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Man charged in murder case

Miguel Quintana-Soto in custody for murder of Cecilia Campuzano-Ortiz

A Hood River man is behind bars and has been indicted by a grand jury for murder for allegedly killing the mother of his child.

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Harvest Fest celebrates nature’s bounty

The festival of the county’s bounty happens this weekend in Hood River and Odell, and all around the Hood River Valley.

General Election ballots to be mailed on Friday

HR candidates start ‘Office Hours’ café appearances Thursday; forum added Oct. 23

General Election ballots go out Friday to 11,270 voters in Hood River County. Expect it in the mail Saturday or Monday.

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Getting to know your Hood River mayor candidates

Mayor candidates Greg Colt and Paul Blackburn were mailed nine questions from the Hood River News. Their answers are below.

Sheriff Log for Oct. 11

Sept. 28 to Oct. 6

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

Building permits - September

County

OWEB Small Grant Program now accepts applications

Do you have natural resource concerns on your property, but don’t have the funds to fix them?

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Heads held high in Haiti: Charla Banks returns to troubled Caribbean nation on teaching, volunteering mission

Charla Banks visited Haiti for the first time two years ago as a graduate student at Loma Linda University — and is planning her third trip later this month.

Tuesday is final day to register to vote

The final day to register as a new voter in Hood River County is Tuesday, Oct. 14.

HRVHS students attain national academic honors

Annelise Acosta and Miriam Starrett have been recognized as National Merit Scholarship Commended Students, Hood River Valley High School Principal Rich Polkinghorn announced Friday.

Family seeks help in search for elderly Vancouver man

An 84-year-old Vancouver, Wash., man missing for more than a month might have been seen near Cascade Locks on Oct. 1, and his family is asking for help in locating him.

This Week at HRVHS

This Week at HRVHS will be a new feature in the Hood River News, compiled by teacher Tom Ames.

Parks and Rec expands focus on ball fields

HRVPRD examining idea of smaller parcels, more playing fields

The question of how Hood River County will solve its ball field shortage is still up in the air as the Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District continues to search for viable parcels that could be home to new public recreation facilities.

Public Records for Oct. 11

September 2014

September 2014

Forest Service announces fall prescribed burning plans

The Barlow Ranger and Hood River Districts of the Mt. Hood National Forest will be conducting fall prescribed burns and pile burning beginning next week.