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HR Bridge toll hike hearings begin Tuesday

The first in a pair of hearings concerning a proposed bridge toll increase at the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge kicks off Tuesday.

Fall Energy Symposium hosted in HR

The 2017 Fall Energy Symposium happens at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 16-17.

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Local recycling, global impacts: cost increases roll in

Getting beyond wishful recycling’

Gorge waste managers Hood River Garbage/The Dalles Disposal and Tri-County Hazardous Waste and Recycling Program are coming to terms with how a slated Jan. 1 recycling policy change will affect local programs.

HRMS water turned off, boiler chemicals enter pipes

The water system at Hood River Middle School has been turned off since Thursday morning after water described as smelly, yellowish, and cloudy emerged from drinking fountains and faucets. It was the result of an installation error that allowed a chemical solution used in the school’s new boiler to enter the potable water system, according to Principal Brent Emmons.

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Friends of Gorge plan SAR donation Monday

Friends of the Columbia Gorge will present a donation in honor of Hood River County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue.

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Speech and Debate begins its year

On Saturday, Oct. 7 the HRVHS Speech and Debate Team hosted an invitational novice competition.

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Scenes from HRVHS' 2017 Air Guitar

Photos from HRVHS' air guitar Oct. 12

Memorial for Dep. Mike Anderson Sunday

A memorial service for Hood River County Sheriff Deputy Mike Anderson will be held Sunday, Oct. 15 at 1:30 p.m. at Hood River Valley High School. The public is invited to attend, and carpooling is recommended as parking will be limited.

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‘Christmas Town’ trip coming, despite Polar Express cancellation

Though the annual Polar Express at Mt. Hood Railroad has been called off, a separate winter excursion trip begins in November.

Mosier Senior Center hosts Harvest Fair

The Mosier Senior Center is planning its annual Harvest Fair on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center, located on Second Street in Mosier.

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On Sunday, take in a safe view of the sun, through filtered telescopes

Bob Yoesle from Friends of the Goldendale Observatory will present a solar viewing free to the public on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, weather and clouds permitting, outside the museum.

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Oregon distributing $85M marijuana tax revenue

Nearly $85 million in marijuana tax revenue is heading to state agencies, the Oregon Department of Revenue announced.

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‘Working in the Gorge’ event celebrates staff

The Mid-Columbia Employment First team celebrated National Disability Employment Awareness Month in Hood River.

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Local recycling program feels global impacts

A change in local recycling policy could be coming, thanks to a global change in the way materials are managed.

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Fetal Deaths: Stillborn but always loved

Remembrance ceremony gathers Sunday at Riverside

“You bond. Just because of the outcome does not make Cole any less my child.”