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PocketFuel seeks Kickstarter boost

PocketFuel of Hood River continues to expand and diversify, and has launched a Kickstarter fundraising campaign to help upgrade production of a signature product, ColdBrew Coffee.

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As child abuse cases rise, CGCAC role grows

On Wasco Street in Hood River, just up from the 13th Street intersection, there lies an unassuming, beige, quad-plex that from the outside, looks mostly like any other apartment building you might find in America.

Blossom Fest opens

First of three weekends celebrating spring splendor

Towers of flowers are out there.

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NYC Sub Shop celebrates 25 years in Hood River

In April 1989, Andrew Deenik rolled into Hood River for his first time in Oregon from Jackson Hole, Wyo. He came to open what has now become one of Hood River’s signature lunch spots.

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Hanel sisters believe memories will remain after auction is over

The Hanel sisters believe you can’t truck away a legacy.

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Cascade Locks teacher will retire after 38 years, but keep connections she loves

Laurie Wheeler finds teaching “a natural fit.”

April 12 ‘Be a Hero’ event helps McCabe family

The community can gather to “Be a Hero” for the Matt McCabe family of Hood River on April 12 with a Zumbathon charity event from 9-10:30 a.m. at Westside Elementary School, 3685 Belmont Drive. No tickets are needed; donations are accepted at the door.

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Part II: A Firefighter’s Journey

Stabilizing chaos: An empowering experience

Since moving to Oregon from Atlanta, Ga., I have learned many new skills and concepts that I was never exposed to on the East Coast. One of the more intriguing concepts that I picked up on while living in Portland is that of the Zombie Apocalypse.

Public Records: CIRCUIT COURT

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March 2014

New Gorge Commission Recreation Committee sees high interest from community

A new committee created specifically to address the high demands of the recreation landscape throughout the Columbia River Gorge gained ample attention from community groups and landowners at its first meeting.

Ambre Energy asks permit delay

Ambre Energy, the Australian company proposing to build a coal export terminal in Boardman, has requested another permit delay from the state of Oregon.

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April 12 forum gives girls insight to STEM careers

A group of professionals will give their insights into helping girls choose educational and career paths in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

Hood River Blossom Festival starts this weekend

Blossom Fest’s first of three weekends offers plenty of family-friendly activities around the Hood River valley. The Hood River News’ Panorama special section, published April 12, gives the full Blossom schedule and map, but here is the list of what’s happening this Friday through Sunday, weekend one.

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Fire destroys house, garage in Odell

At least one dog also lost in the Mud Alley Drive blaze

An Odell man is homeless after a fire that started Monday morning in his garage eventually spread to the main portion of his Mud Alley Drive home, totally burning the inside of the residence, and killing at least one of his pets.

Time for Art at May Street

May Street Lasagna Dinner and Art Auction happens Thursday

May Street Elementary School holds its annual Teddy Webber Scholarship Dinner and Student Art Auction on Thursday. This event, which began in 1997, raises money for the school’s artist-in-residence program and the Teddy Webber Scholarship fund.