Happy Ned Year: Caught up in 2’eens

Back again, with more static from my attic.

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Make it Champagne or Fresh Air (or both) this New Years

Wear a mask — for any occasion — this New Year’s.

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The Daily Bread: Toward The Light

I love December.

Art gathered for ‘Cheers to Ed’

Artists are invited to donate works to the next big event for Ed Wilder, “EdStravaganza,” at Butler Bank Social Club on Jan. 27.

Fund started for Allison Walls

Allison Walls of Hood River started chemotherapy treatments Friday in her battle with large-cell lymphoma.

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Kollas Memorial Walk: Better late than never

What do you do when your dad founded the Joe Kollas Memorial 4th of July Run / Walk (now the Kollas–Cranmer Run / Walk) and you missed it for the year? Simple: you schedule a make-up for yourself, even if it’s in November!

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Uplifting Tom

Every time Tom Yates talks to groups of Providence Down Manor Village residents, he has a joke or a trivia quiz.

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Talk describes Cougar Creek Fire devastation

The Mount Adams Cougar Creek Fire Forum on Dec. 11 was a success. Around 110 people attended on that dark and stormy night, almost filling the Columbia High School library in White Salmon. Darryl Lloyd, of Friends of Mount Adams, provided the following transcription of the event.

Cascade Observations: Hold the Snickers salad

“What are the ten most common foods served at Thanksgiving?”

Yesteryears: Snowstorm causes valley-wide havoc in 2005

The eight-inch snow punch nature threw Thursday caused trucks and timelines to go awry. Classes started late and ended early for Hood River County School District. Teachers, staff and drivers scrambled to get kids onto busses and home as snow kept accumulating throughout the morning. “More trouble than snow,” was how Jose Guzman of Guzman Towing pup it, after a day of pulling cars out of ditches.

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Hospice Youth thanks veterans for their service

To honor veterans on Veterans Day, both The Dalles and Hood River Youth of Heart of Hospice clubs (YoHOHs) visited the Oregon Veterans Home.

Lions grocery contest winners announced

Chris Heald and the Ortiz Family are the winners of this year’s Hood River Lions Thanksgiving Grocery Raffle.

Class of ’66 seeks classmates

The Hood River High School class of 1966 will hold their 50th class reunion Sept. 16-18, 2016, and are searching for the following classmates:

The Porch, for Nov. 28

WELL SAID: “Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.” ― Cassandra Clare

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Dogs and cats benefit from fifth grader's birthday

When Lelu Branch, a May Street fifth grader, turned 11 on Nov. 9, she knew she wanted to collect gifts for others instead of for herself.