have noticed a disturbing trend at their weekly Pokémon Club game sessions: Counterfeits.

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Scouts honor veterans at Anderson’s ceremony

Members of Boy Scout Pack 282 and 392 and Troop 392 helped to honor veterans at the annual Veterans Day ceremony held at Anderson’s Tribute Center on Friday, Nov. 11.

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Watch a new ’12 Days’ song

Ever heard “The 12 Days of Christmas”?

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A Thanksgiving bulge — in Northwest electrical use — seen again this year

Bonneville Power Administration operators are prepared for the energy anomaly that they see every Thanksgiving Day. They have planned for an unusual bulge, or peak, in the morning as millions of people across the Pacific Northwest gather to cook meals, which rely heavily on the use of ovens and other appliances. After the big meal, system operators will be on hand to ramp power down during the tryptophan drop off.

Jobs report: Hood River employment steady in fall

Despite shedding some jobs, Hood River County employment held firm at second best statewide.

Weather Service issues flood watch

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch from Thursday morning

Sheriff Log, Nov. 13 to 19

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

Police Log, Nov. 14 to 20

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

The Ale List: pFriem wins Brussels Beer Challenge Awards

pFriem brings home ‘Revelation’ trophy for Super Saison

The winners of the international 2016 Brussels Beer Challenge competition have been officially announced and out of all the beers submitted by American Breweries, pFriem Family Brewers took home the American Revelation — Fermentis Trophy for their Super Saison.

Council to act on Title 5 rental rules

HR Council meets on Monday and Tuesday

Hood River City Council meets on two consecutive evenings this week — its regular meeting Monday and Tuesday’s special meeting held solely to consider passage of an emergency ordinance on Title 5. This pertains to rules for short term rentals in residential zones.

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‘It’s On Us’: students shine light on assault

It’s almost scary how little we talk about it.

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Proposed ‘Barrett Vista’ subdivision would add 24 houses in Odell

A Lake Oswego developer is seeking permits to build a 24-lot subdivision northeast of Odell, expanding an existing neighborhood.

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Feds grant $28M for Mitchell Point crossing

Oregon Department of Transportation has found a light at the end of the tunnel in its endeavor to fully restore the Historic Columbia River Highway as a single trail.