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Library announces Odell bus service

Hood River Library District begins a new service on Feb. 13 — a twice-monthly bus from Odell to the downtown Hood River Library.

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Help library win ‘Million Page Challenge’

The gauntlet has been thrown down again.

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'Barrel Springs' subdivision hits sewer conflict

The future of a proposed housing subdivision in west Hood River has been bogged in doubt amid concerns from City of Hood River engineers over municipal sewer access.

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The Ale List: Sense of Place lecture focuses on ‘hoppy history’

Today brings the chance to hear about beer from one of Oregon’s true experts, Dave Logsdon: Full Sail founding brewer, co-founder of Wyeast Labs and, for the past eight years, the man whose name is on a long list of award-winning Belgian-style ales.

Up Up! Farm Film Festival continues Feb. 12 at Rockford Community Grange

Gorge Grown Food Network and the Rockford Grange will present the next movie in the Up Up! Farm Film Festival series on Feb. 12 at Rockford Community Grange, on Barrett Drive a mile west of Windmaster Corner, located south of Hood River.

CL Port closes deal on Heuker fish processing plant

It’s official — The Port of Cascade Locks has closed on a land sale with Heuker Family Lands LLC of Warrendale.

‘Solarize’ campaign relaunches Feb. 1

Gorge Owned offers incentives for solar

Gorge Owned (GO!) is working with local solar contractors and partners to offer discounted, bulk rates on solar panel installations to homeowners in Klickitat, Skamania, Wasco and Hood River counties.

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Hood River City Council approves 25 cent parking rate hike downtown

Parking downtown will put visitors back an extra quarter. Hood River City Council on Monday approved a rate increase from 75 cents to $1 per hour for downtown street parking meters.

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Pet of the Week: Max needs energetic home

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Max as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.

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Anana’s Boutique goes ‘back to its roots’

For Heidi McLennon, owner and designer at Anana’s Boutique in downtown Hood River, what’s old is new again.

CenterPointe Community Bank promotes Zorza to Senior Vice President, Branch Administrator

CenterPointe Community Bank is pleased to announce that Marcie Zorza has been promoted to the position of senior vice president, branch administrator, reporting directly to Mahlon Vigesaa, president and CEO. Zorza will be accountable for the operations of the Hood River, The Dalles and Bingen offices.

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Tourism summit: Travel Oregon hosts first-of-its-kind vision session in Hood River

Finding new, efficient ways to get people to see the wonders of the Gorge was the focus of the recent Tourism Studio event in Hood River.

Fresh Start Culinary Arts program announces staff

Two local chefs will serve as chef instructor and administrator for a new Gorge-wide 12-week culinary training program, the Fresh Start Culinary Arts.

Housing needs back before City

Advocacy group ‘Livable Hood River’ to present at Council Monday

Housing is fixing to be the dominant topic at Monday’s City Council meeting.

Tower talk delayed

County to decide on cell structure rules in February

Cell towers have come back before Hood River County — now instead of looking at specific applications, county leaders aim to set up baseline rules for their placement and character.