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Lions honor Peace Poster winners

The Hood River Lions Club has awarded the three selected winners of its annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest. This year’s theme is “The Future of Peace.” The winners received their awards Dec. 9 at the Hood River Library.

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Planting a ‘Monofir’

What looks like a tall Ponderosa pine or Douglas fir near Tucker Road is a new 111-foot AT&T “monofir” cell-tower, approved by Hood River County in June.

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CASA seeks community support

Thanks to the generosity of the Gorge community, this past year, almost three-quarters of children in foster care in Hood River, Wasco and Sherman counties had a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer on their side, looking out for their best interests, stated a CASA press release.

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‘Hanford: Our River Runs Through It’ Jan. 10

The Pacific Northwest is home to the United States' most contaminated place, the Hanford Nuclear Site. Join Gorge Owned on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts for a panel discussion that will explore the history of Hanford's plutonium production, the contamination that persists as a result, and the importance of the last free-flowing stretch of the Columbia River known as the Hanford Reach.

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City of Hood River snow removal procedures

The City of Hood River starts plowing streets when snow buildup is 3-inches or greater. Ordinances allow parking on the south and west sides of the street — where parking is allowed — which allows city crews to clear snow quickly and efficiently.

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Christmas giving on Wheels

Giving is a firm tradition in many corners of Hood River County, and among those recurring chapters is the one at Hood River Valley Adult Center, home to a community center, thrift shop, and senior nutrition program.

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