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Christmas Project: Where and when to sign up, and how to help

Registration for the 2017 Hood River County Christmas Project started Nov. 9 and continues for families in need through Dec. 9.

Church News for Nov. 10

Church News for Nov. 10

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YESTERYEARS: Highway 35 reopens after mudslide in 1997

Highway 35 reopened to vehicles Saturday night after being closed for two days when mud, rocks and trees slid onto its surface near Polallie Creek.

Cascade Observations: Hitting the trail

We hit the trail recently — not in search of land to homestead, but rather to learn about those who came before us, looking for land and fortune, and who oftentimes found bad luck instead. We packed up our Prius with some provisions, all-weather clothing, and a tandem bicycle, and headed south and east to learn about Northwest history.

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Pick of the Week: ‘Fiddler’ to close this weekend

It’s been sell-out crowds for Hood River Valley High School Performing Arts Department’s fall musical, “Fiddler on the Roof,” but there’s still one more weekend to catch the show.

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Waiting for Godot: Classic Beckett tragicomedy opens this weekend

Two men wait by the side of a deserted road, near a barren tree.

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Pet of the Week: Izzie has ‘lots of personality and spunk’

Izzie has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. This gorgeous girl is about a year old, and they think she’s a Pyrenees/Border Collie mix. She weighs 60 pounds, and wouldn't mind adding a few more.

Entertainment Update, Nov. 8 edition

PT Barton at The Pines; Peter Mulvey in TD Nov. 15; more

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Tsuruta visit

Guests from Tsuruta High School, Hood River Valley High School’s sister city school in Japan, were in town this week.

Waiting for Godot

“We always find something, eh Didi, to let us think we exist?” Estragon (David Dye, right) asks his friend Vladamir, aka Didi (Kathleen Morrow), in “Waiting for Godot,” the classic absurdist tragicomedy by Samuel Beckett, written in 1953 and still asking questions humans are still trying to figure out.

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Youngsters ship big supply of Legos to Houston

Houston has plenty to celebrate. The Astros winning the World Series, and in the same week, the arrival of 144 pounds of Lego toys.

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Insitu says thanks to Eagle Creek fire responders

Fun and games, including music by Family Man and Tony Smiley, and pumpkin bowling were part of the Insitu-hosted fire responder appreciation event Oct. 28 at Hood River County Fairgrounds. Ryan Hartman, Insitu CEO, left, and others talk with Hood River County Sheriff Matt English.

Community Thanksgiving meals planned Nov. 23 in HR and CL

Volunteers needed

There will be a free community Thanksgiving dinner again this year on Nov. 23 from noon to 3 p.m. at Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State, Hood River.

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'Fiddler on the Roof' continues run this weekend

Hood River Valley High School Performing Arts Department continues its run of "Fiddler on the Roof" in the Bowe Theater this weekend, with 7 p.m. shows Nov. 3-4 and a 2 p.m. show Nov. 5. The show will close next weekend, Nov. 10-11, with 7 p.m. shows.

‘Christmas Décor and More’ comes to HR Valley Christian on Saturday and Sunday

It can be a great feeling to deck the halls early and be ready for Christmas ahead of time.


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