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City of Hood River to enforce sign violations

What if all your hard-earned garage sale proceeds went to paying off a city fine for those signs you stuck on power poles?

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‘Dad dunk’ yields Queen of the Hook for Kayla Schurton

Dressed in gold lamé glory and dunking her dad, Kayla Schurton took away top honors, and a valuable prize, in Saturday’s King of the Hook contest.

Two hurt in Odell shooting

Two Odell residents suffered gunshot wounds Tuesday morning and were transported to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland.

UPDATED: Sheriff's deputies investigating double shooting in Odell

Two Odell residents suffered gunshot wounds Tuesday morning and were transported to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland.

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‘Pears aren’t fast’: Dwight Moe and family sustain orchard tradition at Glacier Ranch

Dwight Moe spends his days in August answering the 65-pound question. Will the boss help pick the fruit? The answer is a resounding yes, if only because the owner-foreman-maintenance man of many hats believes in working by example, including taking a shift filling bags with fruit.

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E.Coli advisory posted, then lifted, at Waterfront Beach

Event Site, Hook water quality ‘meets standards’ according to County Health

Update to print story: City Public Works director Mark Lago called Hood River News at 4 p.m. Friday to say that Thursday’s E. Coli alert on Waterfront Beach has been lifted, following latest tests by Riverkeeper. “The beach is open again,” he said.

Round Table: Taking a deep breath and offering some advice about the Fair

Overheard, father to son, at the 2014 Hood River County Fair: “In this case, the carnival is part of the fair, but there doesn’t need to be a carnival on for there to be a fair.”

‘It’s a dry tinderbox out there’

Chief Wells says fire season vigilance helps prevention

Two fires in just over two weeks on the Indian Creek Trail are apparently unconnected.

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Settle in at Mt. Hood Socialize

The name is like an invitation.

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A sweet snack in a cool place

The best fruit in the fair is not available to eat.

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