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Death Café returns to library Nov. 30

The Hood River Library will host its eighth Death Café on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Hood River Library Reading Room.

Sheriff Log, Nov. 6 to 12

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

Police Log, Oct. 31 to Nov. 13

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

250 gather at ‘Somos Uno’ unity event

A standing room only crowd of more than 250 people packed Riverside Church in downtown Hood River on Nov. 12 for a post-election call to unity event sponsored by Gorge Ecumenical Ministries.

Pool notes: Lifeguard training starts; classes, special swims offered

The Hood River Aquatic Center will be closed all day Saturday, Nov. 19 for a Masters Swim Meet. The pool will reopen for normal business hours Sunday, Nov. 20.

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Study finds some foods are cheaper at Farmers’ Market

Many people think farmers’ markets are expensive, but a new study done this week by Gorge Grown Food Network shows many of the most popular fall produce is less expensive at the market than at the local supermarkets.

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Managing diabetes – It is not easy but it is worth it

November is national diabetes month. It is not easy to manage diabetes, but it is worth it.

Zerfing wins CL write-in council vote

The two-year unexpired Cascade Locks City Council position has been determined by write-in, with Carl Zerfing receiving 119 votes, Joshua Harestad gaining 42 and Shane Corbett 10 in a vote that saw 229 ballots split among 43 names.

Warming Shelter opens Nov. 27 in new location

The long search for a Warming Shelter site is over.

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A 30-year ‘jewel’: Gorge Scenic Area celebrates its birth by battle

Thursday marks three decades since a reluctant President Ronald Reagan signed the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act into law.

Groups, BNSF reach agreement in coal dust suit

A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday reached a tentative agreement with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF), signaling the end of a three-year court tussle over coal pollution.

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A Cubs fan in Wrigleyville: ‘a singular, historic event’

“World Series.” “Chicago Cubs.” Phrases not linked in 71 years. Add “champions” and it had been 108. I had to be there … in Chicago … at Wrigley Field.

Giving Tree back at CL City Hall

The Giving Tree at Cascade Locks City Hall celebrates 25 years this holiday season of providing children in need with gifts — and there is still time to participate.

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Pipeline protest

Dozens rallied Tuesday at the Second Street overpass above Interstate 84 in Hood River, one of many coordinated protests against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, held in cities around the nation this week


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