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ANOTHER VOICE: Thankful for no cinder pie: in a zone at the Thanksgiving Day games

The turf was like gravy and my hands were like mashed potatoes.

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 26

And now, a word from our sponsors;Left wing dreams; more

Food needed: Now is the time to give to FISH

Our occasional “Meals with Meaning” features have lately given us the chance to inform the community of a number of community service efforts based on or around food.

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 22

‘Reversing Progress’; Science for the benefit of humanity; Mosier Fire Dist. reminder; more

Round Table: Bless the space between a friend and his fatal pain

We all have people in our lives like Greg Herman. You meet him through one part of your life, or through mutual friends, and while you rarely see him, you enjoy every single contact. You might not develop into buddies, but at each long-separated encounter you connect with him as if you were longtime friends.

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 19

Unique opportunity; Bridge ills explained; more

Neighborly: Meadows deserves credit for decision

Mid-November, when most of us “think snow,” is a time of hope and anticipation of that return to hill, and the exhilaration and camaraderie of skiing and snowboarding on the slopes and trails of Mt. Hood and environs.

Round Table: Hand me down those comet harpoons!

As a rule, I don’t go in for Nascar and other macho stuff. Gadgets and gizmos bore me. It’s fine for other people, but I just try not to think about current masculine exemplars, such as long bearded guys in reality shows about duck calls.

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 15

Warming Shelter kudos; HRVHS offers service; Koch brothers targeting second district; Happy about vote

Rolling with a punch: Snowstorm didn’t hit as hard as the next one likely will

Did the snow step into our ring and act like a sparring partner?

ROUND TABLE: Going north, and south, on a snowy day

Does that fluffy stuff want to compete with the leaves for king of autumn splendor?

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Thank You, Veterans

The tolling of the bell served as a fitting start to Tuesday’s Veterans Day service at Anderson Tribute Center. Boy Scout Emilio Castenada rang a bell 11 times — for the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th Month, when the Armistice of World War I was signed — that moment that stands for the honor we give to all who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 12

Prevent suicide by veterans; Fall in the middle; more

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Round Table: Scar issue, and dissecting a cartoon about a cartoon

Choosing a cartoon (or two) for each issue of the Hood River News is one of the great pleasures, and challenges, of this job

Letter to the Editor for Nov. 8

Help with Warming Shelter; ‘Welcome back’; We need water rules; more