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OWEB Small Grant Program now accepts applications

Do you have natural resource concerns on your property, but don’t have the funds to fix them?

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Heads held high in Haiti: Charla Banks returns to troubled Caribbean nation on teaching, volunteering mission

Charla Banks visited Haiti for the first time two years ago as a graduate student at Loma Linda University — and is planning her third trip later this month.

Tuesday is final day to register to vote

The final day to register as a new voter in Hood River County is Tuesday, Oct. 14.

HRVHS students attain national academic honors

Annelise Acosta and Miriam Starrett have been recognized as National Merit Scholarship Commended Students, Hood River Valley High School Principal Rich Polkinghorn announced Friday.

Family seeks help in search for elderly Vancouver man

An 84-year-old Vancouver, Wash., man missing for more than a month might have been seen near Cascade Locks on Oct. 1, and his family is asking for help in locating him.

This Week at HRVHS

This Week at HRVHS will be a new feature in the Hood River News, compiled by teacher Tom Ames.

Parks and Rec expands focus on ball fields

HRVPRD examining idea of smaller parcels, more playing fields

The question of how Hood River County will solve its ball field shortage is still up in the air as the Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District continues to search for viable parcels that could be home to new public recreation facilities.

Public Records for Oct. 11

September 2014

September 2014

Forest Service announces fall prescribed burning plans

The Barlow Ranger and Hood River Districts of the Mt. Hood National Forest will be conducting fall prescribed burns and pile burning beginning next week.

Gorge Soup sign-ups near, for adults and kids to present ‘pitches’

Gorge Soup is back, Nov. 11 for adults and Feb. 26 for kids.

Judge Karen Ostrye widely wins bar members’ poll

Judge Karen Ostrye received overwhelming support in a poll of local attorneys asked to choose between incumbent Ostrye and opponent Timothy B. Ferrell.

HR city election events scheduled

Mayoral debate on Oct. 22, ‘Office Hours’ events start Oct. 16

Voters in the City of Hood River will be able to hear directly from mayor and council candidates in two public events.

CL seeking approval of EMS support fee

After it failed due to a subpar voter turnout in May, a measure that would charge Cascade Locks electric customers a fee to support the city’s fire and EMS department is heading back to the ballot this November.

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Sculptor Heather Soderberg-Greene forges a love of the Gorge as she transforms as an artist

A sculpture is static. Heather Soderberg-Greene is not.

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A young mother found dead

Police release few details about investigation

An “always smiling” young mother is dead, and Hood River Police are investigating.