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Parkdale man arrested on sex abuse charges

On March 11, 2015, deputies arrested 24 year old Gerardo Morales of Parkdale for multiple sex offenses involving a minor. In the past, Morales has worked with youth in the community through various sports and youth group programs.

May 19 ballot: Filing date nears; many positions still lacking candidates

The May 19 Special Districts election will call on voters to choose who will lead the boards and commissions that oversee special taxing districts all over the county, including several that cover the entire county.

GO! Local Business Plan Competition updated

Launching or growing a sustainable business in the Gorge?

HRVHS seeks employers for Community Work Day

Hood River Valley High School (HRVHS) is supporting the 18th annual Community Work Day (CWD) Wednesday, April 29.

Celebrate Red Cross Month this March

Each year, the President of the United States proclaims the month of March as Red Cross Month to honor the lifesaving work the organization does throughout the year. Show your support and celebrate with us by donating blood and asking a friend to do the same.

Little Feet Preschool holds

Little Feet Cooperative Preschool, Hood River’s only cooperative preschool, has started its annual plant sale fundraiser. Planters, annuals, perennials, vegetable starts and herbs sourced from local nurseries are available for pre-order. Order deadline is April 3.

Pine Grove Reflections

Pine Grove Fire Department supporters are reflected in a heavy framed mirror, just one of hundreds of items sold in live auctions inside the fire hall and outside in the yard in the March 7 fundraiser for the department.

As March 19 ballot filing deadline nears, many elected positions have no candidates

Wanted: water, sanitation, port and transportation directors.

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Exhibiting Potential: Museum welcomes new director

After nearly a year in executive limbo, the History Museum of Hood River County found a new director in Megan Shuemate. The Wisconsin native comes to the job with enthusiasm, experience and a drive to put the museum back on the public radar.

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Schools raise funding alarm

A rush-order letter writing campaign is underway at the urging of Hood River County School District officials.

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Craftsman David McClure ‘builds’ life in HR

David McClure, of the Dave McClure, Co., and its subsidiary Hood River Woodworking, has made a name for himself over the past two decades he’s lived and worked in Hood River.

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Full Sail employees okay brewery sale

At Full Sail, the next rounds are on Encore.

Port urges pet owners to keep pets on leash following poisoning incident

Port of Hood River officials are reminding pet owners to keep their pets on leashes at the waterfront after a poisoning incident Wednesday.

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Pet of the Week: Miss Susie is shelter favorite, but ready for her new home

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Susie as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

Airplane nose art author talk and book signing March 14

Join the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum when we host local author Andretta Schellinger for two talks on the cultural influences behind airplane nose art.