Walden to hold town hall in Cascade Locks

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will hold a town hall meeting Friday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Marine Park Pavilion in Cascade Locks.

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‘Train the trainer’ CPR time

Regional fire and emergency management service departments came together for CPR training classes Thursday and Friday at Hood River Fire Station.

Lyme advocates take fight for reform to capital

Lyme patients and advocates from across the U.S. will gather for a “We the People” rally at the U.S. Capitol on May 19.

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Hood River County bottled water measure passes

A measure banning large scale bottled water operations in Hood River County passed with nearly 70 percent support from Hood River County voters Tuesday evening.

Adult center offers exercise classes, support groups

The Hood River Valley Adult Center has a variety of ongoing classes and support groups for seniors.

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Nestlé funds group opposed to 14-55

Most of the funding for a political action committee opposed to Hood River County Measure 14-55 came directly from Nestlé, according to campaign finance reports.

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Election Time

Joanna Holmes drops off her ballot Monday at the Hood River County Administration building, Sixth and State, one of two official drop-off points for May 17 Primary ballots.

Fruit fly fight begins in TD, Mosier

Cherry Fruit Fly models developed by Oregon State University indicate that the pest emerged in The Dalles this month.

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El Mercado seeks vendors for 2016 season

The Mercado del Valle, the farmers’ market and vibrant community gathering space in Odell will host its opening day of the 2016 season on Thursday, June 2, from 4-7 p.m. and will continue every first and third Thursday until September 15 in downtown Odell.

Sheriff Log, May 1 to 8

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

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EnviroGorge Kids holds writing contest

EnviroGorge wants to encourage kids to get outside this summer and write about their experiences.

Bailey McManus receives CGCC, Soroptomist International awards

Bailey McManus, Columbia Gorge Community College student and president of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, is Soroptomist International’s $5,000 Live Your Dream award recipient.

Class notes: Johnson graduates from Lewis & Clark

Nicholas Cooper makes Dean’s List; Ellie Rinella featured in student anthology

Woody Alexander Johnson, of Hood River and Portland, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree at Lewis & Clark College’s 143rd commencement ceremony, held on May 7, 2016.

HRCSD ‘cautiously optimistic’ on budget

Budget season typically raises dire warnings — and spending cuts — for school districts across Oregon.