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School District readies capital facilities bond

Board meets tonight to decide on 20-year, $57 million proposal

School improvements take center stage in tonight’s Hood River County School District Board of Directors meeting.

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Father of the Bride

Show opens Feb. 12

The vexing phone keeps ringing and it’s attached to a cord coming out of the wall. The furniture has doilies on it, teenagers read the newspaper at the breakfast table, and a middle class suburban family employs a maid.

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Pfriem plans to expand to entire Halyard Building

Hood River’s fastest-growing brewery, pFriem Family Brewing, is preparing to expand for the fourth time in less than four years in operation.

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Horizon boys clinch Big Sky berth

Win over Arlington gives the Hawks at least a fifth-place finish in the Big Sky Conference

The Horizon boys basketball team is peaking just in time for the upcoming district playoffs. The No. 15 Hawks (9-11, 6-5 Big Sky) played with the intensity level of a playoff team in a 60-52 win over the Arlington Honkers (8-14, 2-9) Friday at Horizon Christian School.

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Aporkalypse: Bacon contest fattens coffers at Helping Hands

A packed house of more than 200 attended the fourth annual Aporkalypse fundraiser for Helping Hands Against Violence on Jan. 29 at Springhouse Cellars.

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    Repeat: HRV girls wrestling wins state qualifier title

    The HRV girls wrestling team won the team state championship this past weekend at the Oregon Girls State Championship Qualifier at Cottage Grove High School. The team title is decided at this tournament and the top four wrestlers in each weight class qualify to compete at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland Feb. 26-27.

    Kegler's Corner: Zach Mohun leads at Orchard Lanes

    League bowling action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes was terrific last week. As always, the five stars who bowled the most over their averages last week making our team of the week is a special group, a diverse mix of our league bowlers from the very best to the unheralded.

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    Horizon boys clinch Big Sky berth

    Win over Arlington gives the Hawks at least a fifth-place finish in the Big Sky Conference

    The Horizon boys basketball team is peaking just in time for the upcoming district playoffs. The No. 15 Hawks (9-11, 6-5 Big Sky) played with the intensity level of a playoff team in a 60-52 win over the Arlington Honkers (8-14, 2-9) Friday at Horizon Christian School.

    Pendleton’s shooting proves too much for HRV boys

    Bucks defeat Eagles, 96-54, for team’s worst loss of the season

    The ninth-ranked Pendleton Buckaroos continued their reign of terror in the Columbia River Conference Friday night, handing the HRV Eagles the team’s worst loss of the season — league or otherwise — with a 96-54 drubbing in Pendleton.

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    Girls compete well, but can’t overcome Pendleton’s offense

    HRV Eagles fall to Pendleton Buckaroos, 66-45

    In a season where victories have been hard to come by, the HRV girls basketball team’s 66-45 loss against Pendleton on Friday ended up feeling like a victory, as the Eagles (3-14, 0-4 Columbia River Conference) played well against the Buckaroos (7-12, 2-2) for the majority of the game.

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    Aporkalypse: Bacon contest fattens coffers at Helping Hands

    A packed house of more than 200 attended the fourth annual Aporkalypse fundraiser for Helping Hands Against Violence on Jan. 29 at Springhouse Cellars.

    YESTERYEARS: DaKine, Pro Motion relocating to Hood River in 1986

    Sailboarding Scoop — Port of Hood River Manager Jim O’Banion notes that three sailboard industry manufacturers are planning to set up shop here this year. Da Kine, an international sailboard accessory firm, plans to locate a regional facility here starting next month. Pro Motion, which operated a sail-making operation next to the post office last year, will return this season and will consolidate other regional offices into a central location here. And a Vancouver, B.C., firm also reportedly will locate here. All three firms will be based on port-owned properties.

    Cascade Observations: Sweetness of Winter

    It must be February. The candy aisles are turning pink and red, enticing us to purchase sweets for our sweeties. It’s the month when we compose our own statements of affection or ask Hallmark for help in expressing our amorous feelings.

    Second Saturday will be all about pilots

    Want to learn all about being a Hood River pilot? Come on by the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum on Feb. 13 for a special talk sponsored by Classic Wings at 11 a.m. about Hood River pilots.