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‘Writing Memories’ workshop rescheduled

Memoirist Carolyn Wood will facilitate a creative writing workshop called Writing Memories for the Next Generation on Feb. 23 at the Hood River Library.

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A Book Bundle

Celebrate reading: Getting through the winter with News staff picks

Hood River News staff shares what they're reading now.

Sinfonietta plays at Wy’east Feb. 17, 19

On Feb. 17 and 19, Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta presents the tone poem “Finlandia” by Jean Sibelius, the “Pathetique” Symphony by Tchaikovsky, and a special appearance by oboist/author Blair Tindall performing Mozart’s lyrical Oboe Concerto.

Death cafe returns to library Feb. 22

The Hood River Library will host a Death Café on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m.

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Peace scholarship fundraiser held Feb. 25

For the last decade, The Columbia River Fellowship for Peace has provided the Susanna Blake Gabay Peace Award supporting continuing education to local Gorge area high school students who plan to pursue peace and justice studies.

Entertainment Update for Feb. 15

Ziplander at Volcanic Feb. 25, Brian Litt at The Pines Feb. 17, more

Marbach presents photo lecture, panel on Columbia

Hood River photographer Peter Marbach will share stories and imagery from his current project documenting the landscapes and culture of the Columbia River, from its beginnings in Canal Flats, British Columbia, to the two-mile-wide confluence with the Pacific, at a free public lecture and slide show on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.

The Porch: Winter driving, dripping and draining edition

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Where does all the white go when the snow melts? Well, since it involves melting, perhaps that is next week’s question, or the week after that …

Entertainment Update for Feb. 11

MOsley WOtta, Third Seven; Freehugger plays Slopeswell; Tess Barr Band at Hood Crest

‘Tongue Twister’ features past champs Feb. 24

With a new location and a familiar set of faces, the SMART Tongue Twister Tournament returns Feb. 24 for its seventh year.

Zwickelmania is Feb. 25; now two weekends

Tuesday Night Music returns to Springhouse

Sedition in The Dalles, one of the Gorge’s newest breweries, joins Zwickelmania on Feb. 25.

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TRACKS THROUGH THE TREES

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort got another healthy dose of snow earlier this week, making for some fine tree-skiing on this Hood River Meadows run.

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Bacon Fest benefits Helping Hands

Helping Hands Against Violence’s annual Aporkalypse Now! Bacon Fest happens this Friday, Feb. 10 at Springhouse Cellars from 6-9 p.m.

Yesteryears: Hood River News adds photo engraving plant to equipment cache in 1937

Within a few weeks, the Hood River News will add to its already extensive equipment a photo engraving plant.

Cascade Observations: 'You are adored'

When it comes to unidentifiable incoming phone calls, I’ll admit I’m wary to answer them. I feel distrust, even fear, of the unknown caller. Some menacing stranger may be on the other end, poised to steal my identity or my money.

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