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Burn ban? No problem, no smoke, if you have a ‘burn box’

Hood River valley grower Cindy Collins is featured in a United States Department of Agriculture blog post by Tracy Robillard the Natural Resources Conservation District on July 20.

Sheriff Log, July 17 to 23

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

Police Log, June 27 to July 8

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

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New waste collection bins’ debut

Council chambers take on an unusual look Monday as Jim Winterbottom, right, of Waste Connections, the contractor for solid waste disposal with the City of Hood River, presents to Hood River City Council Monday on a proposal for a set of substantial changes to waste collection service in the city.

Vancouver bans future oil refineries, storage facilities in the city

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Vancouver City Council has voted to prohibit new or expanded crude oil storage facilities in the city.

Ten tips and tricks you need to know for the County fair

All roads lead to Odell this week for the Hood River County Fair, running Wednesday through Saturday.

Bodies of missing Kentucky men found in forest near Parkdale

The bodies of a father and son from Kentucky who had been missing since 2014 were found Thursday evening near the Dog River Trail in the Mt. Hood National Forest, south of Parkdale.

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Immigration Counseling office opens in downtown Hood River

Immigration Counseling Service (ICS), a not-for-profit immigration law firm based in Portland, has opened a new regional office in Hood River, located in the Union Building at 216 Columbia St. The office is open to the public Tuesday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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DAR chapter sets Guinness World Record for patriotic letters, with help from Parkdale kids

Parkdale students had a hand in helping the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) set a Guinness World Record this summer.

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Cool! Fair opens today

Please, come to the fair — just keep the gate closed.

Car crash takes CL man’s life

A man from Cascade Locks died early Wednesday morning in a car crash on Herman Creek Road, just outside of town.

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Evening of Oaths

A new City Council Member and two new police officers took the oaths of office Monday at Hood River City Council.

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Mosier groundwater contaminated after derailment spill

Regulators have found contaminated groundwater at the site of the June 3 fiery oil train derailment in Mosier.

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Stage set for new waterfront buildings

Construction is humming along at the Hood River waterfront.



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