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CL City Council approves water rights transfer for Nestlé plant

City to file application, ODFW still on the fence

Cascade Locks took another step forward this week to bring Nestlé to the city by approving an application for a transfer of water rights that will ultimately help supply spring water for a proposed water bottling plant.


Riverside Church hosts Monday celebration

Gorge residents are invited to participate in a musical celebration of the life, work and dreams of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday at 6:30 p.m.

Nora’s Table Restaurant sold to new chef owner

Stu and Kathy Watson announced this week that Chef Roman Deingruber and his wife, Amy Kaefer, have purchased Nora’s Table. The new owners intend to keep the farm-to-table format, and expand hours.

The Ale List: Logsdon adds downtown taproom

Logsdon Farmhouse Ales is coming to town.

Rotary Ski Day returns Jan. 19 at Meadows

The best deal on skiing you’ll find all year will be Jan. 19 at Mt. Hood Meadows.

United Way packets are available now

The 2015 United Way of the Columbia Gorge (UWCG) Allocations Application Packets will be available through Feb. 12, 2015, from the United Way of the Columbia Gorge office.

SOLVE group asks for spring clean-up projects

SOLVE is accepting applications for volunteers to lead Earth Day projects for the 26th annual SOLVE IT event.

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Pet of the Week: Roxie still looking for forever home

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Roxy as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

Hear the Hood River County Reads book on Radio Tierra

Would you like to get a jump start on the Friends of the Hood River County Library’s 2015 Hood River County Reads book?

Free discussion about cross-cultural ideas of life and death

Contemporary American culture is commonly portrayed as death-denying or death-defying.

How to Help: Updated for Jan. 14

Warming Shelter — A training session is planned Jan. 15 from 7-9 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ninth and State streets. The training is open to anyone 18 or older. Visit for details.

Cascade Observations: Where charity begins

In 1978, just after graduating from college, I began pounding the pavement in the city of Boston looking — or, better said, begging — for a job.

Elks Lodge honors Acosta, Sanchez as December Students of the Month

AnnElise Acosta and Ibette Sanchez have been selected as December Students of the Month and were presented checks for $100 at the Elks Lodge weekly meeting.