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Soccer Assist: Kudos for thoughtful behind-scenes work

Talk about tending to the goal.

Editor's Notebook: Roanoke tragedy asks, ‘are we slaves to our technology?’

How does one respond to the murders on camera of Allison Parker and Alan Ward Wednesday in Roanoke, Va.?

Fire Time

Clouds regaled us in Friday’s post-dawn sky show, with banks, blankets and streaks of impressive collected vapor ranging from a puffy upright mitten to a fist-shaped thunderhead just over Fir Mountain.

Bicyclists, please remember rules and responsibilities

Bicyclists, please remember

Housing Needs: SNOYBO? More info, better terms needed in short-term rental question

On the short-term rentals debate, there’s good faith to be found on both sides of the question of what regulations, if any, should be added to the city’s existing licensing requirements for temporary rentals including vacation homes and short term rentals.

Time to eat

Support orchardists: buy local

This is pear time.

Events Cited: Lila May’s party, amphitheater events are strong evidence of community

Two weekend community events deserve highlighting for their local and regional significance.

Red Flag: Clear message in fire’s haze

What we saw hanging in the air around us Friday puts a twist on the old saying: “There’s smoke, where’s the fire?”

Editor's Notebook: Steee-rike one for technology! Ump-o-tron is at the plate

It’s a great thing when you see the connection between two apparently unconnected news items you read in the newspaper. (That kind of serendipity just doesn’t happen as well when you read online, can’t explain why.)

Era’s End: Thanks, Dollie and Lynn Rasmussen

Estate sales are always bittersweet things, and in its own unique way that is certainly the case with the one at landmark Rasmussen Farms.

Editor's Notebook: Softball season now over, savoring a sweet slice of summertime

Church League softball ended another season last week.

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.

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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.

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