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Evening of Oaths

A new City Council Member and two new police officers took the oaths of office Monday at Hood River City Council.

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New waste collection bins’ debut

Council chambers take on an unusual look Monday as Jim Winterbottom, right, of Waste Connections, the contractor for solid waste disposal with the City of Hood River, presents to Hood River City Council Monday on a proposal for a set of substantial changes to waste collection service in the city.

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Cool! Fair opens today

Please, come to the fair — just keep the gate closed.

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The Ale List: Sweet and sour success, and the cream of the crops

Kriekfest was a low-key success in its July 9 debut at Clear Creek Station in Portland.

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Rand Road water line

Roger Whitecotton comes out of the new subterranean vault installed in the past two weeks at Rand Road and Sherman Avenue, as part of the City of Hood River’s water line upgrade.

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The Porch for July 23

TWIST-OFF fate: customers at food carts in the Hood River News parking lot have been imbedding beverage caps in the tar seam. There’s now a line of more than a 100, creeping ever eastward.

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Plenty to go around: with free lunches, volunteers seek those in need

Skating teens and elderly residents alike enjoyed a free sack lunch at Hood River Skate Park Monday, the first day of a unique “work in progress” nutrition outreach by local volunteers.

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Meriwether Send-off

Meriwether is in his last weeks as Hood River County Administrator after 15 years.

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‘KB4C’ this weekend

Kiters and their gear will fill the sands, beaches and waters at Event Site and The Sandbar Friday through Sunday for the 10th annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer event, part fundraiser, part community party, and part celebration of life.

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