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Mystery solved: Meet the new courts, same as the old courts (just … newer)

You may have seen the teaser ad in the Hood River News, but you haven’t yet read the news behind the ad. Buzz readers asked for details. Clearly, there are passionate tennis people out there. “Do you have any info on the big yellow advert in Wednesday’s HR News?” wrote local therapist Sally Reichmuth. “People […]

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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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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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A harvest of goodies from all over the place …

First pears, then beer, now cider. The Hood River County Chamber of Commerce is launching the first of what it hopes to become an annual Hard-Pressed Cider Fest on Saturday, April 12.  The event runs from noon to 6 p.m. at 3351 Stadelman Drive, in the Odell area of the upper valley. Music, food and […]

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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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Clear Creek Distillery to join Hood River Distillers brand family

Hood River Distillers is on a roll, picking up the major absinthe brand last year, and as of the end of January, acquiring the widely regarded Clear Creek Distillery brand. Clear Creek, started, owned and run by Steve McCarthy (of the upper valley McCarthy clan), is known around the world for its eaux de vie, […]

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All tortillas, all the time … except when you’re wandering the streets with a bottle

Long rumored and much anticipated, the new store making and selling fresh corn and flour tortillas has opened just north of Pine Street Bakery on 12th Street. The sign out front says Tortillas. But the name of the business, according to partner Hugo Oswald, is Tortilleria La Cascada. The business is a partnership of Oswald […]

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A little nosh plate to start the year

                            In case you missed it, check out this nice piece in The Oregonian about The Gallery 301 at Third and Oak, by roving reporter Terry Richard. And one gets the impression that Mr. Richard has been spending a lot of time […]

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