Chip-sealing restricts parking in Heights area

Monday through Wednesday, the City Public Works crew will be resurfacing the streets with a chip seal overlay on 10th Street ...

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Downed line, closures on 13th

A downed power line led to street closures at 13th and State.

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Life Beyond the Landfill: Renewal Workshop starts up CL factory

An eco-friendly factory has set up shop in Cascade Locks: The Renewal Workshop.

Robbery suspect has yet to enter plea

A Hood River man accused of robbing at gunpoint Jack’s Mini Market had a court appearance Tuesday in Wasco County but did not enter a plea as expected. A plea entry is anticipated by or before Sept. 20.

Judge upholds denial of Columbia River coal dock

An administrative law judge in Oregon on Friday found that state regulators acted within their authority when they rejected a proposed coal terminal on the Columbia River that would funnel millions of tons of American coal to power-hungry Asia each year.

Learn about ‘zero-waste’ at Green Drinks

Learn how to turn your waste stream into a resource stream at the next Green Drinks.

ODF cautions: ‘We have a long way to go’ for 2016 fire season

Fire worries aren't over, Oregon Department of Forestry has made clear.

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Trail Runner magazine names Hood River among top trail towns

Other towns making the list include Jackson, Wyo., and Lake Placid, N.Y.

“Be on constant lookout for mountain bikes.” That’s one bit of advice about Hood River, termed “A Multi Sport Mecca,” in an article in the September 2016 Trail Runner magazine.

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A Party in the Street

Mike's Ice Cream celebrates 30th anniversary with bash

Hundreds gathered Saturday for the biggest street party in recent memory. Mike’s Ice Cream and Ruddy Duck, owned by the Kitts-Mack family, celebrated 30 years in business by closing the street and giving away bucket after bucket of free ice cream.

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Hood River Soaring: New nonprofit begins youth outreach program

There’s a new nonprofit in town encouraging community youth to reach for the sky. Quite literally.

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Portland climber dies at Dry Creek Falls

A Portland man fell to his death Saturday at Dry Creek Falls south of Cascade Locks, the second such fatality in Hood River County in August.

‘Cooling’ shelter open Sunday

Warming Shelter is reaching out once more to care for the unsheltered of the community.

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Lifted & loaded: HR Bridge vertical span back in action

Traffic periodically clogged the bridge this week while Port of Hood River engineers tested the structure’s lift span, but their work proved constructive.

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Mt. Hood Town Hall draws crowd

A large crowd gathered for the second Mt. Hood Town Hall farmers’ market this summer — they’re held every second Thursday of the month, July through September — which features fresh produce, arts and crafts, and live music with upper valley flair.


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