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Have lunch and talk about death

“Talk About Dying,” a program developed by Oregon Humanities, comes to the Hood River Valley Adult Center on June 19. Lunch will be served at noon, with the conversation beginning at 1 p.m.

Police log, May 29 to June 11

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

An author’s paths of healing: Dr. Sherry Dell to speak at library

Visit the Hood River Library on June 22 at 7 p.m. for a reading and Q&A with Dr. Sherry Dell, author of “Collected Writings on Natural Health and the Spiritual Path.”

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National Outdoor Month: Time to get outside!


REBECCA RAWSON, FNP, Providence Hood River Orthopedics

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Fresh Start Culinary Program regroups for the summer

Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program is taking a summer break from training students to look at lessons learned from its successful first 18 months of operation.

Three steps to becoming a Red Cross summer blood donor

In June, the Red Cross joins blood collection agencies around the world mark World Blood Donor Day by raising awareness about the need for a readily available blood supply.

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Alternative School mural tells many stories

“This mural is who they are and where they came from,” says teacher Sarah Lyon about the newest large-scale student artwork in the Hood River County School District.

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Public access planned at Powerdale Corridor

Columbia Land Trust has announced that the new Powerdale Recreation and Access Plan will be presented to the public on June 27 at a meeting hosted by the Hood River Watershed Group from 6–8 p.m. at the Hood River Library.

Agreement near in Sherman Co. weeds dispute

Azure Farms, Inc., and the Sherman County Court appear close to reaching an agreement about how to keep noxious weed seeds from spreading to neighboring properties and beyond.

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The Ale List: Second annual Kriekfest returns to Parkdale June 24

Kriekfest, the summer’s first big beer event in the Gorge, returns to Parkdale for its second annual celebration of cherry-based sour ales — local, regional, national and international — on June 24 starting at noon at Clear Creek Station.

‘World Elder Abuse Awareness Day’ June 15

June 15 is designated by the UN as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). On this day, communities across the world honor older people and uphold their right to live in safety with dignity and respect. WEAAD is an opportunity to make the community aware that many older people experience mistreatment from people close to them, often their family members.

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Pet of the Week: Baxter is ‘young and eager’

The volunteers at Hood River Adopt A Dog have chosen Baxter as this week’s adoptable pet. Writes Lauren Halliday, assistant shelter manager:

Sheriff Log, June 4 to 8

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

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Sheppard’s Moves

Sheppard’s is on the move after nearly a century on State Street.

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Citizens: Westside planning moves too fast

An unexpected 90 minutes of testimony the Westside Concept Plan dominated Monday’s meeting of the Hood River City Council.


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