Stories for March 2016

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Wednesday, March 30

       

Memories of Jim O’Banion

Jim O’Banion, who led the Port of Hood River through nearly two decades of transformative growth, will be remembered for his dedication to work, friends, and family.

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Kegler's Corner: ERS wins the third round of Industrial

Last week, the ERS (Excavation Rental Supply) team won the third round in the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. ERS has been dominant all season, leading the league in total wins by a huge 49.5-point margin over the next best team. They not only just won Round 3, they also won Round 2.

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HRVHS Robotics team heads to Nationals

Occam’s Razor robotics team from Hood River Valley High School was a finalist in state competition and will advance to national competition, a first for a Hood River team.

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Following a ‘path of legacy’

Seventy-four years ago, the United States government placed a curfew on all west coast people of Japanese heritage in response to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

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YESTERYEARS: Cascade Locks looks into renting HR jail space in 1936

Recorder W.J. Carlson, of Cascade Locks, this week asked Sheriff W. Edick to quote him prices for rent of one or more cells of the city jail at Hood River. The county leases the jail from the city and the Recorder believes it would be cheaper to rent jail space for its own lawbreakers than to build a jail at the Locks.

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Così fan Tutte comes to HR April 15, 17

Ping and Woof Opera is proud to bring to Hood River their first fully staged production, Mozart’s Così fan Tutte. This charming and funny tale of a bet that goes in unexpected directions is sure to enchant!

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Business Notes for March 30

Marcie Zorza has been promoted to the position of senior vice president branch administrator at CenterPointe Community Bank.

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Cider guys’ open letter to the Columbia Gorge community

Sometimes bad things happen, and rather than pull you into despair, they lift you up. That is how we feel about getting called by Full Sail’s lawyer and told to change our name. The situation could have broken us were it not for you, the Gorge community — our family.

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ANOTHER VOICE: Why residents win with STR regulations

On March 21, the Hood River Planning Commission came out in overwhelming support of regulations on short term vacation rentals (STRs). After carefully studying housing data and hearing substantial public testimony, six out of seven commissioners heartily endorsed “The Portland Plan,” designed to preserve the livability of Hood River and help retain our limited housing for residents.

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Klickitat Democrats host Lieut Governor forum

Klickitat County Democrats will host an April 4 candidate forum for State Lieut. Governor at the White Salmon Grange Hall, 1085 Main Street, White Salmon. It begins at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 8:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend, and the event is free.

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Fire  Education Day for Kids April 2

Fire Education Day for Kids — the Extended Application (EA) project of Hood River Valley High School student Lesley Cardenas — takes place April 2 at the Hood River Fire Station, 1785 Meyer Parkway, from 1-4 p.m.

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Tuesday, March 29

 

Saturday, March 26

 

HR gymnast shines at state champs

Local gymnast Jacy Johnston had a good showing last weekend at the Oregon State Optional Gymnastics Championship in Salem, where she battled through a stomach bug to place fourth all-around in Level 6 competition — a personal best for Johnston.

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Sports Briefs for March 26

Take the Hill Challenge April 16; HRMGA tournament season underway; ICMGA hosts first tournament of the season; HRVLL opening day is April 9

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Eagles place second at Coach Bob Invite

Perhaps a good indicator of how well the HRV baseball team is playing this year is how well the Eagles did at their annual trip down to the Phoenix, Ariz., metro area for the Coach Bob Invitational, where HRV played some very competitive teams from Colorado, Arizona, and California

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Kegler's Corner: Jeff Miller rolls 299

The bowling season is nearing its exciting and frenetic close at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. We’re down to the wire in the Monday night Industrial League, with only one week remaining in Round 3.

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Mosier homecoming planned April 2

Friends of Mosier High School are hosting the 68th annual Mosier Homecoming Celebration on April 2 at Hood River Church of the Nazarene, 2168 Belmont St. Hood River.

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The Future of Water: HR Watershed Group presents conservation strategies, costs

When the Hood River Watershed Group (HRWG) met March 22 for its regular monthly meeting, members and interested citizens — from Hood River and The Dalles — got a first glimpse of the Hood River Water Conservation Strategy, presented by Ed Salminen and Nicklas Christensen, Watershed Professionals Network, and Cindy Thieman, HRWG coordinator.

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Lasting Light Photography opens shutters

Lasting Light Photography, a new business founded by Hood River resident Vince Ready, began accepting clients in March. The business will offer a range of services including high-quality portrait photography, fine art landscape prints, and product and commercial photography for local businesses.

