Kirby Neumann-Rea

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All you need to know about HR County Fair

Hood River County Fair is back, starting today.

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The Porch: July 22

WELL SAID: “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank

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Big 6: City takes close look at unsafe intersections

“The Big 6” problem intersections are getting the attention of City Hall.

Editor's Notebook: By George, one’s own name is a basic sweet spot in your sense of identity

“Maybe each of us is Cain to some Abel, and slays him in the field without knowing it through the things he does to him, the things he says to him, and the things he should say and doesn’t.” — Primo Levi

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Deep-rooted friendship: Tsuruta Sister City Program turns 40

Gifts took their accustomed honored place at Thursday’s 40th anniversary dinner celebrating the Hood River-Tsuruta Sister City program.

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Providence CEO: No plans for layoffs in Oregon

No layoffs are currently planned in the Providence Health System in the Gorge, Chief Executive Officer David Underriner said Monday.

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The Ale List: Double Mountain Brewery goes ‘Dark and Moody’ for summer

Double Mountain Brewery and a national direct to door craft beer delivery service are officially “Beer Buddies.”

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Antique steam tractor

ANTIQUE steam tractor, restored over the last few years by driver Jack Sheppard and others, announces the start of the July 4 parade.

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A musical plus

The Lack Family performs a rollicking show on July 4 at Jackson Park as part of the post-parade festivities.

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A Full Fourth

Independence Day celebrations ...

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