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Railroad sues over Mosier track project

The legal conflict over a train track expansion project in Mosier has risen to federal court.

On the agenda

These are the regular meeting times of governing bodies for these agencies:

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Firefighters to the rescue

West Side, Hood River departments deliver Meals on Wheels

Snow and ice hampered services all over the valley this week, and the Meals on Wheels program was no exception.

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Weather alert: warming, heavy rains could cause damage

Warm weather may contribute to avalanche-conducive conditions.

MLK Day events in Hood River Monday

Six Rivers hosts workshop

Gorge residents are invited to celebrate the life, work and dreams of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, Jan. 16, 3-7:30 p.m. at Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State streets in downtown Hood River.

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The Ale List: Brew Fest this weekend, Journal toasts Logsdon Ales

Breweries in the Gorge (B.I.G.) holds the first “Holiday Hangover Brew Fest” Jan. 14 at the Elks Lodge in downtown Hood River — got to say this: weather permitting.

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Oath of office

Mayor Paul Blackburn, elected to a second term in the November General Election, takes the oath of office Monday prior to the City Council meeting. Looking on is the council’s newest member, Megan Saunders, who also took the oath from Judge Will Carey

House fire burning on Tucker Road Friday afternoon

House fire burning on Tucker Road.

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Chains required on I-84 Thursday

Chains are required on I-84 from Hood River to Troutdale.

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I-84 reopens after night closure

Interstate 84 opened at about 1:03 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

Closures and cancelations for Wednesday, Jan. 11

List will be updated as information becomes available:

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Hood River Farmers’ Market Jan. 14 at Springhouse Cellars

For the first time ever, Hood River Farmers Market is continuing monthly this winter. Gorge residents can continue to choose local food first and buy direct from producers the second Saturday of the month, January through April, from 1-4 p.m. at Springhouse Cellars

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WebMap: County releases new GIS mapping tool

Hood River County Geographic Information Services (GIS) Department is set to unveil a new version of its interactive online WebMap in January.

Gorge Owned, contractors team up for solar incentives

Gorge Owned (GO!) is working with local solar contractors and partners to offer discounted, bulk rates on solar panel installations to Gorge homeowners in Klickitat, Skamania, Wasco and Hood River counties.

Next AARP ‘Safe Driver’ class held Jan. 12-13

The next AARP Safe Driver class will be held at Down Manor on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 12-13, from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The two-day class will cover the many changes in Oregon’s driving laws in the past few years.

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