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THAT Brian Doyle starts ‘poTENtial’

“Brian James Patrick Doyle of New Yawk is cheerfully NOT the great Canadian novelist Brian Doyle, nor the astrophysicist Brian Doyle, nor the former Yankee baseball player Brian Doyle, nor even the terrific actor Brian Doyle-Murray. He is, let’s say, the ambling shambling Oregon writer Brian Doyle, and happy to be so.”

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No extension: March 31 studded tires deadline is firm

ODOT won’t extend the 2015-16 studded tire season past March 31. Studded tires are allowed in Oregon from Nov. 1 through March 31 each year. The law allows ODOT to extend the studded tire season when necessary, but current weather forecasts do not support an extension this year.

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HRVHS students create mural for health center

Hood River Valley High School’s health center looks a lot more colorful these days, thanks to murals created by the school’s National Art Honor Society and local mural artist Allison Bell Fox. About 12 students participated in the project.

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Pastor expands role to principal

Columbia Lutheran School has announced Rev. Jesse Jacobsen will guide the school’s expansion through the eighth grade. Jacobsen has led Columbia as its interim principal since the school opened its doors two years ago.

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Orchestra Associations plans Richard Parker fundraiser May 14

The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association is planning a fundraiser to honor the late Richard Parker, who is recognized by all who knew him for his artistic influence on education, music, and theater in the Columbia River Gorge. Proceeds will go to supporting local music and theater education programs.

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Friday, March 25



Flags lowered: Victims of the attack in Brussels

Gov. Kate Brown ordered on Tuesday that all flags at Oregon public institutions be flown at half-mast until sunset on Saturday, March 26 as a mark of respect for the victims of the terrorist attacks in Brussels.

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Wednesday, March 23

 

Gorge Owned seeks nominees for LeFevre Sustainability Awards

Gorge Owned (GO!) is accepting nominations for the sixth annual Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards, which celebrates people who are working on innovative, creative solutions to the environmental, economic and social issues facing the Gorge. GO! will present the awards to one individual, one business and one student at the Gorge Earth Day celebration on Wednesday, April 20 at Springhouse Cellars in Hood River.

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YESTERYEARS: More veterans’ housing needed in City in 1946

The housing committee of the Veterans’ county council voted on Wednesday to petition the City of Hood River to seek 12 additional housing units, similar to the 26 veterans’ homes to be erected on the Mooney tract, corner of Belmont Road. Mayor Joe Meyer stated Thursday that the city has obtained the maximum allotment of housing units under the presents Federal Public Housing Authority, but that more will be requested if the current legislation before congress is passed authorizing additional expenditures for the housing program.

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‘Other Desert Cities’ at CCA, Rockford Grange

“Other Desert Cities,” a staged play reading closing this weekend, seems simple enough: adult daughter returns home to Palm Springs, a successful author with a new book about to be published. Her parents, brother and aunt are all there to greet her, and between game night and the newness of Brooke’s presence, matters start off friendly enough.

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Made For Mosier returns April 9

The public charter school in Mosier is hosting its annual fundraiser event, called Made for Mosier, on April 9. After several years of hosting the event at Springhouse Cellars in Hood River, it was time to find a bigger space to hold one of the most popular fundraisers in the Gorge.

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‘GigaFlood’ program March 25

Join author Rick Thompson for a program on “GigaFlood: Largest Ice Age Flood,” on Friday, March 25 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. Dinner begins at 6 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m.

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Women Lawyers hold annual book drive

The Oregon Women Lawyers Coffee Creek Book Drive will take place April 1-15. Collection boxes will be near the clerks’ offices on the third floors of the Hood River and Wasco county courthouses.

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Carson’s Backwoods Brewing expands to Stevenson

Pallets of hundreds of empty beer cans wait, resting amongst a hum of steady commotion and scattered brewing material. Each sheet is composed of cans stacked one on top of another, layered like a cubic aluminum cake, their copper-orange sheen soon to be filled with Carson’s Backwoods Brewing Company Copperline Amber beer.

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Annual Egg Hunt, Safety Fair meld Saturday at Jackson Park

The annual Community Easter Egg Hunt held each year on the Saturday morning before Easter at Jackson Park is going to be bigger and better than ever, according to Rev. Jeff Mueller of Immanuel Lutheran and the sponsoring Columbia Gorge Fellowship of Churches.

