Election 2018

The bulk of ballots for the Nov. 6 election will be mailed on Oct. 17 to registered voters in the county. Voter registration deadline is Oct. 16 for new registrants and current voters with a change of address or other update to their registration information. Read more...

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NORCOR board to try new jail management format

The jail board reached consensus Monday (Oct. 2) to try running the jail without an administrator for the rest of the fiscal year on a trial basis. The board also accepted the Oct. 31 resignation of Administrator Bryan Brandenburg.

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Election 2018

The bulk of ballots for the Nov. 6 election will be mailed on Oct. 17 to registered voters in the county. Voter registration deadline is Oct. 16 for new registrants and current voters with a change of address or other update to their registration information.

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Wild three-team race for volleyball’s top-spot

Unless things to take a 180-degree turn, only three teams have a chance at the top-spot in the Intermountain Conference, with a couple weeks remaining in the 2018-19 5A volleyball regular season: Ridgeview, Crook County and Hood River Valley.

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Brewery anniversaries and re-openings
Cascade Locks’ Thunder Island Brewery celebrated its fifth anniversary with new beers and old-style music, provided here by Dryland Cartel, a Stevenson-based band doing covers and original tunes, and at Everybody’s Brewing in White Salmon, the grand re-opening and 10th anniversary “Love Fest” in the months-old brewing house hosted beer tastings and music by bands including the Gorge-based trio of Ronnie Ontiveros on bass, Dennis Williams on woodwinds (including his 1920s baritone sax) and Megan Alder on guitar. Details coming in the Oct. 13 edition of Hood River News.

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A garden 28 years in the making

Jacquie Barone answered the phone one evening this past June to find a friend on the other line, telling her that she and her garden had been featured in that month’s edition of Better Homes & Gardens magazine and that she had to come over to look at it immediately.

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Cascade Observations: Community connections

We celebrate a sports team’s great achievements by holding center-of-the-city parades, publish press releases when high school students win coveted Gates scholarships, and celebrate other high achievers with giant-sized billboards located on the busiest street in town. But how often do we jump up and down when a shy young man beats out stiff competition to win the Rosauers supermarket chain’s “Super Sacker” competition? Local Hood River bagger Jerry Sandoval did just that last week.

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Yesteryears: HRMS changes mascots in 1998

The times are changing … and so is the Hood River Middle School mascot. Since 1971, the school’s mascot has been the Patriot: A proud soldier dressed in regimental red and white garb.

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