Election 2018

The bulk of ballots for the Nov. 6 General Election were mailed on Oct. 17 to registered voters in the county. If you have not received your ballot by Oct. 21, call the Hood River Elections Department at 541-386-1442. Read more...

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Broken petcock the cause of last week’s ammonia leak

The ammonia leak at the Willis packing house that closed Highway 35 for approximately two hours last week was apparently caused by a broken petcock, a small valve used to control the flow of liquid or gas, off the bottom of a receiver tank, said Wy’East Fire Chief Greg Borton.

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Climate Change

Two groundbreaking carbon reduction proposals are being considered in Oregon to combat climate change and these initiatives will be presented and discussed with the audience at a meeting on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. at Riverside Church, 317 State St., Hood River.

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Election 2018

The bulk of ballots for the Nov. 6 General Election were mailed on Oct. 17 to registered voters in the county. If you have not received your ballot by Oct. 21, call the Hood River Elections Department at 541-386-1442.

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Boys water polo rallies in second half to beat Barlow

Five weeks into the water polo season and the Hood River Valley boys team has found themselves locked in as a top-three seed in the Mount Hood Conference, but where they land within that top-three will be determined in these last two weeks of the regular season.

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Volleyball secures second place in IMC

The chase for volleyball’s first place title in the Intermountain Conference is beginning to shape-up after the top-three teams in the league, Ridgeview, Crook County and Hood River, were in action on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

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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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‘God of Carnage’ Opens at River Daze

“Sticks and stones can break my bones” … but when Benjamin hits Henry and breaks two of his teeth at a nearby park, it starts two sets of parents on a comically explosive downhill slide from political correctness to character assassination.

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Roots and Branches: Furry, feathered friends

There has been an abundance of wildlife around the farm this year. We have enjoyed watching the deer as they grazed in the orchard, eating pears that have fallen to the ground during the harvest. They are extremely nonchalant prior to hunting season.

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