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The weather affects peoples’ lives in many ways, including delivery of this newspaper.

Cancelations for Tuesday, Jan. 10

We will update as news becomes available.

Cancelations, delays for Monday, Jan. 9

We will update as information becomes available.

Sheriff Log, Dec. 18 to 31

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

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WAAAM wins award

The Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum (WAAAM) went up against nearly 9,000 destinations in Oregon and was voted the seventh best, based on visitor reviews. This prestigious rank came from the annual “100 Best Fan-Favorite Destinations” contest sponsored by Portland-based MEDIAmerica.

Weekly SOAR Citizenship classes start Jan. 13

The Hood River Library will be hosting SOAR (Sponsors Organized to Assist Refugees) citizenship classes on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning Jan. 13 and running through April 28. The course will be conducted in intermediate level English.

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Ice on the roads: Tips for safe driving

Standard winter driving tips can help prevent ice or snow-related driving accidents:

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Cascade Locks looks at Oregon Pony museum

The historic Oregon Pony steam engine is destined for a new shelter and accompanying museum expansion, according to early plans by a Port of Cascade Locks committee.

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Portland group buys Hood River Hotel

Downtown’s “cornerstone” has new owners.

City Council talks Sanctuary Monday

Waterfront merchants ask City to consider a plan to share off-street parking

The sanctuary city proposal and a revisiting of a parking meter decision highlight Monday’s agenda for Hood River City Council, meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall.

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Lucas Eaton is Hood River’s first baby of the new year

Hood River’s first baby waited until Wednesday, Jan. 4 to make an appearance — and parents Ashley Bramlett and Alan Eaton had no idea his arrival meant they’d won the Hood River News’ First Baby contest.

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Stay home, ODOT warns before Saturday storm

The cold snap continues: snow and ice storm expected this weekend.

Marriage Permits, Dec. 2016

Marriage Permits, Dec. 2016

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Snow returns this weekend

Wednesday night temperatures "dangerously cold"

Snowfall is likely through most of the day Saturday, with freezing rain starting in the evening and continuing into Sunday.

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Hood River hotel sold

The iconic Hood River Hotel has been sold to a group of Portland investors.


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