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New York man dies after Eagle Creek fall

A New York man fell to his death Tuesday evening at a waterfall near Cascade Locks, authorities said.

Upper valley farmers’ market returns to Mt. Hood Town Hall Aug. 11

The second of three upper valley farmers’ markets, held at the Mt. Hood Town Hall, takes place Thursday, Aug. 11, from 4-7 p.m.

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Lift span testing brings closures to Hood River Interstate bridge Aug. 10-12

Bridge closures are coming next week, Wednesday through Friday.

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The Ale List: New brewer and blueprints reshape Big Horse

Big Horse Brewery reshaping, Double Mountain gets Portland digs

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2016 Hood River County Fair, 4-H results

4-H Fair results started in our Aug. 3 edition, and continue here. Open Class results will appear in the Aug. 10 edition.

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Crews advance on Neal Creek fire

Neal Creek Fire, which roared up at about 4 p.m. Thursday, is burning 15 acres of brush and timber on a ridge about eight miles south of Hood River.

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Man dies in fall at Eagle Creek

A New York man fell to his death Tuesday at a waterfall near Cascade Locks.

State launches first veterans rental assistance program

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), in partnership with the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA), has launched the Veterans Rental Assistance Program, designed to provide transitional housing for military veterans who have serious mental illness and are homeless or at risk for homelessness.

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Pet of the Week: Savannah is ‘gentle, kind, and has a heart of gold’

Savannah has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. And talk about a looker! Savannah is one gorgeous girl!

HRVAC News: Thrift store, meals programs revamped at adult center

The Hood River Valley Adult Center thrift shop has been closed since July 23 for maintenance and “house cleaning,” reported Board President Beth Peters, and reopened on Tuesday, Aug. 2 with an improved look and new merchandise.

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Hood River man dies in plane crash

In what is believed to be the first fatality at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport, longtime Hood River pilot Richard Sperling died Monday morning after his plane crashed on landing.

Body found on Mt. Adams believed to be Stevenson man

Rescuers believe a body found on Mount Adams Sunday was that of a missing hiker who worked at Sushi Okalani in Hood River.

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Summer so far: 'Seals and osprey'

Michael Zuiker and his 15-year-old son visited Hood River over the Fourth of July weekend, and he was impressed with “the hundreds of active human beings."

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'I could see forever': Woman recounts 1940 climb of Mount Hood

Climbing Mount Hood is not an experience you forget. Just ask Peggy McLucas Tetlow, 94. She was 18 when she climbed Mount Hood on July 21, 1940, part of the annual Legion Climb aided by Crag Rats.


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