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Harmony of the Gorge and Windmasters perform today

Harmony of the Gorge (women’s chorus) and the new Wind Masters (men’s chorus) are hosting their first joint shows on Oct. 21 — a 2 p.m. matinee and a 7 p.m. evening show.

‘Upstream’ author talk Oct. 26 at Double Mtn.

Waucoma Bookstore, Columbia Riverkeeper, and Double Mountain Brewery host “Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table” author Langdon Cook for a book talk on Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Double Mountain.

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The Porch for Oct. 21

WELL SAID: From The Tragically Hip (RIP Gord Downie): “Can we get it quiet enough?/ In here, I can hear God, cat paws on the keys/ And the wish for tomorrow is but a whisper from your lips and I fall to my knees/ I’m not afraid of convincingness, I’m just uncertain for sure.”

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‘Fill Your Pantry’ market returns Nov. 4

Residents from around the Gorge can stock up on locally-grown produce and staples at the third annual Fill Your Pantry Market, hosted by the Rockford Grange in Hood River. More than 25 farms and food businesses will be present, offering shoppers a variety of Gorge grown produce, meats, grains, preserves, and more. Most vendors offer discounts for bulk purchases, making the market a great way to stock up on this year’s harvest and support local farms.

HR Saddle Club reports record fundraiser crowd

Hood River Saddle Club writes: The turnout for September’s Hood River Saddle Club (HRSC) spaghetti feed fundraiser was phenomenal!

Oct. 23 event: ‘Responding to Immigration through the Eyes of Faith’

Rev. Alex Salvatierra, an author and organizer, will speak Oct. 23 in a program entitled, “Responding to Immigration through the Eyes of Faith,” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Hood River Alliance Church sanctuary, 2650 Montello Ave. (corner of Montello Avenue and Rand Road).

Second annual ‘Rooted’ story event on Nov. 2

What secrets can you discover about your community in five minutes? Find out on Thursday, Nov.2, when nonprofit organization Livable Hood River presents an evening of storytelling by a diverse array of area residents.

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Colors Day

Oct. 4 was a day for college colors, both to celebrate the alma mater or otherwise beloved institutions and to help students throughout Hood River County School District develop a better sense of their futures by learning more about their post-public school options.

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Two quilt shows in the Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge Quilters’ Guild (CRGQG) have two shows running concurrently in Hood River and The Dalles this week.

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Roots and Branches: Principles set in stone

In October of last year events were building to a crescendo across the county, state and nation, in celebration of Minoru Yasui’s 100th birthday. These events were coming on the heels of the posthumous award of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to his family in 2015 and the naming of March 28 as Minoru Yasui Day in perpetuity by the Oregon legislature.

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YESTERYEARS: Cooper Spur district gets electric service in 1947

With the completion of a 7,200-volt line into the Cooper Spur district of Hood River County, Pacific Power and Light Company has now brought electric service into a new Hood River Valley area, well inside the Mt. Hood National Forest, C.O Bunnell, PP&L district manager, said Thursday.

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Hood River Valley High School Homecoming 2017

Air Guitar, half-time photos

Dia de Los Muertos: A cultural celebration

The Hood River County Library District will be celebrating Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead). This will be a two day celebration, in two locations:

Entertainment Update for Oct. 18 edition

Willy & Nelson at Zim’s; Kay Floria at the White Buffalo; Kit Garoutte at The Pines; more

‘Hood River Word’s Fair’ Oct. 20-22

Words, stories, reading, and literature are the focus at the Columbia Center for the Arts’ Hood River Words Fair coming Oct. 20-22.

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