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Painting Paris Fair

Historic Paris Fair Building over the past week has received a new coat of paint — Stonington grey, to be precise — with charcoal accents on the storefront, according to Claudia von Flotow of Key Development, which owns the building at Oak and Fourth streets.

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Westside Plan directed to city council

The wide-ranging Westside Area Concept Plan (WACP) moved on, with plenty of grinding gears, to its next phase, initial review by Hood River City Council, following an often-contentious meeting the evening of Oct. 11 at the Hood River Fire Hall. About 100 people filled the meeting room.

HRMS water turned off, boiler chemicals enter pipes

The water system at Hood River Middle School has been turned off since Thursday morning after water described as smelly, yellowish, and cloudy emerged from drinking fountains and faucets. It was the result of an installation error that allowed a chemical solution used in the school’s new boiler to enter the potable water system, according to Principal Brent Emmons.

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Distillers’ welcome

Erin Campbell, manager of the Hood River Distillers’ tasting room, samples some Boda’s Kitchen delectables during the Oct. 6 Business After Hours gathering at the tasting room on Oak Street in downtown Hood River.

Editor's Notebook: The final chapters in one man’s 12 books in 12 months reading goal

“When you come to think of it, real life largely consists of things that never make it into the papers.”

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Fetal Deaths: Stillborn but always loved

Remembrance ceremony gathers Sunday at Riverside

“You bond. Just because of the outcome does not make Cole any less my child.”

Musician and HRVHS grad Vaughan Heppe found dead in Florida

Vaughan Heppe’s compassion, musical skills and fearless nature will long be remembered, according to family and friends.

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Community thanks retiring Planning Director Cindy Walbridge

Cindy Walbridge’s long and productive career with the City of Hood River came to an official end at one of her favorite places.

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Arson ruled out in Kayak Shed blaze

Arson has been ruled out in the Kayak Shed fire, but the specific cause of the fire has not been determined.

Good Governance award goes to Hood River

LOC honors city for outreach program

The City of Hood River was presented the 2017 Helen and Alan Berg Good Governance award at the 92nd Annual League of Oregon Cities (LOC) conference last week in Portland.

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