Stories for January 2006

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Tuesday, January 31

Sketch reveals suspect in sex crime

January 21, 2006

Sex assault sparks man-hunt by Sheriff

January 14, 2006

Three felony charges for truck driver in Koberg accident

January 18, 2006

High Water

January 14, 2006

Letters - Jan. 14

Raising questions

Water ways

Priming optimistic thoughts of spring

Priming optimistic thoughts of spring

May dokyou help missing ‘Tazu’

January 18, 2006

Eagle swimmers speeding up

January 21, 2006

The Hawks walk the plank

January 14, 2006

Pirates face a solid South Wasco

January 21, 2006

County procedure ignores special cases, land use expert says

January 21, 2006

Eagles slack at The Dalles

January 14, 2006

Horizon boys drive into mid-season

Hawks go on a roll with league wins against Arlington and Echo high schools

Hawks go on a roll with league wins against Arlington and Echo high schools

Tsuruta Time

Get involved with Japan exchange program

Get involved with Japan exchange program

Traditions: Warms Springs elder to speak at library

January 21, 2006

The Pirates pick up two weekend wins

January 18, 2006

Letters - Jan. 18

Casino hypocrisy

Casino: in HR or CL, officials say

January 18, 2006

County payments tops concerns for local officials

During a visit by Sen. Gordon Smith’s aide, Hood River leaders discuss prospects for the county

During a visit by Sen. Gordon Smith’s aide, Hood River leaders discuss prospects for the county

Letters - Jan. 21

Weigh water ideas

Varsity girls down Dallas

HRVHS girls pick up third win in a row

HRVHS girls pick up third win in a row

Obituaries - Jan. 21

Bessie Akin

Elks Lodge honors Fish, Jacobson

January 18, 2006

‘Hazzard’ wheels in Hood River

January 18, 2006

Lady Eagles take two league wins

January 18, 2006

Another DEQ fine for Luhr Jensen

Maker of fishing tackle mishandles hazardous waste, draws penalty, its fourth since 1989

Maker of fishing tackle mishandles hazardous waste, draws penalty, its fourth since 1989

Landowner loses Measure 37 rights with transfer of property

County says original zoning is valid only if ownership doesn’t change hands — even temporarily

County says original zoning is valid only if ownership doesn’t change hands — even temporarily

Obituaries - Jan. 18

Laura Aronson

Entertainment Listings

January 18, 2006

Obituaries - Jan. 14

Agnes Seeta Bee

Dialysis Dozen

The new location of the Ray T. Yasui Dialysis Center offers an increase in capacity to 12 chairs, as well as new technology for patients

The new location of the Ray T. Yasui Dialysis Center offers an increase in capacity to 12 chairs, as well as new technology for patients

Sidelines

January 21, 2006

Managing Money

Council should focus on city coffers and outstanding deficit

Council should focus on city coffers and outstanding deficit

Small Business Showcase returns March 2

January 18, 2006

Council denies city manager his pay raise

January 21, 2006

Mighty Mite skiers shine at Kandahar

January 14, 2006

Dialysis center hosts open house

January 14, 2006

Ospreys approach championship season

Hood River Swimmers take first places, state “A” times at Lake Oswego memorial meet

Hood River Swimmers take first places, state “A” times at Lake Oswego memorial meet

LJS says violations are trivial

Phil Jensen, president of LJS Enterprises plans to appeal $33,225 in DEQ penalties

Phil Jensen, president of LJS Enterprises plans to appeal $33,225 in DEQ penalties

Search continues for Tazu Higashi

Tazu Higashi Age: 79 Last seen: Jan. 10 at Lake Oswego shopping center Goes by: “Grandma” Height: 4-foot-11 Drives: A silver 2005 Dodge Caravan May have driven to: Parkdale

Tazu Higashi Age: 79 Last seen: Jan. 10 at Lake Oswego shopping center Goes by: “Grandma” Height: 4-foot-11 Drives: A silver 2005 Dodge Caravan May have driven to: Parkdale

Sunday Sessions challenge local riders

Mt. Hood Meadows hosts a series of unique freestyle events that give riders the spotlight

Mt. Hood Meadows hosts a series of unique freestyle events that give riders the spotlight

What would happen if a 1,000 year flood ripped through Hood River?

Could we handle it? Emergency workers gather at a FERC-mandated exercise to test and implement an evacuation plan

Could we handle it? Emergency workers gather at a FERC-mandated exercise to test and implement an evacuation plan

Monday, January 16

Lawsuit could stall land-use claims

Parkdale resident wants to stop county from wasting a ‘colossal’ amount of time if courts rule Measure 37 unconstitutional

Parkdale resident wants to stop county from wasting a ‘colossal’ amount of time if courts rule Measure 37 unconstitutional

A problem for all ages

Drug and alcohol counselors urge parental leadership to foster healthy lifestyles for youth

Drug and alcohol counselors urge parental leadership to foster healthy lifestyles for youth

Briggs files for county board

January 4, 2006

Letters - Jan. 11

Tails you lose

Making Invigorating Music Zinindika

marimba is Shona for “wooden voices”

marimba is Shona for “wooden voices”

Leading lady Leila Crapper dies at 90

Leila Crapper at the Harmony Harvest Talent Show in November.

Leila Crapper at the Harmony Harvest Talent Show in November.

