‘Genealogy Jamboree’ at Discovery Center Oct. 8

The Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society (CGGS) hosts a “Genealogy Jamboree” on Oct. 8 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Tum-A-Lum honored

Tum-A-Lum Lumber Company of Hood River has been named to LBM Journal magazine’s Century Club in recognition of the company’s 110 years of service to the communities it serves, which today includes The Dalles and Pendleton.

The Dalles Chamber, Google start ‘Tech Talk’ series Oct. 5

The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce and Google are launching a new educational event series for the Gorge community called Tech Talk.

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Pet of the Week: Calvin is a happy, playful Terrier looking for his forever home

Calvin has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. He’s 4 years old, 13 pounds, and a Terrier mix.

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Marbach wins ‘Gorge Soup’

Gorge Soup for the Arts winner Peter Marbach, right, talks with Claire Griffin and her daughter, Margo Lydden-Griffin, after Wednesday’s event at Columbia Center for the Arts.

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The Ale List: Full Sail fresh hop is up

Full Sail’s brewers wait with thirsty anticipation for each fall’s hop harvest and their chance to celebrate by brewing fresh hop beers. From the fields to the brewhouse in just a few hours, this year’s hop harvest has culminated in the Brewmaster Reserve 8 Pound Pale Fresh Hop Ale.

Hood River City Council to hold Monday hearing on short term rentals

Hood River City Council meets Monday at 6 p.m. and will hold a hearing on proposed additions to Title 5 of the Municipal Code, which sets down licensing, fee and registration requirements for operating short-term rental properties in the city.

The Dalles approves new pot sales ordinance

After two months on hold and one more lengthy reading of the entire ordinance, The Dalles City Council approved a marijuana ordinance.

White Salmon library hosts Repair Café Saturday

Why throw something away when it can be fixed? That’s the main question behind the Repair Café series.

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In the Lupulus: As in Hops, and all you need to know for the Sept. 24 festival


Hood River Hops Fest, a showcase for fresh hopped ale, has evolved into one of Oregon’s premier beer events.

Caregiver workshop offered

Providence Volunteers in Action, a program of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, and the Area Agency on Aging, a program of Mid-Columbia Council of Governments, are cohosting Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week workshop beginning in October.

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Music fest, triathlon merge their energies

Two events, and the common elements of art and exercise, overlapped last weekend in ways that showed how nimble and creative the Hood River community can be.

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Performing Arts Initiative hosts second town hall

Performing Arts Initiative is holding its second Town Hall meeting on Sunday Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. at the AniChe Winetasting Room, 301 Oak St. in Hood River (formerly Venue 301 and the Butler Bank Building).

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Prosit! Oktoberfest and Hops Fest happen Saturday

Downtown will be a beer drinker’s paradise on Saturday, with two events open to families happening simultaneously a few blocks apart. The first Oktoberfest at Hood River Elks Lodge, Third and Cascade, runs 4 to 9 p.m. Admission is free for all ages.

Kites raise Alzheimer’s awareness Wednesday

Kites will fill the skies at Hood River Care Center Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 21, World Alzheimer’s day. Residents and staff will fly hand-decorated kites, honoring the millions of families affected by the disease.


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