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GOP governor candidates spar in Hood River

The April 21 Hood River Republican Central Committee gathering was part GOP meeting, part debate, and it held its share of lively moments. At Hood River Valley Adult Center, a crowd of mostly retirees gathered, a table filled with juice and coffee on one side of the room, tables covered with lawn signs, brochures and other campaign material on the other, and four speakers up front.

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‘Music at the Dawn’ brings early 1900s to life

Wednesday brought a listening event unlike any other to Hood River.

Primary ballots in the mail

Check your mail in the next few days: the distinctive long envelope with the pink “Election” logo should arrive no later than Monday.

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Forest fire stopped near Panorama Point

Wy’east Fire District firefighter Dave Rummel sprays water on a permitted burn that got out of hand April 21 near Panorama Point.

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Two sides weigh in on short term rentals issue

City Council will deliberate May 9

Economic impacts and private property rights. Housing availability and neighborhood preservation.

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Bike Buddies reports successful weekend event

A homeless man and a family with three children were among the recipients of bikes Sunday in the spring bike drive held by Anson Pulk, 9, and friends.

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Columbia Center for the Arts gives out 10th anniversary awards

CCA founder and theater veteran Judie Hanel is first recipient of the award named for her

Judie Hanel took home a new award that is named for her, the Judie Hanel Service award, at the 10th anniversary awards night at Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA) on April 2.

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Puffy Pucker

Spring is a fascinating time; sometimes you can just taste it, with strange results.

The Ale List: Gorge Brewers hold tap takeover April 20

Tarwater Tavern on Jewett in White Salmon hosts a tap takeover by 11 breweries in Breweries in the Gorge, 5 p.m. on April 20.

Cosi Fan Tutte cast features opera singing HRVHS grad

The Mozart opera in town this weekend won’t be longhair music, unless you mean the hipsters’ beards.

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