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Solstice Anniversary

Solstice Café owners Aaron and Suzanne Baumhackl admire their 11th anniversary cake, held by Kent Sweeney, in a Feb. 28 party at the cafe for vendors and friends.

March 7, 2018 midnight read more..

Schools, County gather Wednesday for safety forum

About 30 community members attended a Wednesday work session between educators and public safety officials, a 90-minute round table to assess existing and potential practices and policies aimed at ensuring and improving student safety.

March 3, 2018 midnight read more..


Sandy and Gary McFarlen, left, talk with fellow volunteer reader Cindy Yoshimura, at the first “SMART Sip,” the Feb. 22 benefit for the Start Making A Reader Today (SMART) literacy programs in Hood River and Wasco counties.

March 3, 2018 midnight read more..

Change at May Street

The last pieces of the Larry Madsen pavilion at May Street Elementary School were removed Thursday and Friday as Kirby Nagelhout Construction continues with early preparations for construction of a new school on the Hood River County School District site.

March 3, 2018 midnight read more..

DACA rally today in HR

Two immigration reform groups are convening events on Saturday including a march and rally starting at 10 a.m. in Hood River to put pressure on Congress to support a clean Dream Act for undocumented youth who came to the United States in their parents’ custody.

March 2, 2018 12:08 p.m. read more..

Veggie Rx brings fresh produce to Cascade Locks

The need for food assistance has risen in Cascade Locks as the Eagle Creek fire recovery continues. Gorge Grown Food Network was able to offer support by “prescribing” Veggie Rx at the Cascade Locks FISH Food Bank during its January distribution.

February 28, 2018 midnight read more..

Gorge Grown Farmers’ Market looks for new vendors

Farmers’ market season is just around the corner, and Gorge Grown Food Network is accepting applications from potential vendors for all three of their farmers’ markets: Hood River Farmers’ Market, Mosier Farmers’ Market and Mercado del Valle in Odell.

February 28, 2018 midnight read more..


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