Stories for January 2004


Wednesday, January 14


‘Unbelievable’ support feeds cancer survivor’s battle

In May of 2002, Sharlene Kirby was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer — inflammatory ductal carcinoma. It was determined to be at stage IIIB, meaning it had either spread to tissues near the breast (skin or chest wall, including the ribs and the muscles in the chest) or to lymph nodes inside the chest wall along the breast bone.

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CRWD faces new inquiry over filings

The campaign finance reporting of Citizens for Responsible Waterfront Development has been called into question by the Oregon Secretary of State’s office.

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MCCOG workers walk picket line

A small group of employees from the Mid-Columbia Council of Governments spent the noon hour on Wednesday standing in a picket line along 12th Street.

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Soroptimists honor an active trio

Soroptimist International of Hood River presented its annual Women of Distinction awards at a luncheon Friday at the Hood River Inn. The awards are given each year in several categories to three local women who have accomplished outstanding service toward the betterment of the community.

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County kids lend hands to FISH Food Bank

The FISH Food Bank got a helping hand on Thursday — actually, many helping hands. Five 8th grade girls from Hood River Middle School who organized last month’s Hands Across the Gorge event, in which 200 middle school students from around the Gorge linked hands across the Bridge of the Gods to raise awareness about hunger, spent the afternoon at the food bank helping pack food bags.

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Gallery celebrates and challenges

The Columbia Art Gallery has settled into its new space at 101 Fourth St., and it’s as inviting — or more so — than its former digs on Second Street.

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