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Everybody’s Brewing breaks ground for expansion

“Brace yourselves, we’ve broken ground!” is what Doug and Christine Ellenberger posted on Every-body’s Brewing’s social media outlets on June 28. Yes, construction and renovation have begun on the expansion of Everybody’s Brewing at 151 E. Jewett Boulevard in White Salmon.

Historic Hwy. delays for bridge work near Mosier

Mosier — Crews with Wildish Standard Paving, under contract with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), are continuing construction on the $7.4 million project to repair and/or replace three bridges on the Historic Columbia River Highway, U.S. Highway 30, between Mosier and The Dalles, near Rowena.

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Master Gardeners hosts International Master Gardener Conference

Central Gorge Master Gardeners hosted two tour busses July 12 at OSU Extension.

Sheriff Log, July 2 to 8

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

Summer presentations continue at Moody/Rorick House, The Dalles

The second summer presentation at the Moody/Rorick House, located at 300 W. 13th St., The Dalles, will be “The Omeg Century Farm: Homesteaded in 1905,” on Saturday, July 22 beginning at 11 a.m. Mel Omeg will present.

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Celilo Chapter DAR seeks members, plans activities for summer months

The Celilo Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) are seeking new members interested in learning more about the national club.

Letters to the Editor for July 15

Reaction to Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act; Oppose HR 2936; more

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For the dying and their families, the comfort of quilts

The Comfort Quilt Project is now underway by the Spiritual Care Department at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. Mirroring the Passage Quilt Project begun at Providence Portland Medical Center some years ago, this ministry gifts patients nearing the end of their life with a comfort quilt.

Another Voice: Hood River planning: don’t leave folks on the other side of the gate

Thank you, Hood River officials, for your planning efforts and your intelligence as you hear from residents and work through the diverse concerns and questions that have arisen around the Westside Plan. It is not easy work, and I greatly appreciate you for doing it.

Columbia Gorge Press releases Marbach calendar

Columbia Gorge Press announces the publication of Peter Marbach’s 2018 Columbia Gorge calendar.

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City convenes Children’s Park public meeting July 20

The next steps on the well-loved, aging Children’s Park play structure start with a community meeting on July 20.

Hood River County Fair returns July 26-29 in Odell

Reduced-cost ride bracelets available now

The 2017 Hood River County Fair takes place Wednesday through Saturday, July 26-29, at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, 3020 Wy’east Road, south of Hood River near the community of Odell. Gates open at 9 a.m. each day; additional attractions begin at noon, and carnival rides begin at 1 p.m.

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HAHRC Beats: Weight control: Stop eating on auto-pilot

Do you often eat on-the-go? Do you suffer from too much body weight? If so, you are not alone. We live in a fast-paced world, full of distraction.

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Hood River family wins CASA playhouse

The winning ticket for the 2017 CASA playhouse was picked during First Friday on July 7 in downtown Hood River.

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One Community Health expands migrant service

For 30-plus years, One Community Health (OCH) has made a commitment to provide health education and services to migrant farmworkers who harvest fruit throughout the Columbia River Gorge each summer. While the mission to serve this population is no different this summer, big changes are afoot, particularly in regard to how outreach will play out and some of the key players behind it.

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Tsai on Piano

Portland Piano International presents a free performance by Rising Star pianist Elisabeth Tsai at 2 p.m. on July 16 at Riverside Community Church, 317 State St, Hood River.

CenterPointe Bank completes INB merger

INB, a Northwest Bancorporation company and community bank, officially merged July 14 with CenterPointe Community Bank.

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‘Punting’ and moving: Legislators talk 2017 session

A turbulent session for the Oregon Legislature wrapped up July 7, resulting in a new transportation package as well as a flurry of bills — some successful, some not — from policymakers representing Hood River.

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Lyle’s ‘King of the beetles’ lets larvae do the lifting

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The idea of beetles stripping flesh from bones sounds like the plot of a horror movie but, in the case of a Lyle business, it is how beautiful pieces of art are created.

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Crews battle Oneonta, Dry Creek blazes

A one-acre fire that broke out on cliffs west of Oneonta Gorge was contained by Friday.

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