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‘Novice’ debate team earns first place

The Hood River Valley High School Novice debate team of Claire Powell and Jacob Kaplan placed first in Junior Public Forum debate at the Hap Hingston Invitational Tournament held Jan. 12-13 at Pacific University in Forest Grove.

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Bridge experts

The Port of Hood River held a work session Thursday, diving into policy options involved in replacing the Hood River-White Salmon Bridge.

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GasBuddy: average pump prices up 2.1 percent

Average retail gasoline prices in Oregon have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.78 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com’s daily survey of 1,307 gas outlets in Oregon. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.52, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.

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County vets ID card proposal

Hood River County cannot pay for a community ID program, its elected board said Tuesday, but staff will take a closer look at how they could hand off the program to a non-profit group.

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Rivers to retire

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners’ presiding member will stand down from his post.

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HRV boys drop CRC home opener

After snapping a seven-game losing streak that dated back to Dec. 14, the HRV boys basketball team were unable to keep things rolling as they dropped their last non-league game earlier this week by a final score of 55-64 on the road at Liberty.

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Cello Therapy at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital
Soothing cello tones fill the lobby of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital courtesy of Samantha Thompson, a 2017 Hood River Valley High School graduate who is now earning her music therapy degree at Pacific University in Forest Grove. Thompson said she has studied cello for about three years, and plays for a few hours each week at the hospital.

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Art Center ‘Conversations’

ARTIST Rene Westbrook, right, and Kristyn Fix, Columbia Center for the Arts events manager, look at scrapbooks submitted for the Community Conversations exhibit, running through Jan. 30.

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