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Ducks Unlimited

Gary Templin, right, Gorge Chapter Ducks Unlimited chair, and Rich Thurman, Oregon District chair, accept their award.

Application deadline extended for Soroptimist ‘Live Your Dream’ award

Soroptimist International of Hood River is looking for three Gorge area women who are heads of households to receive $1,500 Live Your Dream Awards to continue their education. Applications are now available at the Hood River Library, Cascade Locks, Parkdale and The Dalles Library. The application deadline has been extended to Jan. 15.

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Raffle winner announced

Connie Peters, above, won the Hood River Valley Adult Center’s freezer full of meat raffle.

‘Santa’s Surprise’ comes to WAAAM

The Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum will spread some holiday cheer during its Second Saturday event on Dec. 9.

Police Log, Nov. 20 to 26

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

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A new House Rep

Oregon Supreme Court Justice Thomas Balmer, administers the oath of office Wednesday to House Rep. Jeffrey Helfrich of Hood River.

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State Trail: ODOT mulls options for crossing Mitchell Pt.

As work presses into winter on the Wyeth portion of the Columbia River Historic Highway State Trail, transportation agencies are considering alternatives for the next piece of the endeavor: Mitchell Point.

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Vietnam vet finds healing via ‘flying museum’

For Parkdale’s Dave Foster, healing began with an unexpected email.

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Christmas Project goes into action

Families can sign up Dec. 8-9

Distribution happens next week, and registration for the 2017 Hood River County Christmas Project concludes Dec. 9.

New state office will seek improvement to recreational economy

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A newly created state office is hoping to take Oregon’s recreational economy from good to great.

Hood River man rejoins Earthjustice as trustee

Former Earthjustice President Vawter “Buck” Parker, a Hood River resident, has returned to the organization where he worked for 35 years to serve as a member of its board of trustees.

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HR Valley Christian’s Women’s Ministries holds quilt fundraiser

It’s a win/win for the Hood River community because Women’s Ministries at Hood River Valley Christian Church loves to give.

HR Soil and Water Conservation District native plant sale now on

Did you lose trees to winter storms or bark beetle damage? Want to add color to your garden in the grey winter months?

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