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Pet of the Week: Angelina loves car rides, long walks

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Angelina as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.

Sheriff's Log, Aug. 23 to 30

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

Summer jobs sizzle in Gorge: HR unemployment up in July but still best in state

Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates rose in July, with Hood River County rising to 4.7 percent and Wasco County climbing to 5.6 percent. Likewise, Oregon’s rate rose to 5.9 percent in July, an increase of 0.4 percentage point.

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USDA loans Cascade Locks $3.7 million for water system upgrade

The City of Cascade Locks is set to receive $3.7 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to overhaul its long-suffering water infrastructure.

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Walmart sells 16.3 acres to Ryan’s Juice

Walmart Corporation has sold a 16.3-acre piece of land west of Hood River to Ryan Holdings LLC, owner of Hood River Juice Co. and Ryan’s Juice.

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The dogs are going to the Berens

Betsy Berens has always had dogs. She has not always been a doggy foster parent.

Port of CL dedicates new road on Aug. 26

The Cascade Locks Port Commission will hold a brief groundbreaking ceremony for the new cul-de-sac NE Columbia Gorge Way, Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. in the Port’s Business Park.

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County joins Residents’ lawsuit against USFS

Hood River County has joined a lawsuit filed by Hood River Valley Residents Committee against the U.S. Forest Service over a delayed land exchange with Mt. Hood Meadows.

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Cascade Locks woman protests Nestlé with 5-day fast

Five hot and hungry days didn’t wither Anna Mae Leonard.

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County hears jail ‘matrix’ options

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners discussed options Monday on how best to reduce the population of adult inmates at Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility.

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Barbara Ayers helps county plan for emergencies

Barbara Ayers, Emergency Manager Public Information Officer for Hood River County, says her days aren’t exactly exciting.

County board meets twice next week

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners will convene for two special sessions next week; one public and one closed for executive session.

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White Salmon City Hall rebuild project authorized for bidding

The White Salmon City Council authorized putting the structural portion of the City Hall rebuild project out to bid last Wednesday, Aug. 5, by canvassing the city’s Small Works Roster.

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Pet of the Week: Haley the Heeler loves kids, tennis balls and other dogs

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Haley as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

Council moves on housing: Rental rules get hard look

Hard work in the past, more hard work in the future.