College class series teaches positive thinking skills

Tired of the avalanche of negatives that seem to bury your soul? Well, now you can learn to put yourself in a more positive mental space — through a new...

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Who’s new (or about to be) in the Hood’s business scene

Here they are, folks, the latest new business filings for Hood River (from May, 2017). I missed a month or two this spring, tied up with an interim job,...

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Crashed by a pernicious barrage of bothersome bots

Apologies, readers, for a sudden surge in e-mail notification about posts to the site over the last several months. Why did this happen? Think constipation. We had used a...

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Public will get first look June 27 at draft Powerdale corridor access plan

Much of the Hood River conversation about natural resources and recreation access has lately focused on the recently approved rezoning of Morrison Park for affordable housing. For many of...

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From small town to smaller town, and back, to the crossroads of go and no

Have you ever found yourself grumbling about the “traffic” in Hood River? Whenever I find myself in that space, I always follow the thought with a quick selfie-slap upside the...

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Culture Fest at Hood River CGCC campus offers instruction, celebration, food

Sharing info here from Kelly Sullivan, an advisor with Columbia Gorge Community College, about its third annual Gorge Culture Fest on Friday at the Hood River-Indian Creek Campus. The...

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Election results … including a seismic shift

Votes from the May 16 local election have been tallied in Hood River and Wasco counties. Below are results in some of the key elections on the ballot, plus...

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