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School delays for Dec. 4, 2014

CGCC looks at staff cuts, other bleak options

Directors affirm Indian Creek campus will remain open

So many people showed up for Tuesday’s college board special meeting that a scheduled class switched rooms to give the board and public more space. The special meeting on Columbia Gorge Community College budget issues drew about 75 people at the Hood River campus, including staff, students, parents, and State representatives John Huffman of The Dalles and Mark Johnson of Hood River.

Council votes 4-3 against Walmart expansion

In a lengthy four-hour land use hearing that was fraught with controversy, the Hood River City Council voted 4-3 Tuesday night to deny the expansion of Walmart's store on Wasco Avenue.

CGCC president calls for Indian Creek campus closure

Deficit leads to Toda’s recommendation, which would be temporary – but ‘not a done deal,’ one board member says

Citing a $2 million budget deficit, the president of Columbia Gorge Community College on Tuesday recommended to the College board that it close the Indian Creek Campus temporarily in mid-2015. CGCC president Dr. Frank Toda has suggested a three-part restructuring plan involving an undetermined number of layoffs and program cuts.

Hood River County School District after school activities cancelled due to inclement weather

Weather alert: After school activities for Hood River County School District are canceled tonight due to freezing rain and ice forecast for late afternoon and through the night including EXCEL Program, Community Education Programs and Activity Buses.

State champs! Hood River Valley takes 5A boys soccer title

Hood river valley high school varsity boys soccer defeats Woodburn 2-0 to claim the school's first state soccer title.

HRV vs. Woodburn soccer championship game time changed

Attention HRV soccer fans: Saturday's game time has been changed from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hillsboro Stadium due to weather and travel precautions.

Closure reports: Hood River County SD, Horizon Christian Closed

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HRV boys soccer headed back to state finals

Hood River Valley High School varsity boys soccer is headed to the state finals.

Delivery update for print subscribers

Due to the Veterans Day Holiday and the post office being closed, subscribers in certain areas, may receive their copy of Hood River News late.

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Initial election results: Blackburn wins HR mayor race

Brun, Johnson, Cornelison leading Hood River council vote getters

Initial election results show Paul Blackburn defeating Greg Colt by a wide margin in the race to succeed mayor Arthur Babitz.

Authorities discover body of 23-year-old woman in Hood River home

A welfare check at a Hood River residence on Monday turned into a death investigation after authorities discovered the body of a 23-year-old woman inside.

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Foot pursuit of suspects shuts down UP railroad

Train traffic on the Union Pacific rail line was briefly shut down Friday morning as law enforcement pursued a male suspect who allegedly fled during a traffic stop made by the Hood River Police Department.

Authorities release new information in search for Kentucky men missing in Mt. Hood area

From Oregon State Police: Oregon State Police (OSP) and Hood River County Sheriff's Office (HRSO), working in cooperation with Kentucky State Police (KSP), are continuing to ask for the public's help to locate a father and son whose vehicle was found last week along Highway 35 in the Mt. Hood area. With this weekend's expected warm weather and the potential for many visitors and hikers in the Mt. Hood area, some new details are being released after confirming the men were in the area last week.

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Fire breaks out on cliffs West of White Salmon

A wildfire broke out Thursday afternoon at about 3 p.m. on a cliff near White Salmon, just west of the White Salmon River bridge, coming close to a home on the bluff.

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