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Searchers find two men after night on mountain

Favorable weather and snow conditions, an animal den, and sharp-eyed pilots helped bring two skiers off Mount Hood alive and well Sunday after an unplanned night camping out.

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City will acquire new ‘passive’ park land between boat basin and new hotel

The City of Hood River gained new park property on the waterfront on Monday night.

HRVHS hosts FTC Robotics League Championships Saturday

Six FTC (First Tech Challenge) robotics teams from Hood River County schools will compete Saturday at Hood River Valley High School after the last of eight League Play competitions this season was held Jan. 7.

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Recycling projects help robotics teams advance

Two Hood River First Lego League (FFL) robotics teams brought home trophies for the first time from the FLL State Robotics Tournament in Hillsboro last weekend.

Hood River County School District after school activities canceled for Jan. 12

All Hood River County School District after school activities are canceled due to inclement weather.

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Bridge closure rescheduled to Friday

Bridge work is rescheduled for Friday, Jan. 15. Expect delays from 9 a.m. to noon.

‘Past and Present of Herbal Medicine’ Jan. 16

Local Sue Kusch will present “The Past and Future of Herbal Medicine” at the Hood River Library on Saturday, Jan. 16 beginning at 2 p.m.

Public Records – Building Permits, Dec. 2015

City of Hood River

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Medical or recreational?

Marijuana dispensaries, and customers, weighing options as new year’s law changes bring sales tax

Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries enjoyed a winter of tax-free sales and a limited recreational market, but changes are shaking up the formula.

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Wyden calls for hike in minimum wage

Senator talks work-force, grad rates at HR town hall

Sen. Ron Wyden hit Hood River on his January town hall sweep.

Election filing season starts; many openings on May ballot

The filing season is up and running, even if the candidates aren’t quite all doing so yet. This will be a big election year in America, and it involves a great many candidates not named Clinton or Trump.

What's new on Radio Tierra?

This month, Hood River News begins a regular listing of selected programs on the bilingual community radio station.

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Plan ahead: Bridge closures for Tuesday morning

UPDATED: The Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge will be closed intermittently on Tuesday morning, Jan. 12.

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Self-serve gas legal in rural Oregon

Hood River County fuel stations consider making transition

A new law strikes down Oregon’s historic ban on customers pumping their own gas — with conditions.