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Wolves spotted on West Side

Joyce Reinig, who lives on Country Club Road near Sunset, wants to warn neighbors of confirmed wolf sightings in the neighborhood.

Public Records: CIRCUIT COURT

Oct. 2014

Fire destroys two structures near Broughton lumber mill

A fire completely destroyed two buildings near the old Broughton Mill in Skamania County last Wednesday afternoon.

Christmas tree permits now on sale

As the holiday season approaches, Mt. Hood National Forest Christmas tree permits are now on sale.

DOE cites Dallesport ranch for illegal burn

The Washington Department of Ecology issued $564,465 in penalties of $1,000 or more July through September 2014, including one to two Klickitat County men.

Mockingjay challenge at library

Hood River Library hosts its next Literary Challenge on Nov. 21 in the downstairs section. The event is open to all youth.

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MHM rescinds park and ride application

Meadows cites public concern as influence on resort’s decision

Mt. Hood Meadows administrators say they have decided to rescind the resort’s application to build a park and ride in the community of Mt. Hood after hearing numerous concerns from the public about the proposal during a Hood River County Planning Commission meeting last week.

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Canine Can-Do: Adopt A Dog takes on pooch influx, seeks public’s help

A chance meeting this summer at Starbucks, between Hood River Adopt A Dog shelter coordinator Janette Skarda and Jan and Tom Short of Wenatchee, Wash., lead to a recent influx of five dogs at the Hukari Animal Shelter, located in Odell.

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Hood River Valley Eagles are 2014 Class 5A state champs

Hood River Valley High School varsity boys soccer team defeats Woodburn 2-0 to claim first state soccer title in school history

In a thrilling end to a perfect season, the Hood River Valley High School varsity boys soccer team defeated Woodburn 2-0 Saturday to claim the 2014 OSAA 5A state championship and finish the season with an unblemished 18-0 record.

Walden: ‘We're making farmers and workers illegal’

On immigration reform, Rep. Walden calls for ‘long View,’ says Obama order would ‘poison the well’

In Hood River Saturday, Greg Walden coined a 2014 variation of the old saying, "we put a man on the moon, why can't we ..." The issue was immigration reform, which Walden, the newly-elected Second District Congressman, said must include visa reform, border security and a consistent guest workers program, all of which he thinks can be managed through technology.

State champs! Hood River Valley takes 5A boys soccer title

Hood river valley high school varsity boys soccer defeats Woodburn 2-0 to claim the school's first state soccer title.

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Park and ride appeal fails

Planning commission fails to make decision, appeal likely heading to county commission

An appeal of Mt. Hood Meadows’ plan to build a park and ride in the community of Mt. Hood has failed after Hood River County Planning Commissioners weren’t able to muster enough votes to arrive at a decision during a public hearing Wednesday evening.

Early snow snarls traffic but causes no major problems in the Gorge

“It looks like a combination of slowing down, stopping to chain, sliding around, or multiple other things.”

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Jimmy Guthrie is truly working on the railroad, and he loves it all the live long day

There isn’t a job on the Mt. Hood Railroad that Jimmy Guthrie hasn’t done, whether that’s working on the track or running the trains.

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Team works together in runaway cliffhanger

Boy, 17, climbs down sheer slope, pulled to safety by Crag Rats and plenty friends

While spinouts and pileups dominated on Nov. 13, it was an actual cliffhanger that occupied about 20 emergency responders’ day.