Stories for January 2003


Wednesday, January 29


Voters reject Measure 28

Hood River County voters joined the rest of Oregon Tuesday in defeating the Measure 28, the income tax surcharge proposal.

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Friday, January 24

Crowd overflows map hearing

There was no room at the Inn on Wednesday when crowds showed up to comment on Hood River County’s draft destination resort map.

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HRV wrestlers try to maintain momentum

Hoping to build on the momentum from a solid performance at the Oregon Classic, the Hood River Valley wrestling team returns to Central Oregon this weekend for back-to-back Intermountain Conference dual meets against Redmond and Bend.

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Wednesday, January 22

Horizon drops three straight

For the young, undersized Horizon Christian basketball team, the learning curve continues to wind in a positive direction despite a 1-11 start.

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Tuesday, January 21


CAST, Columbia Gallery must seek new space

Two long-standing Hood River cultural organizations are facing an uncertain future. The Columbia Art Gallery’s lease at 207 Second St. ran out earlier this month and the city, which owns the property, has notified the gallery’s board that the lease will not be renewed.

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Friday, January 17


Hermiston routs HRV girls at home

HOOD RIVER — The odds weren’t in their favor, but the HRV girls basketball team showed little fear against league-leading Hermiston on Tuesday.

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Wednesday, January 15

Tuesday, January 14


HRV boys dial up dual defeats on road trip

The Hood River Valley boys basketball team left itself little margin for error in the Intermountain Conference playoff race last weekend after dropping road games to Bend and No. 1-ranked Redmond.

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Friday, January 10


Wednesday, January 8


Tuesday, January 7


Eagles exact revenge over Buckaroos

The HRV wrestling team may have finished behind rival Pendleton at the Best in the West tournament two weeks ago, but that didn’t mean they weren’t the better team.

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Hawks initiated by Dufur, Country Christian

The road toward respect-ability doesn’t appear to be getting any easier for the Horizon Christian Hawks, who fell to 0-7 over the weekend with road losses to No. 8-ranked Country Christian and No. 3-ranked Dufur.

January 7, 2003 midnight read more..

Children’s Chorus holds auditions

The Mid-Columbia Children’s Chorus, under the direction of Mark Steighner, is re-forming after a year’s hiatus. The community choir, formed in 1998, is open to any student in grades 5-8, including private and home schoolers.

January 7, 2003 midnight read more..

Commissioners take oath of office

In what he termed an “august” occasion, Hood River County Attorney Will Carey administered the oath of office to three elected officials on Monday evening.

January 7, 2003 midnight read more..

Friday, January 3

Eggers takes helm at HR schools

A major step toward selection of a new superintendent will be the chief item of business in the Hood River County School Board’s first meeting of 2003.

January 3, 2003 midnight read more..

Thursday, January 2


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