Remembering Rudy

Cascades Locks pays respects to Warm Springs leader

Cascades Locks pays respects to Warm Springs leader

Horizon Hawks enter league play with mixed momentum

Boys’ team on a winning streak; girls’ team struggling to score

Boys’ team on a winning streak; girls’ team struggling to score

Pirates drive into league play

Cascade Locks basketball faces key league games against Horizon and Helix this week

Cascade Locks basketball faces key league games against Horizon and Helix this week

Letters - Dec. 28

Civil liberty at stake

No tax break but prizes just fine

Isabella Rose arrives just in time for First Baby prizes, too late for a 2005 tax deduction

Isabella Rose arrives just in time for First Baby prizes, too late for a 2005 tax deduction

Hawks ready to rock-and-roll

January 4, 2006

Eagles win in landslide over Madison Senators

January 4, 2006

Obituaries - Dec. 31

Mary Helen McPherson

County sees green in energy, revenue prospects

Administrator, board consider wind, water as source of energy and county money

Administrator, board consider wind, water as source of energy and county money

Cat trapper in race with time

Bonnie Edstrom makes it her mission to catch and relocate wild cats from area trailer parks

Bonnie Edstrom makes it her mission to catch and relocate wild cats from area trailer parks

Walden supports students’ bids for military academies

December 31, 2005

For the hundreds of efforts, a few dozen awards

December 24, 2005

Obituaries - Jan. 7

Ruth Johnson

Columbia Gorge CASA welcomes new volunteers

January 7, 2006

Fund-amental

Wisdom born of trees grown in Oregon forests

Wisdom born of trees grown in Oregon forests

Down to the final seconds

January 7, 2006

Obituaries - Dec. 24

Phyllis Mockler

Ospreys excel at Animal Junior II

December 28, 2005

Boxes Forever

toys and joys keep on going

toys and joys keep on going

No-casino fight a Gorge battle

Cascade Locks’ No Casino group ‘joins hands across river’ in its fight against proposed gaming facility

Cascade Locks’ No Casino group ‘joins hands across river’ in its fight against proposed gaming facility

Eagles give Crook County a run for their money

HRVHS wrestlers show vast improvement in home opener and first league dual meet

HRVHS wrestlers show vast improvement in home opener and first league dual meet

Letters - Jan. 4

Casino is clean

Jolene: The second first baby

Six years after having the year’s first baby, the Johnsons had another first baby of the year, the only two-timers in Hood River

Six years after having the year’s first baby, the Johnsons had another first baby of the year, the only two-timers in Hood River

Entertainment Listings

December 31, 2005

To 2006

More Best Wishes for the New Year

More Best Wishes for the New Year

Obituaries - Jan. 11

Jennifer Smith

‘Insufficient’

At town hall meeting, Sen. Wyden says Walden-Blumenauer Wilderness plan doesn’t protect enough of Mount Hood and calls for a review of Indian Gaming Act

At town hall meeting, Sen. Wyden says Walden-Blumenauer Wilderness plan doesn’t protect enough of Mount Hood and calls for a review of Indian Gaming Act

Varsity girls slip past Putnam

December 24, 2005

Masters swimmers promote health, longevity

December 28, 2005

Van Metre’s goes out while it’s still good

After 40 years in the family, the Van Metres close furniture store

After 40 years in the family, the Van Metres close furniture store

Durable good

Goodbye to a downtown fixture

Goodbye to a downtown fixture

Merry Christmas

A Maine ideal, for us all

A Maine ideal, for us all

Is this the time for a pay raise?

Council ponders $10,000 to $12,000 hike in salary of city manager Francis

Council ponders $10,000 to $12,000 hike in salary of city manager Francis

Happy New Year

Shoes, gloves, calculators, and other wishes for 2006

Shoes, gloves, calculators, and other wishes for 2006

Minors sober up on fines, classes

Monday’s court docket featured 12 MIP cases; seven were resolved in first 30 minutes

Monday’s court docket featured 12 MIP cases; seven were resolved in first 30 minutes

Port searches for headhunters to find director

Interviewing of two firms from Portland is first step in filling Harlan’s seat

Interviewing of two firms from Portland is first step in filling Harlan’s seat

A great way to escape the rain

December 24, 2005

The first winter sport

Remember what snow was like before you discovered edges?

Remember what snow was like before you discovered edges?

Summit Snowboarding launches into season

January 11, 2006

Still below average

The snowpack is four times thicker than last year’s, but it’s lagging compared to averages

The snowpack is four times thicker than last year’s, but it’s lagging compared to averages

Letters - Dec. 24

Casino options

Hood River dominates Elks Invitational

Eagles win annual Elks Invitational Wrestling tournament

Eagles win annual Elks Invitational Wrestling tournament

Local Style winter-fun photo contest

December 28, 2005

Letters - Dec. 31

This town is kind

Health care, gold are issues in Gov’s race

Both candidates say Gov. Ted Kulongoski has not been proactive

Both candidates say Gov. Ted Kulongoski has not been proactive

Obituaries - Jan. 4

Dessie DeBoard

Obituaries - Dec. 28

Timothy Facteau

New year could end decades of land disputes

January 4, 2006

‘I want to contribute’

Barbara Mann faces the long, hard task of raising money to make kidney transplant possible

Barbara Mann faces the long, hard task of raising money to make kidney transplant possible

Sisters savor success of Christmas meal

December 28, 2005

Transfer site to accept toxic materials

December 28, 2005

Steve See earns black belt, third degree

December 28, 2005

Letters - Jan. 7

Gamblers lose

A News Century

The bounty in our back pages

The bounty in our back pages

‘Considerable’ more dangerous than you think, avalanche expert says

December 24, 2005

Diabetes claims Warm Springs chief

December 31, 2005

Sidelines

December 24, 2005