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Environment Oregon launches solar campaign

Environment Oregon hosted a happy hour event Feb. 1 to address the importance of continuing the Residential Energy Tax Credits for solar energy in Oregon. At the launching of their spring campaign, Stand up for Solar, Environment Oregon had speakers from the Hood River City Council to speak about solar energy’s future in Oregon.

Sheriff Log, Feb. 5 to 11

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

Loyalty Honored

Senate unanimous on Feb. 19 resolution

State Sen. Chuck Thomsen, R-Hood River, has sponsored a resolution to recognize the historical significance of Feb. 19, 1942.

Morrison Park: City re-zone request gets hearing on Tuesday

The hotly-contested Morrison Park rezone issue goes before Planning Commission on Feb. 21, meeting at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.

High School FFA hosts Farmer’s Breakfast and ‘Pass the Pig’

National FFA week is Feb. 18-25 this year and the Hood River Valley High School FFA Chapter has several activities planned locally. The first activity is the “Pass the Pig” fundraiser on Feb. 21 beginning at 9 a.m

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Too many elk in the upper valley?

Farmers decry damage, consider responses

Hooved intruders are posing a challenge for Hood River Valley farmers.

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‘I can fix this!’

Building owner Brad Perron, left, and friends salvage parts of a 110-year-old Philadelphia-made carousel from the wreckage of Perron’s storage building in Dee on Monday.

Tri-County Recycling announces hazardous waste collection events

Tri-County Hazardous Waste and Recycling Program hold hazardous waste collection events periodically throughout the year around the Gorge.

Next Door parenting program starts March 1

Enrich your child’s life and your own by attending the “Incredible Years” parenting program on Wednesdays beginning March 1 in English.

Mt. Hood snowboarder found uninjured Sunday

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — A 19-year-old snowboarder reported missing after riding out of bounds of the Timberline Ski Area on the south side of Mount Hood has been found safe.

CL Port continues boat ramp repairs

The Port of Cascade Locks has applied for a boating facility grant through the Oregon State Marine Board and received $25,000 to repair the boat ramp in Marine Park.

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Truck Fire

Hood River Fire Department’s Adam Wheat applies water to a vehicle engulfed in flames Sunday afternoon on the westbound exit 62 on-ramp to Interstate 84.

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A close call

Rick Larson’s oak tree split off a major portion last Thursday at 10:30 a.m., narrowly missing the corner of his home at 15th and Cascade.

Death cafe returns to library Feb. 22

The Hood River Library will host a Death Café on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m.

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