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Columbia River Weather

Fire Weather Warning

Issued:
1:48 PM PDT on May 31, 2016
Expires:
9:00 PM PDT on June 01, 2016
Clear
Currently
86°
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 0%
High 88° / Low 56°
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 0%
High 87° / Low 61°
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Thursday 10%
High 77° / Low 58°

Sister City Contingent Coming To Hood River

A contingent from Hood River’s sister city, Tsuruta, Japan, arrives in Hood River on Tuesday afternoon.  This visit will feature the Tsuruta Mayor Kenji Nakano, who is making his final visit as mayor.  He is leaving that position after 40 years.  Nakano and the Tsuruta contingent will arrive in Hood River Tuesday afternoon and will stay until Friday.  A no-host cocktail hour will take place at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Columbia Gorge Hotel, followed by a dinner at 6:30 p.m. for which limited tickets remain available, e-mail sharw@embarqmail.com.  Wednesday will feature a community ceremony at Children’s Park at 10:30 a.m., where a tree will be planted in Nakano’s honor in the cherry grove the Tsuruta group planted two years ago.  They will fly home on Friday.

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