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City councils take different tacks on marijuana

On April 14, CL talks moratorium; HR puts issue on agenda

By 4-2 vote, Hood River City Council took a measured step Monday toward an official action on requesting a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits.

McIsaac’s Store remodels

PARKDALE – Just in time for spring, remodeling of McIsaac’s Store is complete.

Despite guidelines, local banks not ready for marijuana businesses

Banks in and around White Salmon will not yet be opening their doors to the multiple local businesses that have applied for licenses to sell, process, or produce marijuana.

Cascade Hearing moves

Cascade Hearing Center will move to a new office, located on the Heights at 1814 Belmont St., on March 31. The new site provides easier access with free and handicap-accessible parking, as well as an updated floor plan that will provide better accessibility inside our new office.

Traffic Control Class offered March 29

Cheryl Rohan of Crestline Construction, The Dalles, will teach a traffic control (flagging) class March 29 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Crestline Construction office, 3600 Crates Way, The Dalles.

State Street update: City, Crestline host status meeting on Wednesday

Dust, pedestrian access, and signage issues, and the potential of summer street work, are among the topics expected to be addressed on Wednesday in a morning meeting about the downtown Urban Renewal Project.

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On Highway 35 Curtis Homes builds new HQ with a view

Cameron Curtis, owner of Curtis Homes, has announced the construction of the company’s new office at 403 Highway 35 in Hood River, directly across from Tum-A-Lum Lumber, near Highway 30.

Program to help struggling homeowners expands to Hood River County

The economy and the housing market may be recovering in Oregon, but not every homeowner has stopped feeling the effects of the Great Recession that began over five years ago.

Things to do during spring break

Discovery Center Scavenger Hunt;Spring Extravaganza at The History Museum; Thomas, more at the Hood River Library

Pine Grove News: Wy'east firefighters celebrate another year of service

Hello! I am finally springing forward and trying to get things done!

Six Rivers Resolution Center offers basic mediation training

Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center announces that it is now an independent nonprofit organization, serving Oregon and southwest Washington.

Education and Industry Summit is April 18

Educators and employers will come together in the first-ever “Columbia Gorge Education and Industry Summit,” April 18 on The Dalles Campus of Columbia Gorge Community College.

Gorge Community Foundation requests proposals for outdoor education grants

The Gorge Community Foundation announced Monday that it is accepting grant applications for projects that promote outdoor education or recreation. A total of $5,000 will be awarded from the Alpinees/Jack Baldwin Memorial Outdoor Education Fund in this grant cycle.

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Ananas Boutique renovations will put the spotlight on music

There are some renovations happening all over downtown Hood River, from businesses moving locations or expanding, to the construction on Oak and State. A notable store that may be changing its design as well is Ananas Boutique.

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County sets medical marijuana ban hearing for April 21

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners will be seeking the public’s input next month on whether or not it should temporarily ban medical marijuana dispensaries from setting up shop in the county’s unincorporated areas.