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Author signing event at Waucoma Sept. 2

Waucoma Bookstore in downtown Hood River is hosting authors Jane Kirkpatrick and Rebecca Demarino for a book signing on Friday, Sept. 2 from 5-8 p.m.

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Pet of the Week: Bentley will make you wonder how you lived without him

Bentley has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. And what a handsome boy! Bentley is 2 and a half years old, 76 pounds, and a mix of Boxer and Lab, or a Boxador!

Genealogical Society meets Sept. 10

The Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society will begin the new meeting year on Saturday, Sept. 10, beginning at 1 p.m. in the downstairs meeting room at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles.

‘Our Whole Lives’ sexuality class for middle schoolers starts in fall

The Mid-Columbia Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will be offering the Our Whole Lives (OWL), a comprehensive sexuality education course for youth in seventh through ninth grades.

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A pastor called to a new house: Anna Carmichael of St. Mark's accepts position in California, passes Warming Shelter baton

When the U-Haul leaves Hood River on Aug. 31, it will take Rev. Anna Carmichael with it.

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Who says there’s no more summer fun?

School starts Aug. 30, and there’s bound to be some enjoyment in that, but for a few remaining tips to get the most out of your summer, here are some things going on in the next week, starting with morning, afternoon and evening events on Aug. 27:

Entertainment Update for Aug. 27

Evening of Latino Theatre, music, dance — sold out; Navy Band Country Current in concert at Maryhill Aug. 28; more

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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