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Summer fun: a look ahead

Looking for fun later this summer? Here are four ideas:

Eagle Creek fire flares up

A smoldering wildfire near Eagle Creek Trail flared back up Wednesday, growing this week by an estimated 5 to 7 acres.

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The Fair has fun for all

The County Fair is not all carnival rides and elephant ears. Nor is it all goats and quilt displays.

Church News for July 22

Church news for July 22.

Letters to the Editor for July 22

Dist. 2 list grows; ‘Not mysterious’; more

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6 to Watch: Engage the city street safety survey

Subject: Street safety, and problem intersections as viewed by the community. Kudos to the City of Hood River for putting a Monkey on its back.

Groups host July 26 forum on Westside Plan

The local advocacy groups will host an event on July 26, “What’s Up With Westside? A Forum on Hood River’s Future,” at the Columbia Center for the Arts, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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Hood River News earns ONPA awards

Breaking coverage of the June 3, 2016, Mosier oil train derailment earned Hood River News a top prize in the 2017 Better Newspaper Contest, sponsored by Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association (ONPA).

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Museum Tea was a family affair

The tea party held July 13 at The History Museum of Hood River County — a fundraiser that highlighted the museum’s current exhibition of wedding gowns — was a success, writes museum volunteer Maureen Lauran.

Sports briefs for July 22

Sports briefs for July 22.

ODFW reminder: Roadkill salvaging of deer elk unlawful

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife advises Oregonians the practice is still illegal.

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The Porch: July 22

WELL SAID: “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank

Fundraiser now on for Criterion School repairs

A little bit of Wasco County history graces the Oregon State Fairgrounds: The 1912 one-room Criterion School from southern Wasco County. The schoolhouse was moved to the fairgrounds in 1976 and is now in need of help.

iPad Video camp registration due soon

Ten students will have an opportunity to participate in an iPad video storytelling camp, scheduled Aug. 17-Sept. 1 at Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles campus, with videographer Sean O’Connor.

Sheriff Log, July 9 to 15

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

Police Log, July 3 to 16

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

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Migrant Summer School

Pre-K students create art during Migrant Summer School at Mid Valley Elementary in Odell, a program now in its 30th year and serving close to 250 students.

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Recreation: overhaul underway at Golden Eagle Park

Golden Eagle Park at Hood River Valley High School has entered its transformation from an overgrown patch of land into a multi-use public destination.

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Two sworn in at Port, one to go

The Hood River Port Commission swore in two commissioners: Ben Sheppard and John Everitt.

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2017 HOF inductees span multiple sports, decades

For its 11th class, The Hood River Valley High School Hall of Fame Committee picked a broad sample of prominent athletes, representing a variety of sports, decades, and schools in the Hood River Valley.

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