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HRVHS alum Skyler Hunter a standout in college baseball

Hunter a top player with Purdue Boilermakers, Palm Springs Power

Skyler Hunter may only be an incoming sophomore, but he’s already making his mark in Division I college baseball.

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Fire in west Gorge closes Historic Highway

A fire near Oneonta Gorge has closed part of the Historic Columbia River Highway.

Eclipse preparation: path of totality

Wasco County Sheriff Lane Magill and other local emergency managers are preparing for thousands of amateur astronomers to converge on the region several days before the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse.

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Pick of the Week: Mt. Hood Town Hall farmers’ market Thursday

The Mt. Hood Town Hall will host a farmers’ market on Thursday, July 13 from 4-7 p.m. The Mt. Hood Town Hall is located at 6575 Highway 35, 14 miles south of Hood River.

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Deep-rooted friendship: Tsuruta Sister City Program turns 40

Gifts took their accustomed honored place at Thursday’s 40th anniversary dinner celebrating the Hood River-Tsuruta Sister City program.

Pet of the Week: DaisyDoo ‘never stops smiling’

DaisyDoo has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. This dog never stops smiling. She’s about 8 years old, and she's got that spunky Westie terrier in her and the mischievousness of a Pug all rolled into one happy, peppy girl!

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Electric Fence fire

A firefighter with West Side Fire Department hoses down hotspots at a one-eighth acre pasture fire in south Hood River Monday evening.

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Providence CEO: No plans for layoffs in Oregon

No layoffs are currently planned in the Providence Health System in the Gorge, Chief Executive Officer David Underriner said Monday.

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Matthew Martin advances in Drive, Chip & Putt

Matthew Martin, 8, of Hood River is heading to the subregionals of the Drive, Chip & Putt competition.

Oil train safety bill dies in Salem

A bill targeting safety plans for oil spills failed to pass before the Oregon Legislature adjourned its 2017 session Friday.

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‘Bridal Gowns of the Past’ puts Hood River brides on display

Every object at the History Museum of Hood River County has many stories to tell.

ODOT does paving, signage projects

Oregon Department of Transportation announces the following highway work in the region, scheduled through July 15:

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Gorge wildfires burning more than 300 acres

Heralding the official start of fire season, a handful of large wildfires have burned in the Gorge since July 4.

Sheriff Log, June 25 to July 1

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

Police Log, June 12 to July 2

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


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