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HRVHS artists collect Gold Keys

Celebrating 70 state-level Scholastic Art awards

Hood River Valley High School is celebrating 70 state-level Scholastic Art awards this year, but that’s not the only good news coming out of the art department.

Speech duo headed to Nationals

Two Hood River Valley High School juniors will compete at the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Birmingham, Ala., in June.

Businesses invited to seek storm loans

Hood River County declared a winter storm emergency for January 2017, and the state declared a statewide emergency Jan. 8-20, 2017.

Death notices for March 25: Betty Hase, Charlene Caldwell and Glenda Fulton

Betty Hase, Charlene Caldwell and Glenda Fulton

CGCC holds job fair Saturday

Columbia Gorge Job Fair kicks off on Saturday, March 25 at CGCC in The Dalles.

‘The Secrets of Master Brewers’ book and beer discussion Thursday

Waucoma Bookstore and Columbia Center for the Arts are hosting author Jeff Alworth for a book and beer discussion on Thursday, March 23.

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Yesteryears: Odell’s ‘long-looked-for and much wished-for waterworks system’ under construction in 1927

Odell’s long-looked-for and much wished-for waterworks system is at last under actual construction. Last week a crew of workmen dug the trench for the main pipe line from the well-known Davis spring through a bit of woodland and over a field to the road near the telephone office and high school.

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‘Reads’ kicks off

Community gathered Saturday, March 18 for the kickoff celebration of Hood River County Reads.

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Seed Share

The basement of the Rockford Grange was packed Saturday, March 18 as community members came together to learn how to save seeds and go through the grange’s extensive seed collection.

Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue offers thanks

Writes Tracie Hornung: “Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue offers sincere thanks to Dr. Katy Holmes and the team at All Animal Care Clinic, Marchesi Vineyards and all who participated in (the March 11) successful fundraising event that raised money for our organization, as well as Dogs in Brazil.

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Abby Walker wins ‘Good Citizens’ scholarship from DAR

Abby Walker, a senior at Hood River Valley High School, was honored as the chapter winner of the Good Citizens Scholarship Contest sponsored by Celilo Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) at their monthly meeting on March 15 in Hood River.

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YoHOHs volunteers spread joy to hospice patients

The Youth of Heart of Hospice (YoHOHs) plan and prepare special gifts and cards for hospice patients. Heart of Hospice staff are then given the opportunity to deliver the cards and gifts.

HRVHS grad Luke MacMillan sings in Bard College song series

Luke MacMillan will perform excerpts from Paul Salerni’s song cycle “Bad Pets” in the upcoming First Songs concert series in Boston, New York City, and in Bard College’s Fischer Performing Arts Center.

HR Library hosts death care symposium

The Hood River Library will host a “Death Care” symposium focused on natural burial, family-directed funerals and rituals of remembrance on Saturday, April 1.

Police Log, March 13 to 19

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

Two taxes: HR County moves on excise tax, discusses NORCOR bond

A sparse turnout met Hood River County Board of Commissioners’ first hearing on a new construction excise tax.

Sheriff Log, March 12 to 18

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

Sen. Ron Wyden plans town hall March 25

‘Indivisible’ group calls Walden to town hall in April

Oregon U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will hold his annual Hood River County town hall on Saturday, March 25.

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