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Letters to the Editor for Dec. 16

Watch speeds; ‘Shut up, Fido’; more

Gorge Happiness Month: Mandy Kurfurst uses ‘The Daily Three’ to center herself

Mandy Kurfurst is a human resources generalist with One Community Health, sponsor of Gorge Happiness Month. On the job for 18 months, she’s felt plenty of need to observe the program’s tenets and the Daily Three.

Police Log, Nov. 27 to Dec. 10

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

‘Operation Christmas Child’ sets collection record for 2017 campaign

Volunteers from the Southwest Washington Area Team, which includes Hood River County, are celebrating the record-breaking collection of 18,000 gift-filled shoeboxes as part of The Samaritan's Purse project Operation Christmas Child.

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FutureBus visits Cascade Locks Elementary

The Beaverton School District’s “FutureBus,” a mobile maker-space and design studio, visited Cascade Locks Elementary School Dec. 14. In this unique partnership, a team from Beaverton shared design-thinking and robotics curriculum as well as what they’ve learned in two years running the FutureBus, stated a press release.

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History Museum of Hood River County hosts open house Saturday

The History Museum of Hood River County hosts its Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 16 from noon to 4 p.m.

Pet of the Week: Gus the Yorkie is ‘sweetest in town’

Gus has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. He is about 2 years old, and volunteers say he’s the sweetest little Yorkie in town!

Kegler's Corner: Rod Pratt Bowls Bigly

Last week we were privileged to watch the Rod Pratt tenpin show at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.

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‘Loving Vincent’ Dec. 20 at CCA

“Loving Vincent” is the world’s first fully oil painted feature film, and it will show at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at the Columbia Center for the Arts. The unique movie brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his story.

How to help during the holidays

Updated for Dec. 16 edition

Church News: Advent, Christmas schedules announced

Updated for Dec. 16 edition

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‘HRV fight, fight, fight!’

The HRV boys basketball team headed into its home matchup Tuesday night against Gresham fresh off a Madras Tournament championship, where they dominated La Grande and Redmond.

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HRV Nordic skiers get their start

Hood River took on the greater Bend region in their first competition Saturday, Dec. 9 at Mt. Bachelor Nordic center.

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HRV girls respond after a 1-2 start with a three-game winning streak

The HRV girls basketball team through the first five games of the season are 4-2 and currently on a three game winning streak after going on the road this Tuesday and coming out of Gresham with a 51-20 victory.

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First Lego League: Robotics winners announced from The Dalles Tournaments

Thirty-six teams of students ages 9 to 14 competed at the First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournaments on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday, Dec. 10. The Dalles Middle School event welcomed teams from as far as Hermiston, Heppner, Irrigon and Ione as well as Klickitat, Stevenson, Dufur, Mosier, Centerville, Hood River and The Dalles. Eleven teams were chosen to advance to the state competition in Hillsboro in January.

HRV seniors follow detailed steps to meeting college deadlines

As temperatures begin to drop, stress levels start to lower for seniors at Hood River Valley High School applying to college.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 16

Entertainment Update for Dec. 16

Holiday Happenings, updated for Dec. 16 edition

Holiday happenings

Service Announcement for Dec. 16:

Janet Stream

Team Osprey competes in Bend Winter Invitational

The Bend Winter Invitational swim meet at the Juniper Aquatic Center in Bend had a slow start on Dec. 2 as electrical issues at the facility canceled the first day of events.

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