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HR Library offers Makerspace Programs

The Hood River Library District will debut Makerspace Programming in its remodeled space in the children’s area of the Hood River Library starting in October.

September 29, 2018 midnight read more..

State Court of Appeals remands Morrison Park rezone

On Tuesday, the Oregon Court of Appeals reversed and remanded a decision from the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals that originally upheld the City of Hood River’s rezoning of Morrison Park, also known as Lot 700, for affordable housing, open space and regional trail connectivity.

September 29, 2018 midnight read more..

‘To eliminate negative impacts, additional revenue is needed’

Hood River County has scheduled two workshops on the county’s budget issues: One in the community building of the County Fairgrounds in Odell on Oct. 24, and a second in the Hood River Valley Adult Center on Nov. 8. The intent of these workshops is to educate the public on the complicated budget issue, answer questions and give residents a chance to provide input on potential solutions.

September 29, 2018 midnight read more..

Kriekfest moves to HR, Oct. 6 at waterfont

“Waterfront Park is going to be the epicenter of kriek-style beers for one day only,” event organizer Brian Yeager said. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. It’s 21-over to drink, but is open to all ages. (The event had been postponed from a date in July.)

September 29, 2018 midnight read more..

Community Notes for Sept. 29 edition

APSIRE info night for teens Oct. 2 at HRVHS, Halloween event scheduled, ‘Paddling America’ book talk Oct. 1 and Library hosts ‘Mail a Postcard Day’

September 28, 2018 9:28 a.m. read more..

Volunteers bring voter registration to gathering places

Bilingual registration events this week included Walmart on Monday and Lake Taco on Tuesday, which was National Vote Registration Day. On Wednesday, volunteers will be at Columbia Gorge Community College from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday at INB bank from 4-6 p.m., and on Sunday, at Streets Alive on the Heights from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

September 26, 2018 midnight read more..


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