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HR 14U water polo has great showing at Chehalem

The Hood River Water Polo 14U co-ed team made up of 6-8th graders participated in the Chehalem Spring Tournament March 11-13. The team won three out of four competitive games throughout the weekend against some well-seasoned teams from as far away as Bend. For many Hood River players, it was their first game experience.

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HRV artist gains national honor; HRV speech team advances

Hood River Valley High School sophomore Samantha Morley has earned a Silver Medal at the national round of the Scholastic Art Awards; Two HRVHS students have won spots in the National Speech and Debate competition to be held June 12-17 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Saturday, March 19

  

‘Bowl for Kids’ successful

Justine Ziegler, Big Brothers Big Sisters match coordinator for Hood River and Klickitat counties and this year’s organizer of the annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake (BFKS) fundraiser, reports a successful 2016 event.

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Fall tour to benefit scholarship fund

Collette Vacations will present a slideshow and information on an upcoming “Colors of New England” tour coordinated by Hood River native and past president Kay Lincoln.

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CCA gives memorial donation to Mosier FD

During the month of January, the Columbia Center for the Arts hosted an art exhibition in the Gallery titled Women of Substance: The Art of Judith Cunningham and Ellen Dittebrandt. The Center pledged their portion of the sales from cards from these two artists to be donated to the Mosier Fire Department, in honor of artist Ellen Dittebrandt’s volunteer work in Mosier.

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March for Babies fundraiser returns April 30

On Saturday, April 30, families and business leaders will join together in the March of Dimes annual March for Babies, the nation’s oldest walk fundraiser honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive, beginning at Parkdale Fire Department located at 4895 Baseline Road.

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The Porch: March 19

LOOK UP: If you’re thirsty and want a soda with a local touch, try a Jones strawberry lime — that’s White Salmon resident Paul Kline’s image on the label. A Jones Soda Co. letter to Kline told him that just one percent of all submitted photos get used.

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Sports Briefs for March 19

3v3 indoor soccer tourney starts April 6; Meadows night operations end this weekend; Youth lax camp March 21-22; GRG All-Stars blow out JBLM

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DAR awards students

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Celilo Chapter, gathered Wednesday, March 16, to honor three students during their regular monthly meeting.

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Friday, March 18



Thursday, March 17



Service announcement: Barbara Willie

Barbara Jean (Mockley) Willie, a former resident of Mt. Hood, Ore., passed away March 14, 2016, in The Dalles, Ore., with her daughter by her side. Barbara and her twin sister Beverly were born Sept. 3, 1931, at home, in Hillsboro.

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Wednesday, March 16



YESTERYEARS: Business street lighting now a reality on the Heights in 1956

Business street lightning now under construction was explained by W.C. “Bill” Sunby and Hal Puddy before the Monday night meeting of the Heights Boosters. The Boosters are scheduling a series of speakers in a study of the feasibility of an improvement program for Hood River and Indian Creek areas. Post office requirements for a sub-station were also explained.

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ANOTHER VOICE: Saving our snowpack requires fossil-free economic engines

Few have forgotten the anguish of stunted crops and terror of devastating forest fires last year because of the meager snowpack that yielded paltry irrigation water and tinder-dry soils. The snowpack was far below normal last year, not for lack of precipitation (which was normal), but because of how unusually warm it was. Much more of the mountain precipitation fell as rain rather than snow.

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Transit center opens in The Dalles soon

The new $3.2 million, 3,700-square-foot Wasco County Transit Center, located at 802 Chenowith Loop Road behind Home Depot in The Dalles, should be open by mid-May. The old transit center, operated by Mid-Columbia Council of Governments, was located at 201 Federal Street.

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Clark College to close Bingen Campus in June

Clark College has announced it will close its campus at Bingen Point on June 16 due to low enrollment. Students currently enrolled in classes will have the opportunity to work with college advisors to develop a plan to complete their programs.

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Invasive mussels stopped at Idaho border

ONTARIO — Quagga mussels once again were prevented from entering Oregon and potentially causing millions in damage to the state’s water systems and ecosystems, Oregon Department of Wildlife reported in a news release.

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DaBrewshop re-opens

DaBrewshop is back. Dana Price, left, has purchased the tap room and home brew supply, and OLCC permit, and Brian Woodward will serve as bartender.

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HRVHS announces February Athletes of the Month

The Hood River Valley High School Athletic Department has announced its February Athletes of the Month: Jason Shaner, representing HRV varsity wrestling, and Dhani Freeland, representing HRV swimming.

