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‘Stick to the Westside plan’

At Council meeting, supporters speak up for affordable housing

Speakers rose in defense of the City of Hood River’s pending Westside Concept Plan during public comment Monday.

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County board slates $200K in Windmaster Plan for Airport

Hood River County Board of Commissioners, acting as the Windmaster Urban Renewal Agency, took action June 19 toward a plan amendment that would divert renewal funds toward a grant supporting Ken Jernstedt Airfield.

Gorge Independence Day: Your local guide to July 4th

July 4 falls on a Tuesday this year, creating a long weekend that gets going long before that with an extended list of events in the community.

Fireworks: ‘Keep it safe, keep it legal’

Safety experts encourage Oregonians to "Keep it Legal and Keep it Safe" when using fireworks.

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Find Your Park

A guide to open spaces, including school grounds.

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Motorcyclist killed in spilled lumber crash

A Brookings man died following a motorcycle crash on Highway 35 near Mt. Hood Meadows Monday afternoon.

Citizen group rises to oppose Westside plan

A new citizen group has formed to oppose the proposed City of Hood River’s Westside Concept Plan.

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Defeat the Heat: Officials urge safe beach use, paddling preparedness

Hood River faces temperatures around 98 degrees Saturday, with no tailing cooldown — Sunday may rear up as a scorcher in the triple digits.

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Culvert repair project at Indian Creek will begin June 26

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) will make repairs starting Monday to the culvert under OR 281 (12th Street), which has become damaged over time. This culvert carries Indian Creek below the highway.

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Students from Hood River selected for China trip

Two Hood River Valley High School students will attend the Chinese Bridge Summer Camp.

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Art of Community revised

Revisions to the Art of Community walking tour (aka Big Art) gallery, now in its third-year, are complete.

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U.S. Hwy 30 bridge work underway

Crews have launched an overhaul of three historic bridges on the Columbia River Historic Highway east of Mosier. Road work began this week, and the endeavor will press on into fall.

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Shoreline trail widened under HR Bridge

Shoreline Trail got special attention this month, with new paving and safety improvements.

Third Mayors’ Independence Eve Celebration returns July 3

Three Gorge mayors invite everyone to Bingen Theater for the annual Independence Eve Celebration.

One Community Health expands health services to area migrants

For 30-plus years, One Community Health (OCH) has made a commitment to provide health education and services to migrant farmworkers who harvest fruit throughout the Columbia River Gorge each summer.

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