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Sports briefs for Sept. 16 edition

Upcoming HRV games; HRVHS Athletic Hall of Fame rescheduled; Tennis tournament rescheduled for Sept. 30

Church News: Hood River Church of Christ welcomes new evangelist

‘Wild Edge of Sorrow’ at Riverside

The Hood River Church of Christ announces G.W. Cliver as its new Evangelist. Cliver will be responsible for, but not limited to, teaching, evangelizing and aiding the elders with the spiritual life of the church and community.

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Thanks, Firefighters

Signs thanking firefighters and first responders are cropping up all over the valley on church buildings, storefronts and yards.

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HRV boys soccer wins on the road for first win of the season

After an early season test against defending 6A state champions McMinnville two weeks ago, the Eagles were back in action on Tuesday as they traveled to Summit.

HR Police: Caller reports fireworks use before blaze

Moments before a small fire broke out along Indian Creek Trail on the Heights Tuesday night, a caller told Hood River Police a group of juveniles were using fireworks.

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Eagles on three game skid heading into Century tournament

On Tuesday, Sept. 12, the Eagles opened league play against their conference rival from Pendleton.

Kegler's Corner: Fall Leagues Begin

Fall league action has begun at Hood River’s tenpin palace, venerable Orchard Lanes. There’s nothing quite like the little, friendly competition that leagues provide. When there is a little on the line we tend to do better.

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Improvement is the focus for young Hawks

For Horizon’s soccer team, the plan wasn’t to open their season against defending state champions Umpqua Valley Christian, but with the cancellation of games due to the smoke, that’s how it ended up.

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Pig Bowl game helps three Gorge families in need

For the first time in its 15-year history, the Pig Bowl, a fundraising flag football game featuring local law enforcement, is donating proceeds from its Sept. 23 game to three families.

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Fire stalls Hood River business community

Businesses go through numerous challenges in any given year and many of those are things that they can prepare for. However, the fire burning throughout the Gorge is not one of them.

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Fire rages, rain coming

Evacuations raised to west Hood River

The Eagle Creek fire, burning 41,550 acres Friday, has been 28 percent contained.

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Caller reports fireworks use before blaze

Moments before a small fire broke out along Indian Creek Trail on the Heights Tuesday night, a caller told Hood River Police a group of juveniles were using fireworks.

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Socks for firefighters drive a success

Hood River News received a generous outpouring of goods from community members and businesses in its sock drive for Eagle Creek firefighters.

Deputy Mike Anderson’s service rescheduled for Oct. 15 at HRVHS

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office, in a press release, states that, with regret, they have been forced to postpone the memorial service for Deputy Mike Anderson.

Death notices for Sept. 16 edition: Hazel Davis and Lyle Brittain

Hazel Davis and Lyle Brittain

Red Cross shelter moves to Hood River

Skamania shelter relocates tonight at Tucker Road

Tonight, the Red Cross will move its Stevenson shelter to Hood River Assembly of God church, 979 Tucker Rd., Hood River.

Boil water advisory for all Crystal Springs Water District

Updated Information: All of Crystal Springs Water District is under a boil water advisory. This means boil your water. Do not consume raw tap water. This expands the alert that was issued yesterday. Questions should be directed to the Crystal Springs Water District at 541-354-1818.

Sheriff’s office draws new evacuation boundaries

After careful consideration by fire incident commanders and the Hood River County Sheriff's Office, the following changes are being made to Evacuation Levels:

HRCSD to close early Sept. 14

Just In: The Hood River County School District is releasing all students two hours early today, Thursday, Sept. 14, due to worsening air quality conditions.

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