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Entertainment Update for Aug. 24

SRV tribute at Skamania Lodge, Larry and Raven at The Pines, more

Music Festival of the Gorge Sept. 17

The Music Festival of the Gorge will take place at the Hood River Waterfront Park Amphitheater on Saturday September 17, 2016. The free festival is a fundraiser to support school music programs in the Hood River District, through the Matt Klee Scholarship Fund

Cult-classic ‘Rocky Horror Show’ comes to the Gorge

Richard O’Brien’s infamous horror-sci fi musical “The Rocky Horror Show” is coming to the Gorge,.

Audition for ‘Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant’ Sept. 8, 10

Plays for Non-Profits, with director Kathleen Morrow, will hold auditions for the play “Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant” at Riverside Community Church, 317 State St., Hood River, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 and 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10.

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Marbach launches ‘Columbia – Source To Sea’ campaign

Hood River photographer Peter Marbach has embarked on the most ambitious endeavor of his long career, a project that took root a decade ago inspired by a single thought — where does the Columbia River begin?

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As time — and transportation — move on, so does Hood River

The population growth of Hood River is probably a lot like you’d expect it would be: As transportation got faster from the 1850s onward, more people came

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Yesteryears: Lost Lake, found, 56 years ago this summer — in 1936

“When our party had about decided that the lake we sought would have to remain lost, I chanced to look down a canyon, and through the dense smoke of a forest fire, thought I saw water ..."

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‘Get Outside for Education’ Aug. 27

The Hood River Education Foundation hosts its “Get Outside for Education” fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 1-4 p.m. at Waterfront Park. Family fun includes a Zorb “human hamster ball,” a dry land obstacle course, slack line, raffle and prizes.

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Hood Crest goes from whim to solid rock ‘n wood winery

Add a rock ‘n wood vibe to the rock ‘n roll beat at Hood Crest Winery in Hood River.

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YoHOHs spread summer cheer

The Youth of Heart of Hospice/YoHOHs tried something new this summer, writes Volunteer Coordinator Jayne Mederios.

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 24

Consider CASA; Keep supporting; more

County wraps up short term rental hearings

Hood River County Board of Commissioners held its short term rental rules hearing Monday.

County Board of Commissioners upholds Windmaster cell tower

Planning Commission’s approval of a 100-foot cell tower in southwest Hood River stands, the County Board of Commissioners decided Monday night.

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12th Street update

A downed power line closed the lower part of 13th Street in Hood River for several hours Friday afternoon.

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Big Winds JET hosts BBBS event

Big Winds’ Junior Elite Stand-up Paddling (SUP) Team held its fifth annual SUP clinic for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge and Mentor for Success on Aug. 13 at Nichols Basin.

The Dalles Kiwanis hold steak feed fundraiser Sept. 8

The Dalles Kiwanis Club hosts its 61st annual steak feed Sept. 8 from 5-7 p.m. at Sorosis Park. This is the club’s major fundraiser for the year in support of community projects serving area children and youth.

Sheriff Log, Aug. 8 to 20

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

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Deadline is Oct. 12 to submit photos for 2017-2018 Blue Book

It seems like a perfect fit for the Gorge — as a place full of photographers and outdoor recreationists.

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City honors Devon Wells for service

Hood River City Council paid tribute to its out-going fire chief Monday, passing a resolution stating Chief Devon Wells “devoted time, talents and energy to the Hood River Fire Department for more than 16 years.”

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HR Council adopts STR regulations

On a night when a local builder decried “the critical lack of affordable housing” and called for city action on the issue, Hood River City Council adopted short term rental regulations a year after the issue came to dominate its docket.

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