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Ice storm warning Tuesday, Wednesday

Hood River Sheriff's Office warns Gorge residents and travelers to prepare for an ice storm event Tuesday through Wednesday in the Gorge

Closures and cancellations for Jan. 17-18

Closures for Tuesday and Wednesday.

Sports briefs for Jan. 14

Rotary Ski Night Jan. 16, Update to Paulina Finn quadruple-double story

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Hoop Shoot Winners

Area youth participated in the annual Knights of Columbus free throw contest, held in conjunction with Cody Kunigel’s holiday basketball camp Dec. 3.

HRV girls basketball enters league play with cautious optimism

Eagles have won five of their last six

After a nonleague schedule with plenty of starts and stops thanks to Mother Nature’s wrath, the HRV girls basketball team will enter league competition in an unfamiliar situation:

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Despite ‘lumps and bumps,’ HRV boys basketball team looking forward to Columbia River Conference play

The start to the HRV boys basketball team’s season hasn’t been ideal, but there’s still been plenty to like about it as the Eagles look ahead to the start of Columbia River Conference competition next week.

Police Log, Jan. 2 to 8

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

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Freeze Frames

Looking for winter work, these three May Street students used a snow day off from school on Wednesday to drum up some snow shoveling business. From left are Grant Hardy, 11, Massimo Blanco, 11, and Sawyer Clement, 10.

Letters to the Editor for Jan. 14

‘Kudos’; Walden disappoints; more

On the agenda

These are the regular meeting times of governing bodies for these agencies:

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Weather alert: warming, heavy rains could cause damage

Warm weather may contribute to avalanche-conducive conditions.

MLK Day events in Hood River Monday

Six Rivers hosts workshop

Gorge residents are invited to celebrate the life, work and dreams of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, Jan. 16, 3-7:30 p.m. at Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State streets in downtown Hood River.

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Railroad sues over Mosier track project

The legal conflict over a train track expansion project in Mosier has risen to federal court.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 14

Tillinghast at TL Country Inn; Daredevils play ‘80s Ski Party; more

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The Ale List: Brew Fest this weekend, Journal toasts Logsdon Ales

Breweries in the Gorge (B.I.G.) holds the first “Holiday Hangover Brew Fest” Jan. 14 at the Elks Lodge in downtown Hood River — got to say this: weather permitting.

Maryhill Museum re-opens for the season March 15

Maryhill Museum of Art will re-open for the season on March 15 with a special exhibition featuring recent additions to the museum’s collection.

Author, climber Leif Whittaker gives ‘My Old

Waucoma Bookstore, Columbia Center for the Arts and Double Mountain Brewery are hosting author Leif Whittaker for a book talk Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave.

‘Connecting Past to Future’: Tribal liaison Paul Lumley speaks about issues, crises facing tribes along the river

Speaker Paul Lumley will share the history of tribal fishing rights, salmon restoration initiatives, the economic impact of tribal commercial fisheries, and recent actions taken to address the tribal housing crisis along the river on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at the Columbia Center for the Arts. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the lecture begins at 7 p.m.

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Oath of office

Mayor Paul Blackburn, elected to a second term in the November General Election, takes the oath of office Monday prior to the City Council meeting. Looking on is the council’s newest member, Megan Saunders, who also took the oath from Judge Will Carey

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Firefighters to the rescue

West Side, Hood River departments deliver Meals on Wheels

Snow and ice hampered services all over the valley this week, and the Meals on Wheels program was no exception.

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