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Irrigation Limitations: Farmers water district goes to rotation schedule

The FID Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday declaring an emergency authorizing the district to implement water rotation procedures to address drought conditions.

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Tucker-ed Out

Swimmers pause on the Hood River bank just below Tucker Bridge, where property owner Bob White is trying to get word out that access is not allowed.

Fire watch: Lightning storm Illuminates the fact that Gorge fuels remain tinder-dry

Like flash pots in a stadium rock show, the lighting and thunder impressed with nature’s power Sunday night.

Farmers Irrigation asks users to reduce water use

Farmers Irrigation District is making it official: keep your lawn brown for much-needed conservation of water.

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Wyden calls out USFS over stalled Mt. Hood landswap

Sen. Ron Wyden joked at Saturday’s town hall meeting that “there’s no script, no teleprompters” in his town halls. The Hood River town hall, his 734th, was a wide-ranging forum attended by about 75 people. Wyden discussed trade, education, infrastructure, Medicare reform, foreign policy, oil train transport and many other issues, but when it came to stalled land swap between Mt. Hood Meadows and US Forest Service, Wyden was clearly working without a script.

The Ale List: Solog Fest returns

The second annual Solog Festival will return to Parkdale on an August date to be announced, said brewer Jason Kahler of one of two breweries involved in the collabora-fest, Solera Brewery of Parkdale and Logsdon Farmhouse Ales of Hood River. Watch The Ale List for details.

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Kiters and barge in a river drama

Sam Grotte of White Salmon enjoys taking scenic photos and his close-ups of hummingbirds are true micro-examinations of the world around us.

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Tuesday crash near Odell

All occupants escaped serious injury in this two-car head-on crash Tuesday at about 1 p.m. at Highway 35 and Willow Flat Road.

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City takes first look at housing ideas

The figure 2,000 hasn’t been as important since we hit the millennium.

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