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McBride, Kitt announce County Board candidacies

Voters will have a choice on May 17 in the Hood River County Commission Position 2 race.

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Dough-n’t miss this pizza party

Super Bowl 50 is Sunday

Super Bowl weekend arrives — finally — and anyone wanting to watch the Broncos vs. Panthers can find it in plenty of places, from private parties to big-screens in local bars and restaurants.

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The Ale List: Sense of Place lecture focuses on ‘hoppy history’

Today brings the chance to hear about beer from one of Oregon’s true experts, Dave Logsdon: Full Sail founding brewer, co-founder of Wyeast Labs and, for the past eight years, the man whose name is on a long list of award-winning Belgian-style ales.

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Edstravaganza

About 400 people packed the hall for ”EdStravaganza,” the 51st birthday party for Ed Wilder on Jan. 27.

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Tourism summit: Travel Oregon hosts first-of-its-kind vision session in Hood River

Finding new, efficient ways to get people to see the wonders of the Gorge was the focus of the recent Tourism Studio event in Hood River.

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Warming Shelter: Helping Those Who Are Without

“I hear so much flak out on the street. I get flipped off, people say ‘get a job.’ I hear so much BS — it just rolls off my shoulder. I’m like, ‘Whatever you think, it doesn’t matter anymore. I’m goin’ on.’” — Chuck, a Warming Shelter guest

Ed Wilder: A determined road back to da Brewshop

Ed Wilder has always been a one-on-one guy. You go into da Brewshop in Hood River to sample one of the fine ales he curates by instinct, and you get Ed’s focus, even if it’s a brief one before moving on to the next customer.

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On tap: New local ales, places, and Zwickelmania 2016

Oregon Craft Beer rolls out another Zwickelmania, a chance to get an inside look at breweries, on Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 120 or more breweries around the state, including four in the Gorge.

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HRVHS robotics runs the table at League

The hosting Hood River Valley High School robotics teams dominated the on-field play and the awards section of Saturday’s League First Technology competition.

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Ellen Dittebrandt and Judith Cunningham: Women of Substance

Untitled work. That’s what the placard says next to many of the paintings in “Women of Substance,” on exhibition in the Columbia Art Gallery through Jan. 31.

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