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Public Records: Building permits, Jan. 2015

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Head Start accepting applications for fall

Mid-Columbia Children’s Council’s Head Start program is now accepting applications for fall classes from families with children who will be 3 or 4 before Sept. 1.

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Scouts show tireless ‘can-do’

Lack of snowpack exposed an ugly mountainside scene, but a group of Scouts quickly dealt with it.

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Tom Yates begins a new path at an old career

Tom Yates is going through a bit of a transition at Providence Down Manor, where he’s worked as community relations coordinator for almost two years.

Hood River Supply reports record year

Hood River Supply held its 65th annual meeting on Feb. 3 at the Pine Grove Grange. The meeting was called to order by Board Chairman John Wells. President/CEO Pat McAllister reported on the past years audited financial results for the fiscal year ending on Sept. 30, 2014.

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The Ale List: Breweries host Zwickelmania tour

Plenty of beer news this week, what with pFriem Family Brewing starting its second expansion since opening five years ago, and the Zwickelmania statewide brewery tour coming Feb. 14.

Providence Foundation tour preview scheduled for Feb. 26

Collete Vacations will present a slideshow and information on two upcoming tours coordinated by Hood River native and Providence Auxiliary Volunteer past president Kay Lincoln.

HRVAC elects new officers

The newly elected Board of the Hood River Valley Adult Center held their organizational meeting and elected the following officers:

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Husum Hills Golf Course to close May 1

After a half of a century, western Klickitat County’s premier golf course is set to close this spring.

Julie Salcido tackles County’s code enforcement backlog

Second dwellings, solid waste disposal among Salcido’s key challenge

Hood River County created the new post of code enforcement coordinator last fall, and on Oct. 1, 2014, Julie Salcido took on the task of managing the intake, investigation and resolution of various land use, health and safety ordinances within the county, not including the cities of Hood River or Cascade Locks.

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Mt. Hood snowpack lacking

There’s still hope, but as dismal winter continues, water worries grow

For those who have been snow dancing, it may be time to learn some new steps.

Women in Ag conference scheduled for Feb. 21

Women in Agriculture conference happens Feb. 21 in Salem and LaGrande, with a registration fee is $30, but there is a $25 early bird special until Feb. 13.

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Sticker Shock: students remind beer buyers to adhere to safety

Teenagers spending time in the beer aisle Thursday was behavior somewhat unusual, yet healthful.

Big Brothers Big Sisters hold mentor appreciation luncheon

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge held its annual mentor appreciation lunch on Jan. 24 at Spooky’s Pizza in The Dalles in honor of National Mentoring Month.

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Justine Ziegler enjoys challenges of mentoring

Justine Ziegler has been Match Coordinator with Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) — part of The Next Door, Inc. — since June 2012.