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Photos with Santa for children with sensory differences

Play Works, located across from Walgreens on the Heights, hosts photos with Santa for children who have sensory differences on Sunday, Dec. 9, beginning at noon. Ten-minute appointments can be scheduled at info@gorgeplayworks.com or 541-716-1316.

December 5, 2018 midnight read more..

The town tree stands tall

Every year at this time, City of Hood River Public Works, Pacific Power and DeHart Excavation team up to deliver and set up the 50-foot Christmas tree at Overlook Memorial Park, readying the town center for the annual holiday lighting ceremony on December’s First Friday.

December 5, 2018 midnight read more..

Community Thanksgiving marks fourth year

The fourth annual free Community Thanksgiving meal was held on Thanksgiving Day at Riverside Church in Hood River and at the Port Pavilion in Cascade Locks. Additionally, meals were delivered to the homebound. In total, 297 meals were served

December 1, 2018 midnight read more..

Official 2018 General Election results

The 2018 General Election is officially over, and the results are in. None of the official results changed from the preliminary results issued the week of Nov. 6, although two races that many considered to be up-in-the-air were officially decided.

December 1, 2018 midnight read more..

Reitz ‘thankful for the experience’

The day before Thanksgiving, State Senate District 26 challenger Chrissy Reitz sent out a press release to thank the community for their support and to announce that she was formally suspending her campaign, effectively conceding to incumbent Senator Chuck Thomsen.

December 1, 2018 midnight read more..

At World Pear Day, local success

Northwest pears are now at their peak and available worldwide, making World Pear Day and National Pear Month the best time to celebrate their abundance.

November 28, 2018 midnight read more..


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