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Mentors needed for BBBS and Mentors for Success

Calling all men in the Columbia Gorge! The Next Door is looking for 30 men in 30 days who are ready to say yes to mentoring!

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This month at MHTH: Dance classes at Mt. Hood Town Hall

When Amy Gray, Mt. Hood Town Hall manager, was approached by Gail Bacon, a professional Scottish dancer, about starting a class, Gray jumped at the chance to add a new course to the town hall’s flourishing schedule.

HRVAC News: Hood River Valley Adult Center holds flu shot clinic, prepares for holidays

HRVAC will hold a flu shot clinic Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Documents needed are now available at the front desk and can be filled out prior to receiving the immunization. There is no charge for those who have Medicare or insurance.

Children’s Fair Saturday in Pine Grove

“Play Smart and Grow Strong” is the motto behind Saturday’s Hood River County Children’s Fair, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pine Grove School.

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Pet of the Week: Molly is happiest playing with other dogs

Molly has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week.

Soil and Water District Notes: Prepare this fall for winter with livestock

For those with livestock, fall is the perfect time to prepare for the wet winter months. Most of us tend to accept mud and run-off as a part of the winter season. But the truth of the matter is you can avoid most mud problems by taking a few steps to manage the water and soil on your land. These steps will protect your animal’s health as well as your property value.

Columbia River Gorge Quilt Show happens at HR Armory Oct. 21

Columbia River Gorge Quilt Show returns Oct. 21 to Hood River Armory, 1590 12th St., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Admission is $6, or $5 for Columbia Gorge Quilt Guild members.

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Tilly Jane cabin historically restored

The Mt. Hood National Forest and the Portland Chapter of the Oregon Nordic Club have partnered to restore the historic Tilly Jane A-Frame, a picturesque 1930s-era mountain retreat.

Oregon launches full retail marijuana program

Oregon Liquor Control Commission has begun issuing recreational licenses to marijuana dispensaries, signaling the complete roll-out of the state’s retail cannabis program.

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Waucoma celebrates 40th year

Waucoma Bookstore is celebrating its 40th anniversary on Oct. 8 at the bookstore, located at 212 Oak St., Hood River, with a book signing with local authors Joe O’Neill and Vikki Claflin.

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United Way reveals masked ball was a success

The first Masquerade Ball for Columbia Gorge United Way, held Sept. 22, raised about $85,000 for the region’s largest social service agency, making it the most successful fall campaign kickoff fundraiser yet, according to United Way board chair Dave Scarsborough.

Mediation training at Six Rivers starts Oct. 6

Conflict is normal and inevitable. But with developed mediation skills you can help yourself and others lead more manageable lives — whether at home, work or in any group or organization.

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12th Street opens

12th Street has been closed from May to State streets, limiting access to 12th and connecting streets surrounding Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital since July, but it is now open.

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Immigration counseling service meets the community

A group of about 20 gathered Monday at Riverside Community Church for an open house that introduced a new nonprofit immigration law office that opened in Hood River earlier this year.


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