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Community invited to New Parents Services’ 25-year celebration Sept. 4

On Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. at Hood River Valley Christian Church, 975 Indian Creek Rd., current and former staff, volunteers, board members, community partners, parents and supporters of New Parent Services will celebrate 25 years of making our community a better place to raise a family.

Farm Bureau seeks photos for calendar

Oregon Farm Bureau is looking for citizen images of farming and ranching for its 2015 Oregon Bounty Calendar.

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OWRC upholds ruling on Oxbow water right

Nestlé water bottling project inches forward

A proposal to build a Nestlé water bottling plant in the Gorge took a small step forward on Thursday when a state commission ruled that a water right the corporation needed for the bottling plant should not be canceled despite the concerns of environmental groups.

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Serious injuries in Highway 35 crash

A two-car crash that occurred south of Odell on Highway 35 Thursday afternoon sent three to the hospital, two with serious injuries, according to state police.

HRCSO looking to squelch radio issues

Spotty service raises safety concerns

Interference, poor signal strength, and lack of service altogether are plaguing local law enforcement radio systems and the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office is trying to figure out why.

No leads in Astro armed robbery

Police continue to investigate an armed robbery that occurred at the Astro gas station in Hood River Wednesday morning, and are still looking for a suspect in the case.

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A boss already at 17, Jenni Packer sees a future in agriculture

Jenni Packer, 17, will start her senior year at Hood River Valley High School in September. Like many of her peers, she plays sports (right now, it’s volleyball; in the spring, it will be softball) and is looking forward to “doing all the senior activities” in the coming year.

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'New' WAAAM sign goes up

The “new” sign went up Friday morning at Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum on Tucker Road in Hood River.

Armed robber strikes Astro station

Police are looking for information on an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday morning at the Astro gas station in downtown Hood River.

Pet of the week: ‘Sweet’ Cari loves people

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Cari as this week’s adoptable pet. This is a courtesy posting; for more information on Cari, please contact her owner, Craig Asher, at 516-729-0327 or craigash-er@me.com.

Fitness events celebrate new OSU health college

Oregon State University Extension is celebrating the new accreditation of the OSU College of Public Health and Human Sciences with two days of healthy activities in the Gorge.

Public Records: Marriage Permits

June 9 to Aug. 4

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Local volunteers replenish Parkdale Bicentennial Gardens

What Upper Valley residents are seeing lately isn’t a mirage, but rather the oasis of the Bicentennial Gardens in Parkdale, taking shape once again through the combined hard work and efforts of the Parkdale Garden Club, The Central Columbia Master Gardeners and the Parkdale Grange.

Judges pick best parenting photos

Eight photos have been selected as winners of the Columbia Gorge Parenting Education Awareness photo contest.

Police Log for Aug. 20

Aug. 8 to 11