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Part 2: The Girl From Ipanema...

Starting in the late 1990s, I endured a stretch of my life when every single morning of every single day for five years I woke up with the same song stuck in my head.

Military vehicles take center stage at WAAAM

Keeping with tradition, the May 9 Second Saturday events at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum will feature the vehicles of the American armed forces.

Public Records: Circuit Court, April 2015

CIRCUIT COURT, April 2015

Sheriff Log, April 27 to May 3

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

GO! Green Drinks at Butler Bank May 12

Join Gorge Owned and Union Event Co. for Green Drinks at Butler Bank, 301 Oak St., Hood River, on Tuesday, May 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

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‘Interacting outdoors helps us appreciate each other and Oregon’

With the theme “My Community Makes Me Better,” youths from around Oregon submitted photos this winter to the 2015 Oregon Youth Photo Contest, and Rosie Dillon of Hood River is one of the winners.

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For her 15th birthday, this teen gives to others

Most 15-year-old teenage girls have a long list of birthday wishes; maybe the latest cell phone or trendy clothing item. That is not the case for McKenna West. On her 15th birthday this year, West wanted only one thing: to help ease the pain for patients undergoing chemotherapy.

Brian McClure Memorial Hike scheduled for May 9

Friends are hosting the Brian McClure Memorial Hike on May 9, to remember Parkdale resident Brian McClure, who died April 8 while mountain biking on Dog River Trail.

Traffic safety blitz happens May 18-31

Beginning May 18 until May 31, the Hood River City Police Department will be conducting a two week traffic safety Blitz campaign. The focus will be on seat belts, speed, and cell phone use while driving.

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GTA’s STEM Career Day inspires career ideas for Gorge students

The Gorge Technology Alliance (GTA) held its second-annual STEM Career Day for students in the region on Friday, April 24, in The Dalles.

Trailer rollover closes I-84 near Hood River Sunday

A flipped trailer closed westbound Interstate 84 near Hood River at Milepost 49 for nearly four hours Sunday.

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Local doctor urges fluoridation at national conference

A retired surgeon from Hood River, Dr. Charles Haynie, spoke at a national oral health conference in Kansas City, Mo., last Sunday, advocating water fluoridation for dental health.

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Forest service hosting free fishing clinics for kids

The Barlow Ranger District and Hood River Ranger District of the Mt. Hood National Forest will be hosting free fishing clinics for kids. The Barlow Ranger District event will take place on Saturday, May 9, and Hood River Ranger District’s fishing clinic will take place on Saturday, May 16. Both events will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 1 p.m.

Cardboard boat races coming to Dallesport May 16

National Boating Safety Week is May 16 to 22, and Columbia Hills State Park is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to promote safe and responsible boating by launching the park’s first ever cardboard boat race at Horsethief Lake just east of Dallesport Saturday.

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Dalles Dam visitor center reopens for summer

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites guests to visit The Dalles Dam this summer.

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