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Entertainment Update for July 23

Bob Connolly plays July 28; Mesa, Reynolds play July 24; Kolberg at Stave & Stone; more

Death notices for July 23: June Miller and Del Gierke

June Miller and Del Gierke

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CL antique car show celebrates historical highway centennial

The City of Cascade Locks will host the Antique Car Tour of the Gorge on Saturday, July 23 at the Port Marina Park from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Local author reading at the Hood River Library

Yvonne Pepin-Wakefield will discuss her recently published book, “Babe in the Woods: Building a Life One Log at a Time,” at the Hood River Library on Friday, July 29 at 6:30 p.m.

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Roots and Branches: ‘Killer’ in name only

Have you ever had a specific expectation, one that was quite logical, yet the outcome was the absolute opposite of what you anticipated?

Lego League gets going with training

Coaching workshop on July 20

The First Lego League (FLL) season is kicking off for the next season.

Yesteryears: Plans underway for ‘modern and commodious’ high school in Odell in 1916

Union High School District No. 2, which compromises Odell and Willow Flat, will this summer erect a modern and commodious high school building at Odell, near the telephone building.

Sheriff Log, July 10 to 16

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

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County moves to fix Barker Road

Hood River County Board of Commissioners took action on a notorious road fix and an industrial zoning change at a brief meeting Monday night.

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County holds STR, marijuana hearings in August

Hood River County will tackle two divisive issues in tandem. Rules for short term rentals and marijuana businesses have come before Hood River County Planning Commission, and now the appointed panel’s recommendations will shift up to the elected Board of Commissioners for a pair of hearings in August to decide their legislative fate.

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Plenty to go around: with free lunches, volunteers seek those in need

Skating teens and elderly residents alike enjoyed a free sack lunch at Hood River Skate Park Monday, the first day of a unique “work in progress” nutrition outreach by local volunteers.

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Friends of Mt. Adams guide hikes on Sept. 10

Friends of Mt. Adams Hiking Day is not until Sept. 10, but you can sign up now to get in on two guided hikes around southwest Washington’s iconic peak.

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‘He is one tough little guy’

Saturday dance event gives hope and help to boy, 4, who faces debilitating illnesses

If there’s one thing Kaius Johnson, 4, needs, it’s friends. And he has them. But he could always use more.

Gamez steps into Columbia Gorge Community College board vacancy

J. Carmen Gamez, horticulture manager for Orchard View Farms, was sworn in to serve on the Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Education last Tuesday. He will replace M.D. Van Valkenbergh, who retired from the board in June.

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‘MOSIER’ Act demands derailment investigations

Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden introduced a bill last Wednesday that would compel federal regulators to investigate every major oil train derailment.

New Farm Fest opens in Trout Lake next month

The first annual Farm Fest will kick off in Trout Lake, Wash. on Aug. 20.

Entertainment update for July 20

Entertainment update for July 20.

Free Comedia Dell’Arte workshop at HR Library

Children ages 8-12 are invited to attend a free Comedia Dell’Arte workshop at the Hood River Library July 26-29 from 2-5 p.m. Preregistration is required at the library, and students must commit to attending all four days of the workshop, which will be taught by Sullivan Macintosh.

Hood River County Fair brings music, other acts

Musical entertainment at Hood River County Fair begins Wednesday evening, July 27, on the park stage at 7:30 p.m., with a tribute to George Strait featuring Bill White.


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