The Dalles senior to compete at Distinguished Women event

Lauryn Despain of The Dalles will be among high school senior girls from across Oregon gathering in Salem for the Distinguished Young Women of Oregon program on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Chemeketa Community College Theater.

Runners caught cutting corners

Strange circumstances led to the delay in getting Kollas-Cranmer Memorial Run results; organizer Mary Gumm wanted to get it right.

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Pet of the Week: JellyBean ‘the perfect size for any lap’

JellyBean has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. He’s about 1 to 2 years old, and maybe a mix of JRT/Doxie/Chi and your-guess-is-as-good-as-mine! He’s 10 pounds, and we just can’t figure why the phone’s not ringing off the hook for this young dog. He’s got that premature gray, charmer thing going on, and couldn’t be sweeter.

Friday night party, kids’ wind art, endurance race highlight ‘K4C’

The annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer (KB4C) event returns to the Hood River Waterfront July 15-17.

Ed Foundation: Weber, Daum, Elder scholarships available

Hood River County Education Foundation (HRCEF) has announced that Aug. 1 is the application deadline for 12 scholarships for Hood River Valley High graduates who are sophomore, juniors or seniors continuing in two- or four-year colleges.

Sheriff Log, June 26 to July 2

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

Green Drinks heads to Mosier July 19

Gorge Green Drinks will be at The Dwelling Station in downtown Mosier on Tuesday, July 19 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The suggested donation for the event is $5, or free for GO! members.

Walk-in acupuncture clinic offered at Mt. Hood Town Hall

Rachel Moore-Beitler, LAc, has opened Five Element Acupuncture on Third Street in downtown Hood River.

Ames wins scholarship

Oregon Retired Teachers, Unit 20, from Hood River, Wasco and Sherman Counties, has selected Natalia Ames.

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Stop Oil Trains

About 90 Gorge residents gathered Wednesday in front of Mosier Community School for a group photo as part of a day of consciousness about rail-borne fossil fuel transportation.

Hood River City Council will interview seven for vacant seat

Sean Corcoran, Tim Counihan, Tina Lassen, Teresa Ocampo, Megan Saunders, Scott Skelton, Elizabeth Whelan

On Monday, City Council will add a seventh member, on appointed basis, following interviews during the 6 p.m. regular meeting at City Hall.

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Delays and detours on freeway and exit ramps

Traffic delays are coming on Interstate 84, and detours in downtown Hood River.

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Two-car wreck Thursday at Belmont, Country Club

One car wound up partially atop the second in a vehicle crash Thursday at 5:57 p.m. at Belmont Drive and Country Club Road.

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Library Tree

Columbia Tree Service crew removes a 50-foot maple next to the downtown Hood River Library Wednesday.

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Mt. Hood Town Hall holds first farmers’ market July 14

The Mt. Hood Town Hall will be holding its first farmers’ market on Thursday, July 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. The market will be held monthly on the second Thursday of each month through September. The facility is located on Highway 35 14 miles south of Hood River.


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