Council to let Hood River residents rent to visitors, phase out absentee STR use

People who consider Hood River their primary residence will be able to rent their properties in residential zones to visitors under draft policy supported Monday night by the Hood River City Council....

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All plant supplements are not created equal, Oregon ag agency says in recall

The Oregon Department of Agriculture has ordered a halt to sale of 12 horticultural products that contain pesticide active ingredients not listed on the label. According to a news release, the...

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Worth knowin’ … or goin’ … or showin’ up at ….

Interesting piece in the recent HR News by city council member Becky Brun, about the idea of lidded, rolling carts for waste, recyclables and yard debris. Presentation tonight at...

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Blood drive July 20 to help Red Cross fill urgent shortage

Got a unit of blood to spare (of course you do)? The Hood River Leos youth Lions club is sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive this Wednesday, July 20, at...

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Symposium keynoter Bailey impresses with scale of cherry operations

Here’s a trick question for you: What has 2,600 acres, produces 13,000 tons of product, and last week kicked out a payroll of more than $1 million to its...

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Horses ovaries and other delectable news nuggets

Hood River artist Joy Kloman (studio on Heights, next to 10 Speed Coffee) is one of 10 finalists in a national art competition sponsored by Michaels, the chain of...

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New owner to bring new bar concepts to Sproat Building

Look for a variety of nightlife options under the high roof of the Sproat Building in downtown Hood River, as Vince Culp and business partner Steve Vollans push ahead...

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