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Police Log, March 21 to April 3

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

Community Meals fights food insecurity

OSU Extension’s Community Meals and Cooking Class is entering its fourth month, and has proven a popular way to not only fight food insecurity in the Gorge, but teach cooking and nutrition.

Hood River County Reads kicks off April 17

Hood River County Reads will kick off its 10th year with “Martin Marten” on April 17.

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Down goes Expo Center

Excavator jaws bite into Hood River Expo Center on the waterfront.

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Cascade Locks Council meets Monday on water measure

Cascade Locks considering a resolution opposing 14-55, the Nestlé-blocking voter measure.

Indian Creek sexual assault was false, Sheriff’s Office reports

A student who reported sexual assault on the trail last has admitted the report was false.

ODOT issues election sign alert

Oregon Department of Transportation reminds the public that with the May 17 primary elections approaching, political signs may not be posted on any Oregon state highway right of way, and there are restrictions for signs placed on private property visible from state highways.

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HRV Speech-Debate defends District championship

The Hood River Valley Speech and Debate team hosted the District 9 tournament on Saturday April 2.

Gorge-Us Photography sets up studio

Gorge-Us Photography has recently opened a studio in downtown Hood River and celebrated with a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting on Tuesday.

Venue 301 hosts wedding fair

Venue 301 at 301 Oak Street is putting on an event it calls “Craft Your Wedding” for marriage-minded folks, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Tofurky’s ‘Animal Hero’

Animal Hero Kids, Inc., a global charity promoting kindness and empowering youth to be compassionate, surprised local Tofurky founder, Seth Tibbott, last week with an Animal Hero Kids Compassionate Entrepreneur award.

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‘Buddy Up’: after assault, runners unite on the trail

About 30 people, young and old, turned out Friday afternoon for an impromptu “community run” on Indian Creek Trail.

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Short term rental question heads to City Council

‘Feel free’ to comment again, planning director says Monday

The protracted and controversial work of short term rental (STRs) regulations moves from the appointed Planning Commission to the elected City Council.