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Wednesday, February 28

 

Veggie Rx brings fresh produce to Cascade Locks

The need for food assistance has risen in Cascade Locks as the Eagle Creek fire recovery continues. Gorge Grown Food Network was able to offer support by “prescribing” Veggie Rx at the Cascade Locks FISH Food Bank during its January distribution.

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Yarn shop ‘pop-up’ helps Helping Hands

Hood River yarn shop Knot Another Hat hosts a “pop-up shop extravaganza" on International Women’s Day, March 8, to benefit local domestic violence service agency Helping Hands Against Domestic Violence.

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Bacon bonanza

Helping Hands Against Violence drew bacon-forward entries from nine local restaurants Feb. 23, including Lake Taco at the Aporkalypse Now fundraiser at Springhouse Cellars.

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Pass the Pig

City employee Machel Jubitz leans in to kiss the porcine visitor, held by FFA’s McKenzie Snyder, a Hood River Valley High School senior, in the annual “Pass the Pig” fundraiser for FFA.

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Genealogical Society meets March 10

The next general meeting and program for Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society will be March 10 in the downstairs meeting room at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center starting at 10:30 a.m.

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Pritchett and Haskins wed

Katherine Pritchett and Christopher Haskins, both of Hood River, were married Dec. 30, 2017. Christopher is the son of Mary and the late Rusty Haskins of Hood River and Cherrie and Danny Vest of Klamath Falls.

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Mardi Gras comes to HRVAC

Hood River Valley Adult Center’s second annual Mardi Gras fundraiser, held Feb. 24, was a success, said Executive Director Amy Mallet.

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Education Foundation grants more than $34,000 to teachers

Hood River County Education Foundation (HRCEF) set a new record for sending funds into classrooms in the Hood River County School District with the 2018 Innovative Teaching Grants. Over $34,000 was awarded to 47 educators representing every school in the district.

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Kegler's Corner:

This week, the spirited Tuesday Nite Mixed (TNM) and the exuberant Thursday County leagues will conduct their championship roll-offs at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.

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Update on renovations to spring sports facilities

At the start of this school year, there was some concern about the upcoming spring sports season, regarding practices and home games for multiple spring sports at Hood River Valley High School as outdoor facilities are renovated.

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Hawks season comes to an end

On Feb. 17, the Horizon girls basketball team beat the Ione Cardinals at the Big Sky Tournament by a final score of 54-46, earning a third-place finish in 1A-6 Big Sky League standings, which secured the Hawks a playoff appearance for a second straight year

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Responding to gun violence

“We take the safety of our kids unbelievably seriously,” Hood River County School District School Superintendent Dan Goldman said Monday, decrying the copycat threat made to Hood River Valley High School via social media on Feb. 16.

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City Council ponders gun control stance

Gun control, not a normal city council topic, was joined Monday night on the discussion list with such things as street repairs and appointment of a judge and hiring of a city manager.

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Free talk on bees March 6

Join Master Beekeeper Charlie Vanden Heuvel for a tour of nature’s small wonders on March 6, at 6 p.m. at the Hood River Library.

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Feast of Words comes March 10

“Feast of Words,” the annual Hood River County Library Foundation fundraiser and “party in the library,” returns March 10 to the downtown branch from 6-9 p.m., with music, food, desserts, beverages, live music and silent and live auctions.

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Gorge Grown Farmers’ Market looks for new vendors

Farmers’ market season is just around the corner, and Gorge Grown Food Network is accepting applications from potential vendors for all three of their farmers’ markets: Hood River Farmers’ Market, Mosier Farmers’ Market and Mercado del Valle in Odell.

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Tuesday, February 27

  

Saturday, February 24

   

Battle of the Books competitors

Students from Westside, May Street, Parkdale and Mosier elementary schools gathered recently at Hood River Middle School for the Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) Gorge Invitational 2018.

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Scholarships: Deadline April 13 for HRCEF applications

Hood River County Education Foundation (HRCEF) has announced that April 13 is the application deadline for scholarships for Hood River Valley High School graduates who will be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year in college (or trade school) in the fall of 2018.

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HRVHS Speech and Debate takes first in tournament

The Hood River Valley High School Speech and Debate team won first place in Team Sweepstakes at the Robert D. Clark Tournament held at the University of Oregon Feb. 17-18. The team took 27 students, who entered 52 events.

