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‘Grimm’ TV show filming in Hood River

A Portland-based fantasy-crime TV series, “Grimm,” is filming on location in Hood River this week.

Minoru Yasui’s 100th birthday

Multiple events in Hood River on Oct. 18-19

In celebration of Minoru Yasui’s 100th birthday, Hood River Library, Columbia Center for the Arts and Gorge Owned Network will host events next week in Hood River.

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Helping Hands holds Oct. 12 candlelight vigil

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and purple ribbons in downtown Hood River serve as a reminder that one in four women will experience domestic violence.

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Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest starts service

Six new volunteers with Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest began the 2016-2017 session this summer, living in Odell and working at various agencies in Hood River.

Soroptimist ‘Live Your Dream’: Applicants sought for cash awards

Soroptimist International of Hood River and Mt. Adams are looking for five Gorge area women who are heads of households to receive $1,500 Live Your Dream Awards to continue their education. Applications are now available at the White Salmon Library and the Hood River Library. The applications are due by Dec. 1.

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‘At Home on Oak’ set to close

At the end of February, a longtime downtown business will close its doors.

HR stylist back from Fashion Week in NYC

For Kalyn Benaroya, stylist and owner of Clutch Hair Co., working backstage at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) has become a yearly excursion.

Conifers naturally shed needles in the fall

Watching trees turn shades of orange, red and yellow is part of the magic of autumn, but seeing needles on conifers fade to yellow and fall to the ground can be unnerving.

Five Tips for Fall Car Care Month

October is Fall Car Care Month. Why not take a little time to be car care aware and make sure your vehicle is ready for the harsh winter weather ahead? Taking a few simple steps now can save you the headaches and cost of an emergency break-down later, says the Car Care Council.

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Copters contest: Drones, RC Flyers take over Barrett Park

Tiny aircraft swooped through hoops and raced through the sky at Barrett Park Saturday.

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Community voices support for Lyle sandbar access

Mount Adams Parks and Recreation District (MAPARD) sponsored a community meeting on Sept. 27 to discuss potential support of developing safe, legal access to Lyle’s sandbar. County Commissioner Dave Sauter led the forum, which took place at the Lyle Lions Club off State Route 14.

Mosier Senior Center at risk of closing soon

After 40 years serving the local community, the Mosier Valley Senior Center, located at the Mosier Creek Terrace Apartment Complex, is at risk of closing at the end of 2016.

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Shelter Services gear up for winter season

With a new name and leadership, Warming Shelter seeks a home for 2016-17 and for the future

Headlines in the Hood River News eight years ago told of a homeless person who froze to death on a sidewalk in Hood River. This became a wake-up call for a group of people connected to GEM (Gorge Ecumenical Ministries). The Hood River Warming Shelter Steering committee was formed and the Warming Shelter opened in December 2012.

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'The story has another chapter': first Indigenous Peoples' Day observed

Reconciliation and remembrance were held forth along with gifts in Monday’s first ever Indigenous People Day in Hood River, attended by about 70 people at Overlook Memorial Park.

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This weekend brings Harvest Fest, Gorge Fruit Fair

Tents cover most of the grounds at Hood River Harvest Fest, so the forecasted rainy weather will only slightly dampen one of the community’s biggest events.


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