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‘Kidding’ Revised

Columbia Gorge Press has published the revised and expanded “Kidding Around the Gorge,” by Ruth Berkowitz and Lisa Kosglow, a full-color, 240-page book now available at bookstores ($19.95).

Local phone store gives away backpacks

Come to TCC store on Aug. 1

Students in Hood River are about to benefit from a national backpack giveaway. On Aug. 1, TCC, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S., will be donating 100,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through its annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway.

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Miss O’s Espresso brings coffee, smoothies to Pine Grove

Courtney Harvey opened Miss O’s Espresso, located in the parking lot of The Boys Pine Grove Grocery, 2375 Highway 35, on March 15, 2015.

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The Ale List: Stoked and Everybody’s combine in coffee porter

There’s no real secret behind Cold Pressed Porter at Stoked Roasters in Hood River — but that doesn’t mean this unique new ale is not deceptive.

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HRPRD fetches Port approval for waterfront dog park

The Port of Hood River has “conceptually approved” a Hood River Parks and Recreation District dog park on their waterfront property, just west of the city waste water treatment plant.

Brunk releases new book

Cindy Brunk of Hood River presents her new book, “Love Will,” on the emotional and spiritual impacts of abortion, July 29 at 10 Speed Coffee, 1412 13th St.

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Author Kristy Athens at Library on Aug. 22

Oregon boasts a multibillion-dollar agricultural economy that includes both industrial agriculture and small-scale efforts such as community supported agriculture memberships, farmers markets, and community gardens.

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Re-siding makes room for birds residing

Construction workers rescue house swallows

What should have been a basic building residing job turned into a rescue mission earlier this week.

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County Fair: final 24 hours

Four ways to enjoy Fair’s last day

Auction, concert, quilts and equine

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Drought: It’s official

Hood River Co. and two-thirds of Oregon are now designated

Hood River County joins two more counties on Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s drought emergency list.

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Diana Blackmon promotes health and healing through Reflexology

As a child, Diana Blackmon would often hear she saved the best for last, and that’s how she feels about her practice, Reflexology Hood River, located on Sherman Avenue.

WINGS holds ‘Starry Starry Night’ fundraiser Aug. 8 at Lakecliff B&B

WINGS Program provides housing, job training and support formerly homeless young men and women from the Gorge. WINGS’ next fundraiser is called “Starry Starry Nights” and will be, Aug. 8 at Lakecliff Bed & Breakfast at 5 p.m.

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Gorge Grown Farmer’s Market comes to Hawks Ridge Fridays

Gorge Grown Mobile Farmers’ Market is making a stop at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living Center on Fridays from 4-6 p.m. on the south lawn. The next market will be held July 24. Everyone is invited to attend.

Elderly Long-Term Care: Ombudsman training a first for the Gorge

Gretchen Jordan, Coordinator of Volunteers, Oregon Long Term Care Ombudsman, has an opportunity that hasn’t been seen before in Hood River or Wasco counties: A volunteer training to be held in The Dalles Aug. 12-13, Aug. 26-27 and Sept. 10, at a location to be announced.

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Fair opens today

Fun comes in many forms, from carnival rides to cake contests, at Hood River County Fair, July 22-25.