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Hospice of Gorge seeks volunteers

Providence Hospice of the Gorge is seeking volunteers to provide service to hospice patients and their families. Opportunities include visits to patients, transporting patients to appointments or outings, respite for caregivers, veterans supporting veterans, bereavement support, bedside vigils, and more.

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Hood River Police seek help in locating missing woman

Holly Kristen Lester, 27, has been missing since early Thursday morning, March 16.

Retired Educators offer scholarship

Mid-Columbia Unit 20 of the Oregon Retired Educators Association is offering at $750 scholarship to a third, fourth or fifth year college student, as of this coming September.

Historic Hwy. closed near Multnomah Falls

Wet, unstable conditions have closed part of the Historic Highway.

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Study says majority of Oregonians have access to dentists

Support needed to continue improving access to care

A study released on Feb. 28 shows that Oregon has enough dentists now and into the future to address the state’s oral health care needs, but ongoing support is needed for programs that ensure dentists are as easy to find in rural communities as they are in more populated areas.

Veggie Rx: Prescriptions for healthy nutrition

Let’s say you have just spent the last of your month’s budget on rent and are unsure how you will feed your children. While visiting the clinic, you share this concern and your doctor writes you a “Veggie Prescription.” They tell you that you and your family deserve fresh food, and that it is a cornerstone of your health. You are able to purchase whole fruits and vegetables for the first time in ages and something shifts for you and your healthcare provider.

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Visions of Health and Wellness

Clinic, students artfully express wholeness

This winter, Hood River Valley High School students in Matthew Gerlick’s “Introduction to Art” class accepted the challenge to create images reflecting their own current or ideal visions of personal health and wellness.

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Closed for Now

Red Carpet Inn, the venerable Cascade Avenue bar at the west edge of Hood River, has closed since Feb. 10 following purchase by Andy von Flotow of Hood River.

Police log, March 6 to 12

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

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Ballot will bring races

Voters will enjoy a variety of widely-contested races on the May 16 Hood River County Special Districts ballot.

Body of missing skier found

Searchers found the body of Steve Leavitt, a missing skier from The Dalles, at Mt. Hood Meadows Wednesday. Leavitt, 57, had been missing for eight days.

County holds excise tax hearing Monday

Hood River County Board of Commissioners are set for a busy meeting Monday, where the public will get a chance to weigh in during several hearings targeting construction and business ordinances.

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Steelheads team advances to Robotics Worlds

Working for a ‘better lifter’

HRV Robotics team earned a spot at the World Championship meet in Houston, Texas.

The Dalles man charged with stabbing his grandmother

Charlene Caldwell was killed Thursday afternoon at 1021 E. Ninth St. Her grandson, Garrett Jack Brennan, 25, was arrested and charged with murder and unlawful use of a weapon.

CGCC plans HR forum on ‘Sanctuary college’

The Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Directors will schedule an opportunity in Hood River — at a date to be announced — for the community to weigh in on the proposal to declare a “Declaration of Open Access and Protection” on the CGCC campuses.

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