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Katie Crafts is addicted to high latitudes: Wanders and wonders in Antarctica and Alaska

“How much money do you have?”

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In Borneo, a solo traveler sets out to help with rainforest conservation

I heard crashing to my right. My heart jumped. I imagined the biggest and most dangerous of creatures just beyond my view.

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Hawai’i: Good food, friendship and elders’ blessings yield ‘ohara,’ healing for cancer survivors

Travelogue

Right after high school, I tried going to college, but it didn’t appeal to me. I was working as a cook and my father didn’t like that career path. So one day I came home and there were two options laying on the desk for me. One was an application to the Air Force via my Dad, and the other was an up and coming culinary school in Portland that my Mom found in an article in the newspaper. I thought about it for about 30 seconds and culinary school won out.

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Finale for ‘15 as HRV, Horizon award diplomas

Eagle voices filled the evening air with a choral farewell Friday evening.

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Travelogue: Finland

Border to Border ski: Finding solitude and friendship in a week’s Arctic Circle trek

The Rahalta Rajalle Hiihto is a classic (kick and glide) cross country ski event that crosses Finland from the Russian border to the Swedish border along the Arctic Circle.

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The Downtown Lady: 10 years after its expansion, Georgiana Smith Gardens undergoes more changes

In 2005, two years after the successful expansion of the Hood River County Library, the grounds surrounding the Jacobethan-style library building were completely renovated.

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Tons of tutus for Lila May

Fun run raises over $10,000

“I get knocked down/But I get up again/No, you’re never going to keep me down...”

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‘Good People’ at Columbia Arts Center

The title of the play is itself full of irony: “good people,” the phrase used in South Boston and elsewhere to loosely describe firm acquaintances for whom you know, both the good and not-so-good.

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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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Experiencing Blossom Time

Fair weather shines on valley events: more this weekend

While most agreed that Saturday was the busier day, the weekend’s warm, sunny weather brought scores of visitors to the valley for the second weekend of Blossom Time.

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Student Ag-art-culture

Concern for community grows from two different, yet connected, creative projects

“We’re learning a bunch of cool stuff about art and I’m also happy we helped our community.”

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Mid-Columbia Lions Follies: “Follies in the Ozarks”

The Mid-Columbia Lions Follies will present “Follies in the Ozarks” as its 39th annual show. Dates are April 10, 11, 17 and 18 starting at 7:30 p.m. A matinee performance will be on Sunday, April 12 at 2 p.m. All performances are at the historic Hood River Middle School Auditorium.

See through different eyes by volunteering at 4-H Camp Morrow

Summer camps have something special about them. Many of us have memories of summer camp and you can help create memories for the next generation.

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