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At WAAAM, they’ve been working on the railroad

The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum has added a train car.

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Mid Valley News: The story within a story at the Wy’east Fire District Memorial

There are times, when I go out on a story, I find another story I’d like to tell just as much. Sometimes I can work a paragraph or two into an existing article; sometimes I cannot.

Community Health Workers receive their certificates

These are the Community Health Worker graduates who received their certificates Aug. 27 in a ceremony in Hood River, sponsored by The Next Door Inc. and Nuestra Communidad Sana:

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Leaving a legacy: Long-time coach Kristen Uhler reflects on her years leading HRV cross country

Although too modest to admit, Kristen Uhler is truly irreplaceable. As a lifelong athlete and 27-year coach and educator at Hood River Valley High School, her friendly but fiercely-focused approach has inspired thousands of student athletes who passed through her grasp in a way that only someone who genuinely practiced what she preached could.

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Minor knocks out pole in Monday morning chase

Crash occurs at Ninth and State

A brief police chase early Monday morning ended suddenly when the juvenile driver of the pursued vehicle slammed directly into a power pole in Hood River, shearing the pole in half.

I-84 shut down due to gun-wielding man

A portion of Interstate 84 was shut down west of Troutdale on Monday due to a man who reportedly walked along a freeway off ramp pointing a gun at motorists.

Pinchot Collaborative turns focus to Upper WS River-Gotchen Creek

Last week, a group of residents who share a common interest in taking care of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest gathered around the Trout Lake Big Tree to collaborate on how to do so.

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The weather delivers: pear harvest looks plentiful

Pear harvest going well, countywide

The summer pear harvest is just finishing up, and overall, it looks very good.

Dog park list narrowed down

Parks-Rec focus is on undeveloped sites

An ad hoc committee formed to find a suitable location for a dog park in Hood River has narrowed down its list of potential sites and largely scrapped plans to place the facility on already existing park sites.

Schools forum Sept. 4

Education officer Dr. Nancy Golden speaks at CGCC

State Chief Education Officer Dr. Nancy Golden and other state and local education leaders will join Rep. Mark Johnson in a forum on education scheduled for Sept. 4 in Hood River.

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Regional health workers certified

It all started with El Nino Sana.

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New Parent Services celebrates 25 years

The idea was simple: New parents do not always have a local family support network.

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In the ‘sweet spot’ for growing fruit, Anne and Bernie Lerch enjoy staying small but diverse

The Hood River Valley is well-known its wines and vines now, but it wasn’t that way when Anne and Bernard Lerch purchased Hood River Vineyards and Winery in 1992. In those days, there were just three wineries in the entire Columbia River Gorge, and only a handful of vineyards.

School year starts Tuesday

With the new school year comes new start times and bus schedules for Hood River County School District students.