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Residents Committee marks 40th anniversary

Conservation group holds party on May 21 at Crag Rat Hut

Hood River Valley Residents Committee celebrates four decades of serving this place on May 21, starting with a 3:30 p.m. social.

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Family Engineering Night a hit at Westside School

Tumbling towers of toilet paper rolls, cantilevered domino diving boards, flying cotton balls from popsicle stick trebuchets — this was the scene at Westside Elementary School on the evening of Tuesday, April 25 as students and families worked together on a variety of STEM challenges at Family Engineering Night. Some of the challenges required teamwork, others encouraged competition.

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HRVHS Prom Court 2017

Hood River Valley High School holds its junior and senior prom on Saturday, May 13 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds.

Police Log, April 27 to May 7

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

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‘Train of Tears’ anniversary gathering Saturday at rail depot

The “Train of Tears” event starts at noon Saturday at Mt. Hood Railroad, First and Cascade streets. In case of rain, the event will be held inside Springhouse Cellars.

Eclipse: Park Foundation announces online auction of Cove Palisade campsites

The Oregon State Parks Foundation announced this week it will host an online silent auction of 30 campsites at the Crooked River Campground in the Cove Palisades State Park in Central Oregon. This location is within the path of totality for the eclipse, and slightly south of the expected central line for the Aug. 21 event.

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May 13 food drive

U.S. Postal Service Carrier Brad Heilman walks his beat on the Heights Thursday, and he was delivering more than mail: on his belt are yellow bags that carriers are leaving for patrons to fill with non-perishable food donations.

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Oregon Partners of the Americas meets May 20

Want to be a host to adult Costa Ricans in Hood River? Want to travel to Costa Rica and be hosted there as well?

Interpretive Center holds anniversary celebration May 13

Staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum have announced a packed schedule for the museum’s free 22nd anniversary party on May 13.

HR Latino Fest May 14 at fairgrounds

The first-ever Hood River Latino Festival takes place on Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, and is free and open to all. (The headline in Wednesday’s Hood River News gave the wrong day of the week.)

Project Graduation seeks donations

On June 9, the senior class of Hood River Valley High will celebrate its graduation with an all-night party. Project Graduation 2017 is organized by volunteer parents to honor graduates and provide a safe place to celebrate.

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‘Moral imperative’ moves CGCC to declare sanctuary

The voices of farm workers were heard, literally, during Tuesday’s Columbia Gorge Community College Board meeting.

Murder suspect Nichols sentenced on reduced charges

Steven Wagner Nichols, 42, pled guilty Monday to two felonies: criminally negligent homicide and coercion.

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Art of Flight: Artist, WAAAM help students

“Everything you see in here flies.”

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Pick of the Week: Raices annual organic plant sale May 13

Hood River Valley High School FFA holds plant sale May 13-14

For the third year, Raices Cooperative Farm, an economic development program of The Next Door, will hold its organic plant start sale the Saturday before Mothers’ Day, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in The Next Door parking lot, 965 Tucker Road, Hood River.

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