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Bike Buddies holds bike drive this weekend

8-year-old organizes bike restoration, give-away program

Anson is a very special 8 year old who lives in Hood River.

Cascade Mountain School announces summer courses

Climbing volcanic trails. Making fresh mozzarella cheese. Bicycling through alfalfa fields. Hunting for salmon.

Police Log, April 13 to 20

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

Sheriff Log, April 12 to 20

All calls were responded to within County of Hood River.

Next Door’s ‘Table of Friends’ returns May 1

Get ready to know your onions at Table of Friends, The Next Door’s annual benefit dinner and dessert auction, May 1 with the theme, “Puttin’ On The Ritz” from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Springhouse Cellars.

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Reese receives Ford Foundation scholarship

The Ford Family Foundation of Roseburg, Ore., has recognized Parkdale resident Kristin Reese with a Ford Community Fellowship award. This honor is given to residents in rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif., who demonstrate a commitment to community service and to the pursuit of rural community vitality.

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Gap looms in Port of Hood River waterfront path project

The Port of Hood River’s dream of a seamless pedestrian path connecting the entire waterfront has hit a major hurdle — a legal gap severs the Port’s and Naito Development LLC’s respective trail plans.

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Tyson Miller gains ag experience, has fun, in FFA

Tyson Miller, 16, Hood River Valley High School sophomore, has been busy the past few weeks, helping get ready for the school’s 8th Annual FFA Steak Feed and Silent Auction fundraiser, held today (April 25) in the HRVHS cafeteria and Commons beginning at 6 p.m.

Hood River City Council talks train safety on Monday

Train safety, affordable housing, and parking are ongoing issues Hood River City Council will deal with Monday in its regular meeting, 6 p.m. at City Hall.

Free Veterans seminar offered April 30 at Parkhurst Place

Join the Hood River County Veterans Service Office (HRCVSO), in partnership with Parkhurst Place, on April 30 at from 1:30-3:30 p.m. for a free Veterans Benefit Seminar.

Budget committee meets

A public meeting of the Budget Committee of Columbia Gorge Community College, to discuss the 2015-16 budget, happens in the Board Room 1.162, Building One, 400 East Scenic Drive, The Dalles.

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Hood River kidnap-rape suspect found dead in jail

A Hood River man accused of eight separate felonies including kidnap and rape was found dead at Northern Oregon Region Corrections Facility in The Dalles Wednesday morning.

Van Voasts celebrate 62 years

Dick and Fern Van Voast will celebrate their 62 wedding anniversary on May 3, 2015.

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Meagan Thomsen and David Rummel are wed

Meagan Thomsen and David Rummel were married Sept. 27, 2014 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.

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Weatherly, Aman announce engagement

Lora Weatherly and William Aman have announced their engagement and will be married at Faith Bible Church in Hood River on July 11, 2015.