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Pedestrian dangers cited as digging out begins

Among the quietest places in the Gorge was Interstate 84 for the past four days; the freeway finally reopened at 11 p.m. Thursday.

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The Porch: Our many slippery slopes

Giving into the juggernaut winter, here is an all-weather, chains off edition of The Porch, asking the question: Will we now add “Yaktrax” to that list of standard Hood River equipment?

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Library Opens

Weather-related closures have kept patrons out of the Hood River Library in the past week, but on Friday, that changed.

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Voices at rally say ‘Keep Obamacare’

More than 80 people attended an outdoor rally for health care Sunday in Hood River, braving 15 degree weather and standing in the snow at Overlook Memorial Park at Second and State streets.

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The Ale List: Brewers in Gorge fest showcases local ales

It was not Hood River’s first beer fest.

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MLK Day speakers retain hope, voice cautions

Hope, awareness, and action. Those are the concepts to take forward, speakers said Monday at the Martin Luther King Day events at Riverside Community Church, sponsored by Gorge Ecumenical Ministries.

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Freeze Frames

Looking for winter work, these three May Street students used a snow day off from school on Wednesday to drum up some snow shoveling business. From left are Grant Hardy, 11, Massimo Blanco, 11, and Sawyer Clement, 10.

Author, climber Leif Whittaker gives ‘My Old

Waucoma Bookstore, Columbia Center for the Arts and Double Mountain Brewery are hosting author Leif Whittaker for a book talk Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave.

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Shelter moves

Hood River Warming Shelter host Sandy Spellecy, right, briefs shelter volunteers Leigh Hancock, center, and Michelle Nijhuis on procedures at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, the shelter site last week. On Jan. 8, the shelter moved to Covenant Christian Church.

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