Community college board announces president search committee members

The quest for the next president of Columbia Gorge Community College entered a key phase this week with selection of a 17-member search committee by college board members Tuesday evening.

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Westside Plan directed to city council

The wide-ranging Westside Area Concept Plan (WACP) moved on, with plenty of grinding gears, to its next phase, initial review by Hood River City Council, following an often-contentious meeting the evening of Oct. 11 at the Hood River Fire Hall. About 100 people filled the meeting room.

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The Ale List: Logsdon, Full Sail medal at Great American

Good news for two local breweries who medaled at the Great American Beer Festival, Oct. 5-7 in Denver.

‘Hood River Word’s Fair’ Oct. 20-22

Words, stories, reading, and literature are the focus at the Columbia Center for the Arts’ Hood River Words Fair coming Oct. 20-22.

‘Heart of Gold’ nominations sought

“Heart of Gold” honorees are people who make a difference: people who enrich our community through their good works, selfless dedication and commitment to health. The Foundation at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital is seeking the community’s help in shining the spotlight on two such individuals from the Gorge in 2017.

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Slowdowns on I-84 Thursday due to blasting

This week's rock blast along I-84 is coming Thursday afternoon.

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Distillers’ welcome

Erin Campbell, manager of the Hood River Distillers’ tasting room, samples some Boda’s Kitchen delectables during the Oct. 6 Business After Hours gathering at the tasting room on Oak Street in downtown Hood River.

Sheriff Log, Sept. 22 to Oct. 8

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

Police Log, Oct. 2 to 8

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

Strength After Breast Cancer class Oct. 25

Leslie Reagan, OTR/L, CLT-LANA and Laurie VanCott, MSPT, are introducing a new program for breast cancer survivors.

HAHRC Beats: Get into Gorge Happiness Month

Once again, One Community Health (OCH) is hosting Gorge Happiness Month throughout October. The goal is to get as many people as possible throughout the Gorge to do the three habits each day that are scientifically shown to make us happier: gratitudes, acts of kindness, and moments of silence.

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Gorge clinic strengthens behavior health services

When it comes to building a vibrant, thriving community, the health of its people plays a vital role. But health isn’t just about visiting the doctor. It’s about treating the whole person, recognizing the importance of integrated practices that value medical, dental and even behavioral health — and that’s exactly why behavioral health is now one of the fastest growing areas of service provided by One Community Health (OCH).

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CGWAN gives to Girl Up

Eva Jones, president of the Hood River Valley High School Girl Up, addresses Columbia Gorge Women’s Action Network members at a recent meeting to talk about the program.

Fall Gorge on Tap returns to The Dalles

Join Friends of the Columbia Gorge on Oct. 18 for a special presentation on current Columbia Gorge conservation issues and recreation programs. The program will feature four topics: Eagle Creek Wildfire and updates, Gorge Towns to Trails, The Dalles Connection, Preserve the Wonder Land Campaign and the Best Gorge Hikes for Fall Foliage.

Poet Trevino Brings Plenty performs in poTENtial Nov. 4

Storyteller and poet Trevino L. Brings Plenty speaks Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the next event in the year-long poTENtial series at Columbia Center for the Arts.


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