Mark Johnson to leave Legislature, head up Oregon Business and Industry

In case you hadn’t heard or read elsewhere, state Rep. Mark  Johnson, R-Hood River, is stepping out of his legislative post to take on executive leadership of a new...

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SBDC gets new web presence, prepares to roll out fall classes

New web site, same killer business counseling. Even though the Gorge Small Business Development Center still operates out of the Columbia Gorge Community College, its web presence has migrated...

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Here’s who’s hopping into the business arena

That craziness with the fires (and time away) prevented us from capturing the August business filings in Hood River county, so we’re catching you up here on the September...

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GO!, Chinook Book offer deal to aligned Gorge businesses, customers

If you’re reeling from the double whammy of winter ice storms and a fire-related I-84 closure, you might benefit from an offer by Gorge Owned that could boost your...

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‘Rooted’ again features locals sharing their love of … local

Hate to say the Buzz is going to miss the second annual “Rooted” storytelling event, but YOU shouldn’t. Eileen Garvin tells us the Nov. 2 event is all about our...

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Want to drive a drone? Aero Drone in Tygh Valley will teach you

A few months back, a neighbor kid landed his quad-copter on my roof — by accident. He and his Big Brother could see it — they just couldn’t get...

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Less wind, cooler temps and hard human effort slow eastward spread of fire

From official media releases For residents of the Hood River Valley, there was somewhat optimistic news tonight from fire officials overseeing the Eagle Creek fire. The official report at...

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Friday morning fire update … 7% contained, good aerial progress

Update from 10:30 a.m., @ InciWeb site Incident: Eagle Creek Fire Wildfire Fire Update – Friday, September 8, 2017 – 10:30 a.m. Favorable weather helped minimize fire activity on the...

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ODOT works on I-84 hazards; no time yet for re-opening

Media Release Oregon Department of Transportation is working closely with its partners to determine when the 45-mile section of Interstate 84 and the Historic Columbia River Highway, between Hood...

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Community meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at HRVHS Bowe Auditorium

Sharing a brief note from InciWeb about … “a community meeting for the Eagle Creek and Indian Creek fires will be at the Hood River Valley High School at...

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