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More and more people are wearing masks when they go to the store or other appointments, perhaps in part to the recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendation. In Hood River and The Dalles, locals are working to help provide those masks to both community members and healthcare providers.

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The D21 school board has decided not to hire a superintendent this spring but will instead name an internal interim superintendent for a year and pick up the superintendent search again later.

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Mid-Columbia Medical Center (MCMC) opened the region’s first immediate care center Tuesday, April 7, bringing a much-needed service to the local community. MCMC Immediate Care is designed expressly for patients with medical needs that are not life-threatening but cannot wait for a doctor’s visit. 

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Hood River Distillers, the Northwest’s largest and oldest importer, distiller, producer, bottler and marketer of distilled spirits, is now using their distillery and bottling equipment to make hand sanitizer on a large scale for distribution to first responders and medical facilities, it was…

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John Wells, Hood River Supply’s board chairman, announced last week that Michele Jacobs of Prosser, Wash., has been named Hood River Supply’s new president\CEO to succeed Pat McAllister upon his retirement in mid-May.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected so many, in our community and beyond. In this time of stay-at-home mandates, it’s no surprise that small businesses are struggling to keep their doors open.

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The Hood River County Library District will now tentatively be closed through April 28. This date is subject to change based upon recommendations and guidelines from the Center for Disease Control, Oregon Health Authority, Gov. Kate Brown and Hood River County public health officials.

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As the coronavirus pandemic upends life in the United States and makes public rallies and community events impossible, Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network (CGCAN), which had planned a series of earth-centered events for April, is announcing it will shift to digital outreach instead.

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Many local businesses are shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, but some local restaurants are still open, serving takeout and delivery options to comply with Gov. Kate Brown’s March 15 executive order. This list was compiled with the information available to News staff of publication M…

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The Friends of the Hood River County Library announces the postponement of the Hood River Reads 2020 program due to COVID-19.

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Last Saturday, Hood River Rotarians and Hood River Valley High School students helped clean up and organize the Gorge Rebuild-It Center, motivated by the recent Hood River News article about the damage done at the center during the recent burglary, said Rotarian Paul Crowley. “That led me to…

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Mid-Columbia Medical Center (MCMC) Outpatient Therapy at Nichols Landing, Hood River, hosts its free Mommy Wellness series on Tuesdays from noon to 1 p.m. beginning March 10 and running through April 21. Each class will be facilitated by Laurie VanCott, MSPT.

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Zwickelmania 2020: Breweries hosted special tastings, tours and food pairings for Oregon Brewers Guild’s annual Zwickelmania tour on Feb. 22. Here are some highlights.

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​Hood River Distillers​, the largest and oldest importer, distiller and marketer of distilled spirits in the Northwest, last week announced the newest addition to its Oregon-made spirits portfolio — Old Delicious Double Bourbon Barreled Apple Brandy.

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The Aging in the Gorge Alliance has issued a challenge grant to support The Hood River County History Museum’s new Memory Café. During the months of February and March, donations made to the Memory Café program will be matched 1:1, up to the total of $1,500.

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The Gorge Rebuild-it Center will be open on a reduced schedule through March 1 while the store regroups after a burglary.

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Local real estate brokers, staff and owners with Windermere Columbia River Gorge supported three local charitable organizations in the Columbia River Gorge area during 2019. Through the Windermere Foundation, a total of $3,650 was given to local charities supporting low-income children and f…

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A Union Pacific train collided with and bisected a loaded tractor trailer Monday morning at the rail crossing with Herman Creek Lane at Forest Lane in east Cascade Locks.

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Rogue Farm Corps and co-sponsor BMCC Small Business Development Center hosts “Changing Hands: A Workshop on Farm Transfer and Access to Land” on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Blue Mt. Community College, Pendleton campus, Morrow building, rooms M7-M8.

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pFriem Family Brewers broke ground on the 20,000-square-foot facility last summer and expects to have most of the barrels from the brewery’s barrel aging program moved in within the next few months.

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