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Radio Tierra honors Juan Antonio Martinez

“Muy buenas noches y feliz víspera de la Independencia! Good evening and Happy Independence Eve!”

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Antique steam tractor

ANTIQUE steam tractor, restored over the last few years by driver Jack Sheppard and others, announces the start of the July 4 parade.

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Fire prompts closures at Eagle Creek Trail

Forestry officials are warning the public to avoid certain trails west of Cascade Locks due to a fire burning an estimated 6-7 acres Friday.

Land Board sides with watchdogs against Dee hotel

After rising to the state’s highest land use appeals board, the legal back-and-forth over a proposed 50-room hotel in Dee has set back the development’s progress.

Agencies focus on safety in Eagle Creek Recreation Area

On July 8, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Forest Service and the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office are teaming up to promote safety this summer at Eagle Creek Recreation Area.

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Fire caused by fireworks

A JULY 5 fire damaged the west side of Ho Ho Chinese Restaurant at 1911 Cascade Ave.

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WAAAM Traffic Jam Saturday

The WAAAM Traffic Jam Car Show and More takes place July 8. This event is packed with activities for all to enjoy in addition to the show cars and museum.

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Fire prompts closures at Eagle Creek Trail

Forestry officials are warning the public to avoid certain trails west of Cascade Locks due to a fire burning an estimated 6-7 acres Thursday.

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ODF releases fire season restrictions

Fire season’s back, amid hot temperatures in the Columbia Gorge. Leaders are urging the public to take precautions given the scorcher conditions and potentially windy days.

Girl killed by train in Skamania County

A train struck and killed a 16-year-old girl walking by railroad tracks in the Columbia River Gorge.

Family of driver crushed by tree in west Gorge sues Oregon

The family of a Washington man killed when a tree fell on his car near Corbett is seeking $2.2 million in a lawsuit against the state of Oregon.

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Weed of the Month: The invasive thistle-like knapweed

Hood River County has many kinds of knapweed, but the three most commonly found are Spotted, Diffuse and Meadow.

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Empty, Clean, Dry: Tips to stay safe and sustainable during July 4 fun

Republic Services encourages local customers and communities to incorporate safety and environmental responsibility into the festivities with these tips:

Cascade Locks Port talks Ravenwood sale, airport study

Talking points on the table Thursday for the Port of Cascade Locks include a pending land sale on WaNaPa Street and a grant application for an airport feasibility study.

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Mid-Columbia Council of Governments viability debated

The Mid-Columbia Council of Governments board got a harsh analysis Tuesday, hearing that it lacked leadership and had image problems, as it considers whether to remain as a stand-alone entity.

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