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HRMS production underscores ‘we are many, we are one…’

“The Girl Who Lived with the Bears,” a play calling on diverse contributions, brings a lively lesson about the value of treasuring diversity.

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Youth bring customized cheer to Hospice patients

Valentine’s Day received a personal touch from the Hood River Youth of Heart of Hospice (YoHOHs), who decorated custom cards for each Heart of Hospice patient.

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Armacost, Brekke engaged

Kristen Armacost and Jared James Brekke, both of Boise, have announced their engagement. They will be married Oct. 10, 2015.

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Pet of the Week: Rocket the puppy loves tennis balls and snuggle time

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

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New Lyle Hotel owners aim to ‘Make it what it’s meant to be’

It hasn’t been easy, but the Lyle Hotel is back in business.

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Seussville, USA

It is Read Across America Week, and local elementary schools are honoring Dr. Seuss March 3-6.

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Bike donation spokesman wins Gorge Kids’ Soup

The youngest pitch-person came in first in last week’s Kids’ Gorge Kids Soup event.

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Odell landmark reopens with new menu, name

Clems is reopening after a three month closure. The one-time convenience store and deli in downtown Odell is now a restaurant operated by longtime Hood River residents Graciela and Rodolfo Gomez.

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Horizon is heading to state after trouncing Triangle Lake

Hawks beat Lakers 52-21, receive fifth-straight state berth

The No. 1 ranked Horizon Christian boys basketball team moved one step closer toward its goal of winning the 1A state championship with an impressive 52-21 second-round state playoff win over Triangle Lake Friday at Horizon Christian High School.

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Marquez gets second at state

HRV wrestling places two; three girls claim state titles

Surrounded on all sides by bright lights and the buzz of thousands of spectators, 12 mats filled the floor of Portland’s Memorial Coliseum over the weekend for the 2015 OSAA state wrestling championships.

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Gymnasts earn high marks in 2015 MAC Open

Riverside Gymnastics Academy’s (RGA) Level 4 gymnasts captured the title at the 2015 MAC Open in Portland on Feb. 13 with a team score of 111.625. Team placement is determined by the top three scores on each individual event.

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With fourth consecutive win, Dehart makes HRV history

Jessica Dehart made history on Saturday by winning her fourth consecutive OSAA state wrestling championship at 106 lbs.

Death notice for March 4

Stanley Wilcox

CSRT standouts shine at modified Four-Way race

The annual Mount Hood Four-Way took place at Timberline Resort last weekend, but due to lack of snow the event was actually a two-way. The cross country and jumping elements of the unique contest had to be cancelled due to low snow, but slalom and giant slalom races went off without a hitch.

Sports Briefs for Feb. 28

New Hood River News sports contact; Middle school track coaches needed; Hawks host 7 p.m. playoff game Friday

Kegler's Corner: Voyles rolls 299

Time marches on.

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 28

It goes both ways; Boiling Frogs; Increase oil train reporting; more

Filing Time: March 19 deadline nears to enlist for Special Districts ballot

Stan Benson of Hood River quietly exited the Hood River County Planning Commission this week after 25 years of service. Benson deserves thanks for a quarter-century of service in what is largely a thankless role.

HRVHS artists, writers win awards

‘Keys to Talent:’ students excel in creative works

Hood River Valley High School honored artists and writers on Friday with an all-school Fine Arts assembly.

First Book grants announced

On January 29, the Hood River First Book Advisory Board awarded the following grants to these literacy programs: