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Wool busting, carnival, music, livestock auction — it’s all happening at the County Fair!

Hood River County Fair concludes July 26 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell.

Cemetery Tales returns Sept. 19-21

The sixth annual History Museum of Hood River County Cemetery Tales will take place Sept. 19-21 at Idlewilde Cemetery, with multiple performances each day and evening.

Gorge Grown ‘Picnic’ comes to Parkdale Aug. 3

Gorge Grown Food Network has announced “The Picnic,” a fundraiser for the Gorge Grown Mobile Market, at Rail’s End Park in Parkdale, noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3.

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Pet of the week: ‘Ruff’ is good on a leash or on a lap

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Ruff as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe him as follows:

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Relay For Life tops $60,000 for cancer fight

Many things bring people to Relay for Life.

‘Art of the Wild’ exhibit opens Aug. 1

An exhibit with an expansive number of connected special events comes to Columbia Center for the Arts next month.

Reunions

Class of 1973, 1984

Entertainment update for July 26

John Michael Montgomery headlines HR County Fair; more

Mercado del Valle changes hours

El Mercado del Valle, located in the covered play area of Mid Valley Elementary in Odell, is changing its business hours.

Peace Walk Monday

Gorge residents walk, eat together as part of Interfaith Peace Walk

Two Interfaith Peace Walks, in remembrance of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August, 1945, will take place Monday, July 28, in Bingen and Hood River.

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Parks and Rec to hold public meeting on possible dog park

Hood Riverites love their dogs — so much so, in fact, that if things go as planned, Fido, Spot, and Rover may get their very own public park.

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Counselor Sam Graham passes along her love of summer camp

“Sam! Sam! You’re seaweed!”

Who’s on first? What’s on Second?

It took her over 55 years, but my mother finally forgot my name the other day. I don’t blame her.

Rasmussen’s Van Gogh Days returns Aug. 2

Van Gogh Days, celebrating the beauty of summer’s signature flower — the sunflower — returns to Rasmussen Farms in the heart of Oregon’s Hood River Valley Aug. 2-3.

Cycle Oregon 2014 launches in The Dalles

City will be the start and finish for Oregon’s biggest bicycle event in September 2014.

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