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Drought: It’s official

Hood River Co. and two-thirds of Oregon are now designated

Hood River County joins two more counties on Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s drought emergency list.

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Re-siding makes room for birds residing

Construction workers rescue house swallows

What should have been a basic building residing job turned into a rescue mission earlier this week.

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Diana Blackmon promotes health and healing through Reflexology

As a child, Diana Blackmon would often hear she saved the best for last, and that’s how she feels about her practice, Reflexology Hood River, located on Sherman Avenue.

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HRPRD fetches Port approval for waterfront dog park

The Port of Hood River has “conceptually approved” a Hood River Parks and Recreation District dog park on their waterfront property, just west of the city waste water treatment plant.

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The Ale List: Stoked and Everybody’s combine in coffee porter

There’s no real secret behind Cold Pressed Porter at Stoked Roasters in Hood River — but that doesn’t mean this unique new ale is not deceptive.



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    Mt. Hood Meadows summer events series kicks off next weekend

    Runs, hikes, music, and educational events in store for resort’s second summer season

    Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort usually asks its patrons to “pray for snow,” but for the month of August, “pray for sun,” would be probably be a better request.

    Ways of the Wind: The eternal summer of the Gorge

    A summer series with Greg Stiegel

    With one week left in July, we have had an action-packed summer. Warm weather and west winds all spring have made summer feel eternal — no complaints here! The waterfront has been abuzz with fun, community-oriented events that do a great job of celebrating the beautiful place and people we have here in the Gorge.

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    Tardy winds can’t keep Hood River Huckfest down

    Big-air kiteboarding competition has biggest year yet despite reluctant winds

    The winds may have taken their sweet time getting to Rufus this weekend for the annual Hood River Huckfest competition, but for both participants and spectators, it was worth the wait.

    Fried fish: heat brings more fish kills, regulations

    In the wake of continued above-average high temperatures, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has instituted new fishing regulations to help mitigate the stress on salmon and other fish that has been caused by the heat and low water levels.

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    Jake Morgan named 2015 ICMGA Club Champion

    Indian Creek Men’s Golf Association offers congratulations to Jake Morgan, the 2015 ICMGA Club Champion. Jake continued his outstanding play on the third day of competition with a 70-stroke game and finished with a three-day total of 212, four strokes under par.


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