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The Porch, Feb. 24 edition

WELL SAID: “We don’t remember everything, but I’d like to know who’s in charge of what we forget. If there’s a system, it escapes me.” — Thomas McGuane

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At WAAAM, free night to locals Feb. 28

From 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28 the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum is offering complimentary admission to all Hood River County residents as a thank you for the decade of support. People who visit during this special night at the museum must show a driver’s license ending in 97031, 97014, 97041, or 97044.

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UU Fellowship becomes ‘Immigrant-Welcoming’

Hood River’s Mid-Columbia Unitarian Universalist Fellowship has become the third Gorge church to declare itself immigrant-welcoming, following similar declarations made by Hood River’s Riverside UCC Community Church and White Salmon’s Bethel Congregational UCC Church.

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Oates files for Board President

Orcharding and school board work are just two of many hats Mike Oates has worn in his life and how he hopes to add another: President of the Hood River County Board of Commissioners.

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County drops May bid for sales tax

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners decided after a second hearing Tuesday night to abandon a proposal asking voters in the May election for a countywide sales tax.

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Friday, February 23

   

Hit-run driver sought

On Feb. 21 at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Oregon State Police responded to a multiple motor vehicle collision on I-84 near milepost 88, just west of The Dalles Dam.

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Wednesday, February 21



Shaner makes HRV history

HRV wrestling wrapped up its season this past weekend at the OSAA State Wrestling Championships in Portland at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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Indian Creek trail damaged

An 80-foot fir tree fell Saturday across the Indian Creek trail where it meets the stairs connecting the path to Seventh Street, in one example of damage seen around the county from high winds.

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Bill would expand gun buying ban

SALEM — Oregon lawmakers want to expand a ban on the purchase or possession of firearms by people with domestic violence records or restraining orders.

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Flu season hangs on

The good news, according to Armanda Mason, infection prevention specialist at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, is that Oregon is doing better than most of the nation regarding reported cases of the flu.

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FFA hosts annual farmers’ breakfast Saturday

On Saturday, Feb. 24, Hood River Valley FFA will host its 11th annual FFA Farmers’ Breakfast at the HRVHS cafeteria from 7-11 a.m. The country-style breakfast is free, provided by the FFA chapter for the agricultural community and all interested.

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Roots and Branches: A grand mural

Last month I had the pleasure of wading through the archives of the Hood River County Museum, Diamond Fruit Growers, Inc. and Yasui family photos in search of some detailed historical photographs. I was looking for gems that would help tell the story of our valley’s fruit industry and the impact it has had on creating a strong sense of community.

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Tuesday, February 20

 

‘Introduce a Girl to Engineering’ Feb. 22

A partnership between local libraries, the Gorge Tech Alliance, Wasco County 4-H, and the Columbia Gorge STEM Hub is hosting three “Introduce a Girl to Engineering” events in the Gorge on Thursday, Feb. 22. The events are part of a national movement led by DiscoverE to provide more girls with exposure to engineering fields.

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Saturday, February 17

   

HRV swimming takes district title

The Hood River Valley swim team continued its dominant season last weekend with first and second place team finishes at the Columbia River Conference District Swim Meet in Hood River.

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Schools okay Local Option resolution

Voters in Hood River County will be asked on May 15 to renew a district tax known as Local Option Levy. Hood River County School Board approved the resolution to refer the five-year levy (LOC) to voters in its meeting Wednesday.

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Flags Lowered: Victims in Parkland, Fla.

Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday ordered all flags at Oregon public institutions to be flown at half-staff immediately until sunset on Feb. 19 in honor of the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

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School District breaks ground for first new building in 49 years

“We’re going to be witnessing a transformation here,” said Superintendent Dan Goldman at the start of the new May Street School project Feb. 12, welcoming a crowd of 100 or so people that included students, staff, school board, construction crew, and community members.

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Yasui Tribute Youth essay contest calls for entries

Oregon middle-school and high-school students have the opportunity to learn about local civil-rights hero Minoru Yasui and enter an essay contest sponsored by the Oregon Nikkei Endowment and the Minoru Yasui Tribute Project.

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Taste local fare for SMART on Feb. 22

Local food and drink and a silent auction will highlight the first “SMART Sip,” a benefit for the Start Making A Reader Today (SMART) literacy programs in Hood River and Wasco counties.

