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Police Log, April 12 to 24, part 2 of 2

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

Sheriff Log, April 17 to 24

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

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GOP governor candidates spar in Hood River

The April 21 Hood River Republican Central Committee gathering was part GOP meeting, part debate, and it held its share of lively moments. At Hood River Valley Adult Center, a crowd of mostly retirees gathered, a table filled with juice and coffee on one side of the room, tables covered with lawn signs, brochures and other campaign material on the other, and four speakers up front.

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Parks District announces plans to revitalize the faded Golden Eagle Park

Hood River Valley High School’s ball fields and the overgrown park running alongside them — Golden Eagle Park — could get major improvements.

May 17 Primary features school bond request

Check mail this weekend; ballots expected by May 1

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Work Day Pride

Hood River Valley High School’s annual Community Work Day was back April 27 with a new name — Community and Campus Pride Work Day.

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Forest fire stopped near Panorama Point

Wy’east Fire District firefighter Dave Rummel sprays water on a permitted burn that got out of hand April 21 near Panorama Point.

Primary ballots in the mail

Check your mail in the next few days: the distinctive long envelope with the pink “Election” logo should arrive no later than Monday.

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Two sides weigh in on short term rentals issue

City Council will deliberate May 9

Economic impacts and private property rights. Housing availability and neighborhood preservation.

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Heart of Hospice notes Volunteer Appreciation Week

Heart of Hospice extended a heartfelt thank you to all its volunteers “who make a meaningful difference in the hearts and lives of our patients, families and staff,” writes volunteer coordinator Jayne Mederios.

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Puff Factory to break ground in Odell

Puff Factory is coming to Odell.

County sets temporary rules on marijuana grows

Hood River County will “put a pause” on new marijuana growing businesses in rural residential zones for about six months.

March of Dimes walk/run April 30

Walkers, runners — and volunteers — needed for Saturday event

The Hood River Valley March of Dimes 5K-10K walk/run takes place this Saturday, April 30, beginning and ending at the Parkdale Rural Fire Protection District Station, 4895 Baseline Drive.

Police Log, April 12 to 24

Part 1 of 2

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

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Columbia Center for the Arts gives out 10th anniversary awards

CCA founder and theater veteran Judie Hanel is first recipient of the award named for her

Judie Hanel took home a new award that is named for her, the Judie Hanel Service award, at the 10th anniversary awards night at Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA) on April 2.