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Yesteryears: Spruce budworm infestation hits forests in 1985

Brown needles on large tracts of forest land trees could spell problems down the road for the county treasury, and Ken Galloway explained some of the details Monday. Addressing the Hood River County Board of Commissioners, Galloway explained that large chunks of Hood River County Forest have been hit by spruce budworm infestation, and more may be on the way.

Police Log, July 27 to Aug. 2

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

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Pet of the Week: Angelina is playful and happy

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Angelina as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

Waucoma hosts author Elizabeth Little

Waucoma Bookstore is hosting mystery author Elizabeth Little for a book signing on Friday, Aug. 7 from 5-8 p.m. at the bookstore, located at 212 Oak St., Hood River.

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 5

Imagine this; Size doesn’t matter?; more

Events Cited: Lila May’s party, amphitheater events are strong evidence of community

Two weekend community events deserve highlighting for their local and regional significance.

Entertainment Update for Aug. 5

Farren, Rawlins, at Ruins; Jim Macmillan at Volcanic; more

Plein Air hits CCA Aug. 7-30

The Columbia Center for the Arts holds is 11th annual Pacific Northwest Plein Air exhibition Aug. 7-30 — a series of events featuring the art of painters and writers. The Plein Air Art Exhibition, a juried show, will be displayed, as will sections of writing from the Plein Air Writing Event.

White Salmon water line break prompts ‘water emergency’

The City of White Salmon’s main water line ruptured Monday, prompting the City to ask water customers to limit water use to basic needs only.

Google seeks development of new TD data center

Last Monday afternoon, The Dalles City Council and Wasco County Commission released documents related to Google’s proposed third phase of development.

Missing 87-year-old berry picker found safe Sunday

Trout Lake — Rescue crews found a missing 87-year-old The Dalles woman Sunday after three days searching.

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Suspicious letters sent to several Oregon Sheriffs lead to Eugene

Eugene (AP) — A Eugene area man was detained for questioning and then released late Tuesday in connection with suspicious letters that were sent to 24 county sheriff’s offices, including Hood River and Wasco counties, two Portland TV stations reported.

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The Ale List: Logsdon sale in works, barrelhouse to open

One permit to go, Logsdon Farmhouse Ales’ long-awaited barrelhouse opening should happen on Friday.

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Bail hearing for Eagle Creek murder case

Law enforcement called upon to remember 2009 death at Eagle Creek

The Hood River County Courthouse shifted into murder hearing mode Monday.

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A true fairytale ball for Lila May

Hundreds show up for Lila May’s birthday party

Six hundred people shared six cakes and the happiness of one special five-year-old girl.

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Tour the ‘Big Art’

People’s Choice votes due Aug. 15

First Friday on Aug. 5 provides a prime opportunity to see “Art of Community”.

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At museum camp, youngsters play and create as they learn about recycling

How long does it take a disposable diaper to break down?