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Classical Flash Mob

Gorge Sinfonietta members perform at Walmart last week in one of several “Flash Mob” musical performances at local stores to call attention to the ensemble’s Beethoven concerts in March.

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Be heart SMART

February is American Heart Month, and despite years of awareness campaigns, many people are surprised to find out heart disease remains the number one killer of men and women in the United States. The good news is, it is a very preventable disease.

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Sales Tax Hearing

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners will hold the second and final hearing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20 on the proposed sales tax measure that could go before voters in May.

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Become a ‘Gorge Master Naturalist’

The Columbia River Gorge is a place of amazing beauty, diverse ecosystems, outdoor recreation opportunities and natural resources. It is a place where the line that separates human beings from the natural world largely overlaps.

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Friday, February 16



Four to Go, Feb. 17 edition

Wyden town halls set for Feb. 24; Hood River Indoor Farmers’ Market Saturday; East-bound right lane of I-84 closing for three months;

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Wednesday, February 14

    

Love of writing turns to a gift to SMART reading

Dr. Sherene Suchy (AASW, ICOM), formerly of Hood River and now of Canberra, Australia, writes, “I graduated from Wy’east High School in 1970. As a junior and senior at Wy’east, I wrote for the school newspaper and had a weekly column in the Hood River News as publicity officer for the school. Writing became a passion … more on that later…"

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Providence proves it cares for ‘Hood River family’

Jacqueline Kay Smithwick of Hood River writes, “I have lived in four states and in three of those states, at least 10 years. I was born in Virginia, moved to Florida as an adult, moved to Washington state for my husband’s work, and now we are retired in Hood River.

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Shelter Volunteers

Potluck dinner at Rockford Grange brings together volunteers for Hood River Shelter Service, which operates the Warming Shelter. The gathering was a first in the eight years since the shelter was founded, and after dinner volunteers and other community members brainstormed on shelter needs and ideas for improvement.

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Travelogue: Mexico

From the rooftop of my office building in Bucerias, Mexico, I overlook the Bay of Banderas, an area well-known by residents of the Pacific Northwest as a surf and kiteboarding destination. I’m coming up on one year in this small, seaside town and it only seems right to reflect on how I got here.

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Want to help with the Children’s Park?

Work parties are planned for early June on construction of a new play structure at Children’s Park, Ninth and Eugene streets. Hood River Rotary Foundation is working with City of Hood River on the fundraising and construction elements of the structure replacement.

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Level 3 sex offender locates to TD

A man convicted of sex crimes in Hood River County in 2006 and 2011 has moved to The Dalles and is classified as a Level 3 offender, meaning he’s at “high risk” to reoffend.

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Kegler's Corner: Phelps Pounds 745

Orchard Lanes’ new 3 pound, 6 ounce Twister pins are proving to be a bit of a challenge for just about everybody in league action at Hood River’s venerable tenpin palace.

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HRV celebrates National FFA week

National FFA week is Feb. 18-25, and this year the Hood River Valley FFA chapter has several local activities planned. The first is the annual Pass the Pig fundraiser on Tuesday, Feb. 20 beginning at 9 a.m.

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Mosier Farmers’ Market announces time change

This year, the Mosier Farmers’ Market will be held on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Mosier. Nearly 200 market shoppers and Mosier community members were surveyed before making the decision to shift the market to late morning and early afternoon hours. Over 70 percent of those surveyed agreed with the change.

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May Street changes

Superintendent Dan Goldman speaks Monday at the groundbreaking ceremony at May Street Elementary, which will be replaced over the next two years.

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New Wyeth trail takes shape

High above Interstate 84 west of Hood River, constructions crews were hard at work Friday assembling pieces of an over-land bridge that will reconnect abandoned stretches of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

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Tuesday, February 13



Four to Go, Feb.14 edition

The Feb. 24 “I Hate Cancer” benefit concert brings “Almost Amazing Tales from an Underachiever” from musician Molly Schwarz and Friends. Songs and readings will highlight the two shows at Columbia Center for the Arts. Tickets are $30 for the 6 p.m. show; the 8:30 p.m. show is soldout. info@hoodriverlibrary.org, or visit hoodriverlibrary.org.

