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‘Love your Columbia’ events return Saturday

Community clean-up events and celebrations are coming back to the Columbia Gorge.

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Golden Eagle

The old picnic shelter is gone and where it stood is the new asphalt base for tennis and pickleball courts and basketball hoops at Golden Eagle Park.

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Trump puts HR County closer to storm relief funds

President Donald Trump signed a disaster declaration for Oregon this month, putting Hood River and three other Oregon counties in line for recovery funds in the wake of January’s ice storm.

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Power line fire doused Monday

A power pole caught fire on Guignard Road Monday but utility and fire crews teamed up to choke the flare-up in less than an hour.

‘Eclipse 2017’ Souvenir Edition comes Wednesday

The special publication of Hood River News, The Dalles Chronicle and White Salmon Enterprise explores all aspects of the expected Aug. 21 astronomical phenomenon.

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Weed of the Month: This is the best time to eradicate Knotweed

Knotweed is another horribly invasive plant unleashed on the countryside by gardeners attracted to its ornamental qualities.

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The not so simple ‘hike to the falls’

MSN ‘best of’ list gives nod to the Gorge, again

We sure are popular here in the Gorge.

Northeast Ore. rancher asks state to kill wolves

SALEM (AP) — A rancher in northeastern Oregon's Wallowa County has asked state officials to kill wolves from the Harl Butte pack after an investigator confirmed wolves killed a calf.

Timberland companies announce fire closures

Local timberland companies are announcing that due to conditions of high fire danger, all lands in Klickitat, Skamania, Yakima, Hood River and Wasco counties will be closed to public entry starting Aug. 5 until further notice.

Watching the Eclipse?

The 2017 Solar Eclipse is a captivating event.

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105 degrees: Heat wave hits the Gorge

Blistering temperatures have come in what’s set to be Hood River’s hottest week in several years.

Mosier okays UP railroad settlement

A group of Mosier officials voted Monday to accept the terms of the latest $2.4 million offer from Union Pacific Railroad, subject to further negotiations on the scope of the release provided to the railroad in return for their payment and in-kind donations.

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Solar ‘pioneer’: Renewable energy project coming to HR public works

A group of renewable energy leaders gathered Thursday to celebrate a solar array slated for construction atop the Hood River Public Works building.

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Smoky Indian Creek blaze will be burning for ‘a long time’

A fire in westernmost Hood River County that broke out in early July hasn’t been silenced. Officials estimated its size at more than 70 acres this week.

‘Camp Prepare’: Red Cross places preparation stakes in eclipse

How’s this for a get-outside summer idea with a purpose?

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