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Cascade Locks looks at Oregon Pony museum

The historic Oregon Pony steam engine is destined for a new shelter and accompanying museum expansion, according to early plans by a Port of Cascade Locks committee.

Jail inmate, 34, dies at NORCOR

A 34-year-old inmate at the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facilities was pronounced dead in the early morning hours of Jan. 2 after being found unresponsive in his cell.

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Portland group buys Hood River Hotel

Downtown’s “cornerstone” has new owners.

City Council talks Sanctuary Monday

Waterfront merchants ask City to consider a plan to share off-street parking

The sanctuary city proposal and a revisiting of a parking meter decision highlight Monday’s agenda for Hood River City Council, meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall.

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Lucas Eaton is Hood River’s first baby of the new year

Hood River’s first baby waited until Wednesday, Jan. 4 to make an appearance — and parents Ashley Bramlett and Alan Eaton had no idea his arrival meant they’d won the Hood River News’ First Baby contest.

The Ale List: B.I.G. plans first ‘Holiday Hangover’ Fest

Breweries in the Gorge (B.I.G.) is offering its first “Holiday Hangover Brew Fest” in downtown Hood River. B.I.G. is a non-profit organization that is comprised of 12 breweries located in the Columbia Gorge region of Washington and Oregon, spanning from Washougal to The Dalles.

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Stay home, ODOT warns before Saturday storm

The cold snap continues: snow and ice storm expected this weekend.

Marriage Permits, Dec. 2016

Marriage Permits, Dec. 2016

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Snow returns this weekend

Wednesday night temperatures "dangerously cold"

Snowfall is likely through most of the day Saturday, with freezing rain starting in the evening and continuing into Sunday.

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Hood River hotel sold

The iconic Hood River Hotel has been sold to a group of Portland investors.

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2016 year in review: High heat, enduring snow

Part Two: July to December

More snow. Six new inches fell in Hood River on Jan. 2, and nine or more inches in the upper valley, bringing the Gorge to within five days of one solid month with snow on the ground — the snowiest December in memory for the valley floor.

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‘Violent’ CL crash sends three to hospital

Three people were sent to a hospital Thursday in what Oregon State Police termed a “violent” highway crash near Cascade Locks.

Start your planting with Soil and Water District annual plant sale

The Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District has begun taking orders for its annual native plant sale, with a large selection of native plant species at discounted prices.

Vaca, Bricker are December Elks Students of the Month

Adrianna Vaca and Elizabeth Bricker, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as Elks December Students of the Month. Both were presented checks for $100 in recognition of their volunteer efforts in the community and their achievements at school during a Lodge meeting.

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Celebrating ‘Tinsel & Tails,’ a benefit for Adopt-A-Dog

Twilight, the chill of winter air, and the promise of holiday music welcomed people and their dogs to the fifth annual Hood River Adopt a Dog “Tinsel & Tails” festivities on Dec. 29, at Riverside Church, writes Sarah Segal.


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