H is for Harvest: Auction benefits Valley Residents Committee

The second annual “H is for Harvest” gala takes place on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Springhouse Cellars from 6-9 p.m. Hood River Valley Residents Committee and sponsors Cardinal Glass and Timberline Lodge invite the community to join them for live and silent auctions.

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Tum-A-Lum honored

Tum-A-Lum Lumber Company of Hood River has been named to LBM Journal magazine’s Century Club in recognition of the company’s 110 years of service to the communities it serves, which today includes The Dalles and Pendleton.

The Dalles Chamber, Google start ‘Tech Talk’ series Oct. 5

The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce and Google are launching a new educational event series for the Gorge community called Tech Talk.

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Pet of the Week: Calvin is a happy, playful Terrier looking for his forever home

Calvin has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. He’s 4 years old, 13 pounds, and a Terrier mix.

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Marbach wins ‘Gorge Soup’

Gorge Soup for the Arts winner Peter Marbach, right, talks with Claire Griffin and her daughter, Margo Lydden-Griffin, after Wednesday’s event at Columbia Center for the Arts.

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The Ale List: Full Sail fresh hop is up

Full Sail’s brewers wait with thirsty anticipation for each fall’s hop harvest and their chance to celebrate by brewing fresh hop beers. From the fields to the brewhouse in just a few hours, this year’s hop harvest has culminated in the Brewmaster Reserve 8 Pound Pale Fresh Hop Ale.

Subway robber sentenced

Shepherd pleads guilty, will serve seven years

A Hood River man on Wednesday pled guilty to robbing Subway restaurant at gunpoint this summer.

Conflict at Walmart leads to investigation, no arrests

A squabble at Walmart, in which a pellet gun posed a threat and someone allegedly hit a man on the head with a milk jug, yielded no criminal charges.

Hood River woman, 91, fatally struck by pickup

A 91-year-old woman died after a pickup truck struck her Tuesday afternoon in front of her home on Barrett Drive.

Hood River City Council to hold Monday hearing on short term rentals

Hood River City Council meets Monday at 6 p.m. and will hold a hearing on proposed additions to Title 5 of the Municipal Code, which sets down licensing, fee and registration requirements for operating short-term rental properties in the city.

Hood River County trail committee meets Sept. 28

Hood River County Forestry Department has scheduled a regular meeting of the Forest Recreation Trail Committee.

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Police investigate fight at Walmart

Hood River Police are investigating an “altercation” at Walmart that took place Thursday afternoon.

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Columbia Gorge CROP Walk this Saturday

The 27th annual Columbia Gorge CROP Walk takes place this Saturday, Sept. 24, beginning and ending at ending at Hood River Valley Christian Church, 975 Indian Creek Road. Registration for the 5k, 10k or 1-mile walk begins at 9 a.m.

BCI Group holds individual health insurance enrollment workshop Sept. 29

BCI Group was awarded three grants from the State of Oregon to assist individuals in the Columbia Gorge community with enrolling in individual health insurance. The grant funding allows BCI Group to invest in technology and allocate resources specifically to help residents of Hood River, The Dalles and beyond efficiently enroll in Oregon’s health insurance marketplace.

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New Historic Hwy. Trail segment dedication Saturday

The shady 1.2-mile segment of trail begins west of Hood River at Starvation Creek Trailhead.