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A Book Bundle

Celebrate reading: Getting through the winter with News staff picks

Hood River News staff shares what they're reading now.

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Dinner is served: Mosier Valley Senior Center, Up, Running and Looking to Future

The Mosier Valley Senior Center was hoppin’ the last Wednesday of January — the first time it had been able to open all month due to inclement weather.

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School board selects Rich Truax to fill vacancy

On Jan. 25, the Hood River County School District Board of Directors selected Rich Truax to replace Jan Veldhuisen Virk for the at-large position after her 18 years of service. Five qualified applicants interviewed for the position at the Jan. 25 school board meeting at Westside Elementary School. Truax was the unanimous choice and will be formally sworn in as the at-large board member on Feb. 8 at the district office.

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‘Pirates’ opens Feb. 9

Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association Stages presents “Pirates of Penzance” at Wy’east Middle School’s Performing Arts Center Feb. 9-12 at 7 p.m.

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Working to stay Warm

Hood River Shelter Services looks to future

Hood River Shelter Services — perhaps better known as the warming shelter — is now in its eighth season, with a mission to provide a warm, safe place to sleep during the winter months, generally from November through early March.

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HRVHS concludes successful food bank fundraiser

Students at Hood River Valley High School concluded their annual FISH Food Bank fundraiser Jan. 6 — and had their most successful event in six years.

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ROUNDTABLE: Rally participants show support

“We’ve got your back.”

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Rebuild-it Center seeks sales, support to keep doors open

The Gorge Rebuild-it Center is in danger of closing.

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Women’s Stand brings national march to HR

‘People are looking at all of the issues’

The Hood River Women’s Stand on Saturday might never have happened had it not been for inclement weather. In fact, you might call it Plan B.

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‘Strong People’ classes expand

OSU Extension offers a variety of programs, from gardening and farming to food preservation and exercise classes.

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