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Police Log, April 27 to May 3

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

Sheriff Log, May 11 to 17

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

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The Ale List: 64 oz. taproom and growler station opens

A packed house for Saturday’s soft opening gave Lorraine Lyons and Rod Steward a sense of what to expect at their new tap room, 64 oz.

Friends of the Columbia River Gorge sue USDOT over oil train safety rules

Seven U.S. environmental groups, including Friends of the Columbia River Gorge, filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Transportation’s new crude-by-rail safety rules, calling them too “weak” to prevent fiery derailments.

‘Women are Veterans, Too’

Margie Anderson wears a bracelet that says “Women are Veterans Too” and is proud to have been part of the minority population in the military.

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Dalbey is new HRCSD human resources director

Catherine Dalbey has been selected as the next Human Resources Director for the Hood River County School District beginning July. Her selection was approved by the School Board on April 22. Dalbey will be replacing Kevin Noreen, who has resigned the position effective June 30 to take a position with Forest Grove School Board.

Soroptomist names 2015 ‘Women of Distinction’

Soroptimist International of Hood River’s welcomes Allyson Pate, Ann Frodel and Tami Swanson as the 2015 winners of its annual Women of Distinction Award.

Local resources for getting fit

Looking to get fit? Here is a list of local resources to get you started.

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Pet of the Week: RosieBee is still looking for her forever home

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected RosieBee as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

Pregnancy Resource Center annual fundraising banquet planned May 21

The Columbia Gorge Pregnancy Resource Centers is hosting their annual fundraising banquet on Thursday, May 21 at the Hood River Inn at 6 p.m. in the Gorge Room at Best Western Hood River Inn.

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Kim Yasui named principal at Mid Valley Elementary

When longtime Mid Valley Elementary principal Dennis McCauley retires June 30, his replacement won’t need any introductions.

Security concerns at CGCC highlight board meeting

April 29 incident prompts calls for review of safety policies, procedures

Faculty members and a student voiced strong concerns over safety policies and procedures at Columbia Gorge Community College facilities in Tuesday’s board meeting at Indian Creek campus.

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Man pleads not guilty to murder in 2009 Eagle Creek fall

A Bend man accused of killing his girlfriend six years ago while hiking Eagle Creek Trail pleaded not guilty to murder Monday.

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On the corner of Rand and Canine

All eyes are on Cobey the dog, who would not leave the car after a Tuesday afternoon two-car collision until his owner was out.

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Joe O’Neill goes worldwide with ‘Red Hand Adventures’

Hood River author Joe O’Neill is a little busy these days.