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The Porch: April 25

WELL DONE: Ink drawings by Kristina Cancelmi (above) on display through April 30 at Dog River Coffee. These bittersweet observations on love and life employe images and words, including a lyric by the 1980s Scottish band Big Country. Cancelmi is the graphic artist for Full Sail Brewing.

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Special rose delivery

Gordy Sato delivers roses to Brookside Manor Friday, a sort of Rotary Roses, part 2: Sato, a Hood River Rotarian and Parkdale orchardist, organizes the annual rose sale on the third Thursday of each April.

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Student Ag-art-culture

Concern for community grows from two different, yet connected, creative projects

“We’re learning a bunch of cool stuff about art and I’m also happy we helped our community.”

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Schools looking at $896,000 in budget cuts next year

Saying “it will be impossible to make cuts that don’t affect kids,” Superintendent Dan Goldman announced that he expects budget cuts totaling $896,000 will be required of Hood River County School District for the 2015-16 school year.

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In town hall, Merkley blasts budget, calls for ‘action now’ over climate change

High school students had the first and last words at Sen. Jeff Merkley’s town hall Monday night at Hood River Middle School, calling for action on immigration and climate change.

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Blossom Time: Cider Fest, Studio Tour and more

Blossom Time bubbles up this weekend with the kickoff event, the second annual Hard Pressed Cider Fest, at Mt. Defiance Fruit on Stadelman Drive in Odell, noon to 7 p.m. Saturday.

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Earliest bloom in decades

Horticulturist: fruit should weather well when harvest comes

Around dawn Friday, the low but steady flutter reverberated in the Hood River Valley.

Curves comes through

The clients at Curves gave a boost to FISH food bank last month.

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Vintage Grille owners settle in at Hood River Hotel

The serving part has been fun for the owners of Vintage Grill, the new restaurant at Hood River Hotel.

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