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Saturday, February 10

 

The Porch: Feb. 10 edition

WELL SAID: Photo at left, a clipping inside the dugout at the ballfield at Belmont, where HRVHS softball plays. The field turf there is about to change, but likely not the spirit coach Eric Keller brings each season.

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First ‘Reach for Excellence’ Gala: HR County Education Foundation raises over $40,000

The Hood River County Education Foundation has declared its first-ever fundraising gala a success. Supporters from throughout the Gorge gathered Feb. 3 for a dinner and auction event at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn. The foundation raised over $40,000 to support their Innovative Teaching Grants Program, which awards funds to teachers and staff who find better ways to teach, new subjects to explore and interesting experiments to try.

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‘Mods, Rods and Custom Cars’ at WAAAM

For as long as there have been cars to work on, people have been taking them and making them their own. The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (WAAAM) will feature these homespun alterations during its Feb. 10 Second Saturday event between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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Play Works open house Feb. 21

Speech Language Pathologist, Sarah McDonnell, M.A. CCC/SLP, owner and director of Play Works Children’s Therapies, has expanded services and clinic space in Hood River.

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MCMC waterfront clinics open soon

Work continues at Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s new outpatient care facility, called Nichols Landing, on the Hood River waterfront. According to MCMC, the building’s clinics will open this spring.

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HRMS wrestler wins state

The Wrestling Middle School State Championships took place last Saturday, Feb. 3, at Hood River Valley High School.

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Honoring Judge Carey

Approximately 800 people filled the seating area in the main hangar Friday morning at Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum for a memorial service honoring Judge Wilford “Will” Carey.

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Airport options: CL Port holds town hall

The seldom used airport in Cascade Locks could get improvements or an entirely new purpose, according to strategies the Port of Cascade Locks and state aviation staff are taking a look at.

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Columbia Art Center opens Sketchbook Library

Columbia Center for the Arts has announced creation of The Panzer Collective Wisdom Sketchbook Library, home to sketchbooks submitted this winter by many local, regional, national, and international artists.

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Friday, February 9



Aurora del Val files for Dist. 52

Cascade Locks resident and long-time educator Aurora del Val officially filed her candidacy last week to be the State Representative of District 52, which includes Hood River County and parts of both Clackamas and East Multnomah counties.

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Mark your books: HR Library ‘Million Page Challenge’ returns through March 17

The gauntlet has been thrown again. Hood River County Library District has been issued a Million Page Challenge by the Pendleton Public Library and a combined team of the Harney and Lake County Libraries. This three-way race is to see which library’s patrons can reach one million pages first. With help from patrons, Hood River County could win all the glory.

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Wednesday, February 7



Terminal backers respond to denial

Vancouver, Wash. (AP) — The joint venture that wanted to build what would have been the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal says Gov. Jay Inslee’s rejection of a permit “sends a clear anti-development message.”

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Four to Go, Feb. 7 edition

‘Community Rummage Day’ Feb. 10; HRCSD seeking substitute classified staff; Little Feet Valentine’s Auction is Saturday; Second Saturday at WAAAM

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Crowd slams county sales tax

A two-percent countywide sales and tourism tax proposal took heat from a crowd of residents who packed the Hood River County Board of Commissioners’ meeting room Monday night.

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Judge Carey dies, age 76

As good with a wrench as he was with a gavel, Wilford “Will” Carey died Feb. 3, leaving a long legacy of community service. The attorney, judge and car collector was 76.

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Hydro Automatons Robotics goes to FLL Open

The Hydro Automatons from Hood River won the overall fourth place Championship Award in the Oregon State First Lego League Championship Tournament last month and has been invited to compete at the First Lego League North American Open Championship on May 18 at Legoland in California.

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OBOB Gorge Invitational

Students from Westside, May Street, Parkdale and Mosier elementary schools gathered recently at Hood River Middle School for the Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) Gorge Invitational 2018.

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Hood River author releases new book

Local author Vikki Claflin is releasing her new book, “I Think My Guardian Angel Drinks: Irreverent Advice on Living Well After 60,” on Feb. 13 on Amazon.

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Insitu CEO Ryan Hartman steps down

The Chief Executive Officer of Insitu in the Gorge, Ryan Hartman, has left the aviation firm for personal reasons, according to Insitu spokesman Jennifer Beloy.

