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Early warnings

Agencies plan to install Mt. Hood volcano monitoring sites

Mount Hood’s volcanic activity will be getting a closer look.

Rescuers help missing hikers to safety on Eagle Creek Trail

Local rescue crews located a pair of missing hikers in western Hood River County and escorted them to safety early Monday morning.

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Cold and icy spell due Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter Storm Watch, which is in effect from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night.

‘Tongue Twister’ features past champs Feb. 24

With a new location and a familiar set of faces, the SMART Tongue Twister Tournament returns Feb. 24 for its seventh year.

Police log, Jan. 30 to Feb. 5

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

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‘Sticker Shock’

The Hood River Valley High School HEALTH Media and HOSA (Health Occupation Services of America) clubs joined forces Feb. 2 to spread the word that sharing alcohol with minors is a dangerous sport — just in time for the Super Bowl.

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BBBS holds 11th annual ‘Italian Night and Raffle’ Feb. 17

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge hosts its 11th annual Italian Night and Raffle on Friday, Feb. 17 from 5-8 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church.

School budget cuts are certain, superintendent says

Making up days is one thing — making up a budget shortfall is another.

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Dee Building Collapses

A historic former Dee Lumber Co. building is collapsing from the weight of recent snow.

Parks District updating system development charge plan

The Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District is updating its system development charge (SDC) methodology.

Police ‘blitz’ targets belts, speed, phones

The Hood River City Police Department began a two-week traffic safety blitz campaign on Feb. 6.

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City presents Westside plan

Feb. 15: City updates “concept” for options on roads, housing, parks and other issues

What are the “long-term choices, issues, and opportunities for the Westside Area” of Hood River?

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City to enforce code: property owners must keep sidewalks clear this winter

Code enforcement: Sidewalks in the residential areas and downtown business district are not being cleared of snow and ice in certain areas, as required by the Municipal code and state law.

Cancelations and notices for Feb. 9

We will update this list as information comes in.

Cancelations for Feb. 8

Cancelations for Feb. 8


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