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Ice storm hits mid-week

A serious freezing rain event is on the way, emergency officials say.

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Voices at rally say ‘Keep Obamacare’

More than 80 people attended an outdoor rally for health care Sunday in Hood River, braving 15 degree weather and standing in the snow at Overlook Memorial Park at Second and State streets.

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MLK Day speakers retain hope, voice cautions

Hope, awareness, and action. Those are the concepts to take forward, speakers said Monday at the Martin Luther King Day events at Riverside Community Church, sponsored by Gorge Ecumenical Ministries.

Schools adopt ‘Safe Zones’

Thursday the Hood River County School Board passed a resolution described by Superintendent Dan Goldman as a “very powerful” effort to protect undocumented students at school.

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Readers’ photos say, ‘Happy mid-winter, wherever you are!’

Winter is the coat we all wear, and it has hung on our shoulders for weeks now.

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I-84 closed Tuesday afternoon

ODOT has closed Interstate 84 between Hood River and Troutdale.

Death notices for Jan. 18: Leorna Andersen, James Stanfill and Franke Thomas

Leorna Andersen, James Stanfill and Franke Thomas

Cancelations for Tuesday, Jan. 17

Cancelations for Tuesday, Jan. 17. We will update as info becomes available:

Ice storm warning Tuesday, Wednesday

Hood River Sheriff's Office warns Gorge residents and travelers to prepare for an ice storm event Tuesday through Wednesday in the Gorge

Closures and cancellations for Jan. 17-18

Closures for Tuesday and Wednesday.

Sports briefs for Jan. 14

Rotary Ski Night Jan. 16, Update to Paulina Finn quadruple-double story

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Hoop Shoot Winners

Area youth participated in the annual Knights of Columbus free throw contest, held in conjunction with Cody Kunigel’s holiday basketball camp Dec. 3.

HRV girls basketball enters league play with cautious optimism

Eagles have won five of their last six

After a nonleague schedule with plenty of starts and stops thanks to Mother Nature’s wrath, the HRV girls basketball team will enter league competition in an unfamiliar situation:

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Despite ‘lumps and bumps,’ HRV boys basketball team looking forward to Columbia River Conference play

The start to the HRV boys basketball team’s season hasn’t been ideal, but there’s still been plenty to like about it as the Eagles look ahead to the start of Columbia River Conference competition next week.

Police Log, Jan. 2 to 8

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

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Freeze Frames

Looking for winter work, these three May Street students used a snow day off from school on Wednesday to drum up some snow shoveling business. From left are Grant Hardy, 11, Massimo Blanco, 11, and Sawyer Clement, 10.

Letters to the Editor for Jan. 14

‘Kudos’; Walden disappoints; more

On the agenda

These are the regular meeting times of governing bodies for these agencies:

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Weather alert: warming, heavy rains could cause damage

Warm weather may contribute to avalanche-conducive conditions.

MLK Day events in Hood River Monday

Six Rivers hosts workshop

Gorge residents are invited to celebrate the life, work and dreams of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, Jan. 16, 3-7:30 p.m. at Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State streets in downtown Hood River.

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