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15 Jul

Good report here about Columbia Gorge Community College board decision to seek voter support for $10.4 million in bonding authority  that would help it secure promised (but soon to expire) state commitment of $8 million for a new Workforce Innovation Center. Without local bonding as a match, the college district would lose the state grant funds …

Retiring Guy blogger and former librarian Paul Nelson shares info about closure of Hood River Library …

Hood River Area Trail Stewards (people who work to maintain mountain bike trails) prop Columbia Area Transit as alternative transit access to Post Canyon … Hood River Saturday Market is taking donations for the FISH food bank — at the Saturday Market, of course …

Hood River Vacation Rentals shares the news about the forthcoming (July 18) Windance Swap Meet, one of six summer swaps that let you get rid of — and replace — your outdoor toy kit …

Soroptimist International of Hood River wants your used handbags (sure, you guys can drop off yours, too), which they will spruce up and re-sell. Proceeds benefit women and children of Hood River County …

Back in the 1960s, when surfing was the breakout thing, crowds of bleach-blond kids would converge routinely at a local high school to watch the latest surf movie release by guys like Bruce Brown. Maybe not the same, but the tribe will gather Friday, July 16, at the Best Western Hood River Inn for a showing of the “Windsurfing Movie 2”

Do you know about the Ro-Sham Throwdown? First iteration of it this weekend, at the sandbar. Info here, or at the site of the Slider Project

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