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‘Citizen town hall’ raises dozens of questions for Greg Walden

He wasn’t there to hear, but Gorge residents had plenty to say to Rep. Greg Walden.

‘Positive Approach to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care’ April 20

On Thursday, April 20 from 1-5 p.m., Oregon Care Partners will host a free, instructor-led class, “Positive Approach to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care,” designed to help anyone caring for an aging Oregonian to develop positive approaches to behavioral challenges common in those affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Police log, March 27 to April 2

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

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May St. Dinner-Auction

May Street students created a number of artworks in class that will be sold to benefit the school’s Artists in Residence program, including bowls and tiled mirrors, at the annual Teddy Webber Scholarship Dinner and Student Art Auction on Thursday, April 13.

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Denim Day: Students line downtown streets with jeans

Hood River Valley High School art students installed blue jeans with anti-sexual assault messages along Oak Street on Wednesday as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Week. The art was inspired by Denim Day protests, which began in Italy when a rape conviction was overturned because judges deemed wearing tight jeans as implying consent to sex.

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HRVHS blood drive

Lauren Greenleaf prepares to give blood Wednesday at the American Red Cross Blood Drive at Hood River Valley High School, with encouragement from her friend Elizabeth Bailey.

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‘I’m there to listen’: Greg Walden previews town halls

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will hold town hall meetings Wednesday in his hometowns, Hood River and The Dalles.

Eagle Creek murder trial not likely until 2018

A man accused of pushing his girlfriend off a cliff to her death nearly eight years ago likely won’t see trial until at least spring 2018.

Meadows will give Crag Rats ‘bonus days’ proceeds in April

Mt. Hood Meadows will give proceeds from midweek bonus days to Hood River Crag Rats

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Doors Open at Rebuilt-it Center

Non-profit looks to brighter future

Gorge Rebuild-it Center, a community-supported nonprofit since 2004, was looking at a February closing date as a long winter kept customers away and the theft of $8,000 in merchandise financially strained the organization.

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Port closes Spit access road for upgrade

The Spit access road will be closed starting midnight April 10 until regrading work concludes.

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Walden town halls in Hood River, The Dalles April 12

Walden announces town hall meetings next week.

LeFevre Sustainability Awards nomination period now open

Gorge Owned (GO!) is now accepting nominations for the seventh annual Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards, which celebrates people who are working on innovative, creative solutions to the environmental, economic and social issues facing the Gorge.

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Lions Follies’ Supersized Show

It’s the year of the Superhero show, starting with the Mid-Columbia Lions Follies. The 2017 show will be “Kid Awesome and the Disco Girls.” It is an original script with story by Terri Tyler and Bev Bridgewater, written by Tyler.


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