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Fried fish: heat brings more fish kills, regulations

In the wake of continued above-average high temperatures, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has instituted new fishing regulations to help mitigate the stress on salmon and other fish that has been caused by the heat and low water levels.

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Jake Morgan named 2015 ICMGA Club Champion

Indian Creek Men’s Golf Association offers congratulations to Jake Morgan, the 2015 ICMGA Club Champion. Jake continued his outstanding play on the third day of competition with a 70-stroke game and finished with a three-day total of 212, four strokes under par.

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Sports Briefs for July 22

14U baseball team headed to state tourney; Youth football camp coming up; more

Lila May’s party on Friday receives lots more help

The July 31 prom-birthday party for Lila May Schow, who is about to turn 5, is getting bigger.

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Hood River mother and daughter ‘having a blast’ in the Fort Dalles Days Pro Rodeo

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Fort Dalles Days Pro Rodeo kicked off with the opening round of events that included Hood River cowgirls Crystal Beam and her daughter, Josee, on Wednesday at Milt Tumilson Arena in The Dalles.

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Senior Expo helps highlight 2015 County Fair

Hood River County Fair brings entertainment, activities for kids and adults, displays and exhibits, carnival and midway fun, horses, livestock, flowers, and food.

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Kiteboarding 4 Cancer has its biggest year yet

Huge turnouts and fundraising efforts make 9th annual event a success

The dark clouds that gathered Saturday morning failed to dampen the spirits of those who gathered at the Hood River Waterfront to watch the 9th Annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer kite derby get underway.

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Hot temperatures stressing Pacific Northwest fish

Fish and wildlife agencies encourage anglers to focus on warm-water fish

Cooler weather finally returned to the Gorge this past weekend, ending a two-week period where the mercury refused to dip below 90 degrees and on more than one occasion, soared into the triple digits.

HR County Fair arrives July 22-25

The Hood River County Fair returns Wednesday through Saturday, July 22-25.

Entertainment Update for July 11

Graham, more at Moth Lounge; ‘Vokab’ at River City July 16

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The Porch, July 11

BOOT HILL: Someone strapped a black therapeutic boot to the railing on the 9th Stret-Montello stairs.

Sports briefs for July 11

Gorge Tri Club grabs success, Ryan Ward honored in The Oregonian.

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Kollas Cranmer Run Results

The Kollas Cranmer Fourth of July Run results are in, which featured 213 runners and 107 walkers.

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Columbia River Gorge riders represent at Washougal Motocross Park races

Local motocross riders of all ages compete and find success in western Gorge race series

In the Columbia Gorge, there's certainly a wide variety of outdoor activities available for people to enjoy throughout the summer.

Cascade Observations: Some other roadside attractions

What do a flat tire, a cloth diaper, a nuclear cooling tower, a gargantuan jug of maple syrup, and a poet’s grave have in common? The answer is “road trip.” On a recent family adventure via a silver Nissan, old memories of trips long past were recalled, and new memories were made.