‘Tongue Twister’ features past champs Feb. 24

With a new location and a familiar set of faces, the SMART Tongue Twister Tournament returns Feb. 24 for its seventh year.

Police log, Jan. 30 to Feb. 5

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

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‘Sticker Shock’

The Hood River Valley High School HEALTH Media and HOSA (Health Occupation Services of America) clubs joined forces Feb. 2 to spread the word that sharing alcohol with minors is a dangerous sport — just in time for the Super Bowl.

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BBBS holds 11th annual ‘Italian Night and Raffle’ Feb. 17

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge hosts its 11th annual Italian Night and Raffle on Friday, Feb. 17 from 5-8 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church.

School budget cuts are certain, superintendent says

Making up days is one thing — making up a budget shortfall is another.

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Dee Building Collapses

A historic former Dee Lumber Co. building is collapsing from the weight of recent snow.

Parks District updating system development charge plan

The Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District is updating its system development charge (SDC) methodology.

Police ‘blitz’ targets belts, speed, phones

The Hood River City Police Department began a two-week traffic safety blitz campaign on Feb. 6.

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City presents Westside plan

Feb. 15: City updates “concept” for options on roads, housing, parks and other issues

What are the “long-term choices, issues, and opportunities for the Westside Area” of Hood River?

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City to enforce code: property owners must keep sidewalks clear this winter

Code enforcement: Sidewalks in the residential areas and downtown business district are not being cleared of snow and ice in certain areas, as required by the Municipal code and state law.

Cancelations and notices for Feb. 9

We will update this list as information comes in.

Cancelations for Feb. 8

Cancelations for Feb. 8

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Bacon Fest benefits Helping Hands

Helping Hands Against Violence’s annual Aporkalypse Now! Bacon Fest happens this Friday, Feb. 10 at Springhouse Cellars from 6-9 p.m.

Cascade Volcanoes virtual tour Feb. 17

Take a virtual tour of the Cascade Volcanoes with Dr. Tom Pierson on Friday, Feb. 17 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. An optional dinner begins at 6 p.m., followed by the 7 p.m. presentation.

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Dinner is served: Mosier Valley Senior Center, Up, Running and Looking to Future

The Mosier Valley Senior Center was hoppin’ the last Wednesday of January — the first time it had been able to open all month due to inclement weather.


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