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‘Kitchen Table’ survey: City of Hood River seeks community input on housing

The City of Hood River seeks public input on housing issues with help from Oregon’s Kitchen Table, a statewide organization founded to connect Oregonians to public issues. Community members are encouraged to participate by submitting online or paper surveys prior to the Nov. 22 closing date.

Elks Students of the Month: Elks select Elizabeth Bailey, Alden Gendreau as October Students of the Month

Elizabeth Bailey and Alden Gendreau, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as the Elks October Students of the Month.

Leaf drop-off resumes at City Public Works

The City of Hood River is resuming leaf drop-off at the city’s public works facility effective immediately in response to concerns from residents that this service is important during fall season.

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Elks honor veterans at annual breakfast

Veterans Day morning was a packed house at Elks Lodge. Derek Larson went from passing out prizes in a special Veterans’-only drawing, then dealing with a small emergency as reported by Exalted Ruler Gordon Leigh.

Sponsored content: Climb for a Cause: Free info session at pFriem Brewery Nov. 16

The Climb for Clean Air mountaineering and fundraising program announces its 2018 climb dates with honorary co-chairs and climbing professionals Win Whittaker and Stacy Allison, as they inspire new teams of climbers to train for a summit, have an experience of a lifetime and help the fight to end lung disease.

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The Ale list: ‘Pitchering Oregon’ event features pFriem lager

Picturing beer provided a blend of tastes and insights into fermenting at the Nov. 4 “Art & Beer: Pitchering Oregon” event at Portland Art Museum.

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Veterans Day bells and words toll for honor and respect

‘Pray for those who have yet to die’ for their country, speakers urge community

Saturday’s Veterans Day observance at Anderson’s Tribute Center made a particular point about remembering the past but also looking to the future.

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‘Christmas Town’ trip replaces Polar Express

Mt. Hood Railroad renews its holiday train under a new name in 2017.

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Children’s Park ideas finding their way to proposed design

A castle, fire pole, and lots of slides make the cut

Yes, look for slides.

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Private company floats bridge replacement plan

A Colorado infrastructure investment company on Nov. 7 introduced a proposal to replace the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge.

‘Putting Your House in Order’ Nov. 30

Anderson’s Tribute Center hosts its next “Putting Your House in Order” seminar at the Hood River Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, beginning at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30.

State Parks hold fire recovery open house in CL

Oregon State Parks staff will hold an open house in Cascade Locks Tuesday about fire recovery following the Eagle Creek fire.

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Hwy 35 crash Tuesday: Update

A four-vehicle crash closed Highway 35 just south of Hood River for several hours Tuesday evening.

Police Log, Oct. 30 to Nov. 5

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


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