Three ways to celebrate good things happening locally

Coming up this week after Labor Day weekend … Gorge Grown Food Network will host a Harvest Dinner on Sept. 7, at Sakura Ridge Farm & Lodge. Chef Kathy...

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Hood River county, cities share a shot of substantial alcohol tax receipts

Alcohol sales mean big money to local governments, as reported recently by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission in its summary of disbursements to cities and counties for the last...

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Rep. Johnson convenes education forum in Hood River on Sept. 4

Concerned about the direction and future of education in Oregon? Who isn’t. But if you want to hear what several state education leaders are doing to shape that future,...

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Wanted: A place to base Hawksong Cider’s finely tuned juices

Here’s the challenge: Two talented guys want to start a top-shelf cider business, but they can’t juice the apple until they find some industrial space. Not a lot of...

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Hartman succeeds Morrow at helm of Insitu

Changes at the top of Insitu, the Gorge’s weighty unmanned aircraft manufacturer. Ryan Hartman succeeds Steve Morrow, according to Boeing Corp. news release on the Insitu web site.

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Bridge of the Gods event to cause brief closure of Columbia crossing Sunday morning

Joanie Thomson, marketing coordinator for Breakaway Promotions, tell us response to the Inaugural Bridge of the Gods Half Marathon and 10K in Cascade Locks on Sunday has been tremendous....

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Velasquez family to open Wake n’ Baked at intersection in Mt. Hood

Jessica Velasquez is hoping to resuscitate a bit of the service, smile and flavor of the former Mt. Hood Country Store, when she opens her own version of that business...

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