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Flags Lowered: Chattanooga shooting victims

At the request of President Obama, Governor Kate Brown, on July 21, ordered flags lowered to half-staff at all public institutions until sunset on Saturday, July 25 in honor of the victims of the Chattanooga shootings.

Got News? How to get your item into the newspaper

It’s easy to submit your news item to the Hood River News.

Letters to the Editor for July 22

Pet reminder; Honor Roll; Do part

ANOTHER VOICE: Ombudsmen needed to advocate for residents of care facilities

Bear with me a bit as we take a look at how it would be to be confined to a small room.

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Go to the Fair: Volunteers make it a blue ribbon experience

You can count on the Fair for a blue ribbon experience.

Saving the Slough

Sometimes the lowest points need our highest vision.

Letters to the Editor for July 18

Draw your point by Monday; Keep talking about pot; more

Letters to the Editor July 15, 2015

Protect meadow at high prairie, highline safety judos, 'More normal than not', great local arts

Education: Oregon Promise bill holds just that

At 6:05 p.m. on July 7 the 2015 Oregon Legislative Session came to an end. The final days and hours of a session are filled with the consideration of a huge amount of policy and budget bills that must be passed before the final gavel falls.

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Round Table -- Summer morning surprise: A tale of two tails

Late Tuesday evening. Or maybe it’s Wednesday now, because it’s 1:45 a.m. It’s hot. Well, of course it’s hot. We’ve got the windows open in our bedroom, and I’m awake because something as of yet unidentified has woken me up.

Letters to the Editor for July 11

Vacation homes boost economy; Parade thanks

Safe to Home

Early summer has been a tragic time on local highways.

Letters to the Editor for July 8

The kids are our bounty; A truck and water solution; We need the Antiquities Act

Brown lawn time: Outdoor water saving tips

You don’t need Hood River County’s recent drought declaration to recognize that we’re facing an unusually dry year. With the Hood River running at 39 percent of normal, a nearly non-existent snow pack, and temperatures over 100 degrees in June, everyone has water on their minds.