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County moves to ‘fine-tune’ short-term rental rules

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners heard a report last Wednesday by Beth Goodman, a consultant for ECONorthwest firm, which revealed short-term rentals are rarer than expected outside the city’s urban growth boundary.

Fascia findings: Acupuncturist Susan Froehlich attends international congress

Susan Froehlich, licensed acupuncturist (LAc), Columbia River Acupuncture, attended the Fourth International Congress on Fascia Research and Development in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 18-21.

‘Paws for a Cause’ event returns Oct. 15

On Oct. 15, the fourth annual Paws for a Cause silent auction and social event will be held by Hood River Adopt A Dog (HRAAD) at Springhouse Cellar Winery, 13 Railroad Ave., Hood River, from 5:30-8 p.m.

Public Records -- Building Permits, city

September 2015

Providence seeks nominations for 2015 ‘Heart Of Gold’ award

“Heart of Gold” honorees are people who make a difference — people who enrich our community through their good works, selfless dedication and commitment to health.

Learn about tours to support Providence scholarship fund

Collette Vacations will present a slideshow and information on two upcoming tours coordinated by Hood River native and past president Kay Lincoln.

Wyden launches federal bill to spur Mt. Hood land exchange

Sen. Ron Wyden has introduced a U.S. Senate bill attempting to speed up a delayed land exchange between Mt. Hood Meadows resort and the U.S. Forest Service.

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Helping Nannette: Benefit for cancer survivor sold out, but donations accepted

A benefit dinner for Nannette Mortenson and her family, to be held Oct. 6 at the Vintage Grille, 102 Oak St., Hood River, quickly sold out.

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Patty Lara-Martinez extends library service to all

Patty Lara-Martinez has been the outreach specialist for the Hood River County Library District since December 2011. And while you may recognize her from the Parkdale and Hood River libraries, her range also extends into Odell — where no branch exists.

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Retail marijuana dawns in Hood River

Curious customers young and old flocked to Hood River’s dispensaries Thursday to take part in a memorable day for Oregon — the first day of legal retail marijuana sales.

Cole Shepherd named National Merit student

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced Hood River Valley High School senior Cole Shepherd as a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of Commendation from the school and NMSC, which conducts the program, has been presented to this scholastically talented senior.

Sheriff Log, Sept. 20 to 27

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

Police Log, Sept. 21 to 27

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