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Elexis McAllister heading to USASA Nationals

Fresh off her state competition at Mt. Hood Meadows, Hood River Valley High School sophomore Elexis McAllister will be heading to Copper Springs, Colo., to compete in the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA) Nationals April 1-10, but needs the community’s help in getting there.

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Appeal launched at DeeTour hotel

A land use watchdog group has challenged Hood River County’s approval of a 50-room hotel at DeeTour, a proposed concert venue in the upper Hood River Valley.

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From HRV to U of P

Hood River Valley High School senior Gio Magaña officially signed with the University of Portland on Friday.

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Saturday, March 12

      

Cider on the Heights

Chip Dickenson, one of the new owners of the new cidery on the Heights, talks with customers March 10, the establishment’s first day serving craft cider.

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Local Scouts leaders accept awards

Local Scouting volunteers attended the Cascade Pacific Council Court of Honor in Damascus on Feb. 25, where the Mid-Columbia District received a variety of honors, including Silver Beaver Award to Russ Patton.

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Gorge Grown Network hosts buyer-seller event

Gorge Grown Food Network hosts its annual “Buyers and Sellers Networking” event at Springhouse Cellars March 16 for from 6 to 8 p.m. This event aims to connect food growers, producers, and processors with chefs, retailers, and institutional buyers to increase outlets through which local food is available.

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One Community Health gains kids’ dental grant

The Oregon Community Foundation has awarded One Community Health a grant for $70,000. Thanks to this gift, school children throughout Hood River and Wasco Counties have something new to smile about — a chance for better dental health

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Friday, March 11

  

Wednesday, March 9

 

‘Feast of Words’ March 12

The Hood River County Library Foundation invites the community to eat, drink and be merry in the library at the fifth annual Feast of Words on Saturday, March 12, from 6-9 p.m. The event will include desserts and savory appetizers, local wine and beer, and live music by Tim Mayer in the Hood River Library.

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Cascade Observations: Young scholars, take note

$200,000 is up for grabs this month. Free money for college if you’re a high school student with a compelling personal story, financial need, and the time and energy to complete a plethora of applications for locally sponsored scholarships — 79 to be exact.

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YESTERYEARS: Plans for reopening Dee Mill underway in 1986

Plans for a marketing research study have been formed by Dee Hardboard Inc. in an effort to reopen the mill between Hood River and Parkdale, which has been shut down for a year. Spokesmen for the organization were optimistic that the first phase will justify a full feasibility study, necessary steps on the road to putting the plant back on line.

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Sports Briefs for March 9

Spring fling SUP weekend March 12-13; Ryan Ward shines in home debut for WSU Cougars baseball team; HRV baseball players sign letters of intent at NW colleges; Snowboard state championships this week at Meadows

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HR gymnast Jacy Johnston receives award of distinction for vault

Hood River gymnast Jacy Johnston, 11, was at the top of her game this past weekend, breaking some personal records, receiving special recognition, and medaling on every event she participated in at the Oregon State University Gymnastics Academy Spring Invitational, which was held at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis.

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HRV ski racers second at state

HRV’s tradition of fielding one of the most competitive ski teams in the state continued this weekend on the slopes of Mt. Ashland in southern Oregon, where the boys and girls alpine teams combined to take second place overall at the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) state championships late last week.

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Art show to ‘transform’ downtown Washougal

Downtown Washougal Refection Plaza will be transformed into a gallery of fine art as the Washougal Arts and Cultural Alliance (WACA) presents the Washougal Art Festival, Saturday, Aug. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Look upon it: Hate crimes in our community

Among the forgiving words of Kozen Sampson are these: “You never think it will happen in your neighborhood and affect you personally. How many of us have let these things go by, even if just in our own mind, having these kind of thoughts rather than taking people as they come.”

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Tuesday, March 8

  

Saturday, March 5



Art, writing award winners announced

Hood River Valley High School students received word last month of their placement in the regional contest of the Scholastic Art and Writing awards, and were honored at an all-school fine arts assembly on Feb. 26.

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Gorge prevention programs gain tobacco cessation grants

Hood River County Prevention Department and North Central Public Health District have been awarded a 12 month, $25,000 development grant from the Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program at Oregon Health & Science University.

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Rule changes approved for prep baseball, softball

Rule changes for the 2016 high school baseball and softball seasons were made at National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) rules committee meetings in Indianapolis. Those changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.

