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HR Elks Lodge sends four students to Camp Meadowood

The Hood River Elks Lodge is sponsoring four teenage students this July to attend Camp Meadowood Springs. Sponsorship is 100 percent provided from member donations with the majority coming from the Tuesday night poker players ($5,400).

July 18, 2018 midnight read more..

Say hello to Gorge Youth Mentoring

The Next Door’s two youth mentoring programs, Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Columbia Gorge and Mentor for Success (MFS), will merge under a new name in the coming year and continue providing Gorge youth ages 6-21 with caring adult mentors, said a Next Door press release.

July 14, 2018 midnight read more..

CL dedicates business park

Cascade Locks’ economic development took a step forward July 6 with the ribbon cutting at the new Herman Creek Business Park.

July 14, 2018 midnight read more..

BOCC meets Monday: Marijuana retail tax could be on ballot

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners is working to get a local tax on retail marijuana on the November 2018 ballot. Also on the agenda for Monday’s BOCC meeting is a public hearing on a proposed forestland exchange with the Farmers Irrigation District, a nonprofit government agency that provides water to residential and agricultural users in the Hood River area.

July 14, 2018 midnight read more..


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