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EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Two guys, one contested parking space, two police officers: one wonders

The paper was out and an otherwise quiet Tuesday afternoon brought a scanner call I just had to go check out: two drivers refusing to relinquish one parking spot. What we heard was that one guy was preparing to back into a space when another guy squeezed in and stole it from behind. But both were stuck at angles, and blocking traffic.

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Nuttin’ to do? Our final daily activity summer guide for the Gorge

As the end of summer nears, remember there is more to do than just watch the eclipse. Here is the final installment of our School’s Out-to-Labor Day list of one-a-day activities for the busy Gorge summer. (As this is intended for fun, we have not included “back to school shopping.”)

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‘He helped me see things in a different light’

Nate Chavez’s work speaks for ‘Los otro de lado’ by m. Eugene

Nate Chavez brought energy to all he did, and the response following his death seems to be in keeping with that.

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FILL THE BOOT

Engineer Jason Wilkins of Hood River Fire and EMS accepts a donation from a motorist during the Aug. 5 “Fill the Boot” campaign at 13th and Cascade streets.

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Wy’East honors firefighters’ memory

“We honor and try to keep the memory of all our deceased brothers and sisters alive so they are never forgotten,” Fire Chief Greg Borton said Sunday at the Odell fire hall.

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The Ale List: pFriem celebrates, gets a national ‘Best’ nod

A national nod comes pFriem Family Brewery’s way upon the celebration of its fifth anniversary.

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HRMS: A school transformed

Hood River Middle School will be a “smart building with an old look,” said the man overseeing the transformation of one of the county’s most iconic structures.

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Wyden vows to push for government transparency

‘Not on my watch’ is Senator’s slogan at Cascade Locks town hall

On Sunday, Sen. Ron Wyden came close to creating a new acronym: NOMY. “Not On My Watch.”

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The not so simple ‘hike to the falls’

MSN ‘best of’ list gives nod to the Gorge, again

We sure are popular here in the Gorge.

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Curb appeal

City of Hood River Public Works employee James Faring carefully applies a fresh coat of paint to the curb on 17th Street Wednesday, part of a mid-summer detailing of curbs, crosswalks, stop lines and other street surfaces.

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