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FISH donation

FISH Food Bank Treasurer Becky Bugge leaves Wednesday night’s Hood River County School District board meeting at May Street School with an unusual trove.

February 3, 2018 midnight read more..
  

HRV robotics teams advance

Winners of last week’s First Tech Challenge (FTC) qualifier tournament were Hood River Valley High School teams Glasses Half Full and Duct Tape.

February 3, 2018 midnight read more..
 

‘Be There for The Gorge’ launches

Friends of the Columbia Gorge announced a $10,000 gift this week to support the launch of Oregon’s Kitchen Table’s “Be There for The Gorge” campaign. The planned six-week crowdfunding effort seeks to gather funds to help the U.S. Forest Service rebuild trails between Multnomah Falls and Angel’s Rest damaged in the 2017 Eagle Creek fire.

February 3, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Four to Go: Feb. 3 edition

A new domestic violence support group with Rebecca Hunter, MSW, in partnership with Helping Hands Against Violence, meets on Tuesdays at noon and is free and open to women survivors. “Continue healing in a group of women who will understand and empower you.” For location and more information, call 541-400-0186.

February 2, 2018 1:27 p.m. read more..


Hood River restaurants step up to help homeless

An innovative program to feed guests of the Warming Shelter was recently launched by Hood River restaurants. Over a dozen participating food establishments are now donating meals to Hood River Shelter Services, also known as the Warming Shelter, and the program is becoming a win-win for several reasons.

February 1, 2018 11:43 a.m. read more..
 

Photo gallery: Meadows turns 50

NEW snow fell on Mt. Hood Meadows starting Jan. 18, a welcome sign that drew cheers at that day’s Meadows’ 50th anniversary party at Portland’s Pure Space event venue.

January 31, 2018 8:49 a.m. read more..
 

Smudge pot assistance available

Orchard operators in Hood River County may be eligible for financial assistance to replace diesel burning smudge pots with cleaner, more efficient frost control systems.

January 31, 2018 midnight read more..
 

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