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Shining a light on domestic violence

As domestic abuse continues, so must the conversation about it.

Wet weekend: Use caution driving in harsh conditions

Heavy rains and high winds could make for hazardous travel conditions in the days ahead.

Great ShakeOut scheduled for Oct. 20

It’s time to practice your “Duck, Cover and Hold On” as part of the annual Great ShakeOut.

Museum adds Ikebana floral program to Yasui recognition days

The Garden Club has adopted one of the beds on the museum grounds, funding its renovation.

HAHRC Beats: Mammograms can lower risk of developing breast cancer

In our community we have known, seen, or heard about someone who has suffered from breast cancer.

Film ‘Full Moon’ lights up cancer screening fundraiser on Oct. 19

Doug’s, Double Mountain Brewery, Roxy and Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital are sponsoring the premier of the women’s snowboarding movie, “Full Moon,” Oct. 19 at Double Mountain from 6-9 p.m. Admission is free, and the first 50 will receive a free gift.

One Community Health awarded $88,000 to enhance clinic quality

In spite of the increasingly stringent standards set forth in the health care industry, One Community Health (OCH) recently learned it’s being recognized for its ongoing commitment to excellence, thanks to a sizeable award from Health and Human Services (HHS).

Non-profits sought for Gorge Giving

The Hood River News is seeking non-profit organizations to include in its fourth annual Gorge Giving publication.

Farmers’ market continues in HR

Fall harvests make the Hood River Farmers’ Market more abundant than ever with tomatoes, kale, beets, squash, onions, apples, pears, and more. The market continues every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Nov. 19, in the Fifth and Columbia parking lot across from Full Sail.

The Ale List: ‘Great American’ honors Cerasus

Last weekend Logsdon Farmhouse Ales received a bronze medal for Cerasus, Belgian Style Red Ale with cherries, at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival held in Denver, Colo. This is the second medal for Cerasus, which was honored with a Gold Medal at the 2014 World Beer Cup. The 2016 GABF competition was by far the largest beer competition ever held with over 7,200 entries from all 50 states. “The competitions get more challenging with hundreds of new breweries

Battery disposal, recycling at HR Hobbies

Hood River Hobbies is now a collection site for all batteries (except car batteries).

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‘Grimm’ TV show filming in Hood River

A Portland-based fantasy-crime TV series, “Grimm,” is filming on location in Hood River this week.

Minoru Yasui’s 100th birthday

Multiple events in Hood River on Oct. 18-19

In celebration of Minoru Yasui’s 100th birthday, Hood River Library, Columbia Center for the Arts and Gorge Owned Network will host events next week in Hood River.

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Helping Hands holds Oct. 12 candlelight vigil

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and purple ribbons in downtown Hood River serve as a reminder that one in four women will experience domestic violence.

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Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest starts service

Six new volunteers with Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest began the 2016-2017 session this summer, living in Odell and working at various agencies in Hood River.


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