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Slowdowns on I-84 Thursday due to blasting

This week's rock blast along I-84 is coming Thursday afternoon.

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Distillers’ welcome

Erin Campbell, manager of the Hood River Distillers’ tasting room, samples some Boda’s Kitchen delectables during the Oct. 6 Business After Hours gathering at the tasting room on Oak Street in downtown Hood River.

Sheriff Log, Sept. 22 to Oct. 8

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

Police Log, Oct. 2 to 8

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

Strength After Breast Cancer class Oct. 25

Leslie Reagan, OTR/L, CLT-LANA and Laurie VanCott, MSPT, are introducing a new program for breast cancer survivors.

HAHRC Beats: Get into Gorge Happiness Month

Once again, One Community Health (OCH) is hosting Gorge Happiness Month throughout October. The goal is to get as many people as possible throughout the Gorge to do the three habits each day that are scientifically shown to make us happier: gratitudes, acts of kindness, and moments of silence.

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Gorge clinic strengthens behavior health services

When it comes to building a vibrant, thriving community, the health of its people plays a vital role. But health isn’t just about visiting the doctor. It’s about treating the whole person, recognizing the importance of integrated practices that value medical, dental and even behavioral health — and that’s exactly why behavioral health is now one of the fastest growing areas of service provided by One Community Health (OCH).

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HRVHS art students honored at Carnegie Hall

Three Hood River Valley High School art students received a first-time honor last school year that took them all the way to New York City.

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CGWAN gives to Girl Up

Eva Jones, president of the Hood River Valley High School Girl Up, addresses Columbia Gorge Women’s Action Network members at a recent meeting to talk about the program.

Fall Gorge on Tap returns to The Dalles

Join Friends of the Columbia Gorge on Oct. 18 for a special presentation on current Columbia Gorge conservation issues and recreation programs. The program will feature four topics: Eagle Creek Wildfire and updates, Gorge Towns to Trails, The Dalles Connection, Preserve the Wonder Land Campaign and the Best Gorge Hikes for Fall Foliage.

Poet Trevino Brings Plenty performs in poTENtial Nov. 4

Storyteller and poet Trevino L. Brings Plenty speaks Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the next event in the year-long poTENtial series at Columbia Center for the Arts.

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CL Port prepares 10-year Marine Park plan

A plan is on the table for the Port of Cascade Locks as it charts out Marine Park’s next decade.

HR Bridge toll hike hearings begin Tuesday

The first in a pair of hearings concerning a proposed bridge toll increase at the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge kicks off Tuesday.

Fall Energy Symposium hosted in HR

The 2017 Fall Energy Symposium happens at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 16-17.

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Local recycling, global impacts: cost increases roll in

Getting beyond wishful recycling’

Gorge waste managers Hood River Garbage/The Dalles Disposal and Tri-County Hazardous Waste and Recycling Program are coming to terms with how a slated Jan. 1 recycling policy change will affect local programs.



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