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Lost hiker, 75, found safe at Laurance Lake

A 75-year-old The Dalles man was found in “good spirits” Sunday afternoon after a weekend lost in the woods near Laurance Lake.

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Police say missing paddle boarder likely died

Search crews called it a night Saturday after unsuccessfully seeking a missing paddle boarder, Andres Pombo, 20, of Miami, Florida, who vanished on the Columbia River Friday afternoon. Early evidence suggests Pombo did not survive.

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Planting and Preparing

Volunteers Nicole Goldman, left, and Cathy Petersen plant an area between the playground and portables at May Street Elementary on Thursday.

Dates – and tips – for ’15-16 school signups

Registering your child for school at a Hood River County School District facility?

HAHRC Beats: Back-to-school tips

The following health and safety tips are adapted from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

SAR teams look for man, 75, lost near Laurance Lake

Hood River Sheriff’s Office is coordinating a search and rescue north of Laurance Lake for David Bullock, 75, of The Dalles.

Port of CL dedicates new road on Aug. 26

The Cascade Locks Port Commission will hold a brief groundbreaking ceremony for the new cul-de-sac NE Columbia Gorge Way, Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. in the Port’s Business Park.

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County joins Residents’ lawsuit against USFS

Hood River County has joined a lawsuit filed by Hood River Valley Residents Committee against the U.S. Forest Service over a delayed land exchange with Mt. Hood Meadows.

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Cascade Locks woman protests Nestlé with 5-day fast

Five hot and hungry days didn’t wither Anna Mae Leonard.

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County hears jail ‘matrix’ options

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners discussed options Monday on how best to reduce the population of adult inmates at Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility.

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Barbara Ayers helps county plan for emergencies

Barbara Ayers, Emergency Manager Public Information Officer for Hood River County, says her days aren’t exactly exciting.

County board meets twice next week

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners will convene for two special sessions next week; one public and one closed for executive session.

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Lummi totem visits Hood River Aug. 25

Community members are invited to participate Aug. 25 as Lummi Tribal members bring a 22 foot totem pole to Hood River, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Riverside Community Church, 4th and State streets.

Police Log, Aug. 10 to 16

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

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Pet of the Week: Haley the Heeler loves kids, tennis balls and other dogs

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