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John Andoh, assistant executive director at Columbia Area Transit, was fired by the board Wednesday, Aug. 18. Andoh began work under a probationary contract with the agency on May 1.

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Kicking off the second phase of the Hood River-White Salmon bridge replacement, the Port of Hood River’s Board of Commissioners on June 22 approved agreements that aim at managing and raising money for the estimated $400 million project.

Valerie Bruggeman, 18, is the first student to be awarded the Ford Scholar Program award at Horizon Christian School, Hood River, since 2014. Bruggeman is a two-sport athlete, playing soccer and track and field, competing in the sprint, pole vault and relay events. She will attend George Fox…

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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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The progress of the Bi-State Working Group had Port of Hood River Board of Commissioners in a self-congratulatory mood June 1.

Port of Hood River’s Board of Commissioners June 1 considered renewing a three-year contract with Kevin Greenwood, the Hood River-White Salmon bridge replacement project director since 2018 (results unavailable by press time).

The cities and counties of the Columbia Gorge are making plans now to spend the millions coming next month from the American Rescue Plan Act, the same act that awarded stimulus funds to individuals. The funds to governmental bodies are meant to offset losses caused by the pandemic.

HOOD RIVER — The City of Hood River’s revenue did not decline last year as expected, due in large part to in-coming federal pandemic stimulus funds known as the American Rescue Plan. City Manager Rachael Fuller and Finance Director Will Norris presented the fiscal year 2021-22’s proposed bud…

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A first alarm structure fire was reported on the morning of Tuesday, March 23 at the 2600 block of Wy’east Road in Odell. All Hood River County fire agencies responded to the blaze. Wy’East Fire Chief Greg Borton said the structure was fully involved on one side when firefighters arrived on …

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The Oregon Department of Education, in partnership with the Oregon Lottery, has announced Oregon’s 2021 Regional Teachers of the Year.

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The annual Hood River County Christmas Lighted Truck Parade will take place Dec. 7 in the Odell area, Dec. 8 in Parkdale and Dee, in Hood River on Dec. 9, and new this year, in Cascade Locks on Dec. 10, all from 6-9 p.m.

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