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Library celebrates updated children’s area

Rescheduled due to snow

The Hood River Library had planned to celebrate its updated children’s area last Saturday — but the event was canceled due to snow.

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Addison Postlewait donates birthday presents to Providence

Birthday gifts to help kids

When Addison Postlewait turned 10 on Jan. 13, he had a different sort of birthday celebration in mind.

Illustrated poetry contest announced

Hood River County School District is sponsoring an Illustrated Poetry Writing Contest for students in elementary, middle and high school. Submissions are due Feb. 15 to school librarians.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 28

Daredevils play ‘80s Ski Party; Wasco Bros. at Clock Tower; Comedy Night at Lyle Hotel; Origami for Fun and Profit*

Rick McBee to read from new book ‘The Ghosts of Ukuthula’

The library will host a reading and Q&A with Hood River author Richard McBee. He will read from and discuss his book, “The Ghosts of Ukuthula.” The reading will be held on Feb. 4 at 2 p.m.

Class Notes for Jan. 28

Decker nominated for U.S. Air Force Academy; Rigert named to President’s List; MSU announces Dean’s List

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Goodwill dress was a hit in Germany

Who knew that a dress purchased at Goodwill in Oregon for $19.99 would make such a big splash in Germany?

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Marbach river exhibit opens

“The Columbia River: From Source to Sea,” the new exhibit by Hood River photographer Peter Marbach, opened Jan. 18, at the Oregon Historical Society a few days later than planned because of inclement weather in the Portland area and the Gorge.

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‘Eagle Watch’ Jan. 28 at Dalles Dam

Every year, bald eagles congregate along the Columbia River in search of food during their winter migration.

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Yesteryears: Dedication of new Odell high school in 1917

Formal dedication of the new high school building at Odell took place Saturday evening.

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Travelogue: Rajasthan, India

New friends, exotic finds along the old Silk Road

Thirty-one years ago, we bought the dilapidated 1893 house across the street from Bette’s on Oak Street, betting that one day (once our kids were grown), we would fashion the old house into a boutique in which to sell treasures we might collect while traveling the world.

Thought-provoking ‘Seeker’ screens Feb. 3

The film “The Seeker” featuring the music of the band Cloud Cult will screen Feb. 3 at Columbia Center for the Arts, sponsored by Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital and Hood River Coffee Roasters. Peggy Thompson, Hood River Coffee Roasters, worked with the CCA to bring “The Seeker” to Hood River.

‘poTENtial’ series starts Feb. 11

“How Recipes Can Preserve History & Nourish Community” and the experimental music of MOsley WOtta start the second “poTENtial” performance series next month at Columbia Center for the Arts.

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Also Standing

The weekly Women in Black demonstration expanded Friday to 10 women giving silent witness to universal justice.

Tillinghasts at White Buffalo

Richard and Tova Tillinghast perform at the White Buffalo Thursday, Jan. 26.


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