Love of writing turns to a gift to SMART reading

Dr. Sherene Suchy (AASW, ICOM), formerly of Hood River and now of Canberra, Australia, writes, “I graduated from Wy’east High School in 1970. As a junior and senior at Wy’east, I wrote for the school newspaper and had a weekly column in the Hood River News as publicity officer for the school. Writing became a passion … more on that later…"

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Shelter Volunteers

Potluck dinner at Rockford Grange brings together volunteers for Hood River Shelter Service, which operates the Warming Shelter. The gathering was a first in the eight years since the shelter was founded, and after dinner volunteers and other community members brainstormed on shelter needs and ideas for improvement.

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Want to help with the Children’s Park?

Work parties are planned for early June on construction of a new play structure at Children’s Park, Ninth and Eugene streets. Hood River Rotary Foundation is working with City of Hood River on the fundraising and construction elements of the structure replacement.

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Level 3 sex offender locates to TD

A man convicted of sex crimes in Hood River County in 2006 and 2011 has moved to The Dalles and is classified as a Level 3 offender, meaning he’s at “high risk” to reoffend.

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New Wyeth trail takes shape

High above Interstate 84 west of Hood River, constructions crews were hard at work Friday assembling pieces of an over-land bridge that will reconnect abandoned stretches of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

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HRV celebrates National FFA week

National FFA week is Feb. 18-25, and this year the Hood River Valley FFA chapter has several local activities planned. The first is the annual Pass the Pig fundraiser on Tuesday, Feb. 20 beginning at 9 a.m.

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Mosier Farmers’ Market announces time change

This year, the Mosier Farmers’ Market will be held on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Mosier. Nearly 200 market shoppers and Mosier community members were surveyed before making the decision to shift the market to late morning and early afternoon hours. Over 70 percent of those surveyed agreed with the change.

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