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Sheriff Log, Sept. 27 to Oct. 4

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

Letters to the Editor: Umpqua Community College shootings

For Oct. 7

I feel devastated as I sit down — once again — to write a letter about guns in this country.

Letters to the Editor for Oct. 7

Protect community; Nestlé concerns; Protect our water; Support HRVHS theater

National Newspaper Week: Why community newspapers matter

The chosen theme for this year’s National Newspaper Week is “Power of the Press,” and that power, it seems to me, is a very relative thing.

Kombucha café comes to renovated Diamond Bldg.

Gorge Kitchen, a kombucha and baked goods café, is the new venture of two young entrepreneurs and will open in mid-December in the Diamond Building, a project profiled in the Oct. 3 edition.

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Tod LeFevre Day Oct. 7

Mayor Paul Blackburn and City Council passed a proclamation last week that Oct. 7 is Tod LeFevre Day in Hood River, in honor of the late resident’s championing of sustainability and “his humble determination to make our community and this world a better place.”

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ staged with masks and music

William Shakespeare’s best-known tragedy comes to the Hood River stage this weekend for the first time.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 7

Power, Einhorn play Hood River; Visionseekerz at Moth lounge; more

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CGCC librarian receives excellence award

Library Director John Schoppert at Columbia Gorge Community College (CGCC) has been awarded a state library award for leading open source resource development at the college.

Riverkeeper hosts speaker on Hanford in White Salmon

Columbia Riverkeeper is hosting a free event Sunday in White Salmon featuring speaker Dr. Ceiridwen Terrill, a Concordia University professor who will be walking 225 miles from Portland to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in an effort to raise awareness about the history and cleanup of the nuclear site on the Washington side of the Columbia River.

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Mt. Hood Forest Service seeks public feedback from visitors

Starting this month, forest visitors on Mount Hood will see interviewers working at recreation sites and along Forest Service roads. The trained interviewers will want to know about your visit to the Mt. Hood National Forest.

West Avery Park near Wishram closed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed the west portion of Avery Park, located on the north shore of the Columbia River along Washington State Route 14 near Wishram, Wash. The east portion of the park remains open.

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Get some ‘Uptown Funk’ with coronation

Homecoming 2015 – Event details and more

Calling all Hood River Valley High School, as well as Hood River High and Wy’east High grads, and anyone else wanting to see some traditional Friday Night Lights pageantry.

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Historic Highway Trail work about to begin

Construction on a key piece of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail between Cascade Locks and Hood River is slated for late fall.

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County moves to ‘fine-tune’ short-term rental rules

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners heard a report last Wednesday by Beth Goodman, a consultant for ECONorthwest firm, which revealed short-term rentals are rarer than expected outside the city’s urban growth boundary.

Wildfire in southeast Mt. Hood forest

A wildfire in the Barlow Ranger District of the Mt. Hood National Forest swelled to an estimated 10-12 acres over the weekend.

Service announcements for Oct. 3

Arne Udelius, Trinity Olaez-Broneske

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A wish and a zip: Hawks Ridge residents enjoy adventure aloft

Three residents of Hawks Ridge Assisted Living in Hood River wanted to go on a zip line, so after some research by staff, they headed to Skamania Zip Tours, located at the Skamania Resort Lodge, on Sept. 8 .

Fascia findings: Acupuncturist Susan Froehlich attends international congress

Susan Froehlich, licensed acupuncturist (LAc), Columbia River Acupuncture, attended the Fourth International Congress on Fascia Research and Development in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 18-21.

‘Paws for a Cause’ event returns Oct. 15

On Oct. 15, the fourth annual Paws for a Cause silent auction and social event will be held by Hood River Adopt A Dog (HRAAD) at Springhouse Cellar Winery, 13 Railroad Ave., Hood River, from 5:30-8 p.m.