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Furniture burn pile brings down power line

Owner Amy Cannon, center, tells friends what happened Monday afternoon when her furniture burn pile ignited the power line running above the fire at her home on Country Club Road.

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The Ale List: pFriem ranks tops in Oregonian brewery list

Rating pFriem Family Brewing as producing “some of the best Belgian-style beers west of the Mississippi — and good IPAs, too,” The Oregonian newspaper last week gave the four-year-old Hood River Brewery its number one spot in its list of top 10 breweries in Oregon. Pfriem, is the only Gorge brewery on the list. Breakside, Barley Brown, Deschutes and The Commons rounded out the top five.

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‘Remember Minoru’: Hood River community honors a civil rights hero

He was a 25-year-old man who challenged FDR.

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Honoring Citizen Min

Hundreds gathered last week at centennial birth anniversary events for Minoru Yasui, native son and civil rights advocate who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015.

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What’s the BUZZ on pollinators?

Bees are critical to pollination, and new sculptures in the community will become homes to bees while standing as artistic representations by middle school students.

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Deputy DA speaks on domestic violence

A ‘profound lack of understanding’

Calling it “a disease that touches all of us,” Deputy District Attorney Carrie Rasmussen told her own family’s story of domestic abuse, as keynote speaker at the Helping Hands Against Violence candlelight vigil Oct. 12 at Georgiana Smith Gardens.

Storm fears impede water polo tourney splash

A water polo “what if” put a disappointing twist on the Hood River teams’ efforts Saturday.

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Eagles football gives Bucks a fight

The fight remains in the winless Hood River Valley High School Eagle team, and they gave one to Pendleton Friday.

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Hood River water polo girls close in on conference title

Hood River Valley Girls Water Polo took a key match from the 6A powerhouse Barlow Bruins Tuesday,

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HR Council candidates gather

All four candidates for three open positions on Hood River City Council spent the morning together Oct. 8 at Saturday Market greeting voters.

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