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Meagan Thomsen and David Rummel are wed

Meagan Thomsen and David Rummel were married Sept. 27, 2014 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.

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Weatherly, Aman announce engagement

Lora Weatherly and William Aman have announced their engagement and will be married at Faith Bible Church in Hood River on July 11, 2015.

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Special rose delivery

Gordy Sato delivers roses to Brookside Manor Friday, a sort of Rotary Roses, part 2: Sato, a Hood River Rotarian and Parkdale orchardist, organizes the annual rose sale on the third Thursday of each April.

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Pet of the week: RosieBee loves car rides, walks and treats

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected RosieBee as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

FFA excels in Career Development events

Three FFA chapters gathered at Hood River Valley High School Wednesday, April 17, for the Shop Skills and Floriculture Career Development Events (CDE) contests.

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Council takes bold step toward managing Underwood Community Center

Community members in Underwood plan to roll up their sleeves and get down to brass tacks now that they’ve secured an agreement with Skamania County to operate the Underwood Community Center.

Washougal mayor to camp by railroad tracks

Sean Guard will gather data about train frequency

Washougal Mayor Sean Guard plans to spend a week camping at 32nd and Main streets, to record the number of trains that travel through the city.

Kayaker drowns on White Salmon River

A kayaker lost his life in the White Salmon River on April 12. Sergeant Joe Riggers of the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Department took the call at 1:44 p.m.

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Earth Week: Celebrating Sustainability

Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network (CGCAN) and other local groups are hosting a number of Earth Day events on Saturday and Sunday in Hood River supporters said are intended “to celebrate and connect Columbia Gorge residents around Earth awareness.”

Oil spill plan in update

Draft is online, public asked to leave comments

What would happen if oil spilled along the Middle Columbia River?

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Student film fest splices creativity, competition

For students at Hood River Valley High School, film-making is a passion best shared through competition.

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Sunday fire claims Parkdale family’s home

A blaze destroyed a double-wide manufactured home in Parkdale Sunday, leaving its residents with few worldly possessions. It was the second home to burn down in Hood River County within the last two weeks.

Kidnapping, rape suspect to see court in May

A Hood River man accused of eight separate felonies including kidnap and rape will appear before a judge next month, following a request for re-appearance delivered Monday by his attorney.

Police Log, April 6 to 12

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

HR Elks Lodge honors Funez and Ziegner

Nancy Funez and Scottie Ziegner, seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as Elks “Student of the Month” for their outstanding community service. Each student received a check for $100 at the recent Lodge meeting.