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Heart disease: You can control it if you have it

Did you know heart disease is still the leading cause of death for both men and women? The good news is that you can prevent heart disease. And if you already have it, you can control it.

Eating Right: Heart healthy super foods

February is heart month, so it is a great time to try to add any of these items to your grocery basket to help improve your heart health:

Open and shut case: You should know about mitral valve disease

There are certain matters of the heart that should be left to the experts, and mitral valve disease is one of them. Dr. Joseph Lamelas, associate chief of cardiac surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, gives some insight into the disease and its treatment.

HAHRC Beats: Coalition works to help improve dental health for local children

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. To celebrate the Columbia River Gorge area has a host of oral health opportunities for youth in the community.

Rezoning Morrison Park: on a path of separation by income

Is the City of Hood River aware of where it’s heading with its affordable housing policies? Consider the city’s application for rezoning Morrison Park to R-3. It may not be obvious at first, but approval of this proposal will be a major step toward separating the people in Hood River by income.

Resistance goes mainstream

When reality show celebrity Donald Trump won the 2016 Presidential election, many of us who professionally and passionately work for peace and justice knew that it was once again time to ramp up nonviolent resistance.

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New mural, and the Library celebrates Feb. 18

Hood River Library celebrates its children’s section renovation project starting at 6 p.m. on Feb. 18.

Entertainment update for Feb. 18

February is HR Music Month, Comedy Night at Lyle Hotel, MOsley WOtta, Third Seven Feb. 25

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The Ale List: Best of Craft honors Gorge breweries

Zwickelmania returns Feb. 25

Zwickelmania has expanded to two weekends.

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 18

Irony; Speak for housing; Save Morrison Park; more

HB 2131: ‘Insurance and protection that is needed’

Here is the full text of the letter from the City of Hood River to State Dist. 52 Rep. Mark Johnson (R-Hood River). Copies were also sent to State Sen. Chuck Thomsen (R-Hood River) and members of the House Energy and Environment Committee:

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Environment Oregon launches solar campaign

Environment Oregon hosted a happy hour event Feb. 1 to address the importance of continuing the Residential Energy Tax Credits for solar energy in Oregon. At the launching of their spring campaign, Stand up for Solar, Environment Oregon had speakers from the Hood River City Council to speak about solar energy’s future in Oregon.

‘Hanford: A Conversation’ at White Salmon Library

The Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library invite the public to join former Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken and Patricia Hoover, Hanford Downwinder and activist, as they share insights, poems and personal experiences living in the shadow of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation during the 1950s to 1970s.

Sheriff Log, Feb. 5 to 11

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

Loyalty Honored

Senate unanimous on Feb. 19 resolution

State Sen. Chuck Thomsen, R-Hood River, has sponsored a resolution to recognize the historical significance of Feb. 19, 1942.

Morrison Park: City re-zone request gets hearing on Tuesday

The hotly-contested Morrison Park rezone issue goes before Planning Commission on Feb. 21, meeting at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.

High School FFA hosts Farmer’s Breakfast and ‘Pass the Pig’

National FFA week is Feb. 18-25 this year and the Hood River Valley High School FFA Chapter has several activities planned locally. The first activity is the “Pass the Pig” fundraiser on Feb. 21 beginning at 9 a.m

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Too many elk in the upper valley?

Farmers decry damage, consider responses

Hooved intruders are posing a challenge for Hood River Valley farmers.

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‘I can fix this!’

Building owner Brad Perron, left, and friends salvage parts of a 110-year-old Philadelphia-made carousel from the wreckage of Perron’s storage building in Dee on Monday.

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