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Friday hijinks: Where to find Halloween fun

Halloween falls on Friday this year, undoubtedly adding to the festive feeling of the night of trick-or-treating, showing off costumes, and activities for kids (and adults).

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LUBA rejects appeal over park and ride

An appeal filed against Hood River County’s decision to approve the initial concept of a park and ride planned for use by Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort has been rejected by the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA).

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HRV XC history: Boys and girls teams make state

Three runners post top-three finishes at district meet

For the first time in at least 14 years, Hood River Valley High School varsity cross country is sending both a boys and a girls team to the state meet.

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Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: Cider Camp scrapbook

With an abundance of apples and pears in the Hood River Valley, it’s easy to understand why the emerging business of craft hard cider is such a natural fit for the Gorge.

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    Eagle football season ends Friday

    Eagles aim to end on high note with final game 7 p.m. Friday vs. 0-8 The Dalles

    It was a dark and stormy night … and, as is generally the case with narratives that begin this way, Friday’s home football game quickly went the way of a horror story, for Hood River Valley fans anyway.

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    HRV XC history: Boys and girls teams make state

    Three runners post top-three finishes at district meet

    For the first time in at least 14 years, Hood River Valley High School varsity cross country is sending both a boys and a girls team to the state meet.

    Middle school girls finish second at XC state

    Hood River’s combined middle school cross country team (comprised of runners from Wy’east and Hood River middle schools) completed its season on a high note over the weekend at the middle school state meet in Portland, where the girls team finished in second place in the 3,000 meter Super Champs division (top division).

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    Senior send-off is end of rocky road for HRV volleyball season

    “This has been a special group of girls and they will be missed,” Scott Walker, Hood River Valley High School volleyball coach, said of his seven seniors following the team’s final game of the season last Tuesday. At a senior night ceremony during the team’s final dual against The Dalles, seniors Jestena Mattson, Lauren Winans, Jenni Packer, Giulia Bezzi, Kayla McCafferty, JoJo Karr and Jessie Karr were recognized for their character, leadership and contribution to the program.

    Kegler's Corner: Pat Olson sizzles

    It may have been cool and wet in Hood River last week, but inside Orchard Lanes scores were white hot!

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    Pet of the Week: Garth is ‘playful, sparkly’

    This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Garth as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:

    Library holds ‘History Resources’ event Oct. 30

    Celebrate Family History Month at the Hood River Library at a free event with Library Director Buzzy Nielsen, “Family History Resources at Your Library and Beyond” on Oct. 30, 6 p.m. at the Hood River Library. Free.

    The Loop of Fine Wire

    Postcard packs his bags

    The following trifle has kept growing since I started it years ago, prior to the currently-popular social media platforms. In a year or two, it could probably be written again with Instagram the one slipping out of town unnoticed. Who can foresee the future? But I hate to envision one without postcards.

    Paul and Christopher marry near Mount Hood

    Christy Johanson Paul and Jason Woodrow Christopher, both of Brookline, Mass., were married July 5, 2014, at Mount Hood Bed and Breakfast in Parkdale. Steve Lusk officiated.