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HAHRC BEATS PoP: power of your local farmers markets

Many local farmers’ markets in The Gorge are sponsoring programs this year to up your buying power of local produce. The Power of Produce (or PoP) Club is back in action.

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Fresh Start serves first farm supper

Mt. View Orchards and Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program are teaming up for a summer farm supper at the farm’s new dining venue, amidst 50 acres of pears, apples and cherries. The dinner is on Saturday, July 30 at 6 p.m., and features a romantic Italian buffet prepared by Fresh Start staff and students.

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First act: Arts Initiative group unveils plans

An ensemble of artists, patrons, and artistic organizers have formed a new group, Performing Arts Initiative (PAI), for the long-range purpose of developing and presenting larger scale, higher-end artistic performances that are on a par with communities such as Ashland, Park City, Bend and Spokane, and make the Gorge a regional arts destination.

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Plans approved to reinvigorate Golden Eagle park

County planners greenlight improvements to park next to Hood River Valley HS

Plans to reinvigorate Golden Eagle Park have winged closer to fruition.

‘Robbery went bad’: Three men arrested in shooting at campground near Cascade Locks

A robbery scheme turned violent Tuesday near Herman Creek Campground, just east of Cascade Locks, prosecutors say.

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Economic Symposium

The Dalles cherry grower Ken Bailey of Orchard View Farms, keynotes the Mid Columbia Economic Development District economic symposium Wednesday at Hood River Middle School.

‘Eating Well’ magazine features Parkdale’s Tumbleweed Farm

The mouth-watering recipes of Parkdale’s Andrea Beemis gained local exposure this spring and can now be found in the July/August edition of the national publication Eating Well. Beemis and her husband, Taylor, own Tumbleweed Farm near Parkdale. Beemis writes a blog, “Dishing up the Dirt,” and is developing a cookbook due out next year.

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‘KB4C’ this weekend

Kiters and their gear will fill the sands, beaches and waters at Event Site and The Sandbar Friday through Sunday for the 10th annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer event, part fundraiser, part community party, and part celebration of life.

‘Animal Habitats’ camp offered Aug. 2-4 in TD

What would it be like to be a bear, a fox, a raccoon, or an eagle? Kids ages 5 to 9 years old can explore “Animal Habitats of the Gorge” Aug. 1 through Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles.

Costa Rica exchange info night on July 21

Want to be a host to adult Costa Ricans in Hood River? Want to travel to Costa Rica and be hosted there as well?

Delays on I-84 near Rowena

Drivers should expect delays on Interstate 84 near Rowena Thursday afternoon, roughly 13 miles east of Hood River. Traffic is backed up for several miles eastbound and westbound due to an overturned semi-trailer. Crews were removing the semi from the roadway at about 11:50, and single lanes of traffic have been allowed through.

Market, other changes happen at Town Hall

The Mt. Hood Town Hall will hold its first farmers’ market on July 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. The market will be held on the second Thursday of each month through September. The facility is located on Highway 35, 14 miles south of Hood River.

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Nordic Club kicks off Tilly Jane Cabin capital campaign

A capital campaign for the rehabilitation of the historic Tilly Jane A-frame on Cooper Spur is now underway.

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‘What’s In a Name?’ Klahre House students unveil new art work

“What’s In A Name?” art projects from the students at Next Door Inc.’s Klahre House program were on display last month at Hawk’s Ridge Assisted Living, located just a few blocks away. The student work moves this week to Klahre House, located at the Next Door Inc., 965 Tucker Road.

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