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Spotlight on your body’s health account

At Cascade Acupuncture Center, we focus on increasing the health of our clients by increasing the Level of Function in the Body.

MHM parking lot decision appealed

Park and ride goes to Planning Commission review on Nov. 12

A Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort park and ride proposed for the community of Mt. Hood has been put on hold while the county addresses an appeal from a neighboring property owner challenging the county’s decision to approve the project.

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Potter James Diem combines clay and family to create functional works of art

For those of us lucky enough to call Hood River home, there’s a good chance you’ve seen local potter James Diem’s ceramics displayed around town and at local art fairs — like the upcoming Hood River Valley Harvest Fest this weekend at the Waterfront.

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Phelps Creek wins top honors in first Gorge wine contest

A Hood River winery’s Pinot Noir crafted from Columbia Gorge grapes earned top honors at the inaugural Columbia Gorge Wine Competition.

Gorge Fruit and Craft Fair this weekend in Odell

A little of everything: classical music, barbecue, fruit, art, and horses

The popular Gorge Fruit and Craft Fair arrives Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the park-like Hood River County Fairgrounds, 3020 Wy’east Rd., near the community of Odell

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County says yes to medical pot moratorium, deadlocks on tax

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners passed one measure regulating marijuana and split on a second Monday night at the conclusion of two public hearings dealing with the drug’s evolving status in Oregon.

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Harvest Fest celebrates nature’s bounty

The festival of the county’s bounty happens this weekend in Hood River and Odell, and all around the Hood River Valley.

OWEB Small Grant Program now accepts applications

Do you have natural resource concerns on your property, but don’t have the funds to fix them?

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Heads held high in Haiti: Charla Banks returns to troubled Caribbean nation on teaching, volunteering mission

Charla Banks visited Haiti for the first time two years ago as a graduate student at Loma Linda University — and is planning her third trip later this month.

Parks and Rec expands focus on ball fields

HRVPRD examining idea of smaller parcels, more playing fields

The question of how Hood River County will solve its ball field shortage is still up in the air as the Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District continues to search for viable parcels that could be home to new public recreation facilities.

Gorge Soup sign-ups near, for adults and kids to present ‘pitches’

Gorge Soup is back, Nov. 11 for adults and Feb. 26 for kids.

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Sculptor Heather Soderberg-Greene forges a love of the Gorge as she transforms as an artist

A sculpture is static. Heather Soderberg-Greene is not.

‘MedReturn’ installed at Courthouse

Sheriff, pain clinic join in program to encourage safe disposal of drugs

Hood River County residents looking to dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications can now visit the safe and secure permanent drop off location at the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office located at 309 State St.

Columbia River Gorge Tourist Summit coming to The Dalles

THE DALLES— The Columbia River Gorge Tourism Summit will be held Wednesday, Oct. 15 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Dr.

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Walmart expansion back before city council

You may have seen the mailers this summer or the full-page color ads in recent weeks in the News from Walmart regarding a potential expansion of the retailer’s Hood River location, asking citizens write or call the city and voice their support for the store’s expansion.

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