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Coming soon to a Hood near you, the sound of backhoes and hammers

Signs of spring, or an economic rebound, or all of the above? Several significant construction projects are moving through the planning process. Hood River Planning Director Cindy Walbridge gave us a quick overview: Sieverkropp Subdivision, has been approved by the city Planning Commission, for 98 units east of Rosauers out to the edge of the […]

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Gorge River self-serve dog wash biz goes in search of new owner

Rhonda Marlnee is ready to move on from her two-year-old enterprise providing facilities for do-it-yourself dog washers, first profiled here in The Buzz. “Gorge River,” the only self-service dog wash in the Columbia River Gorge, is situated in “The Heights” near the intersection of 13th and Belmont. It is equipped with two fiberglass tubs and […]

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Slingshot Sports, Naked Winery to become first tenants in Wasco Industrial building

Maybe you know it as the building that rose at the corner of Wasco and Industrial Loop, then stalled for several years without tenants or apparent forward movement. Well, it’s back in motion. New lease deals with Slingshot Sports and Naked Winery foretell a future burst of activity at the Wasco Industrial building. Since taking […]

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This ‘n’ that, ‘n’ that ‘n’ this

Enjoy the sidewalks leading to the Hood River Library on Saturday night, March 8, for the Library Foundation’s annual Feast of Words fund-raiser. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Eating, drinking, dancing and chit-chat will help raise money to support a relocation of the Cascade Locks library inside its school home, and to […]

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Beardsley to join Nunamaker Realtors, help create new Nunamaker property management arm

Don Nunamaker Realtors and Hershner & Bell Realty Inc., two of the most established fixtures of the local real estate scene, are merging. According to Don Nunamaker, Chuck Beardsley will migrate his commercial property management enterprise from its recent space at 606 State St. to offices inside the Nunamaker offices at 2495 Cascade Ave. Nunamaker […]

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Kerry Cobb to leave tourism marketing role for Chamber as of Feb. 15

Kerry Cobb, who has provided tourism promotion guidance to the county for three years, will end her contract with the Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 15. Paul Robinson, current president of the board of the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce, informed Chamber Executive Director Mike Glover on Feb. 4 via e-mail. Glover in turn […]

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Writings in the window, coming events and other tasty tidbits …

Catching up on a variety of goodies that piled up during a recent out-of-town break. Read on … In case you had missed it, the folks behind Solstice Wood Fire Pizza have completed their relocation from Bingen to the Hood River waterfront. The new location at 501 Portway Ave. is open 11 a.m. to 10 […]

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Natural Medicine practice plans move to Hood River’s Heights

Trinity Natural Medicine is moving from White Salmon to offices at 1808 Belmont Ave. in Hood River. It will celebrate its relocation from 4 to 8 p.m. Jan. 31, with live music and a ribbon cutting with the Chamber of Commerce. Natural medicine? Well, for Trinity, that includes a variety of modalities, including traditional Asian […]

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