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Gorge leaders oppose Vancouver oil terminal as hearings wrap up

Gorge leaders spoke out against a proposed oil-by-marine terminal in Vancouver as hearings over the project’s fate came to a close July 29.

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The Ale List: New brewer and blueprints reshape Big Horse

Big Horse Brewery reshaping, Double Mountain gets Portland digs

Subi Salon adds site, holds grand opening

Subi Salon, on the Heights, hosts its grand opening on Aug. 12 at its second location, 1215 B St. (corner of 12th and B), from 5-7 p.m. Sample all-natural hair care products, try on jewelry from local artist Rebecca Bashara, and meet the stylists while enjoying refreshments from OVino and AniChe Cellars.

Green Drinks meets Aug. 17, highlights ‘zero waste’

Learn how to turn your waste stream into a resource stream at the next Green Drinks on Aug. 17.

‘Home tour’ comes Sept. 24

“Gorge Home Tour” happens in White Salmon Sept. 24.

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2016 Hood River County Fair, 4-H results

4-H Fair results started in our Aug. 3 edition, and continue here. Open Class results will appear in the Aug. 10 edition.

State launches first veterans rental assistance program

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), in partnership with the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA), has launched the Veterans Rental Assistance Program, designed to provide transitional housing for military veterans who have serious mental illness and are homeless or at risk for homelessness.

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Pet of the Week: Savannah is ‘gentle, kind, and has a heart of gold’

Savannah has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. And talk about a looker! Savannah is one gorgeous girl!

HRVAC News: Thrift store, meals programs revamped at adult center

The Hood River Valley Adult Center thrift shop has been closed since July 23 for maintenance and “house cleaning,” reported Board President Beth Peters, and reopened on Tuesday, Aug. 2 with an improved look and new merchandise.

Hood River Co. tops state in employment

Jobs are strong in the Columbia River Gorge this summer. Hood River County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate led Oregon at 3.9 percent in June, earning the distinction as the only county below 4 percent, according to a report by regional Economist Dallas Fridley.

AniChe tasting room moves to Butler Bank

AniChe Cellars is moving their Hood River tasting room from their former space at 311 Oak St. to the Historic Butler Bank Building at 301 Oak St., in downtown Hood River.

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Vagabond is now Westcliff Lodge

The old “Vagabond Lodge” has moved on.

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4-H Fair Results: Education Displays and Memory Books

Photos by Kirby Neumann-Rea 4H-er Aiden Sewell, 15, talks with Poultry Chair Julianna Dolan during the fair. Dolan said that turkey entries saw increased participation in 2016 in part due to disease issues with ducks and other small animals in 2015. At left: the cool floor of the Community Building was too much to resist for Rhylan Tama, 4, of Hood River on Thursday during the county fair. Below: Malina Broddie’s photo won the Special Award for Best Animal, from Women for Agriculture.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters, Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association join for clinic

The Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association (CGWA) hosted Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge for its annual windsurfing clinic on Saturday, July 23 at The Hook.

‘Putting Your House in Order’ takes place Aug. 17 at Anderson’s Tribute Center

Anderson’s Tribute Center hosts a “Putting Your House in Order” seminar on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 5:30-7 p.m.


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