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Editor's Notebook: Roanoke tragedy asks, ‘are we slaves to our technology?’

How does one respond to the murders on camera of Allison Parker and Alan Ward Wednesday in Roanoke, Va.?

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Fire brushes downtown Cascade Locks

Blaze claims Port storage; several homes evacuated, no one injured

The most destructive wildfire of 2015 in Hood River County took out two buildings but no homes, forced evacuations, and charred trees and brush on a hillside near downtown Cascade Locks Thursday night.

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The Porch for Aug. 29

KUMARI UPDATE: Peter Marbach, a Hood River photographer and friend of Kumari, Nepal, takes his message of help to the flagship store of the L.L. Bean, in Freetown, Maine on Aug. 28.

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Totem pole gift journeys through Gorge

Symbol of opposition to fossil fuel projects makes stop in Hood River

A crowd climbed aboard a flatbed truck Tuesday to touch a sacred object.

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CL Port hosts Aug. 29 Bridge of the Gods walk

The Port of Cascade Locks will again partner with the Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) and the Friends of the Columbia Gorge to host a free Community Bridge Walk on the Bridge of the Gods on Aug. 29, at 8:30 a.m

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Living with Smoke

Air quality: the clearest thing is that dangers continue

The famous crystal clear views of the Gorge have been little seen in the past three weeks, but the concern with our smoke-congested environs more for health than aesthetics – especially for the sake of the elderly, those with chronic diseases, and for children.

Horizon Christian ready for the new school year

Horizon Christian School starts the 2015-16 year with “new” people in key staff roles.

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Planting and Preparing

Volunteers Nicole Goldman, left, and Cathy Petersen plant an area between the playground and portables at May Street Elementary on Thursday.

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Bridge of the Gods race returns for an even bigger sophomore year

The city of Cascade Locks more than doubled in size this past Sunday as runners from all over the Gorge and the world came to compete in the Bridge of the Gods Half Marathon and 10K races.

Council moves on housing: Rental rules get hard look

Hard work in the past, more hard work in the future.

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