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Faces of Triathlon

“Sunday was a tremendous day for the Gorge Kids Triathlon and the kids of our community,” said to organizer Nicole Sibert-Faaborg.

September 19, 2018 midnight read more..
    

HR Hops Fest returns Saturday

“Immediately after harvest, hops are quickly dried before packaging. Drying and cooling stabilizes the hop components, but it also changes them ... in order to capture the most evanescent volatile elements, brewers collect hops from the fields and race them back to waiting kettles. The length of time between picking and brewing is never more than a few hours ...” — Jeff Alworth, The Beer Bible.

September 19, 2018 midnight read more..


County sustains Veterans Office funding

Hood River County leaders vowed Monday to sustain its support for the County Veterans Service Office. But the move came with sobering budget warnings from Board of Commission members.

September 19, 2018 midnight read more..
 

HRCSD enrollment down slightly for new school year

Hood River County School District is down 11 students compared to last year’s enrollment numbers, said Catherine Dalbey, Human Resources Department director. This year, HRCSD has an enrollment of 4,087 district-wide.

September 19, 2018 midnight read more..


Mt. View, Kiyokawa orchards up for ‘10 Best Apple Orchards’

Mt. View Orchards and Kiyokawa Family Orchards are both up for USA Today’s “10Best Readers’ Choice 2018 Best Apple Orchards” award. Voting continues from now until noon (eastern standard time) on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The winning orchard will be announced on 10Best on Friday, Oct. 12.

September 15, 2018 midnight read more..


Tobacco specialist comes to Hood River, Wasco counties

Thanks to a grant awarded by PacificSource Columbia Gorge Coordinated Care Organization, and the combined efforts of Hood River County Prevention, North Central Public Health District and the Hood River County Health Department, Hood River and Wasco counties now have a tobacco cessation specialist.

September 15, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Woman found dead inside parked car

A woman’s body was found Sunday inside a parked car in the Starbuck’s parking lot at Hood River Marketplace, adjacent to exit 64 off Interstate 84.

September 14, 2018 11:30 a.m. read more..


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