Sheriff Log, Feb. 19 to 25

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

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The Ale List: pFriem expands operations, ales

No way to take in all the Zwickelmania stops on Feb. 25, but I made it to two. It’s the two-weekend (as of this year) celebration at breweries of the art of brewing, and drinking, fine ale.

Feast of Words returns March 11

The Hood River County Library Foundation invites you to a Feast of Words Saturday, March 11 from 6-9 p.m. to raise money for the library.

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Bag Ends: Hood River law reducing plastic takes effect Wednesday

“Paper or plastic?” is now an obsolete phrase at Hood River’s largest stores.

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White Salmon’s Trellis, Candy’s Spa to move

Businesses in downtown White Salmon are shaking things up this month. Trellis and Candy’s Spa, located on the south side of E Jewett Boulevard next to Everybody’s Brewing, plan to move out of their space by the 27th of the month.

Solar town hall March 16

Stand up for Solar Energy! Environment Oregon brings the discussion to Columbia Gorge Discovery Center on Thursday, March 16 from 6 to 8 p.m

Hood River News updates obit policy

Funeral homes often submit obituaries, death notices and service announcements for the families they are assisting. Those submitted by family members are also accepted as follows:

HRV needs lock-in chaperones

Hood River Valley High School will hold its annual lock-in on Friday and Saturday, March 10-11, and needs chaperones to work all night, all shifts.

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‘Give Kids a Smile’

Sylvianna Marquez, RDH, takes a pause from cleaning teeth to let Ramon Garcia show his best fist pump from the dental chair during One Community Health’s Give Kids a Smile Day Feb. 14.

Hood River Supply holds 67th annual meeting

Fiscal year 2016 was another successful year for the local cooperative Hood River Supply, announced President/CEO Pat McAllister at the 67th annual meeting on Feb. 9 at the Pine Grove Grange.

Soil and Water District: Water quality listing spurs a history lesson

Locals may have heard that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently proposed the addition of 1,055 water quality limited stream segments to Oregon’s 303(d) list, including five waterways in the Hood River Basin.

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Anderson’s receives ‘comfort quilt’

Anderson’s Tribute Center got a special gift on the afternoon of Tuesday, Feb. 21.

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2017 INNOVATIVE TEACHING GRANTS: Education Foundation announces new funds

The Hood River County Education Foundation has awarded its annual grants to Hood River County School staff for funding innovative educational projects. Each year the foundation accepts grants from teachers and staff for enhancing student learning.

CGCC master plan aims for ‘cost-effective’ degree route, service to Hispanics

A “constant focus on student success,” outreach to the region’s Hispanic community and reinvigorated industry partnerships provide the compass points in 2017 for Columbia Gorge Community College, which entered the new year with a strategic roadmap to turn those priorities into reality, according to a press release.

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‘Green’ gainers

Hood River team Men In Green (back rows) won the field competition first place award at the recent Super Qualifiers in Portland.


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