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Wyoming appeals Oregon’s denial of coal port

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is appealing Oregon’s recent decision to deny an application to build a coal terminal at the Port of Morrow, on the Columbia River.

Groups plan suit over Northwest oil-response plan

SEATTLE (AP) — Environmental groups say they plan to sue the federal government for failing to ensure that regional oil-response plans don’t harm endangered species.

Wash. governor says no to extending Hanford deadline

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson said they will not extend Friday’s deadline for resolving a dispute with the U.S Department of Energy over cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation’s most polluted nuclear weapons production site.

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Pet of the Week: Lolo is a 10-pound hiking pal

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Lolo as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:

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Witness ‘Cemetery Tales’ Sept. 19-21

Idlewilde is the scene for fifth annual living history event

True stories live in Cemetery Tales.

Public hearing on port zoning Monday

The Hood River Planning Commission will meet this Monday to address two items needed before development planned near the Expo Center property at the Port of Hood River can move forward.

County approves DeeTour venue

Earlier this week, the Hood River County Planning Department approved a commercial land use permit for DeeTour, a music and event amphitheater planned for the old mill site at the corner of Lost Lake Road and Dee Highway.

Pumpkin Funland and Corn Maze opens Oct. 1 at Rasmussen Farms.

A sneak preview will be held Sept. 20-12 during the Pear Party.

Blood drive Sept. 18 comes at critical time

Blood drive Sept. 18 comes at critical time

Building Permits, Aug. 2014

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Deal on Naito project ‘very close’

Agreement includes construction of waterfront hotel and commercial building, creation of new city park

After two years of legal challenges, it appears the controversy between Naito Development and Friends of the Hood River Waterfront is finally coming to an end.

County hears earfull on Meadows park and ride

Planning dept. gets flurry of feedback on MHM park and ride

A proposal for a ski resort park and ride located in the community of Mount Hood has garnered dozens of public comments from county residents — the vast majority of which say they are opposed to the project.

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Weather, volunteers enable biggest Fly-In

A record 300-plus visiting planes landed at the Fly-In last weekend at Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum.

Sides file dueling LUBA motions over Park and Ride

While the county works on the decision, the park and ride is currently the subject of multiple filings that have been submitted to the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA).

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