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‘Growing a Revolution’ talk at WS Grange

If you’re a farmer, gardener, or just plain appreciate getting to eat food, February 23, is a date to save: author and University of Washington researcher David R. Montgomery will speak about “Growing A Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life,” the title of his recent book.

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Girls Up collects bras for homeless this month

Hood River Valley High School Girl Up is partnering with I Support the Girls, Helping Hands Against Violence, and Oak Street businesses Melika and Laurel & Eddie for a February community service project.

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Sticker shock Team

HEALTH Media Club and HOSA Club volunteers and staff form a “Sticker Shock” line holding Don’t Drink and Drive stickers.

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Buyer/seller matchmaker market comes to FISH

Join Gorge Grown Food Network, OSU and WSU Extension Services on Feb. 15 for a unique opportunity to network, make plans, discuss challenges, and lay the groundwork for getting more local food into schools, restaurants, hospitals and businesses.

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Pick of the Week: HRVHS students, more at CCA

Hood River Valley High School art students recently learned their placement in the Oregon Scholastic Art Awards, and gold key winners are being featured in the lobby of the Columbia Center for the Arts in February. Lanterns made from recycled materials by Matt Gerlick’s students will also be on display.

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Tuesday, February 6

   

MCEDD Spotlight: Pita Pit

Cheramy Rovianek was ready for a new challenge that would keep her connected to the community and allow her to work with young people. That challenge: Opening Hood River's Pita Pit.

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December Building Permits

Companies and homeowners are building or remodeling throughout the Columbia Gorge. Here is a quick look at commercial and residential building permits.

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Saturday, February 3

 

HRV robotics teams advance

Winners of last week’s First Tech Challenge (FTC) qualifier tournament were Hood River Valley High School teams Glasses Half Full and Duct Tape.

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FISH donation

FISH Food Bank Treasurer Becky Bugge leaves Wednesday night’s Hood River County School District board meeting at May Street School with an unusual trove.

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The long and short guide to getting your item into the Hood River News

In recent weeks we’ve made a few subtle changes to our print version and given the website (hoodrivernews.com) a crisp new look. In whatever form you read us, our continued hope is that readers will have little or no trouble finding us or finding out how to reach us, and make use of our services.

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The persistence of evil that humans do: it can’t happen here — or can it?

In a recent National Geographic article about good and evil (January 2018), the steps leading up to genocide are discussed. How do these horrors happen? The Armenians in Turkey, Jews in Nazi Germany, Cambodians slaughtering Cambodians in the killing fields, Rwanda tribal massacres, and ISIS atrocities world-wide, to name a few, in which hundreds of thousands or millions of people have been systematically exterminated.

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Horizon girls winning streak ends at three

Before the Horizon girls basketball team traveled to South Wasco County on Jan. 30, they were on a three-game league winning streak and had moved to third place in the 1A-6 Big Sky League standings.

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The streak continues for Horizon

The Horizon Boys basketball team seems to have found their groove as they’ve now won four straight games and currently sit at second place in the 1A-6 Big Sky League standings with an 8-2 record.

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County holds two sales tax hearings

As Hood River County prepares to ask voters for a two-percent sales and tourism tax, its elected board and staff will hold a pair of February hearings in which the public will get a chance to learn more and weigh in.

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‘Be There for The Gorge’ launches

Friends of the Columbia Gorge announced a $10,000 gift this week to support the launch of Oregon’s Kitchen Table’s “Be There for The Gorge” campaign. The planned six-week crowdfunding effort seeks to gather funds to help the U.S. Forest Service rebuild trails between Multnomah Falls and Angel’s Rest damaged in the 2017 Eagle Creek fire.

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Friday, February 2



Four to Go: Feb. 3 edition

A new domestic violence support group with Rebecca Hunter, MSW, in partnership with Helping Hands Against Violence, meets on Tuesdays at noon and is free and open to women survivors. “Continue healing in a group of women who will understand and empower you.” For location and more information, call 541-400-0186.

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Thursday, February 1



Hood River restaurants step up to help homeless

An innovative program to feed guests of the Warming Shelter was recently launched by Hood River restaurants. Over a dozen participating food establishments are now donating meals to Hood River Shelter Services, also known as the Warming Shelter, and the program is becoming a win-win for several reasons.

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