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Wyden talks healthcare at HR town hall

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) brought in a crowd of more than 200 at Hood River Middle School Saturday morning in his 804th town hall meeting.

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City will close Children’s Park playground

Council agrees to adjust parts of bag ordinance

A new thing gets revised and an older thing will be closed.

Town hall update: Walden won’t attend April 8 citizen event

Rep. Greg Walden will not attend an April 8 “Constituent Town Hall” in Hood River, due to previously-scheduled commitments, according to his spokesman, Andrew Malcolm.

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‘Dress for Less’: Junior David Kirschbaum seeks to expand prom dress project to include menswear

Hood River Valley High School junior David Kirschbaum will host the annual Dess for Less prom sale on April 8, and he needs the community’s help to stock an inventory of gently used formalwear, shoes and accessories.

Sheriff Log, March 19 to 25

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

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Fire damages Odell house Sunday

A house fire ripped through a home near the Hood River County fairgrounds Sunday, wreaking serious property damage but no injuries.

Events announced for Sexual Assault Awareness Week

Hood River Coutny Prevention Department is launching Sexual Assault Awareness Week.

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Heights Signals

Oregon Department of Transportation crew reconnects traffic lights Sunday in the second of a two-part project at 12th and May streets, next to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.

Red Cross: Odell house fire Sunday

Red Cross reports that a house fire affected three adults in Odell.

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Scouts from Troop 378 plan to attend National Jamboree

Boy Scout Troop 378 members Bryce Stanton, AJ Carron, Emilio Castaneda, David Virgen and Nicholas Arenas will be attending the Boy Scout National Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve, W. Va., from July 15-29.

‘Living Well’ workshop coming to HRVAC May 2 through June 6

Sessions help reduce pain, increase energy

For people with chronic health conditions, good medical care is just half of the equation. Equally important is their ability to make healthy decisions, follow their doctor’s recommendations and take care of their condition.

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Downtown lawn prepared for Yasui Legacy Stone

The Minoru Yasui Legacy Stone might be in place downtown in time for the March 28 statewide Minoru Yasui Day.

Cell tower dispute back before county

The conflict over a proposed 100-foot cell tower in west Hood River has resurged.

Speech duo headed to Nationals

Two Hood River Valley High School juniors will compete at the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Birmingham, Ala., in June.

Hood River City Council will review bag rules

Hood River City Council will consider issuing a proclamation declaring April 1-8 as Sexual Assault Awareness Week. This dovetails with a variety of events in schools and the community planned for early April.



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