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Artist Kat Carroll on First Friday

Waucoma Bookstore is hosting local artist Kat Carroll for First Friday, on Aug. 4 from 5-8 p.m. at the store, located at 212 Oak St., downtown Hood River.

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Wyden holds town hall in Cascade Locks Sunday

Sen. Ron Wyden returns to Hood River County for a weekend town hall.

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Smoky scene caused by fires

Wildfires around the Northwest have caused smoky conditions in the Columbia River Gorge today, Wednesday, Aug. 2.

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Pick of the Week: Hood River premiere of King of Roads: Story of the Historic Columbia River Highway

The Hood River premier of the documentary by Laughing Deva Productions, “King of Roads,” will be showing at the Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave., on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. The show is a benefit for the History Museum of Hood River County. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and children under 12. Tickets are available at the door or in advance by calling 541-387-8877.

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105 degrees: Heat wave hits the Gorge

Blistering temperatures have come in what’s set to be Hood River’s hottest week in several years.

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A very busy Thursday and Friday

Families in the Park series returns Aug. 3, First Friday events downtown on Aug. 4

Families in the Park starts its new season Thursday, and Friday brings another long list of events for all ages in Hood River.

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Nuttin’ to do? Every day, we’ve got you covered this summer

Summer passes the halfway point now that August is upon us, yet plenty of summer fun remains to be had around here. Here is the latest installment of our summer-long list of one thing a day to do in the Gorge.

Pet of the Week: Nikki is ‘just what you’d hope for in a small pup’

Nikki has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week.

Police Log, July 24 to 29

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

Sheriff Log, July 23 to 30

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

Mosier okays UP railroad settlement

A group of Mosier officials voted Monday to accept the terms of the latest $2.4 million offer from Union Pacific Railroad, subject to further negotiations on the scope of the release provided to the railroad in return for their payment and in-kind donations.

Marr to serve as Eagle Gorge publisher

Eagle Media, the company that owns The Dalles Chronicle and Hood River News, is making a bold new move with the Aug. 1 appointment of Chelsea Marr to be publisher over both Gorge publications.

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RC Car Club meeting

On Wednesday, Aug. 2 beginning at 6:15 p.m., the first Radio-controlled Car Club meeting will begin at Hood River Hobbies, 110 Fourth St., downtown Hood River.

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Columbia Gorge United Way gives $275,000 for 2017

Columbia Gorge United Way held its annual funding allocation social at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn on Tuesday, handing out checks to 36 agencies in Wasco, Hood River, Sherman, Klickitat and Gilliam counties.

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Westside Forum

Eileen Garvin passes out question forms to members of the audience of 125 at Wednesday’s forum on the City of Hood River Westside Area Concept Plan (WACP).


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