Thomsen-Reitz recount looks certain, but not for a few weeks

By law, any vote result separating candidates by one-half a percentage point or less means an automatic hand recount. As of press time, incumbent Chuck Thomsen (R-Pine Grove) has 29,344 votes to Democrat Chrissy Reitz’s 29,086, according to the latest figures from the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office.

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Prepping for winter weather

The weeks after Halloween are when both Hood River city and county’s public works departments take the time to make sure that all of their equipment is ready for winter.

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NW Natural Gas GAP gives ‘gift of warmth’

This year, NW Natural customers and shareholders gave more than $150,000 to help pay for the heating bills of low-income families. The new giving season is now underway, and NW Natural shareholders will match the first $60,000 in contributions to GAP.

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Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

If you are looking for a supportive setting to make lifestyle changes, then you might want to think about enrolling in Providence Hood River Hospital’s Prevent T2 program.

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The Next Door offers consulting services

Responding to the needs of the community: That has been the mantra of The Next Door since its inception in 1971. With this idea in mind, the organization launched its Consulting Services program in 2016.

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Missing woman case reopened

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public’s help to find Kimberly Ann Forbes, missing since 2004.

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Succulent fire

West Side Fire Department faces an unusual challenge Thursday when a small fire broke out in a back greenhouse at Good News Gardening on Tucker Road: How to save succulents and other house plants while dousing the fire underneath them.

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Lyle mom wins 2018 ‘Wheels of Hope’ car

For the fourth straight year, the radio stations of Bicoastal Media have conducted their annual campaign to help a Columbia Gorge family in need. This year’s recipient is Callie Thysell of Lyle, a single mother of three children who works as a dietary cook at an area hospital.

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One Community Health gains two major awards

Patients have a right to be at the center of their healthcare choices and interests. And while the philosophy around patient-centered care isn’t necessarily new, it’s a core aspect of One Community Health’s (OCH) vision of integrated health care...

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Nationwide ‘Nobody is Above the Law’ protests reach Hood River

Crowds organized in Hood River, The Dalles and around the country Thursday evening to protest Matthew Whitaker’s appointment as acting Attorney General, a move that put him in charge of overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential foreign meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Columbia Gorge CASA welcomes new volunteers

Columbia Gorge CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) has announced its newest child advocates: Jason Beaver and Ami Trosley, Stevenson; Kirah Doerr, Rebekah Fisher and Traci Witkowski, The Dalles; and Caree DeBorde and Jacob Haan, Hood River.

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