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Brian McClure Memorial Hike scheduled for May 9

Friends are hosting the Brian McClure Memorial Hike on May 9, to remember Parkdale resident Brian McClure, who died April 8 while mountain biking on Dog River Trail.

VOCI ‘Earth Light’ concert May 9-10

Two very different choral masterpieces are the focus of the Voci Community Choir’s next concerts, May 9 at 7 p.m., and May 10 at 4 p.m.

Entertainment Update for May 6

Help the Hood River Library win a visit from Nick Bruel, a famous children’s author; more

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Forest service hosting free fishing clinics for kids

The Barlow Ranger District and Hood River Ranger District of the Mt. Hood National Forest will be hosting free fishing clinics for kids. The Barlow Ranger District event will take place on Saturday, May 9, and Hood River Ranger District’s fishing clinic will take place on Saturday, May 16. Both events will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 1 p.m.

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Gorge Scenic Area stars in expanded Google Maps

With dramatic waterfalls, mountain peaks, alpine lakes and the magnificent Columbia River and Gorge, the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area in Oregon and Washington is one of the United States most spectacular natural areas.

Roots and Branches: Turn, turn, turn

Sometimes life has to smack you on the noggin to get your attention.

Entertainment Update for May 2

Ben Ballinger returns May 7; Wasco Bros. play May 9; more

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‘Tutu Trot’ May 9, helps Lila May, 4, in cancer fight

How much can we inspire a community to give when its most talked-about little girl is facing the cancer fight of her life, always smiling despite the grim odds? In Hood River and beyond, that’s the question that’s been on the minds of hundreds of people, particularly those who are making tutus and planning to wear other fun costumes to show their spirit and support in the 2nd Annual Lila May Tutu Trot.

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A taste of HRVHS cinema May 8

The first ever Hood River Independent Film Festival is coming to Hood River Valley High School on Friday, May 8. Catch the action at the high school’s Bowe Theater at 7 p.m.

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‘Good People’ to open may 8

Bingo is the setting as the trying lives of South Boston residents intertwine in oft-surprising ways, in David Lindsay Abaire‘s “Good People."

HR Reads concludes

Hood River Reads concluded Saturday with a talk by author Luis Urrea of “Into the Beautiful North” in the main reading room at Hood River Library.

Yesteryears: Forest Service begins charging day use fee at Lost Lake in 1965

1965 — 50 years ago: Lost Lake, the Forest Service showplace in Hood River County, comes under a new program that will require visitors to pay a fee for using the park starting this summer. In the past, Lost Lake has been free for anyone wanting to use its facilities. This is the only Forest Service Park in Hood River District that will be designated this year, according to Cranson Fosburg, District Ranger. Other Forest Service Parks will remain on the same basis as before.

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EARTH WEEK: Hood River celebrates the Spirit and Diversity of the planet

More than 100 people turned out Saturday for the Procession of the Species Parade and a cleanup of the Hood River waterfront. These are just a few scenes from a busy culmination of Earth Week observances in Hood River County.

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‘Art That’s Beneath You’ opens at The Remains Gallery May 1

The Remains opens new show May 1 in the ‘out there’ below-ground gallery

The Remains gallery packs its subterranean walls with oils, acrylics, murals, cartoons, and paintings on wood, doors, windows and other surfaces for its first show of 2015.

Hood River Entertainment Update for April 29

‘Good People’ opens May 8; Tim Mayer seeks ‘Groove Project’ Kickstarter funding