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Peace Corps volunteers are going door to door in The Dalles to spread the word about the mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic at St. Mary’s Academy. The clinic is only here through next Wednesday, July 14, and this is a final push to get the word out.

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Hood River County Health Department gave a big thanks to all of the volunteers who helped Hood River County reach the 70% vaccination mark with a luncheon June 21 at Toll Bridge Park in Parkdale. Hood River remains a leader among the state.

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Nearly all COVID-19 restrictions could be lifted in as early as just over two weeks, Gov. Kate Brown said Friday.

The state is about 127,000 adults short of the goal of getting at least one shot of vaccine into 70 percent of eligible residents.

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HOOD RIVER — Hood River Valley High School will double the size of its summer school program and offer students more options to regain credit, participate in experiential learning classes, and get back on track for graduation this year.

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After receiving reports of three positive COVID-19 cases last weekend, Klickitat County Health Department announced notification of an additional 14 COVID-19 cases in individuals associated with Goldendale High School last Friday.

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Five Oregon counties — including Hood River County — moved to the most permissive risk category for the spread of COVID-19 on Friday, May 21. Washington County, the state’s second-most populous county, is also among the five.

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Thursday mornings in May from 9 a.m. to noon, business owners can pick up free business Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and residents can get free Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccines at Hood River County’s COVID Vaccine Clinics, held at Hood River County Health Department, 1109 June…

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Five Oregon counties — including Hood River County — will move to the most permissive risk category for the spread of COVID-19 this Friday, May 21. Washington County, the state’s second-most populous county, is also among the five.

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On Monday, May 10, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved to expand the use of Pfizer vaccine among adolescents 12-15 years old. Hood River County will be able to begin administering Pfizer to this age group once regional approvals are received in the following days. Those age …

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Girls age 11-16 took part in a girls only sailing class recently at the Hood River Marina Basin. The three-day summer camp, called “Girls at t…

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The Hattenhauer Distributing sponsored Columbia Gorge Hustlers American Legion baseball team continued a successful summer league schedule, wi…

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Former all-state and college player Darcey Hodges was hired late last month as the head girls basketball coach at The Dalles High School.

Hodges, a 1999 TDHS graduate, replaces Keith Howe.

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When most are cutting calories, Riva Muehlbauer is adding calories including: Two cheeseburgers, bags of potato chips, chicken teriyaki, and nutrition bars as she competes.

This is not just any race. Runners often consider the 26.2 marathon the ultimate accomplishment, but for the 40-year old mother of four, the ultra-race of 100 miles is her passion.

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Track and field may be a future link between Maupin and world class athletes; the sport definitely is what linked Michael Bergmann and the small town on Highway 197 near the Deschutes River.

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Girls age 11-16 took part in a girls only sailing class recently at the Hood River Marina Basin. The three-day summer camp, called “Girls at the Helm,” was offered by Seibel Sailors Program in partnership with Gorge Junior Sailing with an emphasis on helming skills. Classes are taught in the…

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The Port of Cascade Locks has been allocated $1.3 million from the 2021 Oregon Legislature to support key projects and economic development in…

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Hood River County School District Superintendent Rich Polkinghorn told the school board at its July 14 business meeting that 800 students are …

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