HRV seeks volunteer judges

Volunteers are needed to judge first semester Extended Application (EA) presentations on Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 6:20-8:45 p.m., and Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 4-5:30 p.m.

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The Ale List: Base Camp imbues red with local pear wood

The smell of toasted marshmallow paired with a stout took center stage at a local ale house Thursday, but it’s a quieter beer that deserves that kind of attention.

Sheriff’s Office, MINT serve narcotics search warrants

Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Task Force (MINT) conducted an investigation into the possession and delivery of methamphetamine which led to search warrants at 2350 Montello Ave., and 1623 Fifth Street, both in Hood River, on Nov. 12.

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Pet of the Week: Norbert could really use a hug

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Norbert as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

I-84 reopens from Cascade Locks to Hood River after storm

Interstate 84 between Cascade Locks and Hood River has been reopened following Tuesday's storm.

‘Most Valuable Student’ scholarship deadline Dec. 4

The Hood River Elks local “Most Valuable Student” scholarship deadline is Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. Applications must be registered online, or must be turned into the Hood River Elks Lodge, located at Third and Cascade, by 6 p.m. Applications may also submitted to the high school by 3 p.m.

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Tile for a Change

First Friday on Nov. 4 featured a unique citizen art project with a purpose.

Voci gives winter choral concerts Dec. 3-4

Fresh off its inspiring, sold-out performance of Beethoven’s 9th, the Voci Community Choir is preparing to present its second “Voci and Friends” winter choral concerts. The performances are Dec. 3 and 4 at 7 p.m. in Wy’east Middle School’s Performing Arts Center.

Gorge Soup for Kids applications due Dec. 4

Gorge Soup for adults has been cancelled this year due to lack of applicants, but the program is still stirring the pot for two early 2016 events: Gorge Soup for Kids (Feb. 25) and Gorge Soup for Arts, at a date to be announced.

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Community Conversation’ on local agriculture at Grange

Gorge Grown hosts a “Community Conversation” on local agriculture Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. at Rockford Grange. Everyone is welcome to attend, be they vendors, shoppers, or community partners.

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Grace and Giving: Gala Fashion Show racks up gifts for needy

The high-energy Gala Fashion Show, now in its 19th season, hit the Gorge Room at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn Friday night. A packed, energetic crowd turned out for the musical extravaganza, which is the primary fundraiser for the Hood River Christmas Project.

A Map to the STRs: City Council rallies recommendations for regulating rentals

Break down the big task or get broken down by it. City Council chose the former tack Monday in its continued meeting on the controversial topic of how to regulate short-term rentals — STRs — giving city staff a “roadmap” to follow, according to City Manager Steve Wheeler.

Sheriff Log, Nov. 9 to 15

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River

Minoru Yasui honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

‘Unsung Hero’ gains Medal of Freedom

Hood River native son Minoru Yasui, who forged a life as a champion of civil rights first by breaking the law for walking down a Portland street, will be posthumously honored with the Congressional Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.

Police Log, Nov. 2 to Nov. 15

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