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Mayoral debate focuses on growth

Colt and Blackburn tackle topic of development at Dog River debate

For most elections, “It’s the economy, stupid,” that is often the key issue.

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HRVHS grad Alonso Magana’s photographs blur lines between reality and fantasy

Alonso Magana, 18, is a freshman at Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC) in Portland, majoring in photography. An Odell native, Magana has always been interested in art — he just didn’t think he was any good at it.

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Rip City meets Swell City

Blazers shoot TV commercial with local fans

The Hood River waterfront was buzzing with activity midday Thursday as local Portland Trail Blazers fans descended upon Waterfront Park to take part in a commercial shoot for the team that will air during the upcoming NBA season.

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Legislative candidates speak at Forum

Nystrom, Johnson, Thomsen, Bruce Colt, Blackburn share their views

State Legislature candidates gave their view of Oregon’s problems, and possible solutions, in a forum Thursday in Hood River.



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    Hood River's 5/6 team wins GYFL championship

    Hood River’s 5th/6th grade football team held off a last-minute offensive charge by White Salmon to finish with a thrilling 20-16 win and take the championship title last Saturday in the Gorge Youth Football League season finale.

    Gorge Roller Girls start new season

    The Gorge Roller Girls derby team hits the hardwood for its first bout of the 2014-15 season Saturday in an inter-squad contest between its two lineups, the Cherry Bombers and the River Reapers at Dufur High School. Doors open at 5 p.m. and action starts at 6 p.m., with tickets for sale at the door. The event will be run as a fundraiser for the Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Julie Beliel Cancer Screening Voucher Fund.

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    Lucky number five for HRV girls soccer

    This week, five is Hood River Valley High School varsity girls soccer team’s luck number.

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    Senior-night slaughter ups Eagles to 5A No. 1

    HRV boys claim CRC title with 8-0 win vs. Hermiston

    Although a win Wednesday night against Hermiston didn’t come as much of a surprise, the absolute annihilation the HRV varsity boys soccer team achieved against the 5A No. 4 ranked Bulldogs seemed to leave both teams, and the rain-hearty fans watching from Henderson Community Stadium, in disbelief.

    Outdoor News: Tips for finding elk

    It had been two days since we’d found a fresh track in the blanket of snow that covered the forest floor. Some members of our group were worried, suggesting that every elk had left the area for parts unknown.



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