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Hood River restaurants step up to help homeless

An innovative program to feed guests of the Warming Shelter was recently launched by Hood River restaurants. Over a dozen participating food establishments are now donating meals to Hood River Shelter Services, also known as the Warming Shelter, and the program is becoming a win-win for several reasons.

February 1, 2018 11:43 a.m. read more..

‘Family Film Series’ starts Feb. 3

Four movies based on children’s books will be shown at the Hood River Library, in their new family theater space, every Saturday in February beginning at 2 p.m. A single copy of each book will be raffled off at each movie showing.

January 31, 2018 midnight read more..

‘Sense of Place’ returns Feb. 14 at CCA

Join Gorge Owned at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Columbia Center for the Arts as they welcome Captain Tom Cramblett, a third generation Gorge resident whose love of the Gorge and passion for the historical importance of the sternwheelers, and their captains, set him on a continuing journey of research and discovery.

January 31, 2018 midnight read more..

Genealogical Society meets Feb. 10

The Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society will hold its February meeting on Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center. The general meeting and program will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the downstairs meeting room.

January 27, 2018 midnight read more..

Pet of the Week: Sweet Rupert offers plenty of snuggles

Rupert has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. Sweet, sweet Rupert. He's about a year old, 26 pounds, and they think Boston Terrier/Pit bull mix. He's got super long feet, and those back legs have a happy, peppy step as he bounces along!

January 27, 2018 midnight read more..

‘Blind Princess’ auditions Feb. 5

Auditions for a spring production of The Blind Princess will be held on Monday, Feb. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA), 215 Cascade in Hood River. Additional auditions will be scheduled in other locations (dates and times TBA) and callbacks will take place at CCA on Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 6-8 p.m.

January 27, 2018 midnight read more..

Register now for steelhead, chinook fishing clinic

Local fisherman Greg Short and the Hood River Watershed Group are hosting their annual Steelhead and Spring Chinook Fishing one-day clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24. Registration is now open through Community Education, online at or by calling 541-386-2055.

January 27, 2018 midnight read more..


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