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Travelogue: Argentina

Along the Calle Corrientes with Rotary student Graciela

I arrived at the Buenos Aires airport on June 25 to begin my two-month Rotary exchange in Argentina.

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Travelogue: Peace Corps in South Africa

They say growing old is not for sissies. When you add serving as a volunteer for the Peace Corps to that equation, I think that I was announcing to the world (at least my family and friends) that I am no sissy and here is the proof. But I had a dream! And one risks a lot when going for a dream.

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All About Fall: Your guide to a bountiful, beautiful time in the Gorge

Fruit … Art … Food … Music … Fabrics

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In the Lupulus: As in Hops, and all you need to know for the Sept. 24 festival


Hood River Hops Fest, a showcase for fresh hopped ale, has evolved into one of Oregon’s premier beer events.

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Travelogue: Japan

Getting to know Tsuruta in a fun, fulfilling youth exchange

Rice fields, shrines, fireworks, museums, humidity, judo, shopping, convenience store food, meeting a famous dog, Pokémon, host families, Japanese hospitality and fire torches are just a few of the memories that come to mind when I think of the 11 day trip to Tsuruta, Japan, I and 15 others embarked on this past August.

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Big Wheel Keeps On ... One bolt at a time, history gets a fix at The History Museum of Hood River County

“We’re going to be like brothers, this wheel and I,” said Ken Elliott.

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Idlewilde Cemetery ‘residents’ are not forgotten, thanks to Cemetery Tales

Annual program runs Sept. 9-11

The eighth annual “Cemetery Tales” living history program returns Sept. 9-11 with the theme, “Actions Create Change.”

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Hood Crest goes from whim to solid rock ‘n wood winery

Add a rock ‘n wood vibe to the rock ‘n roll beat at Hood Crest Winery in Hood River.

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Hood River Soaring: New nonprofit begins youth outreach program

There’s a new nonprofit in town encouraging community youth to reach for the sky. Quite literally.

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Rockin' the park: Smooth moves grace Families in the Park

Hood River got its shake on with another slam hit Families in the Park Thursday.

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Oklahoma!: Shows benefit non-profits

Opening Aug. 5 at HRMS

“Brand new state! Gonna treat you great!” A classic romance, with plenty of comedy and action, and a touch of tragedy, “Oklahoma!” unfolds against the historic backdrop of the eponymous Midwest prairie territory preparing to become a state, as it did in 1907.

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Gehrig’s Chevron hits 70 year mark

Odell service station one of longest-running family-owned businesses in the county

It’s pretty impressive when a business hits the 70 year mark.

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Avenue Q is no Sesame Street

Puppetry — and pointed comment on stage at CAST

Yes, Avenue Q features puppet and human characters interacting together. And yes, there are intermittent, computerized visuals reminiscent of The Electric Company and Sesame Street.

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Much Ado About Nothing brings outside experience

Non-Profits troupe performs the Bard on Stonehedge Gardens lawn

Summer has arrived and Plays for Non-Profits is opening this season with outdoor dinner theatre, a first in the nine-year history of the program.

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How does July 4, 2016, Stack Up?

Your guide to Independence Day events around

Parades happen in Hood River at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. in Odell.



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