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Succulent fire

West Side Fire Department faces an unusual challenge Thursday when a small fire broke out in a back greenhouse at Good News Gardening on Tucker Road: How to save succulents and other house plants while dousing the fire underneath them.

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Lyle mom wins 2018 ‘Wheels of Hope’ car

For the fourth straight year, the radio stations of Bicoastal Media have conducted their annual campaign to help a Columbia Gorge family in need. This year’s recipient is Callie Thysell of Lyle, a single mother of three children who works as a dietary cook at an area hospital.

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One Community Health gains two major awards

Patients have a right to be at the center of their healthcare choices and interests. And while the philosophy around patient-centered care isn’t necessarily new, it’s a core aspect of One Community Health’s (OCH) vision of integrated health care...

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Nationwide ‘Nobody is Above the Law’ protests reach Hood River

Crowds organized in Hood River, The Dalles and around the country Thursday evening to protest Matthew Whitaker’s appointment as acting Attorney General, a move that put him in charge of overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential foreign meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Columbia Gorge CASA welcomes new volunteers

Columbia Gorge CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) has announced its newest child advocates: Jason Beaver and Ami Trosley, Stevenson; Kirah Doerr, Rebekah Fisher and Traci Witkowski, The Dalles; and Caree DeBorde and Jacob Haan, Hood River.

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Hood River Saddle Club shows community pride

That old saying, “Be careful what you ask for,” sometimes turns out just fine. Hood River Saddle Club volunteers asked for warm, dry weather for their first-out-of-the-chute Adopt-A-Highway project — and it worked!

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Kennedy named top volleyball player in conference

Hood River Valley High School athletes earned conference honors for their play in fall 2018 volleyball and soccer, including Katie Kennedy, who has been named Player of the Year for the Intermountain Conference in volleyball.

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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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