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Beautiful Bounty: Enjoy the July 4 pomp and creativity

“Beautiful Bounty” is a parade theme that well-describes the event itself.

Extreme Need: No ban on fireworks — just be careful

Do you think Sunday’s thunder storm was loud?

Beat the Heat

Have fun in the sun — and the water — but stay safe

Here are some tips from American Red Cross and National Weather Service for how to beat the heat:

Water wise?

Public agencies must take the lead in conserving precious resource

Word came from a reader this week about some sidewalk watering by a public agency.

Summer’s Here: Celebrate, but with caution

Today’s compendium of summer events points to matters of both caution and celebration.

Editor's notebook: Overcoming, and understanding, the tourist’s PTSQ Syndrome

On Sunday I found myself crossing a busy street in Cannon Beach, though I was stopped short of a rash and dangerous act.

Recent report shows outdoor education means big business

The Gray Family Foundation recently commissioned a comprehensive analysis of the economic impacts of traditional camp-based outdoor school programs.

Eagle Excellence: Congratulate HRV baseball, and consider formula for future success

The community’s baseball excitement having died down only slightly, let us add our heartfelt congratulations to the Hood River Valley High School baseball team for its impressive championship in 5A.

Beat the Heat: Hydrate, and look out for each other

Beat the heat — don’t let it beat you, or your children or pets.

Audition: an intimidating word for what is an enjoyable community experience

Editor's Notebook

My first foray into community theater happened nearly nine years ago when I was asked to be in a production of “Our Town” in which community members were cast in the roles matching their real-life jobs.

Congratulations, graduates: the education continues

Congratulations, Class of 2015, as you prepare to step forth and accept your diplomas.

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Planks for the memories: ‘Park Your Age’ folly fills its last space

Editor's Notebook

It’s been 57 years since the creation of Velcro and I know of a 57-year-old man who defines sticking to it.

Editor's Notebook: Travel writers are forever passing the basalt in flavoring this place

News that Sunset magazine gave Hood River its “Best Adventure Town” award was welcome indeed, and deserved, given our “startling breadth of experiences.”

HRV athletes: Track and baseball shine

Blood Drive Donors help prevent seasonal shortage

Congratulations and good luck wishes go to the Hood River Valley High School track and field and baseball teams, and to Horizon Christian School athletes.

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