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‘Catch Me If You Can’ opens next weekend

Hood River Valley High School’s fall musical, “Catch Me If You Can,” opens next weekend, Oct. 28-29, in the Bowe Theater beginning at 7 p.m.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 22

AniChe hosts music, Helping Hands benefit; ‘Beer of the Gods’ at Thunder Island Oct. 22; more

Halloween’s a Coming: Your Guide to Fun Oct. 29-31

Halloween Happenings There’s plenty of fun to be had for Halloween — and before — all around the Gorge. Here are a few themed events taking place next weekend:

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What’s the BUZZ on pollinators?

Bees are critical to pollination, and new sculptures in the community will become homes to bees while standing as artistic representations by middle school students.

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Honoring Citizen Min

Hundreds gathered last week at centennial birth anniversary events for Minoru Yasui, native son and civil rights advocate who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015.

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Yesteryears: Cooper’s Spur Road completed in 1926

With an official trip last Tuesday of Forest Service officials and commissioners from Multnomah and Hood River counties over the new Cooper’s Spur Road, the completion of this important mountain road is now conceded.

Roots and Branches: Find and use your tools

October has been a chaotic month filled with euphoric highs, deep lows and an abundance of typical day to day experiences, including work and family responsibilities.

Columbia Gorge Peace Village hosts film

Columbia Gorge Peace Village​ is hosting a community screening of the film “Room to Breathe” ​at CAST Theater, 215 Cascade Ave., on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m.

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WS Library holds ‘Boys in the Boat’ talk Oct. 22

The Friends of the White Salmon Community Library invites the public to a community discussion of the KOOBDOOGA: Community Reads featured book, “The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.”

Entertainment Update for Oct. 19

Salon series returns Oct. 20 at Stave and Stone, Icons!2 art show Friday at The Remains, more

‘Mayerdale Place’ program Oct. 21

Tom Garnier presents a program on Mayerdale Place on Friday, Oct. 21 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. Dinner begins at 6 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m.

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Travelogue: Argentina

Along the Calle Corrientes with Rotary student Graciela

I arrived at the Buenos Aires airport on June 25 to begin my two-month Rotary exchange in Argentina.

Teen Halloween party at library

Come to the Hood River Library on Sunday, Oct. 30 for an evening of snacks, candy, games and some spooky (and probably silly) movies and stories. Teens and tweens will have the library to themselves for the night.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 15

Cowboy music and poetry concert Oct. 23 in Bingen; Harvest Party at Logsdon; more

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OCC fall training Oct. 22 for volunteers

Samaritan’s Purse invites the community to its annual Operation Christmas Child (OCC) fall training seminar on Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. until noon at Faith Lutheran Church, 2810 W. 10th, The Dalles.



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