Perspectives from the periphery

The Buzz tries to present a balanced report in this space, engaging multiple voices. Sometimes, however, we get material that is strictly informative (media releases), or offers a viewpoint...

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Columbia Arts Gallery opens arms, walls to ’emerging artists’ show

Time for a little refresh on the ol’ art scene? Appears so. We learn from Kerry Cobb, executive director at the Columbia Center for the Arts, of a new...

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Quick bits …

A couple of quick notes from the winding road home. Two local organizations are looking to fill key positions. The Small Business Development Center at Columbia Gorge Community College...

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Here’s who’s jumping into the local business pool

A bit crazy in these parts of late, including some R&R out of town, so apologies for the late report on business filings in July with the Oregon Secretary...

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One Community Health offers pre-season health checkups for those in need

Fall sports seasons is just around the corner, and the Hood River County School District is reminding parents of the need to ensure that their kids are ready to...

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Biz bites for your weekend chit-chat

If you’re in the tour and travel industry, you may want to see what your peers think about the state of affairs between Oregon’s regional tourism players, and its...

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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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Quick bits …

A couple of quick notes from the winding road home. Two local organizations are looking to fill key positions....