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The Porch for March 5

WELL SAID: “Mend your own fences and own your own crazy/Mind your own biscuits and life will be gravy.” — Kacey Musgraves

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‘Feast of Words’ event will bolster children’s library services

The Hood River County Library Foundation invites the community to eat, drink and be merry in the library at the fifth annual Feast of Words on Saturday, March 12, from 6-9 p.m. The event will include desserts and savory appetizers, local wine and beer, and live music in the beautiful downtown Hood River Library. It’s a way to experience the library as you never have before.

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‘Up Up! Farm Film Festival’ continues March 11

Gorge Grown Food Network and the Rockford Grange present the next movie in the Up Up! Farm Film Festival series on March 11 at Rockford Community Grange, located on Barrett Drive one mile west of Windmaster Corner, south of Hood River.

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Wednesday, March 2

   

HRV Nordic places third overall at OISRA state meet

HRV Nordic has developed a talented group of athletes and produces a competitive team that’s ready to face any challenge sent their way. This season, the boys and girls teams took a combined third-place finish with 180 points out of the total 16 teams present at the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) Nordic skiing championships this weekend. As they have done in the majority of their races this season, Summit (43) placed first overall in the combined standings and Bend placed second (156).

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HRV freestyle skiers take mountain by (and in a) storm

It was another dominant race and another dominant season for the HRV freestyle skiers, who shrugged off less than ideal weather conditions to sweep all three events that made up the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association’s state championship competition held at Mt. Hood Meadows last weekend.

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Kegler's Corner: Roll-offs set in two leagues at Orchard Lanes

Bowling is coming down to the wire in two leagues at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. A four-way roll-off for the championship of the popular Tuesday Nite Mixed League is set per league rules between the top two teams in the second round, Take Ten and Montavon’s Berries, and the top two teams from round one, Team Nishi and Oh She Hit.

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Talking Rentals

As a packed house filled Council Chambers on Monday, Lesley Lamb, Hood River Vacation Rentals co-owner, hands out copies of Planning Commission packets to fellow audience members.

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Corwin Hardham Memorial Scholarship announced

The Gorge Technology Alliance (GTA) announces the opening of a new scholarship to support Gorge students attending college for science, technology, engineering or math degrees. The scholarship is named the Corwin Hardham Memorial Scholarship in honor of a brilliant man who grew up in the Gorge and passed away unexpectedly in 2012 at the age of 38.

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Two attorneys join Annala et al law firm

Donald W. Hull and Ruben D. Cleaveland have joined the long established law firm of Annala, Carey, Baker, Thompson, and VanKoten, P.C., located at 305 Cascade St. in downtown Hood River. Hull retired in 2011, after serving 22 years as a circuit court judge for Hood River County and the Seventh Judicial District. Prior to being a Judge, Hull was a partner in the Annala Carey firm and he was previously the District Attorney for Hood River County from 1970 to 1974. He now returns to the firm.

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ANOTHER VOICE: Courage: The ability to do something that you know is difficult

I admit it, I watched the Oscars Sunday night. I’d only seen two of the Best Picture nominees and couldn’t care less about who won for Best Costume Editing in an Animated Short. I tuned in because, not unlike a presidential primary debate, it can be wonderful theater to watch out-of-touch blowhards trying to “trend” with their “passion” for the crisis du jour.

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Decoding Dyslexia offers ‘ADHD 101’ March 15

According to the National Survey of Children’s Health, ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders in children and affects 11 percent of school-aged children in the United States — nearly 6.4 million.

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‘Museum Day Live!’ encourages girls to explore national heritage

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center is joining hundreds of cultural institutions across the country on Saturday, March 12 for the Smithsonian Institution’s “Museum Day Live!” This is a nationwide campaign to reach women and girls in underserved communities and provides an opportunity to the public throughout the U.S. to enjoy and share in our nation’s dynamic heritage and cultural life.

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Dental care folks ‘Give Kids A Smile’

Thanks to a number of Hood River-based dental care providers and the National Dental Association (NDA), 16 local, underserved teenagers have received free services, saving their families an estimated $10,000 in visit and treatment costs.

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‘Close to Home’ at Hood River M.S.

The Hood River Middle School Performing Arts Department presents the new musical “Close To Home” by Mark Steighner, with final performances March 4 and 5 at 7 p.m. and March 5 at 2 p.m. at HRMS auditorium.

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